Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Shoulder Joint Pain Relief in india

The Shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint with a range of movement, but this comes at the expenses of stability, resulting in an area that has a high incidence of problems. Muscle weakness,imbalances, stiffness, and trauma can cause rotator cuff muscle issues. These include,the symptoms such as,

1. Muscle strains and tears from overexertion.
2. Frozen shoulder.
3. Cartilage tears.
4. Tendonitis from overuse.
5. Dislocations,
6. Pinched nerves(also called radiculopathy)
7. Collar or upper arm bone fractures, which lead to pain and loss of function.

How to Diagnose Shoulder Pain?

Mainly the Shoulder pain will be diagnosed by,
1. X-ray: Plain X-rays can show narrowing of the space between two
2. MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a noninvasive procedures that can show the problems with the tendons and ligaments.
3. Mylography/CT scanning: Sometimes used as an alternative to MRI.
4. Electrodiagnostic studies: Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity(NCV) are sometimes used to diagnose neck and shoulder pain, arm pain, numbness and tingling.

Dr. Santhosh Jacob provides comprehensive evaluation and management for a lot of shoulder joint problems by keyhole rotator cuff surgery. He also have doctorate in sports medicine. He provides all types of orthopedic treatments.

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Saturday, 17 January 2015

Sport Injury Treatment in Chennai

Sports Injuries can be defined as the injuries which occurs during sports or while exercising.
Injury can happen in any part of the body, but sports injuries are basically used to indicate the injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

Common Symptoms of Sports Injury:

What is Acute Injury & Chronic Injury?

Acute Injury are defined as injuries that mainly occur all of a sudden while practising sports or doing exercises.

      They might result in the following :

Chronic Injury are defined as injuries that mainly occur after playing sports or doing exercises for a very long duration.

The Indicator of Chronic Injury include the following :

Some tips for Self treatment:

  • Protection - It is important to protect and save the already injured tissues.

          Small Injuries can be protected with the usage of bandages and elastic wraps.

  • Rest - The Injured tissues need enough time inorder to completely heal. So without falling into any temptations it is adviced to take rest at times.

  • Compression - Pressure will definitely reduce inflammation and swelling. A simple elastic bandage or a small piece of foam rubber directly on the injured before wrapping can help a lot.

  • Elevation - It is the simplest strategy used in the instances where you need to squeeze away the fluid from injured tissues, thereby reducing the pain, inflammation, and swelling.

Treatment carried out for Sports Injuries:

Sports injuries are very soft tissue injuries.
A soft tissue injuries are those injuries which have effects on muscles, joints or ligaments.
For example : Sprained ankle, bruise etc.

The other sports injuries are hard tissue injuries - they are injuries to a bone.
For example : Broken finger.

Soft tissue injuries are managed through the above said - Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation which are the quick recovery elements from injury.

Life Med ABC or Isomer Clinic is the physiotherapy and rehabilitation wing of Dr. Santhosh Specialty Center.

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