Treating A Dislocated Shoulder

Causes Of Shoulder Dislocation   The bone of the upper arm (humerus) ends in a ball like structure that fits perfectly into a socket present in the shoulder blade. This ball and socket arrangement forms the shoulder joint. Dislocation of the shoulder joint occurs when the ball of the humerus comes out of its original…

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The ABC Of Arthroscopy

What Is Arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique of diagnosing and treating disorders of almost all joints within the body. To perform arthroscopy, a very small surgical incision is given on the skin over the joint. An arthroscope is a narrow, tube-like structure made of flexible fiberoptic material. A camera is attached to the…

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Sports Injuries Of The Knee Joint

What Are Sports Injuries? Any form of injury that is traumatic, sudden or forceful in nature and exerts a forceful impact on any muscle, bone, joint, tendon or cartilage qualifies as a sports injury. Such injuries are usually sustained while performing exercise, engaging in sports or after performing exertive physical activities. Sometimes the injury can…

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The ABC Of Joint Replacement Surgery

A joint is formed when two or more bones meet without fusing with one another, and help in performing body movements. Free movement is one of the primary functions of the joints in the body. Any disorder that prevents this from happening, renders the joint dysfunctional. There are several orthopedic treatment options to restore normal…

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Do’s And Don’ts Of Recovery After ACL Surgery

What Is ACL Surgery? ACL surgery is performed to repair the damaged or torn parts of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The inflammatory or infected tissue debris of the damaged ligament accumulated inside the knee joint is also removed during ACL surgery to prevent further complications. The ACL is one of the most important ligaments…

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Rotator Cuff Dysfunction And Its Treatment

What Is Rotator Cuff? Rotator Cuff is a structure formed by 4 muscles viz. Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis and Teres Minor and the tendons of these muscles. It supports and strengthens the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff undergoes moderate wear and tear on a daily basis due to shoulder joint functions. But if the rotator cuff…

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How To Manage Infection After Knee Replacement Surgery

What Is Knee Replacement Surgery? Knee replacement surgery also known as knee arthroplasty is a surgical procedure performed to replace the diseased knee joint and replace it with an artificial prosthesis. Depending on the extent and severity of knee joint damage, total knee replacement or partial knee replacement may have to be done. Knee replacement…

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Living With Frozen Shoulder

What Is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a condition characterized by progressive pain and stiffness of the affected shoulder. The pain aggravates while performing movements of the shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder is a chronic health condition that does not develop overnight. Patients usually undergo a cycle of gradual development of symptoms, followed by progressive worsening…

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Indications Of Knee Surgery

What Is Knee Surgery? Knee surgery includes any surgical procedure performed over the knee joint, its muscles ligaments or other surrounding soft tissue. Till a few years ago, knee surgery was performed using an open method which required extensive skin incisions and a long recovery period. Over the years medical technology has advanced. Minimal invasive…

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Should Shoulder Synovitis Be Treated Surgically?

What Is Shoulder Synovitis? Synovitis of the shoulder is an inflammatory condition of the synovium present within the shoulder joint. Consult the best shoulder surgeon in Mumbai immediately if you are experiencing any symptoms of shoulder synovitis. Synovium is a membrane that lines the bones and tendons of every joint from within. It has a…

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