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Friday, January 28, 2022

bone health


Samantha Ruth Prabhu is busy lifting weights: '75...78...80 kg!'

January 15, 2022 10:28 pm

Samantha Ruth Prabhu tests her limits, and we are impressed with her determination and commitment!

Considering a bone or joint surgery? You may not need it

January 07, 2022 6:09 pm

Hip and knee replacements, surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome and other orthopedic procedures are among the most common elective surgeries performed today, but they involve cost, risk and sometimes weeks or months of recovery. Many of these surgeries are not supported by evidence from randomized trials, a review found.

Effective ways to find relief from joint pains in the cold weather

January 06, 2022 1:38 pm

In winters, blood may be routed away from the limbs which can cause muscle and joint ache.

Sunshine vitamin: Why you need adequate levels of vitamin D

October 13, 2021 12:23 pm

Sun rays help in the absorption of vitamin D from the cholesterol underneath the skin, but since Indian skin is a "little darker in shade", the process remains quite slow, said Dr Rajesh Kumar Verma

Stress fracture amid pandemic: Know its symptoms, treatment and causes

August 15, 2021 12:20 am

"The term ‘stress fracture’ refers to a very small crack in the bone that can happen from repetitive trauma and is commonly found in the shin bone, foot, heel, hip, and lower back," said Dr Maninder Shah Singh

Ageing and bone health: Understanding the connection

August 14, 2021 10:11 am

Exercise can help slow the rate of bone loss, improve balance and coordination, and strengthen muscles

Prolonged use of steroids causes bone tissue death in post-Covid patients, warn doctors

July 14, 2021 3:27 pm

Avascular necrosis, also called osteonecrosis, can be termed as the death of bone tissue owing to the lack of blood supply

Expert tips to prevent slips and injuries during monsoon

July 08, 2021 2:50 pm

Avoid stepping out of the house when the climate is not conducive to walk during heavy rains, said Dr Rahul Modi, sports injury and knee arthroscopy consultant, House of Doctors

'Never too old to get hip': Actor Christie Brinkley, 66, undergoes hip replacement surgery

January 07, 2021 11:54 am

"I had my surgery at Thanksgiving and I was dancing in my kitchen by New Year's Eve, and today I put on my long fins and explored the coral reefs propelled by my new hip!" she wrote

World Osteoporosis Day 2020: Here's how to prevent the risk of osteoporosis amid pandemic

October 20, 2020 4:51 pm

Experts blame a sedentary lifestyle for increased risk of osteoporosis. Here’s all you need to know