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Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement

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Life after knee replacement surgery

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has revolutionised the care of patients with end-stage knee arthritis. Patient satisfaction is the most important outcome measure. Despite substantial advancements in primary knee replacement surgery, numerous studies suggest only 82% to 89% of primary TKA patients are satisfied. It would...

Sunday Conversations: Demystifying Joint Pains

Dr. Hemant Sharma along with Dr. Vaibhav Bhola (Pain Management) and Dr. Mandakini (Physiotherapist) spoke about the different types of Joint Pain. They answered a variety of questions related to arthritis, when joint replacements are not required, the correct posture, how to improve your condition through...

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Elderly Women & Osteoporosis

What Women Need to Know Being a female puts you at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis and having broken bones. Here are some facts: In most Western countries, while the peak incidence of osteoporosis occurs at about 70-80 years of age, in India it may afflict...

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Osteoarthritis

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a progressive form of arthritis that is characterized by breakdown of the cartilage in joints. Osteoarthritisalso abbreviated as OA is known as degenerative joint disease and "wear and tear" arthritis. Osteoarthritis causes pain in the joints with activity. The knees and the...

ACL Injury

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common sports injury to the knee. This generally happens: Changing direction rapidly Stopping suddenly Slowing down while running Landing from a jump incorrectly Direct contact or collision, such as a football tackle or other sports injuries Falls and twisting injuries seen due to slipping...

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OSTEOPOROSIS : Know Everything about it.

What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bones in which the bones become brittle, weak, and easily damaged or broken. A decrease in the mineralization and strength of the bones over time causes osteoporosis. Does Osteoporosis Only Affect the Elderly? While the effects of osteoporosis are often...

Best Total Knee replacement in Gurgaon
Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement facts Patients with severe destruction of the knee joint associated with progressive pain and impaired function may be candidates for total knee replacement. Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for knee replacement operation. Risks of total knee replacement surgery have been identified. Physical therapy is an...