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Cartilage Injury in Knee Joint

  Knee Cartilage InjuryEarly Knee Arthritis represents damage to articular cartilage. Patients typically feel pain on getting up from sitting position or climbing stairs.

Most cases of Early Knee Arthritis can be satisfactorily treated conservatively with Glucosamine supplements and Physiotherapy. However, some patients do not get adequate relief.

Knee Pain persisting for more than 6 weeks, and not responding to standard conservative treatment; should always be evaluated with MRI scan. MRI can detect early cartilage damage at Gr I or Gr II. These changes represent reversible damage. However, if the cartilage damage progresses to Gr III or IV, it eventually progresses to arthritis unless treated.

Image showing Arthroscopic evaluation of Femoral Articular cartilage damage.

Gr IV cartilage damage as seen in image can be stabilized using Chondroplasty; a procedure using Radiofrequency ablation and curettage. This procedure involves two small single stitch entry points, and takes approximately 30- 40 minutes. Recovery is fast, as there is no damage to muscles or ligaments. Most patients get back to normal activity within 3-5 days; however sports activity is restricted for 4-6 weeks depending upon the size of lesion.

 

 

 

Medical Treatment for Avascular Necrosis AVN Hip

hip avn treatmentPersistent pain around the hip joint for more than 3-4 weeks, should always alert the treating Orthopedic for a possibility of Avascular Necrosis of Hip.

AVN or Avascular Necrosis as the name suggests, develops due to permanent impairment to the blood flow of Femoral Neck region. It is commonly seen in patients who have been treated with Steroids (Oral/ Injectible or Inhalational as in Bronchia…

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Not All Disc Prolapse Patients Need Surgery

spine surgeryDisc Prolapse technically means extrusion of the disc material that is lying between the vertebral bodies, into the spinal canal housing spinal cord and nerve fibers.

There are various grades of Disc Prolaspe - Annulus Tear, Disc Bulge, Dis Protrusion & Disc Extrusion.

Annulus tear leads to acute severe pain in lower back, often without leg pain. Subsequent attacks lead to leakage of nucleus…

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I feel Numbness and Pain in My Hand- Could it be due to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist pain in computer operatorIndividuals who work on computer keyboards or use machine tools with lots of vibration or even those who need to write a lot; often complain of Pain, Burning or Numbness in Hands. These symptoms are often bad enough to even wake them from sleep.

Before we talk about carpal tunnel syndrome, we must understand that there are two or three common reasons why pain and numbness may come together in the…

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How We cure a Frozen Shoulder in Less than 3 weeks without Surgery

Frozen Shoulder is one of the most nagging problems that interfere with daily activities of our patients. Most of the patients are in 35-50 year age group.

Typically, patients complain of Shoulder pain persisting for 4-6 weeks, and then stiffness ensues. Gradually, the stiffness becomes predominant, and cause difficulty in day to day activities of personal hygiene and wearing clothes. It is…

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Suffering with Low Backache ? Is it a Disc Prolapse ?

Backache Treatment

Backache is a common complaint both among the young and fit individuals; as well the elderly population. Most cases of back pain are reported after a jerk or lifting heavy objects. Some cases are reported first after getting up in the morning. a small subset of patients do not relate any incident, but they do remember some discomfort in lower back while working in office.

Most of the back p…

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Reasons why you have Recurrent Shoulder Pain

shoulder painA common reason for pain around the Shoulder joint is Rotator Cuff Tendinits and Impingement syndrome.

Shoulder impingement syndrome causes limitation of shoulder movements in one or more directions, but never complete global loss of movements.


Also known as a "Painful arc syndrome"; when the arm is taken overhead in the window cleaning position, patient catches pain. Pain is reproduced on…

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Why It is Important NOT to Ignore your Knee Pain

knee pain treatment

In our clinic, 40% of patients visit us with Knee pain.

There are many reasons why you may develop a knee pain. Common causes include wear and tear of the cartilage that occurs as a result of aging or previous injury. Sometime, there could be a genetic component leading to arthritis in families.

While doing assessment of a knee pain, initial evaluation by an expert is the key to correct …

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Knee Pain in Young Boys & Girls who are active in Sports

Knee pain in childrenChildren who are active in Sports or Athletics often complain of Pain & swelling around the knee joints. Such pains tend to worsen with activity and settle down after rest for a week or so.

We know that bones in children develop from multiple centers of ossification. Some of these are called Epiphysis, while others are called Apophysis. Although, bones in children are very flexible, still somet…

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Reasons why you could be suffering with Knee Pain

knee pain during exerciseKnee pain is such a common complaint in our Orthopedic practice, that I decided to write something about it; so the readers may benefit by getting an insight into the medical intricacy of diagnosis and treatment planning.

Lets diversify our subjects according to Age. I 'll be focusing on common ailments which cause knee discomfort.

Adults, both Men & Women, between the age group of 25-35 yea…

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