Last updated: 24th December, 2019 Surgery is sometimes necessary for a range of health conditions. Research shows that appropriate physiotherapy before and after your surgery can help speed up the healing process. Physical therapy is most often used after orthopedic surgery, such as knee and hip surgeries. Physical therapy can help you get moving after your […]
How smoking increases post-surgery risks?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Several studies have already proven that smoking leads to higher complication rates after surgery. A study published in Arthritis Care and Research studied a cohort of nearly 33 thousand patients who underwent either total hip replacement or total knee replacement, of whom 57% were non-smokers, 19% were prior smokers, and 24% […]
Second Opinion – Promoting it the right way!
Last updated: 24th December, 2019 Importance of Second Opinion Almost a year back around January 2015, an eye-popping headline on Times of India, grabbed my attention. The article suggested that as many as 44% of suggested surgeries were unnecessary. As much as I recall, this article trended for a couple of days as the most shared […]
Are you aware of the postoperative complications of spine surgery?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 The occurrence of postoperative complications after spine surgery is unavoidable. The frequency of the postoperative complications varies person to person. According to the “European Spine Journal”, the complications after spine surgery mostly depend on the underlying pathology and the procedure. Some other factors like technical failure, unexpected body response, or anatomical […]
Keeping Surgeries Safe!
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Dow to ensure safe surgeries? Surgeons are among the most revered and trusted medical professionals. With a surgical blade in hand, they have the power to cure their patient of several acute or chronic ailments. In return, the patient and their families extend their unlimited trust and gratitude. Even though all […]