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Author Archives: Muzammil's Orthopaedics
Your big toes hurt, you got bunions, and those strappy high heels kill you.. Seems like you got ‘Hallux Valgus‘ and your toes look like the pic below Well its mostly a combination of genetics and footwear (and a few … Continue reading
Orthopods (like yours truly) frequently advise vitamin D supplements with calcium for healthy bones. However I bet you didn’t know this is turning to be one useful vitamin! Vitamin D may help treat chronic pain in women (may not work … Continue reading
Midnight of 31st December will ring in 2011 amid much revelry. The bygone year however left much to ponder in medicine. Briefly: Propoxyphene, a painkiller, was linked with potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities and withdrawn. Drugs like Algaphan, Diagesic, Distalgesic, … Continue reading
Did you know? Steroid injection into the knee provides relief for 1 week on average. 3,5 or up to 7 ‘Hyalgan’ or ‘Synvisc’ injections given into the knee at weekly intervals act like oil in a rusty joint and ease … Continue reading
Disclaimer first: Don’t treat yourself. See your doctor (that would be me) to rule out anything more serious. All interventions assume there are no cardiac or other serious conditions. Remember: Osteoarthritis damage is NOT reversible by any medicine here or … Continue reading
Now after ‘facebook’ and ‘twitter’, muzammil’s ortho will be blogging here off and on. Stay tuned..