Posts tagged as: Orthopaedic Treatment

Jun

25
2013

Snapping Hips : Causes and Treatment

Hip Pain     0

Snapping hip or dancer’s hip is a medical condition resulting in a snapping sound whenever the hip is used such as running, walking, jumping or even simply standing up from a sitting position. There are many possible causes for snapping hip and will often cause annoyance to the patient. Iliopsoas band snapping There is a thick connective tissue called the iliotibial band located at the outside of the hip. This iliotibial (IT) band passes through the part of the thigh bone that is protruding out called the greater trochanter and standing up from a previously sitting position can cause theRead more


Jun

06
2013

Checklist to Seek the Most Appropriate Treatment

General     0

Checklists are wonderful organising aids to help us make some of the most difficult yet important decisions in our lives. Without a checklist, we will be drowned by the myriad of choices, especially when it comes to healthcare and medical treatment. It is important to know when to seek medical treatment and attention. Many people who have suffered injuries often ignore it with the mentality that things will get better a few days later. While this is true for minor injuries, major ones cannot wait and the later you seek help, the lower the chances of recovery. Here is aRead more


Mar

12
2013

Dos and Don’ts When Recovering From Hairline Fracture

General, Joint Pain, Sports Injury     2

Only those who have experienced fracture will know the immense pain when the fracture first occurred. The immediate onset of pain followed by several limitations that will cause us to alter our activities to accommodate to the inconvenience caused. After everything is over, it’s time to start the recovery process. Recovery from a hairline fracture is a spontaneous process that does not require any external energy to kick start it. However, there are some Dos and Don’ts which should be observed to expedite the healing process and prevent reoccurrence. Partake high energy food Although healing is a spontaneous process, prompt and fast healing willRead more


Mar

05
2013

5 Benefits of Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) Therapy?

General, Knee Pain     1

Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) therapy is an innovative treatment that helps to relieve pain and speed up the healing process. Since PRP uses your own tissue to aid in healing, there will not be complications arising from antibodies reacting. PRP appears to be beneficial in musculoskeletal treatment of the body in places such as the knee, shoulders, spine and hip. It is a non-surgical treatment that carries a much lower risk that conventional surgery. Low risk PRP therapy is a non-surgical option which means that the risk is extremely low. Additionally, it uses the patient’s own cells to help inRead more


Jan

31
2013

6 Medications Used For Orthopaedic Treatments

General     0

Pain is often the first symptom of most orthopaedic problems. A proper diagnosis followed by prompt treatment will need to be administered to patients in the shortest possible  time. However, not all orthopaedic problems will need to be treated by surgery. Medications can help in most cases to reduce swelling, inflammation and pain and allow the patient to continue to lead a high quality lifestyle. Let’s take a look at some of the common medications that are used for orthopaedic treatments. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are used to help in pain relief and reduce swelling, tenderness, rednessRead more