Hip fracture, a devastating skeletal injury!

How hip fracture looks like

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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: 22nd December, 2016  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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A 2 minutes of hopping a day, keeps hip fracture at bay

hopping to keep your hip bones healthy

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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 the hip bone, reducing […]

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Common Orthopedic Surgeries

Orthopedic Surgery

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Orthopedic surgeries are broadly of two types, trauma, and cold 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 6 hours in […]

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