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    arthroscopic bankart repair for recurrent shoulder dislocation

    What is a Bankart Repair?The glenoid labrum is a fibrocartilage rim surrounding the edge of the shoulder socket. This labrum can be damaged or torn in different ways. When a patient’s shoulder is dislocated, the front portion of the labrum is often torn. This is called a Bankart tear or lesion, and it is the most common form of ligament injury to the shoulder. Patients report a feeling of pain or...

  • case report- avascular necrosis of hip treated with a total hp replacement

    A 62 year old gentleman presented with complaints of pain in the right hip with inability to walk for the past two years.After clinical examination and X-rays he was diagnosed to be suffering from Osteo-Arthritis of Right Hip secondary to Avascular necrosis. He was advised a TOTAL HIP REPLACMENT and underwent the same.Post surgery the patient had good pain relief and was able to walk without aid a...

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    sciatica- things you need to know

    what is sciatica ? The term sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness that originates in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. Sciatica is often characterized by one or more of the following symptoms:Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg (rarely can occur in both legs)P...

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arthroscopic bankart repair for recurrent shoulder dislocation

By Dr. somanna malchira | 21 Feb 2016
What is a Bankart Repair?The glenoid labrum is a fibrocartilage rim surrounding the edge of the shoulder socket. This labrum can be damaged or torn in different ways. When a patient’s shoulder is dislocated, the front portion of the labrum is often torn. This is called a Bankart tear or lesion, and it is the most common form of ligament injury to the shoulder. Patients report a feeling of pain or...
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case report- avascular necrosis of hip treated with a total hp replacement

By Dr. somanna malchira | 08 Jun 2015
A 62 year old gentleman presented with complaints of pain in the right hip with inability to walk for the past two years.After clinical examination and X-rays he was diagnosed to be suffering from Osteo-Arthritis of Right Hip secondary to Avascular necrosis. He was advised a TOTAL HIP REPLACMENT and underwent the same.Post surgery the patient had good pain relief and was able to walk without aid a...
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sciatica- things you need to know

By Dr. somanna malchira | 19 Sep 2014
what is sciatica ? The term sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness that originates in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. Sciatica is often characterized by one or more of the following symptoms:Constant pain in only one side of the buttock or leg (rarely can occur in both legs)P...
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FROZEN SHOULDER

By Dr. somanna malchira | 05 Jun 2014
INTRODUCTION:- Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within one or two years. The risk of developing frozen shoulder increases if an individual is recovering from a medical condition or procedure that affects the mobility o...
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TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT- FAQS?

By Dr. somanna malchira | 28 Mar 2014
When is a knee replacement needed? knee replacement surgery is most commonly used for severe degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) of the knee joint. When the smooth surfaces (cartilage) of the thigh and leg bone become rough, they rub against each other rather than glide. This rubbing causes pain, stiffness and swelling. Most patients who decide to have knee replacement surgery have experi...
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TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT- WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW?

By Dr. somanna malchira | 26 Mar 2014
When is a shoulder replacement needed?Shoulder replacement surgery is most commonly used for severe degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) of the ball-and-socket joint. When the smooth surfaces (cartilage) of the ball and socket become rough, they rub against each other rather than glide. This rubbing causes pain, stiffness and swelling. Most patients who decide to have shoulder replacement s...
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