When Should One Undergo Knee Arthroscopy?

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,

oseteoporosis

Osteoporosis in Indian Women

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,

myths of coronavirus or covid-19

What’s Right Or Wrong In A Covid-19 Infodemic ?

In simple terms, an infodemic arises when excessive amount of information makes the problem harder and difficult to find a solution. In a COVID 19 world, this has become a reality, the sources of information have expanded beyond traditional methods of newspaper, tv news to Twitter, WhatsApp. The amount of information circulated through these sources has increased and so has the reachability of information.

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.

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.

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
Brain

BRAIN REBOOT

  • Reboot your brain with power naps!!
  • Nodding off for 15­‐30 minutes maximum at work doesn’t mean you are lazy. On the contrary, it helps enhance memory and reduce stress.
  • A Harvard University study ­‐ A mid day snooze reverses information overload
  • A NASA study ­‐ Napping helps you focus better by improving your ability to focus on one task while holding other tasks in memory.
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ENJOY YOUR PLACE IN THE SUN

  • Vitamin D is synthesized in the body when it is exposed to sunlight.
  • Studies have linked vitamin D deficiency with increased risks of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, cancers, mulNple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthriNs and type 1 diabetes.
  •   British Medical Journal. Vitamin D deficiency is causing severe bone loss in adults across
    northern India.