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First Aid Tips For Bone Fractures

Basic First Aid Tips For Bone Fractures

A bone fracture can occur anytime. You could be playing, driving or even walking. Though they are not life threatening, fractures can be extremely painful and require immediate medical attention to prevent permanent damage. We at Ranka Hospital will share a few basic first aid tips for fractures in this article.

Arthroscopy is used to Treat a Range of Joint Problems

Understanding Arthroscopy to Treat a Range of Joint Problems

Arthroscopy is used to Diagnose or Treat a Range of Joint Problems

Advances in medical science and technology has made it easier to diagnose certain conditions. Arthroscopy is a technological advancement that we at Ranka Hospital use to understand our patients’ conditions better. Let’s understand how arthroscopy can help diagnose and treat a range of joint problems.

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.

6 Reasons to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

6 Reasons to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

Your knee hurts but you don’t pay heed to it. Like most people, you hope that it will go away if you ignore for long enough. Well, we’re here to tell you when exactly you need to stop ignoring the pain and visit a doctor.

1. Have you tried home remedies? Knee pain can be reduced with the help of some basic home remedies.

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