Last updated: 25th December, 2019 In all procedures of elective nature such as Hip Replacement surgery, both physicians, as well as patients, have an opportunity to weigh the benefits of undergoing a surgery vis-a-vis avoiding it. Many patients prefer to delay a surgery until they can no longer bear the pain, or when other treatment options […]
Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!
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 […]
A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay
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 […]
Common Orthopedic Surgeries
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Orthopedic surgeries are broadly of two types, trauma, and cold orthopedic surgeries. Trauma orthopedic surgeries Trauma Surgery repairs or reconstructs damaged musculoskeletal structures like bones, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and ligaments. Trauma surgeries often follow a timeline, within or after which the surgery is scheduled. This can be as early as within […]