Joint pain – how an early intervention helps?

joint pain - precautions

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  As someone who helps the patient get rid of their pain, I am often surprised how many people just keep ignoring their joint pains until it becomes much worse. There is an understanding that something like this should be just accepted as part of aging. However, this acceptance of pain can […]

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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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Are Oxinium implants worth the extra cost?

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Before we study about Oxinium implants, an important aspect of knee replacement surgery involves the choice of the knee implant type. There are several aspects to consider in selecting an implant type such as the degree of motion supported, the type of metal alloy used and cost to name a few. […]

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Second Opinion – Promoting it the right way!

Second Opinion

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  Importance of Second Opinion Almost a year back around January 2015, an eye-popping headline on Times of India, grabbed my attention. The article suggested that as many as 44% of suggested surgeries were unnecessary. As much as I recall, this article trended for a couple of days as the most shared […]

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Osteoarthritis Treatment Options

Osteoarthritis treatment

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Osteoarthritis is a chronic and irreversible disease that is characterized by pain and stiffness in the joints. It is caused by damage to the articular cartilage that serves as a cushion between the joint bones. Although it can affect any joint, osteoarthritis is more common in weight-bearing joints of the hips, […]

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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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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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