Among the largest joints of the body, the knee joint is a type of modified hinge joint which handles the way we walk, run and skip about our daily lives. It is capable of performing movements like flexion, extension and a few rotational movements. The greatest football players and athletes owe their performance to a healthy set of knees which bear about as much as 10 times the effort when some load is exerted on the upper half of the body.   The three important pillars that give the knee...
Overview India is a great land in many ways, right from having diverse culture to being a place of natural beauty and ayurveda and other things. In fact, since time immemorial the country has been serving healthcare solutions and in the contemporary world, thanks to the huge investment taking place in this sector one can find massive size hospitals and medical centres to cater high quality treatments for various ailments. This certainly include the top hospitals and top doctors like Dr. Askok...
Sinuses are empty spaces present under your facial skin, around your airway passages of your nose. These empty pockets generate mucus. The function of the mucus is to clean the air that we breathe from bacteria and other harmful particles. However, if mucus gets contaminated with bacteria itself, it inflames these hollow nasal portions (sinuses) causing a burning sensation in such areas.. Such an abnormal condition is called as sinusitis.   Burning sensation around your sinuses can also...
Anatomy of Prostate Gland:   Prostate gland is a pelvic organ exclusive to male gender only. It contributes to the formation of seminal fluid and helps in ejecting it out of the male body. Prostate gland forms an important part of the male reproductive system and contributes to various functions related to male sexual functions. It resembles the shape and size of a closed fist and lies in close proximity to the rectum.   What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?   When the...
OverviewRobotic surgeries are among the new technology, which holds a good breakthrough in medical science in developed nations. India is a country, which is among the emerging medical hub for various medical treatment and surgeries.  Also, considering the competitive advancements taking place in India, the country is gearing up for the advance surgeries like robotic surgery. This surgery is among the new and emerging technology, which seems to be driving the market of healthcare giving...
What is Bariatric Surgery?   Bariatric surgery a.k.a. Weight loss surgery is a procedure which involves altering the anatomy of the stomach and some portion of intestines. This helps in reducing the quantity of food the stomach can hold at a time, thus accelerating weight loss. Bariatric surgery is not to be confused with liposuction, which happens commonly. The later deals with removal of excess body fat, thereby leading to relatively instant weight changes. Bariatric surgery will not...
What is a heart valve replacement surgery?The heart valve replacement surgery is the replacement of one or more of the heart valves with either an artificial valve or a bioprosthesis. It is a specialized surgery, which is performed for treating the abnormalities such as mitral regurgitation (MR) or aortic stenosis. This surgery is an alternative to the heart valve repair.Types of Procedure: There are four procedures, includes: Pulmonary valve which is located between the right ventricle and...
Blood pressure is the layman term for describing hypertension. To decipher the meaning of the same, it makes sense to dissect the word hypertension. Hyper means high and tension means stress. Simply put, hypertension is blood pressure that is beyond the advisable limit. Read on to find out the health complications high blood pressure brings with itself and also ways to control blood pressure.   What is high blood pressure? Blood pressure is eminent for efficient functioning of the...
Rhinoplasty is the most complicated and challenging procedure in all of plastic surgery. the nose job should sync to the look of the face, but also each area of the nose must be harmonious with all the others. For example, eliminating a bump without changing the tip in most cases can make the tip appear like it’s sticking out too far from the face. Contrarily, changing the tip alone without making the bridge can make a bridge appear too high or too wide. A rhinoplasty physician will go...
Overview Both men and women are seen undergoing the heart valve repair or replacement surgeries for fixing the issues within our heart. After the surgery, you may get rid of the heart issues; however, one may tend to get face a couple of issues while having sex. Hence, having sex after going for a heart valve repair surgery is safe or not is a big question to answer? Well, we all know how the heart valves are soft and high pitched click and by increasing the blood pressure it can cause the...
When you make the decision to replace your roof, you want to make sure the job is done right. The significant financial investment put into your house represents the care that you’re putting into maintaining your home. While there are many roofers who respect that and work as hard as you would, there are also some who don’t quite live up to your expectations. Here are some of the ways to sift through the many options and be sure you find the best roofing company in Gaithersburg. 1....
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Overview     Obesity can be regarded as the bane of all the times and many people especially the younger generation is passing from a bad phase having obesity in their body, which is affecting them a lot. Thanks to the wrong eating habits along with diet problems, a number of obese people are seen facing loads of issues including both the health and the medical ones. Though one may not accept the fact they are obese but when they end up getting its...
In the world of rapidly growing high-tech systems, many innovations have been made in the field of medical science also. One such innovation is robotically assisted heart surgery. Also known as closed-chest heart surgery, robotically-assisted heart surgery is a type of minimally invasive heart surgery. The cardiologists use the specially-designed computer console to handle and control surgical instruments on thin robotic arms. Robotically-assisted surgeries have proved to be beneficial by...
Acidity is a common disorder each one of us has faced atleast once in our lifetimes. Acidity makes one feel nauseous and uneasy. Normally, acidity is considered a by-product of stress, unhealthy and untimely eating habits, alcoholism, lack of physical exercises. What is acidity? Acidity is also termed as acid reflux. Acidity is also associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). It is a common occurrence in people who are over-weight and alcohol addicts. Again, people who eat...
Brain, spine and the entire neurovascular system is the managing system of human body and a blow to anyone may result in drastic consequences leading to decline in normal functioning and in some more severe cases to death. New Jersey has a no. of institutes that specializing in concussion treatment, brain tumor, brain aneurysm and other problems related to neurovascular system. Aneurysm is the inflation of arteries resulting in their bursting. Brain Aneurysm NJ can be one of the most critical...


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