Tibiofemoral Dislocation Symptoms and Treatment

Tibia is the major part of the lower leg and the femur is the upper thigh bone, both together form the knee joint. Yes, the Tibiofemoral joint is the medical term for the knee joint and the Tibiofemoral dislocation in common terms is the knee joint dislocation. The knee joint is the strongest joint in […]

Hip Labral Tear Causes and Treatments

A hip labral tear is a painful hip injury that can happen either suddenly due to injury or can develop over time due to repetitive motions. It can happen to anyone at any time and may eventually lead to surgery depending on the severity and underlying cause of the labral tear. Because it is both […]

What Is a Pelvic Osteotomy for an Acetabular Dysplasia?

Acetabular dysplasia is a hip disorder that is caused by a shallow hip socket which fails to provide the right coverage for the ball of the hip joint. When the femoral head (ball) doesn’t get enough coverage, it tends to rub & damage the hip joint’s labrum and internal cushion lining. This internal rupture can […]

Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO): Hip Surgery

Reinhold Ganz popularized Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) for the treatment of hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is a condition where the femur or thigh bone is not connected with the pelvis causing the hip joint to be slightly dislocated. This can result in different leg lengths or limping. This condition can be genetic or a person can […]

Childhood Obesity a Major Link to Hip Diseases

Childhood obesity is when the child weighs more than what his age should normally weigh. Childhood obesity has long term and immediate health outcomes. Parents think it is fine as long as the children are eating and enjoying themselves. However, this excessive and unhealthy eating could lead to some serious health issues. Obesity is not […]

Snapping Hip Syndrome Causes and Treatment

The hip joint is one of the most complex joints in the human body. It’s made up of many small bones and ligaments that allow different movements of the leg. When pain occurs in the hip joint, it’s usually due to a condition called Hip Strain. When you move, the socket of the hip flexes […]

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) Treatment

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is a hip disorder suffered by adolescents where the femur slips away from the ball (femoral head).  As children in teens and pre-teens are usually affected by this disorder, it causes severe complications including osteonecrosis (death of bone) and osteoarthritis, when not detected and treated at early stages. So how […]

Knee Braces for Osteoarthritis | Dr Niraj Vora

Knee Osteoarthritis in brief and its causes The knee joint is protected by cartilage that cushions the ends of bones. The cartilage works as an anti-friction agent. It allows smooth movement of the joint. Over time, this cartilage begins to wear off. This condition leads to arthritis, in this case, known as osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is […]

Irritable Hip Syndrome Treatment in Mumbai

The irritable hip syndrome, also known as acute transient synovitis among orthopedic specialists, is referred to as the condition of the hip joint being inflamed and swelled up. It is usually seen in children of age 3 to 10 and affects boys more than girls. The syndrome is called irritable for a reason- the pain from […]

Treatment Options for Knee Bursitis

Bursitis is caused when there is swelling in one or many small fluid sacs that are known as bursae present in a joint. Bursae act as a cushion and support around the bones and tendons. When swelling is observed, it causes a lot of pain and prevents normal movements of the joint. It can be […]