Is your child a budding athlete? Keep an eye out for sports injuries!

Sports in India has become a rewarding field with easier access to sporting facilities; greater awareness about physical fitness has caused an exponential increase in the number of people engaging in sports. This may be at an amateur level or professional, but this has led to an increased number of people suffering from sports injuries. …

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Joint replacement surgeries

Non-surgical measures have advanced and can combat the problem amongst majority of the population. However, some people have severe arthritic knees or hips. These patients cannot often be managed without an operation. Surgical techniques have been developed over the last six decades with great success.Advanced techniques today allow less painful, quicker and more precise surgery. …

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Dr. Malhan Speaks

Dr. Kaushal Malhan has opined on various matters regarding orthopedics in the media particularly with regard to the benefits of precision surgery in tissue preservation and in preventing damage and maintaining bone health. Questions before undergoing a surgery The Week, 26 July, 2015 Surgery may be needed only after conventional treatments fail How to build …

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Knee Replacement Surgery with a Difference

Understanding arthritis Cartilage is the cushion, which covers the knee joint surfaces like the rubber on your car tyre.   Movement in the absence of cartilage leads to a grinding of bone on bone and production of debris, which causes  swelling, pain and destruction.  This is what happens in knee arthritis. “This grinding process in the …

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Tissue Preserving Joint Replacement Technique

Tissue preserving joint replacement surgery has opened new vistas for patients of hip joint and knee joint problems that require joint replacement. In India, Dr. Kaushal Malhan has been pioneering use of “virtual” or computer assisted knee surgery using techniques such as knee navigation and personalized signature system surgery. Here’s a look at what the …

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Understanding Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Total knee replacement (TKR) is the best surgical procedure to tackle end stage arthritis of the knees. It is today one of the most commonly done operations by orthopedic surgeons worldwide. It has stood the test of time and technical advances continue to improve results. Every patient who suffers from knee joint arthritis, has at …

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Microplasty Unicomparlmental Knee Resurfacing – A Better Option for Some!

The Bone & Joint Center at Fortis Hospital, Mulund is recognized as a center of excellence in the field of Orthopedics. Specializing in Joint replacement surgery, the center is fully equipped to treat all musculo-skeletal problems. With advanced technology like virtual surgery computer navigation & tissue preserving Joint replacement surgeries, it has over 1000 successful …

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Understanding Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in the density of bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. Osteoporosis literally leads to abnormally porous bones, which are prone to easy fractures. Osteoporosis is a serious problem —- In the U.S., 44 million people have low bone density (10 million have osteoporosis). The …

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Arthritis is not limited to the old

This article by Dr. Kaushal Malhan was featured in the DNA, Mumbai on 19 October 2016 Arthritis is seen, to a variable degree, in every person with age. Recently it has been noted that the age of osteoarthritis is coming down and is commonly seen in the second, third and fourth decade. WHO statistics reveal …

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Total Knee Replacements for Nonagenarians

Veena Mishra was advised to undergo knee replacement surgery at the age of 86 after having fractured her right leg. She had been bearing the pain of sore and deformed right knee that hnd led to arthritis. A fracture caused due to a slip was followed by a loud scream. She was rushed to the …

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