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Bone & Joints

This section consists health articles on bone and joints – covering all common and uncommon disorders concerning the spine, bones and joints. Click here to view top orthopedics in India.

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Synovial Plica Syndrome explained

Synovial Plica Syndrome or simply Plica Syndrome This is a condition relating to irritation, enlargement, or inflammation of the plica in the knee. Plica is a membrane in the lining …

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Swimmer’s Shoulder

About Swimmers Shoulder Swimmer’s Shoulder is a musculoskeletal condition that causes pain in the shoulders. Also known as Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Painful Arc Syndrome, Subacromial Impingement, Thrower’s Shoulder, and Supraspinatus …

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Staying Indoors Causes Weakness in Bones

Avinash Shinde is a call centre agent who works night shift and sleep throughout most of the day. He hardly gets to see sunlight for the past many years. For …

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Tendinitis: Reduce Your Risk

Working on your laptop for hours together? Is this causing severe pain and swelling in your shoulder. This may be due to inflammation of the ‘tendon’ a thick cord of …

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Ankle Sprain: Twist in the ankle

What is ankle sprain? Ankle pain involves discomfort in one or both ankles, and is most commonly a result of ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is an injury to the …

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Septic Arthritis: Bacterial Infection in a Joint

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 …

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Golfer’s Elbow – Pain on the Inner Side of the Elbow

About Golfer’s Elbow Golfer’s Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis affects the elbow and relates to inflammation of the tendons that attach the forearm muscles to the inside of the elbow bone. This …

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Tuberculosis Arthritis: Infection in joints due to TB

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 …

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Chondromalacia Patella: What You Should Know

Damage to the kneecap muscles is frequent occurrence in those individuals who are involved in activities that requires extensive twisting and bending movements of the knee. Knee pain is experienced …

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Stress Fracture: Muscle Overuse

In that sudden urgent desire to seek a figure like Kareena Kapoor or Deepika Padukone, you decided to go for intensive workout. Instead of your routine 20 minutes brisk walk …

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All About Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff is a group of four muscles – supraspinatus, subscapularis, infraspinatus, and teres minor. These muscles together with their tendons surround the shoulder joint and hold the arm in place, allowing the …

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Understanding Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Instability is a condition when the structures surrounding the Shoulder Joint are unable to keep the head of the upper arm bone tightly within the Shoulder Socket. Since the …

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Understanding SLAP Lesions

Labrum is the ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder socket, and helps in keeping the arm bone in the socket. The biceps tendon attaches to the Labrum at its …

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Tennis Elbow – Pain on the Outer Side of Elbow

Tennis Elbow, clinically known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is a condition caused by overuse of Arms, Forearms, and Hand Muscles. The disorder derived its name from the famous sport, as it …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early warning signs

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 …

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Painful Joints: Understanding Bursitis

What is bursitis? A bursa is a small, fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between a bone and other tissue like tendon, muscle or skin, which reduces friction between …

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All About Tendinitis

What is tendinitis? Tendons are tissue bands that connect muscles and bones, allowing muscles to move the bones. Tendinitis or tendonitis refers to the inflammation or irritation of a tendon, …

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Understanding Dislocations

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 …

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Fascia Inflammation In The Feet

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fascia is a flat band of tissue or ligament that connects the heel bone to the toes of feet. In the process, it supports the …

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Flat Feet: Causes & Treatment

Flat feet refer to a condition in which the foot shape changes, leaving the foot without a normal arch while standing. It is also known by alternate names such as …

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