Meniscus Tear- A common knee injury

Last updated: 27th October, 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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Have you been advised MRI scan?

MRI Scanner

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an advanced test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create pictures of organs inside the body. It is among one of the most sophisticated diagnosis tool available to the physicians. An MRI scan is often quite helpful in analyzing following type […]

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Joint pain – how an early intervention helps?

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  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 […]

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Are Oxinium implants worth the extra cost?

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  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, cost and durability to name a few. For instance, a relatively younger […]

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Second Opinion – Promoting it the right way!

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  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 and commented, which I […]

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Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know

taking second opinion

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  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 […]

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Cervical herniated disc: Suffering from neck, shoulder and arm pain?

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  Are you suffering from neck, shoulder or arm pain frequently? If yes, you should have an immediate check up with your doctor, because it may be related to your cervical (intervertebral disc) spine. Our cervical spine is made up of first 7 vertebrae present between the head and the chest. So, […]

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Postoperative Complications and Care of ACL Reconstructions

Last updated: 29th October, 2018  Anterior cruciate ligament tear or damage is a common injury in young athletes and people who actively use the knees. Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL is a popular surgical technique to repair the torn ACL. It is reported that patients undergoing this procedure are benefitted with 85-90% satisfaction with the restoration of […]

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