Advantages of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Patients with recurring pain, due to degenerative
disease, herniated disc, overgrowth of bone and spinal nerve compression, are
often considered for spinal surgery. And today, doctors are increasingly
suggesting that patients opt for minimally invasive spine surgery over
conventional back surgery.

Minimally invasive spine surgery or MISS offers many
benefits to patients requiring surgical intervention in their spinal cord.

The Power of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement and helps people to restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength, function, motion and overall well-being by addressing the underlying physical issues.

Physiotherapists help people affected by injuries, illness or disabilities through movements and exercises, manual therapy, education and advice.

Joint Replacement Hospital in Pune

As we grow older, our bodies and joints become weaker. Disease and ailment play a large part in old age. However, medical science has made a number of health issues easier to deal with. Joint replacement is one such advancement in medical science that we at Ranka Hospital use to help our patients.

Laminectomy Treatment in Pune

Laminectomy is a term many people won’t be much aware about. This condition is known as laminectomy as it involves removing the Lamina (Back part of a vertebra that covers the spinal canal).

This process enlarges your spinal canal & relieves pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. This process is not the first solution,

Be Aware of DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis

To put it simply, Deep Vein Thrombosis is a blood clot. Usually when a blood clot occurs, it is not really harmful. However, when the same clot occurs in one of the deeper veins (as opposed to superficial veins) it has the potential of being life threatening.

Deep veins are located deep within the bodies’ muscles.

How to Combat Dengue

Combat Dengue – Protect Yourself Against Dengue Fever

Never underestimate the power of one tiny mosquito! Something the world is learning the hard way. A conservative estimate would say that Dengue affects at least 3.9 billion people across a 100 countries ( source: http://www.who.int/denguecontrol/epidemiology/en/). Let’s understand what this global disease is and how we can avoid it.

There are four Dengue virus strains that cause Dengue Fever.

Hope for Millions of Knee Arthritic patients

Hope for Millions of Knee Arthritic patients With USFDA approved Synovial Fluid Replacement therapy

Dr. Ramesh Ranka, Chief Orthopeadic Surgeon, Ranka Hospital

A young lady around the age of 45came to me narrating the discomforting pain she experienced while climbing the stairs of a three storeyed building which did not have any lift she expressed her feelings of frustration and helplessness and asked “What can I do to relieve the pain in my Knee”
The lady patient said she had tried all sorts of things to deal with the pain.

Heart attack Vs Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack Vs Sudden Cardiac Arrest :Understanding The Difference

Understanding the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest could help save lives, One way to understand the difference between the two condition’s is this distinction : the heart attack victim is awake and the heart is beating. In contrast the sudden cardiac arrest victim is not awake and the heart is not beating.
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Changing patient profile over the years

Y.A.K.­‐YOUNG ARTHRITIC KNEE:

  • patient Age : 25 to 45 yrs
  • Cause- commonly post traumatic :
    1. Ligament instability which has not been treated or in- adequately treated
    2. Mal-united intra-articular fractures
    3. Cartilage injury

IMPACT OF ARTHRITIS IN YOUNG PATIENTS

Knee Pain/Osteoarthritis can have an impact on
SELF:

  • FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
  •   SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
  •   BODY IMAGE
  •   EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

FAMILY:

  •   RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS
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