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What Is A Muscle Strain? Know Its Causes & Treatment

4 September, 2019
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Do you experience pain and tenderness when you touch your muscles? If yes, then this article is for you. A muscle strain occurs when one of your muscles is overstretched or torn. Excessive pressure can be exerted on the muscle when you are performing daily activities, such as the sudden lifting of heavy things or playing sports. …

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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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Scanning Apollo Spectra Hospitals: Specialists In Surgery

23 August, 2019
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When one thinks of a hospital visit, it is normal to panic. Especially at times when the visit is regarding surgery or an operation, the fear is heightened. So what is required is a friendly approach to address this sensation.Fortunately, Indian masses now have a solution at hand. Apollo Spectra Hospitals is the ultimate landing …

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Your Ultimate Workout For Knee Osteoarthritis – Walking

6 August, 2019
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What is the most common sign of getting old among Indians? Knee Pain. But knee pain is not necessarily always related to old age. Sometimes, it is a result of an injury. But sometimes knee osteoarthritis could be the cause.We will take you knee-deep in information about osteoarthritis and how walking can help relieve pain …

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Can Junk Food Weaken Bones?

14 January, 2018
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We have known the range of ill health effects that junk food can cause. Junk foods as we call them are processed foods or fast foods that are highly rich in four categories of ingredients: Caffeine, salt, sugar, and saturated fat. All these four categories have become very routine in our diets in one forms …

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Arthritis Meaning in Tamil

10 October, 2017
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Arthritis meaning in Tamil: கீல்வாதம் நோய் மிகவும் பொதுவானது ஆனால் நன்கு புரிந்து கொள்ளப்படவில்லை. உண்மையில், “கீல்வாதம்” (Arthritis in Tamil) ஒரு நோயல்ல. இது மூட்டு வலி அல்லது கூட்டு நோயைக் குறிப்பிடுவதற்கான முறைசாரா வழி. 100 க்கும் மேற்பட்ட பல்வேறு வகையான மூட்டுவலி மற்றும் தொடர்புடைய நிலைமைகள் உள்ளன. எல்லா வயதினரும், ஆண்களும், இனத்தவருமாக உள்ளவர்கள், வாதம் இருப்பார்கள், இது அமெரிக்காவில் இயலாமைக்கு முக்கிய காரணமாகும். இது பெண்களுக்கு மிகவும் ( osteoarthritis …

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Reasons For Growth Of Medical Tourism in India

7 September, 2017
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Medical tourism is the term given to the phenomena of people traveling to another country seeking medical treatment. Therefore, medical tourism in India essentially refers to patients from other countries coming to India for their medical treatments. India is among the top three destinations for medical tourism in Asia – along with Thailand and Singapore, …

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Understanding Frozen Shoulder

25 March, 2017
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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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Recovery after Hip Replacement Surgery

24 March, 2017
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Once you have undergone hip replacement surgery, your recovery would depend on number of contributing factors that influence recovery time. It would be essential to understand that hip replacement is a major surgery and it would be nice to understand that staying positive and optimistic about the surgical procedure will speed the recovery times. It is …

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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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Things to Know About Dislocated Kneecap

28 December, 2016
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A dislocated kneecap (patella bone) takes place when the bone covering the knee joint get misplaced and dislocated from the current position. It may also be referred to as patellar dislocation. A dislocated kneecap is very common in athletes playing high-impact sports. These sports require the foot to be planted and the upper body to …

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Knee Pain? It might be Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD)

12 December, 2016
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Young adolescent boys and girls who are involved in active sports like swimming, football, cricket, tennis, volleyball, ballet, skating etc. often complain of pain in knee. This stressful condition which occurs due to overuse of knee bones, muscles and tendons is known as Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD). An experienced Orthopedist in Bangalore says, Though it is called …

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World Arthritis Day 2016

12 October, 2016
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World Arthritis Day is celebrated in the month of October  to spread awareness about arthritis and related bone diseases. European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) is an organisation that represents the people with arthritis. It aims to educate people through online courses and programs. This year EULAR has launched a social media campaign called, ‘The Future in your …

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Should You Get a Knee Replacement Surgery?

25 September, 2016
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Knee Replacement Surgery has always been associated with skepticism around the potential risk benefit ratio. This surgery has its own share of associated risks and entails a recovery and rehabilitation process. The final take on whether or not to undergo total knee replacement is both a practical and personal decision. While there may be not …

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5 Superfoods for Healthy Bones

6 July, 2016
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While all the organs and body systems are equally important for our survival, the skeletal system is what keeps everything in place: it protects all the organs, gives form to the body and enables to move, walk and run. But not like all the other body parts, bones start to age too. As they get weaker, …

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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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Bone Scan FAQ

29 July, 2015
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Q1. What is a bone scan? A1. It is an imaging test used to examine bones that may have been affected / damaged due to cancer/any other disease. It is also known as scintigraphy. Q2. How is a bone scan test done? A2. Small amount of radioactive substance called as radiotracer is injected into a …

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Sports Injury Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

29 July, 2015
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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 …

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Ligament and Tendon Repair FAQ

29 July, 2015
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Q1. What are tendons and ligaments? A1. Tendons and ligaments are dense fibrous connective tissue structures composed of collagen fibres. Tendons connect skeletal muscles to bones and enable movement whereas ligaments connect bone to bone and help to stabilize the joints. Collagen fibres in a tendon are parallel to allow elasticity while collagen fibres in …

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