Author - Inamdar

Effects of Percussive Therapy

Clinical evidence shows that The Massage Gun is a professional grade percussive therapy device ideal to aid in the recovery of athletes, and anyone else who suffer from injuries or muscle aches. the benefits of massage guns and percussive therapy: speedier recovery, reduced muscle soreness and lactic acid build-up which could mean less pain, improved range of motion, better blood circulation and more. Massage guns are primarily thought of as “recovery” tools in today’s fitness culture, but you can use them [...]

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WHICH IS BETTER – ROOT CANAL OR EXTRACTION

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT IS DONE FOR TEETH WHEN THE NERVE HOUSED INSIDE EACH INDIVIDUAL TOOTH (PULP)  IS AFFECTED DUE TO CARIES/DECAY. A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT SAVES A TOOTH AND GIVES ONE THE ADVANTAGE OF PROLONGING THE LIFE OF THEIR TOOTH. IN CASE A TOOTH IS DECAYED BEYOND REPAIR, REMOVAL (EXTRACTION)  OF THAT TOOTH BECOMES NECESSARY. IN SUCH CASES THE EXTRACTED TOOTH (EXCEPT THE THIRD MOLAR) SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH AN ARTIFICIAL SUBSTITUTE LIKE IMPLANT/BRIDGE/DENTURE. REPLACEMENT OF REMOVED TOOTH IS NECESSARY [...]

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Make Your Office Back Friendly

Make Your Office Back Friendly    If you’re like many people, you probably spend much of your day sitting at a desk. This sedentary behaviour puts you at increased risk for spending prolonged time in poor posture, potentially causing pain and discomfort. Few easy tips that will go a long way in helping your back feel better at work. Desk  Make sure your workspace has: Stable desk (not wobbly). At a good height (28″-30″ above the floor is suitable for most adults). Large enough for your [...]

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Newer Advances in Total Knee Replacement Surgery by – Dr.Murtaza Adeeb

Dr.Murtaza Adeeb Total Knee Replacement [TKR] surgery has become quite common nowadays. This operation is being done for over 4 decades now and there have been tremendous improvements through the years. The design has undergone quite a few changes and material quality has improved. The manufacturing process has also been streamlined and the sterilization processes have been refined. Operative techniques have been honed in and surgeons are better trained now. So the question now is that, is there room for further improvement? The [...]

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Angiography Procedure

About cardiac catheterisation and cardiac angiography  Non-invasive tests can provide a lot of valuable information about the heart. However, sometimes it is not possible to make important decisions about a patient’s treatment unless a test called cardiac catheterisation is performed. Cardiac catheterisation, also known as coronary angiography gives vital information about the blood pressure inside your heart, and how well the pumping chambers and valves are working. Most importantly, it shows whether there are any narrowing in the coronary arteries and [...]

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Angioplasty Procedure

WHAT IS ANGIOPLASTY?  Angioplasty is a type of Percutaneous Intervention but the two terms are often used to talk about the same procedure. Angioplasty is much like an angiogram procedure. It is also done in the catheterization lab or “cath lab”. It is a procedure used to widen the narrowing in the arteries of your heart without open surgery. In an angioplasty, a catheter with a small inflatable balloon attached is positioned within the narrowed section of the artery. When the [...]

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Vaping

Thus vaping is like smoking minus the adverse effects of smoking like bad smell/ bad breath,dirty ashtrays, cigarette burns . It can be defined as an act of inhaling water vapour through a personal vaporizer. It is an alternative to smoking; in this process the individual gets their nicotine hit by inhaling the odourless vapour which is generated when heat is applied to the liquid. Different materials that can be vaped are-e liquids,waxy concentrates,dry herbs mostly with nicotine.

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What is a cervical laminectomy?

What is a cervical laminectomy? A cervical laminectomy is performed to relieve the pressure on the spinal cord in your neck. A cut will be made in the skin at the back of your neck. X-rays will be taken during surgery and used to confirm the correct levels of the spine. Small portions of bone and ligaments will be removed from the affected cervical spine to relieve the pressure on the spinal cord. The cut will be closed with stitches or staples. What [...]

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What is Valvuloplasty?

What is valvuloplasty? Valvuloplasty is a cardiac cath lab procedure that treats a narrow or stiff heart valve. In valvuloplasty, your heart doctor threads a catheter (narrow tube) through a blood vessel into your heart. A small balloon at the end of the catheter inflates to stretch the valve so blood flows more easily through it. Why do I need it? Your hearts valves work like doors or gates to keep blood moving in one direction through the heart chambers. The valves [...]

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Tobacco

It is a product prepared from the tobacco plant leaves, by curing them. Tobacco is available in smoking and smokeless variety. Smoking tobacco –e.g-cigarette,bidi,hookah,snuf,cheroot,etc Smokeless variety-e.g-gutkha,zarda,pan masala,khaini,etc Tobacco is also available as dentrifice (used to clean teeth). Due to strategic marketing by tobacco industry, there is an ever increasing number of people addicted to tobacco. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, lung diseases and cancers. Inhaling second hand smoke is equally dangerous and causes cancers in non smoking individuals. Tobacco smoke contains tar [...]

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