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New Delhi: Indian Spinal Injuries Centre treated an unusual case of a banker diagnosed with tuberculosis which subsequently spread to her bones making her limp with pain that was getting progressively worse.
New Delhi: An increasing number of people in the 15-35 age group are suffering spinal injuries due to road accidents, doctors and officials said here on Tuesday.
New Delhi: Doctors at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) here have successfully treated a three-year-old girl suffering from spondyloptosis of L5 over S1.
New Delhi: Bone and joint diseases are the most common cause of physical disability in the world, especially the developing world, as about 10 per cent of the population have a bone and joint problem, according to Dr S Rajasekaran, president, Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA). He was speaking at a function organised on Saturday at the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre here to celebrate the 1st Bone and Joint Day.
New Delhi: The Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) members have conducted more than 3,500 surgeries, the value of which will be more than Rs 12.5 crore, in the last one month under a special programme — Let’s Pledge to Give. Under this programme, each IOA member has agreed to operate one surgery free this year aiming at a target of 10,000 free surgeries to the needy.
New Delhi: Even as researchers try to confirm the side effects of osteoporosis pain-relieving drugs on women, doctors say continuous consumption of the drug bisphosphonates can make the bones brittle and lead to untimely fractures.
With medical tourism picking up at a fast pace, the number of patients travelling from Kenya to India is expected to more than double to 50,000 during the current year, compared to the previous year as the cost of treatment in India is as low as a tenth of what is in Kenya.