Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorder

Doctors at Global Hospital, Parel successfully treated a 11-year-old Kurdistani boy named Goran Shakhawan, who used to limp for almost all his life, now after a complex surgery he will be able to walk properly

Mumbai: Doctors treat 11-year-old Kurdish boy suffering from rare spinal cord disorderA rare spinal cord tumour forced 11-year-old Goran Shakhawan from Kurdistan, to limp for most of his life. After, undergoing surgery at Global Hospital, Parel, the patient will be able to walk properly now, and can resume normal activities like the children of his age. Surgery, along with physiotherapy and rehabilitation will help him recover […]

Treadmill exercise can help ease period pain, finds study

A treadmill exercise regime can reduce period pain and improve long-term quality of life, according to a new study published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials

Treadmill exercise can help ease period pain, finds studyResearchers conducted a trial over a seven-month period to see how treadmill exercise benefited women suffering from primary dysmenorrhea, commonly known as period pain. Women aged between 18 and 43 were asked to take part in a supervised aerobic training regime three times a week for four weeks, beginning the day after the end of […]

Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk again

A female leopard cub left paralysed after falling victim to a road accident near Igatpuri, Maharashtra was brought for medical care to the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre by Forest Department officers.  After months of extensive medical treatment and physiotherapy with help from experts at Wildlife SOS, the young leopard was able to walk again and has safely returned to the wild

Maha: Leopard paralysed after road accident, learns how to walk againEarlier this year, a 7-month-old female leopard got into a dreadful road accident and was found critically injured near Igatpuri located in Nashik district, Maharashtra. The young feline was rescued by the Forest Department and later transferred to the Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Center, run by Wildlife SOS in Junnar. Detailed X-ray reports revealed that the […]

Get your ‘Back’ on track

As the spine ages, one may feel some aches and pains. So, the back pain after the age of 50, can be tackled by physiotherapy and lifestyle modifications, say experts

Get your ‘Back’ on trackAll the joints in the body undergo wear and tear. However, the joint where there is maximum stress will affect first, for example, the joints of the spine said doctors. Nisha Singh (name changed), a 55-year-old, a housewife who resides in Andheri, visited Dr Abhijit Kale, assistant professor, orthopedic department at LTMG Sion Hospital. Dr […]

Sancheti Hospital develops innovative brace to reduces chances of knee replacement surgery

This comprehensive strategy and the brace are launched for the first time in India and will help improve the lives of millions of osteoarthritis patients in India

Sancheti Hospital develops innovative brace to reduces chances of knee replacement surgerySancheti Hospital has launched a new kind of movement that combines established physiotherapy principles with an innovative brace based on the latest technology and this is named as Pune OA-Knee Strategy (PKS). This new concept focuses on disease modifying strategies that can be used to halt or even regress the progression of osteoarthritis and help […]

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS Hospital

The physiotherapy department at AIIMS Hospital will soon have robotic assistance for its patients. The physiotherapy department of the institute is soon going to procure robotic-assisted technology for the early rehabilitation of its patients

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS HospitalWhen you are injured or fractured a certain part of your body, you generally take more than a few weeks to completely heal your bone. Apart from this you also require mandatory physiotherapy to help move the affected area. Now, if you are admitted at Delhi’s physiotherapy department a robot will soon help assist and […]

Pilates offers benefits for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions

A Musculoskeletal Care study is the first to investigate individual perceptions of the impact of a Pilates exercise programme on the daily lives of people with chronic conditions

Pilates offers benefits for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditionsIn the study of 15 women and seven men with a range of chronic musculoskeletal conditions – including nonspecific low back pain, peripheral joint osteoarthritis and a range of postsurgical conditions – and an age range of 36 to 83 years, data were collected via digital recordings of four focus groups in three North/West of […]

Mumbai: First-of-its-kind, Maharashtra doctor treats turtle through physiotherapy

The Turtle treatment and wildlife Transit Centre in Dahanu have successfully treated an Oliver Ridley turtle

Mumbai: First-of-its-kind, Maharashtra doctor treats turtle through physiotherapyThe turtle was found injured at Vasai. It had injured his right leg and was unable to walk. The doctors at the Turtle treatment and wildlife Transit Centre treated the turtle through animal physiotherapy. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Dinesh Vinhalkar said, “The turtle was brought to our treatment centre as he was […]

Cerebral Palsy: Why orthopaedic surgery and physiotherapy treatment are important for kids

Orthopaedic surgeries and physiotherapy play an important role in the treatment of cerebral palsy and help in improving mobility near to normal opined experts

Cerebral Palsy: Why orthopaedic surgery and physiotherapy treatment are important for kidsCerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that affects a child’s movement and muscle tone. In most cases, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that develops in a baby before or during or shortly after birth. Dr Sandeep Patwardhan, HoD Paediatric Orthopaedic Department at Sancheti Hospital opined that though the disease does not progress […]

Walkathon to be held in Pune to spread awareness on physiotherapy

In a bid to spread awareness about importance of physiotherapy which can solve many problems related to bones and muscle, Sancheti Hospital is organising ‘Sancheti walkathon and 5 Km Run Challenge’ on September 09 to mark World Physiotherapy Day

Walkathon to be held in Pune to spread awareness on physiotherapyWhile many see physiotherapy as a part of healthcare that is mainly aimed at healing the injured and helping athletes to improve performance, there is so much more to this highly specialised field. Dr Parag Sancheti, Chairman, Sancheti Hospital said that physiotherapists can help to alleviate pain, improve your body mechanics to reduce pain, aid […]