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Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Knees – 7 Home RemediesRheumatoid Arthritis of the Knees – 7 Home Remedies

12 May, 2014
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<p>Knees are one of the most common joints affected by rheumatoid arthritis. Unlike osteoarthritis which causes wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis results from body’s own immune system acting against it. 2 things occur when rheumatoid arthritis a...

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Government reduces prices of knee implants by up to 70%Government reduces prices of knee implants by up to 70%

18 August, 2017
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<p>Keeping the Independence Day promise of PM Narendra Modi to take measurable steps to harness healthcare costs, the government has announced to curb the price of knee implants in the country. With private hospitals reportedly indulging in unethi...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement SurgeryFrequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017
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<p>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 j...

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7 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis7 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis

3 January, 2017
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Osteoarthritis is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases that occurs when cartilage, which acts as a cushion between the joints, wears away and there is increased rubbing of bones with each other. This leads to increased friction between the joints and causes inflammation, pain, and stiffness in the joints. There are many contributing …

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Living with ArthritisLiving with Arthritis

30 December, 2016
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Living with arthritis can be painful and discomforting, given that pain and inflammation constantly trouble you and make your daily chores challenging. With proper assistance from an experienced rheumatologist and some lifestyle changes, however you can make sure that you are able to cope with these challenges. Regular Exercise Exercise contributes positively and on multiple …

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Arthritis FAQArthritis FAQ

29 July, 2015
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Q1. What is arthritis? A1. It is a condition of the musculoskeletal system that causes inflammation of the joints which leads to disability. Arthritis is the most common cause of disability. Q2. When does it occur? A2. Arthritis may occur when there is wear and tear of ligaments around a joint. It may be caused when …

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Dr. Jayant Arora – Knee Replacement Surgery and Custom-made Knee ReplacementDr. Jayant Arora – Knee Replacement Surgery and Custom-made Knee Replacement

14 August, 2014
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<p>Watch Dr. Arora, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon talk about hip and knee replacement. He explains the surgery and gives post-op tips. Knee arthritis that has stopped responding to medication leads to surgery. Read...

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Partial Vs Total Knee Replacement in New Delhi NCRPartial Vs Total Knee Replacement in New Delhi NCR

26 July, 2014
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<p>Partial Vs Total Knee Replacement Partial knee replacement surgery is performed to replace one segment of a knee that has been damaged. The replacement can take place either on the inside, known as the medial part or on the outside, known as th...

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Chronic Arthritis in Haemophilic PatientsChronic Arthritis in Haemophilic Patients

8 May, 2014
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<p>What is haemophilic arthritis? It is a common bleeding manifestation that occurs either spontaneously or from a mild trauma, but the haemarthroses becomes more spontaneous with time and repeated bleeding. The knees, elbows, ankles, hips and sho...

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Gouty Arthritis – High Uric Acid levelsGouty Arthritis – High Uric Acid levels

6 May, 2014
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<p>What is gout? Gout is a form of arthritis that is characterized by an attack of sudden stiffness, burning pain and swelling in a joint. The attacks repeat themselves unless treated. Over time, the joints, tendons and other tissues can get harme...

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Genu Recurvatum: Knee DeformityGenu Recurvatum: Knee Deformity

1 May, 2014
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Referred as Knee Hyperextension or Back Knee, Genu Recurvatum is an extremely complex deformity of the knee-joint. Under this condition, the knee bends backwards with an extensive extension in the tibiofemoral joint. Mostly found in women, Genu Recurvatum ranges from mild, moderate, to severe. Athletes are at an enhanced risk of developing Knee Hyperextension, as …

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Genu Valgum or Knock Knee: Abnormal condition of the legsGenu Valgum or Knock Knee: Abnormal condition of the legs

29 April, 2014
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<p>About Genu Valgum Knock Knee, medically known as Genu Valgum, is an abnormal condition of the legs where the patient is unable to join the knees and the ankles at the same time. This condition, usually found in children aged 3 years, and more c...

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Hip Arthritis: Symptoms & TreatmentHip Arthritis: Symptoms & Treatment

28 April, 2014
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<p>Do you feel a sharp stabbing or dull ache in the thighs, buttocks, knee or groin as you try to get out of bed? Pain, swelling and stiffness of the hip joints may be making it difficult for you to follow your daily routine. It could be hip arthr...

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Patellar Knee DislocationPatellar Knee Dislocation

22 April, 2014
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About Patella Dislocation Patellar Dislocation is a condition where the patella or kneecap moves out of its original place. Patella, which lies in front of the knee-joint at the base of the femur (thighbone) may dislocate due to an external force or injury. This condition is common with athletes and adolescent women. The dislocation causes …

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Knee Synovitis: Inflammation of the Synovial MembraneKnee Synovitis: Inflammation of the Synovial Membrane

22 April, 2014
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<p>What is knee synovitis? Knee synovitis is a secondary condition that generally develops due to another condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout, or due to an injury to the knee-joint or cancer. It refers to the inflammation of the synovia...

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

21 April, 2014
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<p>What is patellofemoral pain syndrome (Runner&#8217;s Knee)? Patellofemoral pain syndrome refers to pain in front of the knee. It is most commonly seen in teenagers, athletes (runner&#8217;s knee) and manual labourers. The kneecap has a cartilag...

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Septic Arthritis: Bacterial Infection in a JointSeptic Arthritis: Bacterial Infection in a Joint

16 April, 2014
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<p>What is septic arthritis? Septic arthritis, also known as infectious or bacterial or pyogenic arthritis, refers to the inflammation of a joint due to bacterial infection. The most common joints affected by the disorder are the knee and hip. Inf...

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Tuberculosis Arthritis: Infection in joints due to TBTuberculosis Arthritis: Infection in joints due to TB

16 April, 2014
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<p>What is tuberculosis arthritis? Tuberculosis arthritis is an infection of the joints caused due to tuberculosis (TB). Tuberculosis is a chronic, debilitating illness caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which commonly affects the lungs once th...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early warning signsRheumatoid Arthritis: Early warning signs

8 April, 2014
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<p>Do you sometimes experience pain in knees, elbows and neck? Wonder what is it – is too much work or is it something more serious. Beware it could be rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease affecting the joints whic...

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Knee Pain and Joint Replacements (Arthroplasty)Knee Pain and Joint Replacements (Arthroplasty)

20 March, 2014
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<p>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 Meni...

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