What’s common between a CEO sitting in the corner office and a 50-plus homemaker? Both are osteoporotic, and they are unaware of it! The CEO starts his day at 6:30 with a swim in the Olympic-sized pool. He then goes to his corner office and spends the rest of the day at his desk, hunched […]
Earlier neck pain and backaches were signs of growing older. Not anymore. Young Indians are breaking their backs (literally) in large numbers! Data shows that there has been a 31 percent growth in appointments with a spine surgeon for neck and back pain, the most common symptoms of a slipped disc. What’s worse? The majority of these patients […]
What to expect after a knee replacement surgery / 10 questions that will explain why a knee replacement will free you from pain and change your life! In the last five years, knee replacement surgeries have doubled. This indicates an increase in the number of patients suffering from osteoarthritis and their confidence in knee replacement […]
40-year-old Khaled Ansari from Dubai came to Parvathy Hospital for a total knee replacement surgery last year. Mr Ansari lived alone and had been suffering from excruciating knee pain for the last five years. The ever-annoying pain had brought an end to his active social life, and he dreaded walking or moving around. With no […]
When 65-year-old Mridula Apte came to see Dr Muthukumar at Parvathy Hospital, she was in extreme pain. She was unable to bend her left knee, or move around the house in spite of taking a painkiller every three hours. She had tried alternative therapies like acupuncture and nutritional supplements but they had little effect on […]
Are you suffering from acute knee pain? Worse, have you been ignoring it for a while now, taking it as a normal symptom of ‘getting old’? “Pain is the body’s red alert,” says XXXXX, MD, PhD, designation at Parvathy Hospital, Chennai. “You must always listen to it”. Pain is your body’s way of telling you […]
Diabetes and Joint Replacement: People take to altering or changing their lifestyle when diagnosed with a chronic health condition. For example: Diabetes. A Life Style Modification (LSM) primarily means two things. Diet and Exercise. While the diet is more about mindful eating, exercise is more about giving your ody activity and movement. Let us take […]
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