The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Pain Society (APS) have issued a comprehensive joint clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain, which is published in the October 2,2007 issue of the Genral of Internal Medicine. These guidelines offer recommendations concerning how to categorize patients, when to perform imaging studies, educational information for patients, self-care, when to prescribe medications and what types, and nonpharmacologic therapy. An important caveat is that clinicians should not routinely order imaging and other d...
Up until the last 5-8 years or so there was a little lack of attention to Diabetic Foot infections. But, now the entire scenario has changed dramatically. The diabetic foot care is a teamwork which aims at detecting signs that could bring the diabetic foot at risk of Ulcerations' The elements that can be quantified are Pressure on feet, the planter blood flow, the sensitivity of feet.The role of this article is to bring to all about the recent update on the topic as the preventing efforts are well known to maintain an intact foot.There is evidence that appropriate footwear reduc...
Managing relapsed Clubfoot with complex Equino varus components can be extremely challenging. Usually most of the equinovarus deformities respond well to standard treatment protocol specially Ponsetti method and is widely accepted as well. However a small percentage of relapsed complex equinovarus deformities are sometimes extremely difficult to manage. Prior to managing, proper evaluation is essential as while treating these some difficulties are inevitable.
Stem cell therapy in orthopaedics holds a positive future in treating certain conditions which faces lot of challenges in presently available treatment modalities. These conditions like AVN head of femur, moderate stage of progressive OA, uncontrolled Rheumatoid Arthritis, Duchenne Muscular dystrophy etc give enormous challenges to the treating orthopaedic Surgeon. Cell therapy is the most important strategy in the management of above mentioned conditions. Defiantly autologous minimally manipulated MNCs should be ideally used. As minimal manipulation is being done so...
Joint pain is the discomfort, aching and soreness felt in any part of the joints and is an extremely common condition affecting all body joints. Obesity, injury and aging are the main causes of osteoarthritis. It is an aging illness that mostly affects the elderly. The causes of body joint pain consist of rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, bursitis, strains, sprains and fibromyalgia Rheumatoid arthritis is the inflammation of body joints causing fluid buildup as the immune system attacks the synovium.
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