Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive operation that involves a general anesthetic and is done on an outpatient basis. It is mostly done to treat a torn meniscus or a torn cartilage. However, although the most common ones, these aren’t the only conditions treated through a knee arthroscopy. There are a few others that call for arthroscopic surgery,
Shoulder pain is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Shoulder pain and its causes vary from person to person. While some suffer from it due to an injury, some experience it on account of arthritis, spinal issues, bursitis, etc. This article explores some of the most common causes of shoulder pain and glances through shoulder pain treatment.
A few decades ago, usually, bone health used to begin deteriorating after the age of 40, and in some cases, beyond 50. Nevertheless, routine stress, inadequate nutrition, and the lack of exercise have brought bone-weakening to as early as 30 years of age.
One of the most significant reasons for reducing bone health is insufficient awareness about the bone heath situation across various ages.
In India, back pain was once only an age-related problem. But it has now transformed into a common condition. Work from Home (WFH), with the several hours of working on laptops and computers that it demands, seems to be the most prominent reason. Some newly reported cases in this category have been as young as 25-30 years!
On the one hand, where India continues to struggle with diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases, on the other, yet another health condition has surfaced – decreased bone density. Osteoporosis, as it is popularly known, is a disease characterized by bone-thinning and the weakening of bones. It affects the bones to the extent that a slight impact can cause them to break,
Arthritis constitutes one of the most commonly found diseases in India. According to reports, in the next decade or so, arthritis will graduate to the fourth spot in the list of the most common causes of physical disability in India. Over 15 crore Indians are currently suffering from knee problems, out of which more than 30% require total knee replacement.
Front-line doctors and nurses are undoubtedly doing a commendable job amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. But, while we continue to appreciate their relentless efforts, we must also acknowledge the contribution of physiotherapists, who’ve been working tirelessly to help critical COVID patients recover quickly. This blog explores the instrumental role of physiotherapists during these tough pandemic times.
India’s COVID-19 recovery rate is on a gradual yet consistent rise. Of course, these are signs that the situation, which was continually worsening until the last few months, is slowly improving. Nevertheless, the crisis is yet to subside, and hence, we must continue taking the necessary precautions to avoid letting the pandemic advance.
Close human contact is one of the primary reasons for the spread of COVID-19. As orthopedic surgeries involve various surgeons performing the surgery with close human contact, orthopedic hospitals must follow a strict orthopedic surgery protocol to prevent the virus’s spread. This article highlights some of the precautions orthopedic healthcare institutions must take during COVID-19.
The excruciating, and recurring pain that a fracture causes can restrict your routine movement, and in extreme cases, turn the individual stationery. Fractures result from severe bone injuries resulting from accidents, or weaker bones in aged people who have osteoporosis. So, we know how painful it is to deal with a fracture.