Cartilage Repair Articles


Deviated Septum Repair FAQ

14 February, 2015

What is Septoplasty? Septoplasty treats a deviated septum; it is a surgery which corrects your nasal septum when it gets displaced What do you mean by nasal septum? The nostrils of your nose are divided by a wall made of bone and cartilage. This wall is called the septum. What is deviated nasal septum? The …


Sports Injury Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

29 July, 2015

Q1. What is a sports injury? Sports Injury are injuries of the musculoskeletal system (muscles, bones and associated tissues) that occur while playing sports and during athletic activities. Sports medicine is the study of sports injuries in order to prevent them and reduce their severity of occurrence. Q2. What causes sports injuries? These may be …


Hip Replacement Surgery FAQ

2 February, 2015

Hip Replacement Surgery FAQ: What is hip replacement? Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which a painful hip joint is replaced by an artificial prosthetic implant to relieve the pain. Total hip replacement surgery and partial hip replacement surgery are the two types of hip replacement surgeries. Indications for Hip replacement? The indications that …


Arthroscopy FAQs

23 January, 2015

Q What is Arthroscopy? Human body has several important joints that may suffer from injuries or damage over time. Mostly, a few tests help doctors determine the exact cause of the problem and treat it through medication. Arthroscopy is the process of inserting minor surgical tools to visualize, diagnose and treat joint problems. The process …


Discoid Meniscus: Knee Joints

12 May, 2014

What is meniscus? Meniscus is a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage placed in the knee joint between thighbone and tibia. It acts as a shock absorber, allowing knee to easily bend and straighten. There are two menisci in the knee – one, on the inside of the knee called medial meniscus, and second, on the outside …


Knee Joint Dislocation

6 May, 2014

A Knee Joint Dislocation or Tibiofemoral Joint Dislocation is an extremely serious injury, imposing a threat to limb presence and its functionality. The dislocation occurs when the bone of the legs, tibia and femur, are out-of-place in relation to each other. The four major ligaments responsible for providing stability for the joint are anterior cruciate, …


Ankle Sprain: Twist in the ankle

17 April, 2014

What is ankle sprain? Ankle pain involves discomfort in one or both ankles, and is most commonly a result of ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments, tissue that connects bones to one another. Most cases of ankle sprain involve twisting of ankle inwards resulting in small tears of the ligament). …


Understanding SLAP Lesions

11 April, 2014

Labrum is the ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder socket, and helps in keeping the arm bone in the socket. The biceps tendon attaches to the Labrum at its top or the superior part. A SLAP Tear refers to an injury to this superior part of the Labrum. The tear occurs in the anterior …


Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatment & Precautions

20 March, 2014

What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease characterised by inflammation of various joints in the body, causing pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in extreme cases.  It is distinguished from other forms of arthritis in that it occurs symmetrically in joints on both sides of the body (both knees, both hands, …


Nose Jobs in India

10 March, 2014

A Nose Job, scientifically known as Rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure which involves reshaping the nose either for restoring its functions or for aesthetical purposes. Depending upon the purpose, a Nose Job may modify the bone, cartilage, or skin of the nose. Generally, it is a safe procedure, but like other surgeries, it carries certain …