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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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Elbow Fracture (olecranon) – Treatment and Precautions

12 August, 2015
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What are olecranon fractures? On bending the elbow, it is the bony prominence that is felt extending from the lower arm bone called ulna. This is the tip of the elbow, and also known as the olecranon. The elbow is a joint consisting of three bones – the humerus (upper arm between the shoulder and …

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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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Coronoid Process Fracture – Treatment and Precautions

12 August, 2015
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What is coronoid process fracture? The coronoid process is a triangular projection on the anterior surface of the third olecranon bone. It acts as a bony buttress to prevent posterior dislocation; additional stability is provided by its three soft insertions, namely the anterior joint capsule of the elbow, the brachialis muscle and the medial ulnar …

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Fracture FAQ

27 January, 2015
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Fracture FAQ: What is a Fracture? A fracture (also called bone fracture) is a medical condition where one or more than one bone cracks or breaks. This may happen due to exertion of high force, physical impact or stress or diseases like osteoporosis or osteogenesis imperfecta (a type of cancer). If a fracture occurs due …

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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 Pain and Joint Replacements (Arthroplasty)

20 March, 2014
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What is a Knee pain? Knee pain defines the soreness that emerges in and around one’s knee joints. The pain intensity can differ depending upon age, cause and the stage of the syndrome. What are the causes? Injuries Ligament Sprains Tear of Menicus Diseases Knee osteoarthritis Gout  Inflammations Bursitis of the knee Tendinitis Deformities Genu …

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#MedantaSpecial: Menopause And Osteoporosis, Are They Related?

10 February, 2020
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Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones which is commonly seen in the age groups 35 and above. Osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’, which is also one of the indicative microscopic features of this illness. It weakens the bones, making way for easy and unexpected fracturing. Though there are no signs and symptoms before osteoporosis happens, …

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“Oh, My Aching Back” – An Epidemic Expression of 21st Century

26 November, 2019
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Back pain is the most common cause of work-related disability. 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their lives. With increasing sedentary lifestyle and ever-expanding aging population, back pain has become the most common reason to visit a primary physician and it does not refer to any specific disease, instead, it is …

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#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Gaurav Rastogi On Orthopedic Misconceptions

26 September, 2019
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<p>We are living in a society with lots of myths related to Orthopedics. Orthopedics is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. There are certain “Dadi Maa Ke Nuskhe” which are still alive ...

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#CrediTalk: Discussing Shoulder, Hip And Knee Conditions With Dr. Gaurav Rastogi

26 September, 2019
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<p>Indian families are united by cultures, cuisines, historical heritage among other things. Another, not so celebratory aspect that most families in our country share are that of joint pains. At least one member in all households suffers from som...

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#CrediTalk: A Run-Through On Orthopedic Problems In India By Dr. Nipun Bajaj

31 August, 2019
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<p>If you are a young adult concerned about the health of your aging parents, we understand you would have doubts. You may spend hours on the internet looking for the right answers. Whether it is about the back pain your mother complained about or...

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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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What Is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis? Understanding the Basics

18 July, 2019
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It is well known that arthritis is usually associated with older people. However, pain is not only limited to older folks or adults. Surprisingly, kids can experience arthritis, too. As per the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile arthritis is a term that encompasses all forms of arthritis of unknown etiology lasting for at least 6 weeks and with …

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Understanding Frozen Shoulder

25 March, 2019
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Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis, in the medical terms, refer to a restricted mobility of the shoulder joint due to swelling and stiffening of the articular shoulder ligament that surrounds the joint.  This term has often been used to refer to arthritis, which is a gross misrepresentation since frozen shoulder represents the shoulder joint, while …

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Top 5 Most Likely Reasons For Foot Pain

24 October, 2018
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Foot pain isn’t always an easy symptom to understand. Many people who have been diagnosed with arthritis will assume that their foot pain is a result of that condition, but the truth is that foot pain can be caused by a variety of underlying issues. Given how common foot pain is, it’s important that everyone …

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Osteosarcoma Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

24 August, 2017
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The most common type of bone cancer is Osteosarcoma, also known as childhood bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is also the 6th most common type of cancer found in children. Since osteosarcoma develops from osteoblasts (the cells responsible for making bones grow), osteosarcoma symptoms are seen predominantly in teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt, especially during …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017
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Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is the process of recreating a complete knee by replacing the damaged knee cap with artificial plastic material that is conjoined with the existing knee cap portion to completely cover the joint area. The surgery is conducted by an experienced orthopedic surgeon and involves intricate bone recreation processes …

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Back Pain – Risk Factors & Causes

2 January, 2017
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Although anyone can be prone to back pain, there are few risk factors that may predispose you to increased chances of getting back pain. These factors can be as follows: Age: As you age, increased wear and tear of the spine may result in what can lead to neck and back pain. It is usually …

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Your Feet Are Probably The Most Overlooked Part Of Your Body

29 April, 2016
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Even a person with a sedentary lifestyle would have walked thousands of kilometers in his/her lifetime. Staggering as it may seem, now imagine how many kilometers must a trekker or a group of persons carrying out hard labor on a daily basis have achieved? If you’re still not convinced, let’s go a level up and …

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