knee care

Sports Injury Around The Knee!

By Dr. Sanjay Kapoor,Orthopaedics Sport injuries are generally sustained when an athlete competes, practices or exercises. A number of factors such as poor training techniques, accidents, improper equipment or overuse of a particular body muscle can cause a sports injury; most of these injuries are acute in nature. Acute Knee Injuries…

Orthopaedics Advances In Knee And Hip Replacement!

By Dr. R Kartheek, Orthopaedics The knee replacement process involves cutting down the damaged bone as well as the cartilage from one’s thigh bone, shinbone and kneecap and replace it with a prosthesis made up of metal alloys, high rated plastics and polymers. New advances made in knee replacement, allows surgeons to…

Factors That Put You At The Risk of Anterior Knee Pain

By Dr. Sanjib Kumar Behera, Orthopaedics Anterior knee pain is characterized by pain in the middle and the front part of the knee. It includes problems such as chondromalacia or runner’s knee wherein tissue of the kneecap breaks down. Causes- The kneecap is present on the front of your knee joint.…

Everything You Want To Know About Knee Replacement Surgery

By Dr. (Prof) Amit Kumar Agarwal, Orthopaedics, Knee replacement surgery is carried out if you have a painful and stiff knee that impairs the range of motion of the knee. Usually, people who are above the age of 50 diagnosed with severe arthritis undergo this surgery. The surgery is undertaken only if…

Total Knee Replacement – Aftercare Tips!

By Dr. Nargesh Agrawal, Orthopaedics, After having a knee replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like it was before surgery - but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities takes time. Being an active participant in the healing process can help…

Knee Replacement – When Should You Go For It

By Dr. Sajeev Kumar, General Physician, Knee replacement is a surgery wherein an artificial joint is used to replace a diseased, damaged or worn out knee. This surgery is common among people who fall in the age group of 60-80, but recent trends seem to suggest that younger people are opting for…

Knee Replacement Surgery – Everything You Want To Know About It!

By, Dr. Kunal Makhija, Orthopaedics Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. It also affects other organs of your body such as lungs, eyes, heart and skin. It occurs when your immune system attacks the tissues in your body. Following are the causes and complications of…

Sports Related Injuries of Knee & Shoulder

By Dr. Akhilesh Rathi, Orthopaedics Knee is a complex structure of your body made up of bones, ligaments, tendons, articular cartilage, muscles and meniscus. Knee is a very important joint as it plays a crucial role in human movement and is also very much prone to injuries. Your shoulder like your…

ACL Injury – Know Everything About It!!

By Dr. Nithin Kumar Bejjanki, Orthopaedics ACL injuries or Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries are generally perceived as tears in any one of the knee ligaments joining the two bones. They range from minor injuries, like small tears, to more serious ones, such as complete ligament tears or when the ligament and a…