Meniscus Tear- A common knee injury

Last updated: 29th January, 2018  Like many knee injuries, a meniscus tear can be painful and debilitating. Unfortunately, a meniscus tear is a most common cartilage injuries of the knee joint. Get to know the importance of meniscus in our knee and, the available treatment options if you get injured, what are the primary measures to be taken care, and […]

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Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

knee arthroscopy process

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  The word arthroscopy is derived from the two Greek words “Arthron” which means joint, and “Skopein” which means to look at. Arthroscopic surgeries are carried out for several different joints including the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Knee arthroscopy allows an orthopedic surgeon to visualize, diagnose and treat problems inside the knee joint. Your specialist may […]

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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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Shoulder Arthroscopy and Decompressions

shoulder arthroscopy

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  “Shoulder arthroscopy and decompression” is the procedure which is performed to treat shoulder impingement. In shoulder impingement, the rotator cuff muscles are trapped (pinched) and compressed by the surrounding structures of the shoulder during the movement. According to the Journal of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 20% of all disability related musculoskeletal problem are […]

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