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Common Knee Problems

An active lifestyle is important for your joints and the overall health of your body. Sometimes, however, even the active ones may have to deal with joint problems. The knee joint is one such joint that is susceptible to injuries and problems. The hinge joint...

Common Shoulder Problems

The shoulder joint is a combination of several components including bones (collarbone, shoulder blade and upper arm bone), ligaments, tendons, muscles, rotator cuff. The ball and socket joint connects our upper arm to the body and enables a lot of movements. However, the [mobility it provides...

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Leg Pain and Common Causes

Our legs go through a lot while we are busy running around and getting things done. While they are usually strong and provide the much-needed mobility and support, legs may suffer from minor aches to severe pains. There are plenty of reasons related to trauma...

Adhesive Capsulitis – Symptoms and Treatment

The shoulder joint is formed by the humerus, the scapula and the clavicle. The bones (except the clavicle) and ligaments are surrounded by strong tissues, collectively called the joint capsule. This capsule is filled with lubricating fluid, synovial fluid, that helps the shoulder bones to...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The median nerve is one of the main nerves that control the movements of our hands. This nerve enters the hand through a narrow tunnel in the wrist called the carpal tunnel. The tunnel is formed by small wrist bones, carpal bones, on the sides...

Ganglion Cysts – Symptoms and Treatment

Small and non-cancerous sacs of fluid that usually develop near a joint or a tendon are called ganglion Cysts. The fluid inside these lumps is like the lubrication fluid in our joints. These round or oval-shaped cysts vary in size. Some of them are very...

Trigger Finger – Causes and Treatment

The muscles of the forearm and the bones of fingers are attached by flexor tendons. These tendons glide over other tissues, usually termed as “pulleys”, that also hold the tendons close to the finger bones. The flexor tendons help you bend your fingers to make...

Tips to Maintain Healthy Bones

The need to keep our body’s support structure strong and healthy is very important. Healthy and strong bones are critical to our well-being. So, the right measures must be taken to keep them in their best form throughout our life. We caught up with Dr...

Achilles Tendinitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest and the most powerful tendon in the human body. It’s positioned between the calf muscles and the heel bone. The tendon translates the mechanical power of the calf muscles to the heel and enables the downward movement (plantar flexion)...

Is My Back Pain Due to Slipped (Herniated) Disc?

The vertebral column consists of approximately 33 individual bones (vertebrae) stacked together and interlocked to provide the main support to your body. These vertebrae are separated by cushioning discs (intervertebral discs or IVD) made of fibrocartilage. These IVDs protect the vertebrae from grinding together and...

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