Effect of age on revision after knee replacement or hip replacement

Knee Replacement - what is correct age for it

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  A recent study in February 2017, analyzed whether the risk of implant revision varies with patient’s age at the time of surgery, in total knee and hip replacements. Patients who had undergone total knee replacements (>54,000 patients) and total hip replacements (>64,000 patients) between 1991 and 2011 were followed up for […]

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How smoking increases post-surgery risks?

How smoking impacts surgery

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Several studies have already proven that smoking leads to higher complication rates after surgery. A study published in Arthritis Care and Research studied a cohort of nearly 33 thousand patients who underwent either total hip replacement or total knee replacement, of whom 57% were non-smokers, 19% were prior smokers, and 24% […]

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Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!

How hip fracture looks like

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  Hip fracture is considered as one of the most common problem in public health, which significantly impacts the quality of life and the cost of the health care. According to a study, published in the Springer Journal- Osteoporosis International, hip fractures incidences are expected to exceed up to 6 million in […]

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Osteoporosis – Rising Trends in Asia

Rising trends in Osteoporosis

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  In earlier times, Osteoporosis has not been considered a significant challenge for countries in Asia because of the lower incidence of hip fractures reported at per capita basis. Hip Fracture Incidence Map – Women Source: International Osteoporosis Foundation Despite the fact that India has a lower daily intake of Calcium, the […]

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Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know

taking second opinion

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Following the paradigm that two eyes are better than one, many healthcare systems and patients prefer to get a second opinion nowadays, especially before undergoing surgery or procedure that is known to have some risks or serious side-effects. In fact, the Massachusetts state made it mandatory way back in 1970’s to […]

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A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay

Hip Fractures - precautions

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  What Causes hip fractures Our bones become thinner with age, which is quite significant in the hip bones. In the hip bone, it causes a localized thinning and makes it more susceptible to fracture. A  Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study mentions that regular and high-impact exercise, particularly hopping or jumping can strengthen […]

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Keeping Surgeries Safe!

how to be safe over surgeries

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Dow to ensure safe surgeries? Surgeons are among the most revered and trusted medical professionals. With a surgical blade in hand, they have the power to cure their patient of several acute or chronic ailments. In return, the patient and their families extend their unlimited trust and gratitude. Even though all […]

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Common Orthopedic Surgeries

Orthopedic Surgeries

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Dr Kaleem MohdDr. Kaleem Mohammed graduated as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014 from Deccan College of Physiotherapy, affiliated to Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India. Dr. Kaleem is an expert at handling physiotherapy needs of patients suffering from orthopedic and spinal conditions and post-surgery rehabilitation. Dr. Kaleem is […]

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HealthClues is here!

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  HealthClues (www.healthclues.net) was born from a simple everyday observation that when a health related calamity occurs, many of us do not have a trusted doctor in our close network, to confide in or approach. Imagine a person having just received advice from a doctor that surgery is necessary to either avoid […]

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