Text Neck

TextNeck

Last updated: 23rd March, 2017  Smartphone have become an integral part of our lives today. Been texting or chatting on WhatsApp for long and feel a strain on your neck? Have been working on a laptop? Activities like these cause the neck to bend at an unnatural angle. Prolonged use with lack of exercise can lead […]

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Who is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon Selection

Last updated: 28th February, 2017  Orthopedic surgeons specialize in surgeries associated with the musculoskeletal system. They are trained to operate on our skeleton and its attachments, like joints, ligaments, tendons, and their surrounding muscles and nerves. They may either perform all general surgeries related to the musculoskeletal system or have a specialization. For instance, an orthopedic […]

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Effect of age on revision after knee replacement or hip replacement

Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Last updated: 28th February, 2017  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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Lower Back Pain – Five common assumptions that are often wrong!

Five myths about backpain

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  There are many sources of uncertainty about back pain. It seems that there is always something on the news about a breakthrough that is revolutionizing the treatment of back pain or a new book that claims to have all the answers. Unfortunately, as many of you know, solutions for healing the […]

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