Friday, Feb 03, 2023

bone health


Cold chilling your bones? Exercise, hydrate and eat healthy to avoid pain, falls

January 18, 2023 12:59 pm

Pain receptors become more sensitive during the winter season, says Dr Manit Arora, Consultant, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Fortis Hospital, Mohali. He offers a few tips to get by a harsh winter

What is avascular necrosis, a post-Covid-19 complication that has 'astounded the medical community'?

January 14, 2023 10:18 pm

Dr Sarang Deshpande, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, arthroscopy, joint replacement surgeon and sports injury specialist, Wockhardt Hospitals, Mira Road said that Avascular necrosis or death of the bone joint, has "astounded the medical community"

Are people with diabetes more likely to have osteoporosis, bone fractures?

December 28, 2022 7:37 am

People with uncontrolled, long-standing diabetes have poor quality bones, which fracture easily. They have lower muscle mass, which indirectly impacts their bone strength, and also makes them more prone to falling and breaking a bone, explains Dr Ambrish Mithal, Chairman and Head, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Max Healthcare

Breaking bones in childhood more than doubles the odds of it happening again as an adult, study finds

December 19, 2022 9:14 am

Children who fracture repeatedly may also have especially fragile skeletons, they may be “accident-prone”, or their bone fractures may occur during sport or physical activity

Here's how to maintain bone strength as you age

December 16, 2022 3:21 pm

"We know that bone health maintenance during adulthood is equally important in order to prevent bone problems in the later stages of life," Ayurvedic expert Dr Nitika Kohli said

Six things menopausal women can do for their bone health

November 08, 2022 12:10 pm

"Osteoporosis, which translates to 'porous bone', results in a significant loss of bone mass and strength. The disease typically progresses without any symptoms or pain," said Amol Naikawadi, preventive healthcare specialist

The Chronicles of Narnia actor Georgie Henley on being diagnosed with necrotising fasciitis: 'A rare, punishing infection'

October 31, 2022 5:28 pm

Dr Nitin Sardana, senior consultant, minimal access and general surgery, Fortis Escorts hospital, Faridabad said that treatment usually warrants hospital admission, intravenous broad spectrum antibiotics, and surgical debridement of infected tissue

World Osteoporosis Day: Do we lose height as we age?

October 20, 2022 8:59 am

In order to keep bones healthy, one must walk and do exercises, besides being exposed to sunlight and eating a healthy nutritional diet rich in calcium and vitamin D, said a doctor

5 things you must do to prevent back pain as you age

October 09, 2022 3:37 pm

Every extra pound of weight adds strain to the muscles and ligaments of the back, said Dr Manan Vora, sports medicine expert and orthopaedic surgeon

Is your weight loss healthy and sustainable?

September 27, 2022 9:24 pm

"Losing 20 kg, most of which is the muscle (and little fat), is actually worse than being what you were with 20 kgs added back on," said Mihira A R Khopkar, an Olympics nutritionist