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Introduction & overview In India, today we have more number of elderly people than ever before. According to the latest estimates available, more than 5% of our population is aged above 65 years (UNICEF.org, India, Wikipedia.org). In the year 2000, 4.5 crore people in India were above 65 years of age and this number has increased ....
Osteoarthritis of hip joint Arthritis’ or ‘Osteoarthritis’ is a degenerative condition of the joints that leads to severe pain and loss of function at that joint. In simple words, arthritis occurs when there is damage to the smooth covering surface normally present in the joints, known as ‘articular cartilage’ . As this normal smooth surface (articular ....
Avascular necrosis of femoral head Various causes of hip arthritis are age related wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis, ‘avascular necrosis’ of the hip etc. ‘Avascular necrosis’ means death of the head of femur bone because of loss of blood supply. Sickle cell disease, alcohol consumption, prolonged treatment with medicines called as steroids, fracture of the hip etc ....
High Tibial Osteotomy While total joint replacement is sometimes the only satisfactory treatment available for advanced arthritis of the hip and knee, in early stages of arthritis, various joint preserving surgical options are also available for successful treatment.   X ray picture of a patient who underwent a high tibial osteotomy KNEE ARTHRITIS High tibial Osteotomy When medicines no longer relieve ....
KNEE ARTHRITIS Arthritis of the knee is a disease condition where in the normal smooth bearing surface of the knee-joint (articular cartilage) is damaged or lost, leading to pain, sometimes deformity that leads to loss of function and disability. The various causes that can lead to arthritis include age related wear & tear (osteo arthritis), wear ....
HIP ARTHRITIS Arthritis of the hip is a disease condition where in the normal smooth bearing surface of the hip-joint (articular cartilage) is damaged or lost, causing pain, sometimes deformity that leads to loss of function and disability. The various causes that can lead to arthritis include age related wear & tear (osteo arthritis), wear & ....