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What is osteoporosis? What causes osteoporosis?

What is osteoporosis? What causes osteoporosis?

What is osteoporosis? ‘Osteoporosis’ as the name suggests means ‘porous bone.’ Osteoporotic patients have less bone mass and strength which puts them at a greater risk for sudden and unexpected bone fractures. Most of these are fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine....

Partial Knee Replacement – Success Rate And Outcome

Partial Knee Replacement – Success Rate And Outcome

A PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENT or UNICONDYLAR or UNICOMPARTMENTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT is an alternative to total knee replacement for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. This surgery can be done when the damage is confined to a particular compartment of the knee. The...

Minimally Invasive Trauma Surgery

Minimally Invasive Trauma Surgery

Minimally Invasive Trauma Surgery Minimally invasive trauma surgery in orthopaedics, commonly referred to as MIPPO (Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Plate Osteosynthesis), is a modern concept of fracture fixation. It has revolutionized Orthopaedic trauma surgery and...

Can chronic back pain be treated without surgery?

Can chronic back pain be treated without surgery?

Back pain is a common problem, affecting up to 80% of population at some stage in their life. The majority of these patients fear surgery but on the flip side 90% of patients get better without surgery. At Ashutosh Hospital, our team of experts (orthopaedic surgeons,...

StemCell Therapy

StemCell Therapy

The indications for the use of biologic adjuvants in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions continues to expand. Basic science has demonstrated the potential application of stem cells and other biologic agents in various orthopaedic conditions like tendinopathies,...