Meniscus Tear- A common knee injury

Meniscal injury

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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. The meniscus is a piece of cartilage in your knee that cushions and stabilizes the joint. It protects the bones from wear and tear. However, all it takes is a […]

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Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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: 22nd December, 2016  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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Osteoarthritis Treatment Options

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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, […]

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Injectable gel can help repair damaged cartilage in osteoarthritis

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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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Shoulder Arthroscopy and Decompressions

shoulder arthroscopy

Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  “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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