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Pain: Understanding your friend

29 February, 2016
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Yes, pain is a friend. This statement may alarm you; but there is no bigger truth. You are in pain because there is something wrong in your body which needs attention and correction. Pain is the emergency alarm that your brain sounds for corrective measures and action. Just as you describe someone as a ‘pain …

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Elbow Fracture (Radial Head) – Treatment and Complications

12 August, 2015
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What is a radial head fracture (elbow fracture)? The radius bone extends from the elbow to the wrist, on the lateral side or the ‘outside’. The top of the radial bone is the radial head, located just below the elbow. Together with the upper arm bone or the humerus, the radial head makes up the …

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Wrist Fracture (Ulnar styloid) – Treatment and Precaution

12 August, 2015
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What is Fracture of the Ulnar Styloid? Different bones may be involved in a fracture of the wrist joint, though the most common type of wrist fracture occurs at the end of the radius bone of the forearm. The bone is known as the distal radius and fractures associated with it are known as distal …

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Understanding Dislocations

7 April, 2014
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What is a dislocation? A ‘dislocation’ refers to the slipping out of the bones from their normal positions in a joint. Bone dislocation generally results from a trauma like during a fall, an accident, collision or high-contact/speed sports. Any joint in the body can dislocate (hip, shoulder, knee, elbow, ankle, fingers or toes), but the …

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Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019
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To heal and save people’s lives, Reliance hospital, Navi Mumbai was established. It is a super-specialty hospital that commits to delivering quality healthcare. This renowned hospital is equipped with the best medical technologies and patient-friendly facilities. This is a robust healthcare network that is accessible and affordable to every individual. To strengthen the healthcare system …

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10 CrediMoms Share Their #DeliveryStories

5 May, 2018
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Hearing women’s stories of labor and birth can help us know what to expect and reassure us that our experiences are not unique. It goes without a shadow of a doubt that, sometimes swift, sometimes scary, delivery is an unforgettable experience! Here, parents look back on the birth of their babies and share their memories of delivery day. Below …

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The Black Line On Nail: Splinter Hemorrhages

24 April, 2018
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Have you ever noticed a small vertical line running down one of your fingernails and wondered what could be the reason? Could it be something serious? In this article, we will take a look at the reasons behind this black line on nail. While most of the times the black lines on nail or any …

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Baby Emergencies – Blue baby, Pneumonia, Themisfits

25 May, 2015
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Neonatal emergencies (baby emergencies) are problems that are encountered during birth, in the hospital after birth, or at the patient’s home after discharge. In all these cases, the emergency poses a definite challenge in diagnosis and treatment that needs to be dealt with in a serious manner. These emergencies are THE MISFITS. This is a …

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Epilepsy FAQ

3 February, 2015
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Epilepsy FAQ: What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which patient suffers from seizures/fits (abnormal shaky/jerky movements of the arms/legs), staring gaze, uprolling of eyes, & sometimes, loss of consciousness. What are the causes/triggers of epilepsy? In some of the cases, the causative factor for epilepsy is not known. In others, the genetic …

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Epidural Anesthesia – Manage Labour Pain

21 July, 2014
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Epidurals are increasingly used to manage labour pain. Let’s weigh its pros and cons to know should you use it or not.  Over the last 50 years, more and more women are demanding epidural anesthesia during childbirth to avoid traumatic experience of labour pain. Well, in view of the growing popularity of epidural anesthesia, we thought it will be good to …

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Have you ever had a Ulnar Fracture?

3 July, 2014
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What is a ulnar fracture? The forearm comprises of two long bones, the radius and the ulna, which are located on each other’s sides. The ulna bone lies on the inner side of the forearm and forms joints with the humerus bone (in the elbow), the radius (near the wrist and elbow), and several small …

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Knee Joint Dislocation

6 May, 2014
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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, …

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Drug Abuse & Suicidal Tendency

12 March, 2014
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There is a strong link between substance abuse (addiction to prescription drugs, alcohol and controlled substances, along with drugs) and suicidal tendencies. The interplay of the drugs used, brain’s chemistry and a person’s personal issues can be overwhelming, increasing the risk of suicide. Research has strengthened this viewpoint over the years: A study published in …

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What kind of back pain do I have?

11 March, 2014
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Back pain is a symptom of pain that could arise from more than one source. A doctor will carefully evaluate the exact cause of pain before suggesting a course of action. Apart from referred pain (which is pain arising from other organs and felt in the back, such as intra-abdominal disorders like appendicitis, kidney disease, …

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Don’t Ignore A Slipped Disc

10 March, 2014
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What is slipped disc? The bones that form the spine or backbone are stacked over each other, separated by a cushion covering of round, flat, compressible discs. These spinal discs make the spine flexible, allowing it to bend and twist. However, these discs are vulnerable to getting ruptured or bulging abnormally into a space that …

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