Monday, June 25, 2018

How can you treat sports injuries?

Sports injury treatments vary depending on the type of injury, severity, and location. Some sports injuries may need physiotherapy or surgical intervention, others may resolve simply that require only over-the-counter pain relievers and rest. Understanding the right treatment option is a strong step towards recovery.

The most common sports injuries are 
Elbow injury, Groin injury, Ankle and Feet injury, Head injury, Hip injury, Shoulder injury, knee injury, leg injury.
A Groin injury is the most common sports injury faced by athletes which are caused by a groin strain or pulled the groin muscle. Complete rest with painkillers is provided to the person.

Ankle sprain generally occurs in athletes when the foot turns inward. This turning may cause tears or stretches of the ligaments on the ankle’s outside. A physiotherapist may teach some exercise to prevent the loss of flexibility and strength.

Knee injury: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) holds the leg bone to the knee. Sudden cuts, hits can tear or strain the ACL.  If you hear a POP sound it means there is a complete tear in ACL. An entirely torn ACL requires a surgical intervention to remain physically active.
The posterior cruciate ligament, (PCL) is the strongest ligament located inside the knee. The injury in PCL may occur due to a hard blow to the shin bone. Arthroscopic procedure, open surgery is done for PCL tear.

Meniscal injury: Meniscus is a tough cartilage tissue found at the end of the bones that form joints. Degenerative and acute tears happen in the meniscus. Based on the area and type of the tear the treatment is provided. If a patient is not recovering from Rest and pain medicines, finally surgery has opted.

Tennis Elbow (Epicondylitis): Repetitive use of the elbow in sports like tennis, golf, the action makes tiny tears in the tendons of the elbow. This condition usually happens outside of the elbow. Until the pain reduces, rest is advised for the players.

When the patient does not recover from Rest, pain medicines and he does continuously have excessive swelling, deformities in joints, skin color change, mild bruising, and then he should consult an orthopedist about his condition.

Dr. Biran Nadkarni from Joint & Bone Solutions, New Delhi is the best orthopedic surgeon and with his many years of experience, he treats all kinds of orthopedic issues especially he is a famous sports medicine specialist in India.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Cryotherapy after Orthopaedic Surgery/ Total Knee Arthroplasty

Physiotherapy treatments helps to restore movement and function to anyone affected by disability, injury or any health condition. This practice helps to reduce pain, medications and based on the severity of the condition, the person is treated with various physiotherapy treatments. One such is Cryotherapy (or) Cold therapy.

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In Cryotherapy, the low temperatures are used either generally or locally to treat conditions such as inflammation, injury in ligament/muscle, swelling, pain etc. This therapy heals benign and malignant lesions. Since 17th-century Cryotherapy has been in the usage.

The main goal of cold therapy is to decrease the cells’ metabolism, increase survival of the cells, decrease pain, spasm, encourage constriction in blood vessels and destroy the cell through crystallizing the cytosol. Cryotherapy improves healing process, alleviates muscle spasm, swelling, and promotes blood circulation.

If any injury occurs, the first treatment is RICE, Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation in which “I” stands for Ice. Cryotherapy is used to relieve pain in the conditions such as sprains, low back pain, tendonitis, arthritis pain, pain and swelling after a knee/hip replacement.
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The major types of Cryotherapy are:

Localized Cryotherapy: This procedure is performed by applying ice on the injury like a sprained ankle or using a freezing agent and treating skin disorders such as skin warts, cancer.

Whole body Cryotherapy (WBC): In this procedure, all most the patient’s body is exposed to subzero temperature. WBC is used to treat various issues such as pain, insomnia, muscle and joint pain, itching, psoriasis, Rheumatism.

Internal Cryotherapy: A surgeon uses freezing agents to treat an internal part of the body. Internal Cryotherapy is usually administered in laparoscopic surgery and to treat some of the cancer forms. Cryotherapy for prostate, kidney, lungs, and heart surgery are some of the famous treatments.

Benefits of Cold therapy:

  • Faster muscle recovery
  • Faster recovery after surgery
  • Reduces depression symptoms
  • Chronic pain management
  • Weight loss (Cryolysis)

Best Physiotherapist in Delhi

Dr. Biren Nadkarni is a senior orthopaedic surgeon at Joint and Bone solutions, New Delhi. He provides all kinds of bone and joint treatments with advanced technologies. His team of physiotherapists are well experienced and they are the best physiotherapists in Delhi.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Now, You may Move your Hands and Legs Smoothly

Nobody wants his hands and legs to be tied down by anyone. This restricts his mobility and individual freedom. Likewise, an ortho pain also makes you unable to move anywhere as you want. There are people born with movement disabilities while there are others who are down with disability owing to various circumstances such as accidents, lifestyle, sprain, prolonged sitting postures etc. Some consult an Ortho Specialist and get things sorted out while a few directly move to a Physiotherapist.

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The physiotherapy center of Joint and Bone Solutions is also one such a hospital offering physiotherapy treatments apart from giving away other services such as arthritis care, trauma and fracture surgery and even conditions related to sports injury under the special care and attention of Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon, Dr. Biren Nadkarni. The testimonials, his cured patients have to say out are incredible and call out the expertise of the best physiotherapist in Delhi, Dr. Nadkarni in this field.

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy in India has been on practice since time immemorial. During the ancient times, there were physicians practicing it and as years turned down the line, it became a very formal practice of medicine. Physiotherapy is a healing procedure through which the physical mobility of the individual can be made more flexible and relaxing. It helps to make the soft tissues of the muscles very stronger and aids to reduce the pain to a certain extent.

Why Physiotherapy is Required?

It is one of the restorative techniques in order to help maintain the functional process of the body and helps restoring the flexibility of the body back to normalcy. After the treatment of orthopedic disorders, stimulation of muscles and tendons become mandatory. It is then, an Ortho Specialist recommend the patient for physiotherapy. Sportsmen suffering from sports injuries and people with Parkinson’s disease, arthritis and spinal Stenosis should make of this primitive cum modern technique.

Physiotherapy Treatments

The techniques chosen for each patient are in accordance with the muscoskeletal condition of him:

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  • Cryotherapy or Cold Therapy

The inflammation and the pain that follows because of injuries.
  • The Range of Motion Exercises

The stiffness of the body is reduced to the optimum level so that the degrees of motion is easily restored.
  • Electrical Stimulation

Electrical signals are used for the muscles to be moved to and fro.
  • Heat Therapy

The flow of blood is increased in order to enhance the healing process.

  • TENS- Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation is helpful to relieve the pain to the maximum.
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization

Many a lot of techniques are used to help mobilize the soft tissue for a reason that it helps in reduction of pain and swelling.

Best Physiotherapist in Delhi

Every physiotherapist and physiotherapy techniques are different. A patient’s health, health issues and requirements have to be put into consideration while looking for physiotherapy treatments. At Joint and Bone Solutions, the clients/patients can have excellent physiotherapy treatments offered by the best physiotherapist in Delhi

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Remove That Damaged Hip With Total Hip Replacement

Damaged Hip Joint??? Looking for a perfect solution???? No worries....Perfect solution is here....!!!

Dr. Biren Nadkarni at Joint & Bone Solutions offers safe and effective Minimally Invasive Hip replacement in Delhi with well-advanced technologies. Dr. Biren Nadkarni, well known as the best hip replacement surgeon Delhi, also practices in Apollo Spectra Hospital New Delhi.

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Hip Replacement is done when the hip joint is severely damaged, which affects our daily routines. By Hip replacement procedure, the damaged hip is replaced with an artificial one (known as a prosthesis).

When a Hip Replacement is needed

Hip Replacement is needed when the hip joint is damaged or worn out to the extent that the mobility of your Hip joint is reduced and you experience severe pain even while resting. Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for Hip replacement Surgery. Other reasons for Hip Replacement are rheumatoid arthritis, a hip fracture, septic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis or any disorders that cause unusual bone growth.

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Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Procedure

Two small incisions are only needed for a minimally invasive hip replacement procedure so that the wound will be healed fastly. The surgeon makes use of X-ray images to visualize the organs that he is operating and for fixing the artificial hip in its position.

According to the condition of the patient, age and activity level of the patient, hip replacement will be carried out as, Total Hip Replacement, Bipolar(partial) Hip Replacement and Ceramic Total Hip Replacement.

Bipolar Hip Replacement - Bipolar hip replacement is usually recommended for older patients and for patients with poor health, as the rubbing of metal ball in the bone socket in unipolar hip replacement will not be suitable for them.

Ceramic Hip Replacement - Ceramic Hip Replacement is the most suitable method for younger people in 40 – 50 age group. Because they last longer and the complicated revision hip replacement surgeries are not necessitated in this case.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Restore Knee Activity With Knee Ligament Surgery

Ligaments are tough connective tissues that surround a joint and give support, limit the movement of joint. When there is damage to the ligaments, the knee joint becomes unstable. Sports injury will be the main cause of knee ligament damage. A torn ligament limits knee movement drastically. When other medical treatments become vain, then the surgery is recommended.

The major ligaments are

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), Medial collateral ligament (MCL) and Lateral collateral ligament (LCL).

Anterior cruciate ligament surgery

ACL is located in the centre of the knee. Excessive twisting during sports damages the ACL. The damaged ligament is rebuilt with new ligament during the ACL reconstructive surgery. The Orthopedic surgeon makes many minor incisions around the knee area. An arthroscope is inserted into the incision and camera in the arthroscope provides a clear view of the inner knee. After removing the damaged ligament, small holes are drilled into the lower and upper leg bones adjacent to the knee joint. The holes form tunnels and the new tissue is anchored. The new tissue is accurately placed in the place of the removed ACL. The Surgeon attaches the new ligament to the bone with screws. Once the wound starts to heal, the new ligament is formed.

Posterior cruciate ligament surgery

This is the strongest ligament located in the knee joint. Hard blows, falls will cause the damage to the PCL. The PCL surgery mostly requires a graft. Generally damaged PCL with hamstring tendons segments are grafted. Using some procedures the PCL surgery is performed.

Arthroscopic procedure

In this procedure, a small incision made in the skin. The arthroscope is inserted into the incision and with the help of video camera, the damaged joint is thoroughly analyzed. Few more incisions are made on the skin for inserting thin surgical instruments to graft and repair the damaged ligament. The procedure is performed as an outpatient procedure and it takes normally two hours to perform the surgery.
Open PCL surgery: Open surgery is advised when the injuries are more intricate. When compared to the Arthroscopic procedure, open surgery will take a longer time for recovery. However, an expert orthopedic surgeon will do the open surgery as good as possible.

Joint and Bone Solutions is one of the best hospitals for Knee ligament surgery in Delhi. Dr. Biren Nadkarni is an expert in treating all orthopedic problems with his vast experience.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Move Freely With Advanced Hip Replacement Surgery New Delhi

Hip Replacement surgery is a surgical procedure which removes the damaged hip joint with arthritis and replaces it with an artificial joint.The hip replacement relieves hip pain and increases hip function by surfing the bones that meet at the hip joint.The artificial joint is made of metal and plastic component. A Hip replacement is necessary when the hip joint is damaged or worn so that your mobility is reduced and severe pain exists.

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A Hip replacement surgery is a major surgery, so Surgery is not the first option, Hip replacement is normally recommended if other treatment like injection, medicines or therapy fails to treat the hip pain.

Hip Pain Difficulties

* Severe pain, swelling, and stiffness in your hip
* Depressed feeling because of lack of mobility
* Difficulty in doing everyday tasks

Advantages of Laparoscopic Hip Replacement Surgery

* Freedom from pain
* Improved mobility
* less damage to major muscle
* less post-operative care
* fast recovery
* Decreased risk of hip dislocation
* Better performance or movement

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Common Causes Of Hip Pain

* Osteoarthritis - It occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time.
* Rheumatoid arthritis - An autoimmune disorder, rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body's tissues.
* Post-traumatic arthritis - It is a common form of osteoarthritis which occurs due to a physical injury of any kind to a joint.
* Avascular necrosis - Avascular necrosis (AVN) is defined as cellular death of bone components due to interruption of the blood supply
* Childhood hip disease - Some infants and children have hip problems by birth

Dr. Biren Nadkarni, Best orthopedic surgeon Delhi at Joint and Bone Solutions New Delhi offers effective Hip Replacement with well-advanced technologies at affordable cost. Dr. Biren Nadkarni is well known for the best Hip Replacement Surgeon Delhi.
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hip Arthritis Treatment, No More Suffering

Your hip troubles you? Don’t be panic…A solution in front of you…    
Patients with hip arthritis have problems while walking.  Pain can appear in different locations including groin, thigh, buttocks or knee.  The pain can be stabbing or sharp or dull ache and the hip is often stiff.  Inflammatory arthritis occurs when the body’s immune system becomes overactive and attacks healthy tissues.  It can affect several joints throughout the body at the same time, as well as many organs like skin, eyes, and heart.
Dr. Biren Nandkarni have the solution to make you pain-free.  Dr. Biren is one the best doctors available in New Delhi to conduct hip replacement.  Your surgery will become problem free with Dr. Biren.  He is one of the leading orthopedic surgeons in New Delhi. 

Types of hip arthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis 
  • Systematic lupus erythematosus

Causes of hip arthritis

The causes of hip arthritis are unclear.  Factors that may contribute include joint injury, increasing age and being overweight.

Other factors are

The genetic defects in the cartilage
Extra stress on the joints due to obesity 

Symptoms of hip arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis may cause general symptoms throughout the body, such as fever, loss of appetite and fatigue.  The affected hip will feel painful and stiff.  Other symptoms are
A dull, aching pain in the groin, outer thigh, knee or buttocks
In the morning pain is worse and lessens with activity
Increased pain and stiffness with vigorous activity
Pain in the joint severe enough to cause a limp or make walking difficult

Diagnosis of hip arthritis

The doctor conducts the physical examination, suggest for x-rays and blood tests.

Treatment of hip arthritis

Non-surgical Treatments
This includes non-steroidal inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids, anti-rheumatic drugs and physical therapy.
Surgical Treatment
This includes total hip replacement and synovectomy 
Time has come to remove your pain and walking difficulties.  Dr. Biren has in-depth knowledge of the services and he tries to keep himself updated by participating seminars and refresher courses.  Dr. Biren has transformed the lives of many people not only in Delhi but also throughout the country.  He is famous for his hip replacement surgeries along with other arthritic problems.

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