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Hip Fractures – Know Everything About It!

By Dr Nitin Bansal , Orthopaedics A fracture in the hip is caused by the breaking off the upper part of the thigh bone. The degree of the fracture varies on the forces that are involved. The surgery used to treat a hip fracture is fundamentally based on the level…

A Simplified Guide To Physical Therapy After Stroke!

By Dr Rajesh Pal , Physiotherapy A stroke may often end up damaging part of the brain that regulates movement, so it may lead to paralysis or weakness on either side of the body. This can cause problems in performing routine activities such as moving from one place to another. Once a…

Urinary Disorders – Role of Homeopathy In Treating It!

By Dr Pradnya Mulay , Homeopathy In between alternative medicines and conventional medicines, there is a complementary medicinal field known as Homeopathy which is an old and well-researched science. This helps in treating remedies with a number of natural substances, administered in very minute doses. Urinary disorders can also be…

Blood Clots During Pregnancy: Know Its Treatment!

By Dr Parul Aggarwal , Gynaecology Women during pregnancy are more prone to blood clots. The occurrence of blood clots during pregnancy is more commonly known as DVT or deep-vein thrombosis in the medical world. Deep-vein thrombosis refers to a condition in which blood clots form in the veins of…

Chronic Shoulder Instability – Know Its Causes and Treatment!!

By Dr Radhakrishnan Paulraj , Orthopaedics The human shoulder is made of a ball and socket joint, making it one of the most moveable joints in the human body. Shoulder instability follows when the upper arm or the humerus is forced out of the socket of the shoulder. The instability causes immense…

Male Impotency – Know Everything About It!

By Dr Sudhakar Petkar , Sexology Male impotency is a medical condition in which a person experiences difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection. This may lead to low self-esteem or additional family tensions. But it is normal, for all men aged 30 to 70 experience erectile dysfunction at some…

BOTOX – Everything You Would Like To Know About It!

By Dr Prashantha Kesari , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Wrinkles always begin to pop up on the forehead. Previously, the only way to eliminate these wrinkles from the face, used to be a surgery. However, recently, Botox has become an immensely popular measure which has rendered surgery obsolete. It is widely popular…

Cleft Lip – What You Need to Know

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician Cleft lip is an oral and facial malformation that occurs in the early stages of pregnancy, when the foetus is still developing inside the mother’s womb. The lips are not formed properly because the tissue that is responsible for their formation does not completely develop…

Homeopathic Treatment for Piles (Haemorrhoids)

By Dr Shrutika Lolayekar , Homeopathy Piles is a condition which is also called hemorrhoids. Piles is when the veins around the anus or the lower rectum get swollen and/or inflamed. It is a very common problem and it is seen that about half the population gets piles by the time they…

Platelet Rich Plasma- Skin Rejuvenation And Hair Loss Treatment

By Dr. Vijaya Patil , Cosmetic Physician One of the techniques which is slowly gaining ground since the past few years is PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy. This technique is very effective in case of hair fall and skin rejuvenation and is being offered in more and more clinics nowadays. What…