Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Arthritis : What it is and How to treat it ?

Inflammation of the joint is commonly known as arthritis which is accompanied, by pain.  There are different types of arthritis ranges from those related to wear and tear of the cartilage to those associated with inflammation resulting from an overactive immune system.
Arthritis treatment in Chennai can be availed from Chennai with the guidance of Dr. Vijaykumar Sohanlal.  

Types of Arthritis

There are seven main groups of arthritis.  They are,
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Infectious arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative or Mechanical Arthritis
  • Metabolic Arthritis
  • Soft tissue musculoskeletal pain

Causes of Arthritis

  • Abnormal metabolism
  • Injury
  • Infections
  • Inheritance
  • Immune system dysfunction

People with certain genetic makeup are prone to arthritis.  Factors like previous injury, smoking, infection and physically demanding occupations along with genetic conditions increase the risk of arthritis.  
Foods that are rich in refined sugar, foods that increase inflammation, especially animal-derived foods can exacerbate arthritis.  

Symptoms of Arthritis

  • Stiffness
  • Redness
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Decreased range of motion    


Arthritis is diagnosed with a detailed medical history of symptoms, physical examination, radiographic and laboratory studies.  Some other tests include
Rheumatoid factor
  • Joint x-ray
  • Bone scan
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Anti –CCP antibody
  • C-reactive protein 
  • Synovial fluid analysis
  • Antinuclear antibody
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Blood culture
  • Urinalysis etc


Arthritis include painful cases like gout, in such cases, some medications are suggested to relieve pain and prevent further damaging of the joints
The treatment involves the following
  • Medications
  • Weight loss
  •  Splints or joint assistive aids
  • Patient education and support
  • Surgery-joint surgery and joint replacement surgery
  • Diet that is good for joints include nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables, beans, olive oil and whole grains

Risk Factors

There are certain risk factors.  They are age, genetics, gender, overweight, injuries, infection and occupation.
Regulating activities
There are certain self-management activities which include,
  • Developing arthritis management strategies
  • Staying physically active
  • Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Protecting joints from unnecessary stress
  • Physical activities like walking, swimming, and riding are appropriate for arthritis patients.

Mahi Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic Clinic are headed by Dr. Vijay and he is the best orthopedic doctor in Chennai.  He  consults patient at Fortis Malar Hospital and also  at MAHI Clinic

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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Get Rid Of Hip Pain With Hip Replacement Surgery

Suffering From Hip Pain? Don't Suffer anymore, Get effective Hip Replacement Surgery from MAHI Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic Clinic in Chennai.

Hip Replacement surgery is a surgical procedure which removes the damaged hip joint with arthritis and replaces it with an artificial joint.The hip replacement relieves hip pain and increases hip function by surfing the bones that meet at the hip joint.The artificial joint is made from metal and plastic component. Hip replacement surgery is usually necessary when the hip joint is worn or damaged to the extent that your mobility is reduced and you experience pain even while resting. 

Hip Replacement Surgery is usually necessary when the hip joint is worn or damaged to extent that your flexibility is reduced and you experience pain on your knees even while you are resting.A Hip replacement surgery is a major surgery, so Surgery is not the first option, Hip replacement is normally recommended if other treatment like injection, medicines or therapy fails to treat the hip pain. 

  • Severe pain, swelling, and stiffness on your hip
  •  Depressed feeling because of lack of mobility
  •  Difficulty in doing everyday tasks

  • Freedom from pain
  • Improved mobility 
  • less damage to major muscle
  • less post-operative care 
  • fast recovery
  • Decreased risk of hip dislocation
  • Better performance or movement 

  •  Osteoarthritis
  •  Rheumatoid arthritis
  •  Post-traumatic arthritis
  •  Avascular necrosis
  •  Childhood hip disease
  •  Some infants and children have hip problems

To get rid of Hip Pain take the effective Hip Replacement Surgery at affordable cost from Mahi Clinic, Chennai
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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Effective Knee Replacement Surgery In Chennai

Knee replacement surgery or arthroplasty is one of the advanced technology to replace the damaged knee with an artificial joint.When an arthritis occurs ability to bend and flex your knees can become uncomfortable.Knee Replacement surgery is not the primary treatment, it is only done when all other treatment fails to treat.It is always better to do knee replacement surgery because over time the damage progress and become more difficult.Severe arthritis pain can b solved by knee replacement surgery. 

  • There are several advantages from knee replacement surgeries 
  • Freedom from pain 
  • improved mobility 
  • improved quality of life 
  • better performance with flexibility 
Types of Knee Replacement surgery 

In this type surgery, both sides of knee joints are replaced, it is the most common procedure. This type of surgery lasts for mainly 1 to 3 hours.In Total knee, replacement surgery have less pain and better mobility
The partial knee replacement replaces only one side of the knee joint.In this type replacement, the incision will be smaller but it does not last as long as a total replacement. This type of surgery is suitable for people who have damaged only one of their knee. The hospital stay and recovery period are shorter in this case. 
MAHI Joint Replacement and orthopedic clinic is one the best orthopedic clinic in Chennai which provides the effective knee replacement surgery in Chennai. 
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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Sports Medicine :Get Back To your Game

Sports medicine is a treatment procedure to heal and rehabilitate the injury to become able the affected person to perform regular activities rapidly. It is a orthopedics sub-specialty that diagnose, prevent, treat and rehabilitate the injuries that a person received which playing sports or doing any athletic activities.


Athletes are considering as more susceptible to the orthopedic injuries that occurred due to the risk of fall, wear and tear, or accidents happened during the sports activities. So it is important to take the essential safety measures while playing sports to protect the body to be injured. These orthopedic injuries involve stress fracture, severe pain, tearing of the internal structures, or stretching. Physicians can help injured people to regain the functionality and use of injured part of the body. The physicians got training to diagnose, and treat sports injuries. The physicians treated common injuries such as
  • ACL Tears
  • Muscle cramps
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Stress fractures
  • Muscle contusions
  • Torn tendons and ligaments
  • Shin splints
The treatment of these complications can include complete rest, physical therapy, orthotics, and surgery. It is recommended to go for a proper medical care when the first sign of the sports injury occurs as it can lead to the more damage while doing any activity. It is also important for the athletes to care themselves before, after and during the physical activity or a sport activity to prevent occurrence of sports injuries. It is good for the sport persons to visit physicians regularly to ensure that they are healthy and can detect any problem in its early stage. Playing sports or doing exercise with an injury can worsen the condition and make it a severe case.

Mahi Orthopaedic Clinic, Chennai provides best treatment in sport injuries. The clinic offers a wide range of treatment options to heal sports injuries and protects from any possible future injuries as well. Dr. vijay kumar sohanlal is a highly qualified and experienced doctor for treating sports injuries. 

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Monday, 3 July 2017

Elbow Arthroscopy for Tennis Elbow

An elbow is a hinged joint formed by the joining of the upper arm bone (Humerus), the forearm bone on the thumb side (radius) and the forearm bone on the little finger side (Ulna). These three bones joint together in the elbow joint is covered with articular cartilage and the remaining surface of the joint is covered with synovial membrane. This unique anatomy of the elbow allows the joint to pass through a wide range of motion.
    When the elbow joint experience tremendous stress which may result in elbow joint spur or loose fragments of bone or cartilage, the doctor may suggest an elbow arthroscopy for the patient

What is Elbow Arthroscopy?

    Elbow arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat a wide range of conditions that affects the elbow joint. The following are the steps of the procedure:
  • First the surgeon gives anesthesia to the patient
  • Then the surgeon will make 2-3 small incisions near the elbow
  • Through one of the incisions the surgeon will insert an arthroscope
  • The surgeon makes the accurate diagnosis of the elbow joint with the help of the magnified images provided by the arthroscopic camera
  • After that the surgeon inserts small surgical instruments through the other incisions
  • The surgeon then introduce a sterile solution to expand the joint, in order to get a better space and view of the joint for the correction
  • Once the correction is done the surgeon closes the incisions with stitches.

Conditions treated

    Using an elbow arthroscopy a variety of conditions can be diagnosed and treated, including:
  • Stiffness
  • Fractures
  • Loose bodies in the joint
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis elbow

Elbow arthroscopy for Tennis Elbow

    Tennis Elbow also known as Lateral Epicondylitis is caused by repetitive gripping activities using thumb and the first two fingers. This results in pain in arm, elbow and swelling of the tendons. This condition which may fails to get relief through conservative treatment can be treated by elbow arthroscopy by removing the damaged tendon and repairing the remaining.
    Mahi  Orthopedic Clinic is a leading centre offers advanced orthopedic treatments like Elbow Arthroscopy in Chennai. The clinic provides advanced Treatment for Tennis Elbow in Chennai at highly affordable cost.

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Friday, 2 June 2017

Knee replacement surgery – the effective cure of severe knee disorders

One of the most common surgical procedures conducted today, knee replacement surgery not only cures the pain, it helps in restoring ease of mobility and thus the overall quality of life. Also called knee arthroplasty, knee replacement surgery involves removing the damaged part of the knee to replace it with an artificial joint or prosthesis made of plastic or inert metal.
Scope of knee replacement surgery
Knee replacement surgery is conducted in most patients when other forms of treatments involving medications and physical therapy fail to ease the pain and restore the mobility. The main diseases or irregularities that leads to knee issues demanding knee replacement surgery are as follows: -
  • Osteoarthritis – an age related condition, it is one of the most common reasons for conducting knee replacement surgery.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis – an autoimmune disorder, it is caused when the knee linings are damaged by the action of immune system.
  • Knee deformities – knee replacement surgery helps in correcting deformities caused by knees such as bowed legs.
  • Knee injuries – injuries or trauma caused due to surgeries or fall can be corrected by replacement surgery.
  • Blood flow issues – knee replacement surgeries helps in restoring blood flow in cases where knee issues are caused due to lack of adequate blood flow.

Types of knee replacement surgery
Knee replacement surgeries are of different types based on different factors such as the extent of replacement and the technology used to perform the procedure. They are as follows: -
Mahi Orthopaedic clinic, based in Chennai, is a leading centre offering advanced treatment for various orthopaedic disorders.

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Monday, 17 April 2017

Sports Medicine – Ensuring Fitness in Sports Career

Sports is one of the main fields that demand perfect physical fitness. Sports medicine is a special branch of medicine that solely deals with the physical fitness of sports persons. Also called Sports and Exercise Medicine or SEM, it deals with prevention and treatment of injuries that occur in sports and exercise as well.
With a career in sports, injuries cannot be avoided altogether. The rate of physical activity the field demands, makes us susceptible to injuries. Hence a proper study of injuries and their cures along with the right path to be followed for physical fitness that ensures maximum efficiency is a necessity in sports.

Scope of sports medicine
Sports medicine mainly deals with the musculo-skeletal study of human body as they are more prone to injuries. While the main scope of treatment for SEM specialists include ligament, muscle, tendon and bone injuries, they also treat illnesses like breathing issues or asthma, diabetes and the sort, present in sports persons, that threaten to hinder their playing efficiency.
Sports medicine treatment procedures
The treatment procedures involved in sports medicine is based on the body part affected and the intensity of the injury. The common treatment procedures that are applied in the branch of medicine are as follows.
  • Physiotherapy – physiotherapy in sports involve various techniques of muscle manipulation, to treat long term injuries, strengthening the muscles and increasing the range of motion.
  • Medications - medication to reduce swelling and pain at the site of injury
  • Immobilisation – stabilising the injured parts by using splints, casts and sso on which helps in preventing further pain, spasms or swelling.
  • Corticosteroid injection – administered in case of severe pain and swelling.
  • Surgery procedures – in cases where conservative treatments fail, surgical procedures are needed to treat the injury. With advancement in technology they can be done with minimally invasive techniques that require minimum recovery time.
Benefits of Sports medicine
A field solely related to study and treatment of sport related injuries and physical fitness, they increase the capability of our sport persons. They help in treatment of muscle cramps, concussions, sprains, fractures, soft tissue injury, dislocation, ACL tears and so on.
Mahi Clinic, based in Chennai offers advanced orthopaedic treatments with specialisation in sports medicine.


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