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Arthroscopy for Ankles

...w ways by orthopedic surgeons to relieve different ankle problems, including ligament damage, bone chips an...o get into a joint, Stienstra says. Patients with ankle damage caused by arthritis or injury can be treated with arthroscopy and resume normal activities in...

Whiplash injury causes persistent

...pared a group of whiplash patients with a group of ankle injury patients. They found that those who suffere... year. In the study of the two groups, pain in the ankle injury group declined rapidly, more or less disappearing after a month while in the whiplash injury ...

Ankle Fracture Surgery – Diabetics fare worse than non-diabetics

...at the surgical outcome of surgery for fracture of ankle is not as good as in non-diabetics. The results we...hat patients with diabetes who require surgery for ankle fractures have significantly higher rates of complications and higher hospital costs compared to non...

Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There

...or stroke During the Legs For Life screening, an ankle brachial index (ABI) test is used to detect PAD. This quick, painless test compares the blood pressure in the legs to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how well the blood is flowing and whether further tests are needed. Additionally during ...

Selenium linked to osteoarthritis

...earing joints like the shoulder, elbow, finger and ankle may get affected. Study was conducted by Dr. Joanne Jordan and his colleagues in 4,400 volunteers involving both blacks and whites and the study results were reported in the Annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. The researchers fou...

Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study

...y 12- to 17-year-olds; nearly 40 percent were leg, ankle and foot injuries. The number of high school and grade school cheerleaders suffering sprains, strains, fractures, concussions, lacerations and other injuries more than doubled during the said period. A yearly average of more than 16,000 U.S. cheer...

A New Technique For Treating Juvenile Arthritis

...ined his technique for injecting steroids into the ankle joint of juvenile arthritis patients at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, reports foodconsumer.org. "With this image-guided technique we now have an accurate way to treat this disease in its earliest stage," ...

Latest style shoe funda: pamper your feet

...d wedge heels. Dr. Brodsky, orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society said, “When shopping for shoes, make sure that your toes have plenty of room to wiggle around. If your toes ar...

Travel-Related Blood Clots Can Be Reduced By Using Flight Stockings

...low of blood resulting in noticeable problems like ankle swelling or calf pain.Years ago traveler’s thrombosis was dubbed “economy-class syndrome” but researchers say that term is a misnomer because the small risk of thrombosis is present anytime a person is stationary for many hours, be it on a plane or t...

Save Budhia - The Indian Wonder Kid

...hing or tearing. The most common sprain occurs at ankle joints during any sports. The lower limb ligaments especially the ankle and knee ligaments are more prone to these injuries (Ligaments are small tough tissues that connect ...

Budhia Singh - Youngest Athlete To Be Dope Tested?

... like MRI of wrist joint, L S spine, both knee and ankle joints.....Karyo typing and dope testing," the medical report said. Dr Sugat Kar, who is the chief medical officer of Capital Hospital and member of the medical team, which tested Budhia, was pleasantly surprised with the stamina shown by the amazi...

Less Invasive By Pass Surgery Proves Economical In The Long Run

...y making a cut which runs deep (2-inches) from the ankle to the top of the inner thigh. In US endoscopy is used to harvest the vein which requires small incisions (2 cm deep). According to the study conducted by Timmy Au, a cardiothoracic surgeon at Hong Kong’s Grantham Hospital said that up to 40 % of ...

Retro Running Is Found To Be More Advantageous

...m knee-joint surgery and injuries ranging from the ankle to the groin. Gary Gray, a physical therapist in Adrian, Mich, also asks his patients to continue with backward exercise as it is helpful in the long run. It is beneficial to the heart, lungs, muscles and joints....

Jogging on Beach Could Cause Injury

...n of joints and tendons in the knee, lower leg and ankle - even fractures, Ciccotti said in a statement. Wearing running shoes that offer stable support and are designed to absorb the shock of hitting the surface while running could prevent injuries, Ciccotti recommended. He added: "Replace shoes about...

Clinical-trials Show Increased Therapeutic Activity of Pycnogenol than Daflon

... leg ulcers due to CVI. If left untreated, leg and ankle swelling can lead to dangerous conditions such as ...upplemented with Pycnogenol? experienced decreased ankle swellings by 35 percent, while Daflon treatment decreased ankle swelling by 19 percent. A composite ...

Look younger with HGH!!

...reased pressure inside the brain, fluid retention, ankle swelling and pains in muscles and joints. Mr Prakash said: "If you read the literature, you see the risk is tiny and typically associated with too-high doses of the hormone”. However, if a user has cancer that has not been detected, the disease c...

Female Athletes at Risk of Stress Fractures

...in which pain is felt below the knee and above the ankle bone and is associated with exercise. Although it is often thought to be related to external factors such as training volume, playing/training surface or footwear, there is little scientific evidence to support these elements as risk factors for le...

Widely Prescribed Diabetes Drug Falls Short of Promise, Says New Review

...ncluding fluid retention, weight gain, and leg and ankle "edema" or swelling. In isolated cases it may lead to, or worsen, heart failure. In the review studies, 15 percent of participants receiving pioglitazone therapy reported edema compared with 7 percent of participants in control groups. The 15 stu...

Season for Ladder Accidents!!

...nted 18% of the cases. 43% of the cases had leg or ankle fractures while 30% had broken upper limbs. Dr. Jean-Denis Yelle, head of trauma at the Ottawa Hospital, said most injuries are '100 percent preventable.' They range from wrist fractures to severe brain and spinal trauma, even death.' GYT...

Visitors At Taj Can Now Avail Of Medical Facilities

A twisted ankle or sudden palpitations while sightseeing around the Taj Mahal will now be promptly attended to by doctors stationed //in the complex of the 17th century monument to love. The Archaeological Survey of India has agreed to a request by the Uttar Prade...

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