Osteoarthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

March 13, 2023

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis, also known as ‘degenerative joint disease’ or ‘wear and tear arthritis’, is the most common type of arthritis. It generally occurs in knees, hands, spine, and hips. Osteoarthritis causes the cartilage within joint to break down, hence changing the underlying bone. These alterations slowly develop and get worse over time. Osteoarthritis […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis: What It Is, Types, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

March 6, 2023

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory and autoimmune disease, in which the immune system of the body starts attacking healthy cells by mistake, causing painful swelling (inflammation) in certain parts of the body- usually joints. Several joints can be affected by rheumatoid arthritis at once, especially in wrists, hands, and knees. The lining of joints […]

Knee Pain Causes Treatments and Self-Management

February 15, 2023

Knee pain is a common condition that can affect people of all age groups. It might occur due to an injury, including torn cartilage or ruptured ligament, or certain medical conditions, like gout, arthritis and infections can also result in knee pain. Click here for more information about knee pain– by Dr. Dayal Chavan, Consultant […]

Back Pain Causes Symptoms and Treatments

February 15, 2023

Back pain can range from dull and constant ache to a sharp and sudden pain- and it is one of the most common medical conditions. It can come suddenly because of some incident- like a fall, accident or lifting something heavy. It might also develop slowly in advancing age, because of degenerative changes in the […]

High Uric Acid Level

December 27, 2022

What is Uric Acid? Uric acid is as a waste product normally found in blood, created when body breaks down the chemicals known as purines. While most of the uric acid dissolves in blood, to pass through kidneys and leave the body with urine, sometimes it might accumulate in the body and cause hyperuricemia- high […]