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Orthopedics Articles


#MedantaSpecial: Menopause And Osteoporosis, Are They Related?

10 February, 2020

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, …


How Physical Therapy is Better Than Popping Pills For Arthritis?

9 January, 2020

The word arthritis is derived from the Greek words arthro-, meaning “joint,” and -itis, meaning “inflammation. It literally means inflammation of a joint. There are more than 100 types of arthritis but the most common of them all are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis involves degeneration of the articular cartilage which protects the bone ends within a joint. The …


Can I Manage Back Pain at Home?

4 November, 2019

Almost everyone experiences lower back pain at some point or another. It may be mild or severe, may last only a short time or for years – it does, however, affect one’s daily life. Lower back pain usually resolves itself in four to six weeks, through medical treatment or without. Many cases can be managed …


Weather and Joint Pain: What’s the Link?

1 November, 2019

You would have heard it many times – an elderly person predicting a change in the weather just because their joints begin to ache. They say their joint pain or arthritis worsens every time the temperature drops. In fact, the earliest observations go as back as 400 B.C. when Hippocrates noticed how certain illnesses were …


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

26 September, 2019

<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 ...


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

26 September, 2019

<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...


What Is A Muscle Strain? Know Its Causes & Treatment

4 September, 2019

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. …


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

31 August, 2019

<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...


Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019

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 …


Scanning Apollo Spectra Hospitals: Specialists In Surgery

23 August, 2019

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 …


Your Ultimate Workout For Knee Osteoarthritis – Walking

6 August, 2019

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 …


Understanding Frozen Shoulder

25 March, 2019

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 …


Can Junk Food Weaken Bones?

14 January, 2018

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 …


Arthritis Meaning in Tamil

10 October, 2017

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 …


Reasons For Growth Of Medical Tourism in India

7 September, 2017

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, …


Recovery after Hip Replacement Surgery

24 March, 2017

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 …


Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017

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 …


Things to Know About Dislocated Kneecap

28 December, 2016

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 …


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

12 December, 2016

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 …


World Arthritis Day 2016

12 October, 2016

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 …