Category Archives: Orthopedic Problems

Calcium Daily Need And Its Excess- Side Effects

How Much Calcium Do We Need? A human adult requires 1000 to 1200mg of calcium per day. It is preferable to get this calcium from your daily diet. In cases where this is not achievable, supplements may be added, taking care that the total calcium does not crosses the daily requirement. Usually, Vitamin D is […]

Teriparatide (Forteo) Injections- How it Works, Side Effects And Precautions

What is Teriparatide? It is a artificially prepared Parathyroid hormone, rDNA origin. Used to treat both men and post monepausal women, who are at a high risk of having fractures. Common Brand Names Common brand names under which the medicine is sold include, Forteo, Terifrec Mechanism of Action? Teriparatide is identical to a portion of […]

Total Hip Replacement Surgery- After care, Exercises, Precautions

Total Hip Replacement This is a commonly done surgery these days. Here, the ball and socket joint of the hip is replaced. This is a main weight bearing joint of our body. So, take care after surgery to help healing and attain proper alignment and movements. You’ll need to follow instructions given by your doctor […]

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) Two kinds of pains can be broadly identified after physical activities or work outs. One is which occurs immediately after the activity. And the other is that appears hours after. The latter, which  appears later is referred to as DOMS. Immediate Pain It is common to feel crampy […]

Tilted Pelvis – A Gift of Modern Day Office Life

Pelvic Tilt – A Gift of Sedentary Work Style With each passing day, the advancement in technology is increasing our sitting time on desks and computers. This has steadily been accompanied by various health problems such as backache, cervical pain, obesity and various postural problems including pelvic tilt. Before going into the details of postural […]

Managing Ankle and Foot Injury

Management of Ankle and Foot Injury It is common to get injured over the ankle or foot, while running, sport activities, cleaning lawns or other activities. Steps to be Done See if the person is able to move the affected portions without much pain. If no, this may be a fracture and you need to […]