Obesity and musculoskeletal problems in children

Picture of obese people walking, including a child

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Musculoskeletal diseases are often associated with aging. It is true that the overall prevalence of muscle and bone-related diseases in a young age group is only about 3%, but increases to as high as 25% in age 70 and above. [1] However, the risk factors for musculoskeletal diseases such as obesity […]

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Osteoarthritis of Knee and weight loss as an early intervention

Person suffering with knee osteoarthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in the wear and tear of joints, and most commonly the knee and hip joints. Given this nature of the disease, it is quite clear that once Osteoarthritis is diagnosed, the primary objective should be to minimize the damage caused by the disease. In […]

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Why your heart deserves a little more attention!

RA and Heart Protection

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Most RA patients are well aware of its typical symptoms, characterized by swelling and pain in the smaller joints, like knuckles, etc. Chronic inflammation present in RA not only impacts the synovial joints, but several research studies have now shown a link between RA and increased risk for cardiovascular problems like atrial fibrillation (i.e. […]

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Injectable gel can help repair damaged cartilage in osteoarthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Osteoarthritis is one of the common endemic diseases of India, affecting a large population above the age of 60 years. It is a degenerative condition of bone that occurs as a result of aging and causes wear and tear of the bone. It is a type of arthritis, which is also known […]

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