Last updated: 4th March, 2020 What is Hifenac MR? Hifenac MR is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve pain and inflammation in conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps. Get to know how Hifenac MR works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Hifenac MR is not suggested. Read about Hifenac MR in Hindi Hifenac […]
Gemcal Capsule – Composition, Uses, Side-Effects, Substitutes, Warnings
Last updated: 4th March, 2020 Gemcal capsule is used for calcium supplementation in calcium deficiencies such as osteoporosis, weak bones, osteomalacia, rickets, etc. Gemcal capsules are an excellent dietary and nutritional supplement. Get to know how Gemcal works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Gemcal is not recommended to use. Read about Gemcal Capsules in […]
Should You Delay a Hip Replacement Surgery?
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 […]
Knee Replacement Implant Recall List
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Selection of a knee implant is one of the most important decisions that a surgeon makes before undertaking a knee replacement surgery. It is rare that a surgeon suggests an implant that is in recall list. However, as a recipient of an implant, you must be aware of its safety and […]
All about Partial Knee Replacement
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before going into details of partial knee […]
Obesity and musculoskeletal problems in children
Last updated: 24th December, 2019 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.  However, the risk factors for musculoskeletal diseases such as obesity […]
Joint pain – how an early intervention helps?
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 […]
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. […]
Osteoarthritis Treatment Options
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, […]
Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know
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 […]