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PLANTAR FASCIITIS - Condition of foot and its occurrence

OrthoHeal ,7 June  2019  WHAT IS PLANTAR FASCIITIS ? Plantar Fasciitis also known as  heel pain . People who suffers from this condition feels pain in their heels while in early morning due to long working hours in standing position. But they are unaware of this foot condition. Plantar means back of foot or sole of foot, Fasciitis means inflammation of muscle. Plantar Fasciitis means inflammation of muscle at sole area of foot. Muscles at foot are designed to absorb high amount of pressure, strain at the time when we place feet on ground. This all muscles are connected to heel bone called " Ligament ". Side view of Plantar-Fascia ligament  Cross section view of Plantar-Fascia ligament   CONDITION AND OCCURRENCE OF PLANTAR FASCIITIS  IN  FOOT Sometimes excessive pressure and repetitive strain injury occurs in the ligament at the time of  running or walking and landing after the jump, due to too much pressure it will damages or tears(cut)

ARTHRITIS - Types, Symptoms and Treatment

OrthoHeal 4 June  2019  At recent scenario people are suffering from joints pain they have no idea this symptoms are occur in Arthritis . Symptoms are like redness around joint, decrease range of motion, warmth, swelling, pain etc. Sometime mild pain are at on-set and gradually increase. There are different type of  Arthritis occur in our body. Mainly two type of arthritis affect: a) Osteoarthritis b) Rheumatoid Arthritis OSTEOARTHRITIS: In this type of Arthritis, flexibility of the tissue at the end of bones wears down that means loses their flexibility. It's very common disease in India and round the globe in recent time. 10 million cases have been noted related to Osteoarthritis per year in India. Anatomical view of knee joint in Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis X -ray view of knee joint Osteoarthritis typically affects the weight- bearing joint such as knee, hip and back. It most commonly  a disease of elderly. More than 30% women have some d

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Treatment and Prevention

OrthoHeal 14 June 2018 What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) ? When blood moves too slowly through your veins, it can cause a clump of blood cells known as 'blood clot'. When a blood clot forms in a vein deep inside your body, it is called as “ deep vein thrombosis ” (DVT). This is most common disorders that happen in lower leg, thigh or pelvis. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) - cause and symptom A thrombus either arises spontaneously or is caused by clinical conditions including surgery, trauma, or prolonged bed rest. Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis relies on imaging techniques such as ultrasonography or venography. Only about 25% of symptomatic patients have a thrombus. Relevant data for the frequency of deep vein thrombosis derive from large community-based studies because they mainly reflect symptomatic rather than asymptomatic disease. In a systematic review, the incidence of first deep vein thrombosis in the general population was 0·5 per 1000 person-years. Th

Complications cognate with Plaster and Fiberglass Cast

Complications: (a) Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT).  (b) Blood clotting.  (c) Swelling and trauma.  (d) Gangrene and skin dryness.

Osteoporosis - Treatment and Prevention

(A) X-Ray show Lower bone density. (B) Bone density compared to Normal. (C) Weight-bearing exercise (D) Healthy Diet with rich Calcium and Vitamin D OrthoHeal May 29, 2017 Osteoporosis – Treatment and Prevention Osteoporosis, meaning porous bones, a disease in which the density and quality of bones reduced. As bones become more porous and fragile, body constantly absorbs and replaces bone tissue. With osteoporosis, new bone creation is not able to keep up with old bone removal. Hence, the risk of fracture is significantly increased. Cause Bones are thickest and strongest in early adult life and the density of bones increase till late 20’s. After the age of 35, bone density is gradually lost. This happens to everyone, but some develop osteoporosis and lose density much faster than others. And this also makes them prone to fracture. This is common amongst older people, but younger people could also affected. Osteoporosis can affect both men and women. Howeve

Common Deformity of Elbow Joints Occurs after Bone Fractures

Common Deformity of Elbow Joints occurs after Bone Fractures Elbow Injuries and Disorders After closed reduction and immobilization with POP/Glass fiber cast OrthoHeal May 11, 2017 A plaster/fiberglass cast is given for treatment of fractures and other orthopedic ailments. Though a very safe mode of treatment, complications of plaster may occur. Main complications of plaster are stiff joints, muscle wasting and impaired circulation. Physiotherapy and good nursing can help reduce these complications and speed the final recovery. Apart from these complications, permanent deformity may occur due to misalignment of fractured bones. We have tried to explain normal anatomy v/s common deformity which occurs due to misalignment of fractured bone. When your arms are held out at your sides and your palms are facing forward, your forearm and hands should normally be about 5 to 15 degrees away from your body. This is the normal "carrying angle" of the elbow. This angle allow