Friday, 24 November 2017

Hip Replacement, Replacing joints and Restoring Lives

Are you suffering from hip and joint related problems and searching for the best solution? Hip Replacement can help you to get out of this.
Hip replacement is a procedure during which the surgeon removes a damaged joint with an artificial joint which is made of metal and plastic components.  This treatment is chosen when all other treatment options are found to be a failure to relieve pain.
Searching for a  best hip replacement surgeon? Your search is over. Dr. Thadi Mohan provides the best treatment for joint related problems.  He is the best consultant Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 20 years of experience in joint replacement surgery. If you are looking for a surgeon for undergoing joint replacement surgery in Ernakulam, India Dr. Thadi Mohan is the best.  He is one of the top orthopedic surgeons in India   

Why Hip Replacement Surgery Needed?

Rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, injury due to fall and bone tumors are the treatment conditions that may lead to the breakdown of the hip joint and need replacement.

Hip Replacement Procedure

  1. Surgeon makes an opening over the front or side of the hip, through the layers of tissue
  2. Removes the damaged bone and cartilage, leaving the healthy bone intact
  3. The damaged socket is replaced by implanting a  prosthetic socket into the pelvic bone
  4. Replaces the round ball on the top of the femur with the prosthetic ball which is attached to a stem that fits into the thigh bone.

After surgery, 

Climbing stairs reduce to the minimum, use a firm straight-back chair to get posture, avoid fall, use elevated toilet seat so that bending can be avoided.
Six to twelve weeks after the surgery make an appointment with the surgeon to ensure the healing process.  A complete recovery will happen after 12 months.
Hip replacement procedure in India is safe with Dr. Thadi Mohan.  He is renowned as the top Orthopedic Surgeon.  He has a special skill to replace the hip which makes your life worse.  In Eranakulam(Kerala) you can solve your issues with the best hip replacement surgeon.  Eranakulam is successful with Dr.  Thadi Mohan.  Hurry up and take an appointment ….

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Friday, 4 August 2017

Does Knee Pain Interfere With Your Daily Life??

Surgical treatment for knee pain is known as knee transplant. It’s of two types.

Partial knee transplant : In this method, the surgeon replaces only the damaged portions of the knee with metal and plastic parts.

Total knee replacement : In this procedure, the complete knee is replaced with an artificial joint. It requires a major surgery and hospitalization.

Who needs a knee replacement surgery?

If the knee is really stiff and painful, difficult to perform even the basic activities, only then will the knee replacement surgery be considered. This surgery is mainly reserved for people over the age of 50, and those who have severe osteoarthritis.

What happens during knee replacement surgery?

Once administered with the anaesthesia, an 8 to 12-inch incision is made in the front of the knee. The damaged part of the joint is then removed from the surface of the bones, and the surfaces are then shaped in such a way to hold a metal or plastic artificial joint.

The artificial joint is then attached to the thigh bone, shin and knee cap with the help of cement or any other special material. When fit together, the newly installed artificial parts of the joint, will be relying on the surrounding muscles and ligaments for support and function.

How is the recovery period after knee replacement surgery?

The minimum time of stay in the hospital after knee replacement is mostly three to five days. Mostly the vast majority of patients who have undergone the knee joint replacement surgery have dramatic improvement. The improvement is most notable one month or more after surgery. 

The pain caused by the damaged joint is completely reduced when the new gliding surface is constructed during surgery. After the knee replacement, people are standing and also moving the joint the day after surgery.

Orthopaedic Surgery India is a super speciality clinic, which offers various orthopaedic treatments in Chennai. The treatments include Joint replacements, Arthritis, Sports Medicine.
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Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Hip Replacement: Bring Movement Back to your Life

Hip replacement procedure and Hip Revision Surgery are available in Ernakulum, Kerala in India. A hip replacement is a surgery in which a damaged hip joint is substituted with an artificial joint. This process is known as prosthesis. Hip replacement can be considered at any age but mostly it is carried out on the older people ages of 60-80. A modern artificial hip joint is designed for at least 15 years. Hip replacement surgery is a successful surgery and most people experience a significant decrease in pain and improvement in their movement level. Joint replacement surgery is now available in Ernakulum, Kerala.

Hip replacement surgery is essential when the hip joint is damaged or worn and creates trouble in mobility and experience severe pain occurs.

The main cause of hip replacement surgery is osteoarthritis. Other causes includes

  • A hip fracture
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Bone dysplasias (bone growth disorder)

Benefits of hip replacement surgery

  • Reduce pain
  • Lower the risk of damage
  • Improves motion
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Improve quality of life
  • Improve social life


  • hip dislocation
  • infection at surgery site
  • injuries to the blood vessels or nerves
  • a fracture
  • differences in leg length

A hip replacement is considered a as major surgery and  it is only recommended when other treatments such as steroid injections or physiotherapy are not able to reduce the pain or improve mobility. A hip replacement surgery wil be suggested in following conditions:
  • Severe pain
  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Severe Hip pain
  • Restricts Every day’s tasks
  • Affects a normal social life.

Dr. Thadi Mohan of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ernakulam is a protuberant surgeon for Hip Joint Replacement in India. Dr. Thadi Mohan is one of the Hip Revision Specialists in India for hip replacement. The hospital has all the specialized treatment facilities for hip replacement.

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Get Rid Of Shoulder Pain Forever

Shoulder joint replacement surgery is best for relieving joint pain; however it is less common in comparison to hip or knee replacement surgery. Initially, Shoulder replacement surgery is performed to repair severe shoulder fractures, but now it is used for many painful situations of shoulder such as arthritis. Shoulder joint replacement surgery is recommended when nonsurgical procedures such as physical exercises and medications do not respond well to the painful situations of shoulder. Shoulder joint replacement surgery is an effective and safe method to get rid of pain and to resume daily physical activities.

Shoulder joint replacement surgery is a method to replace the ends of damaged joint of bones. The surgery develops new joint surfaces. Surgeons replace the ends of the damaged upper arm bone and the shoulder bone or cap with artificial surfaces lined which are made up from plastic and metal or only plastic. They are joined with the help of cement. Sometimes they are made with the material that permits new bone to develop into the joint component with the time and without the help of cement. 

Surgeons now working on a new method known as reverse total shoulder replacement for the patients having painful arthritis but is not as successful as the earlier one.

Shoulder joint replacement surgery is not recommended to the people who have 
  • Weak health
  • Intolerant with surgery and anaesthesia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Muscle weakness or damage

Benefits of Shoulder Joint Replacement Surgery

  • Relives from a severe pain
  • Moving shoulder easily and without pain
  • Help to do normal daily activities without pain
  • Sometimes allowed to resume activities such as swimming, dancing, exercise
  • Help to normalise social life
If the patient do not do hard physical work or not playing sports, it is quite possible that the artificial joint will work well rest of his life without any other surgery.

Dr. Thadi Mohan is a renowned doctor in the field of joint replacement. He is a senior consultant and orthopedic surgeon at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ernakulam.  He is dedicatedly working for the patient well-being and good health.
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Monday, 17 April 2017

How To Heal Ankle Sprain?

Sprain is defined as the tearing of ligaments that connects one bone with another and help stabilize the joint. In such cases, the ankle joint may become unstable and take a long time to recover if not treated properly. 

A sprain in the ankle can cause swelling, pain and limited motion. Many people tend to simply treat a sprained ankle at home with rest, ice and pain relievers. Whereas some severe sprains cannot be taken care at home and may need medical evaluation.


The ankle joint is a hinge joint formed between bones of the lower leg and the bone of the foot which allows it to bend upwards and downwards with a small amount of rotation. The ligaments provide stability for the movement. Any injury to this ligament results in swelling and pain on outside of the ankle.

The injury can get worse in case of previous or existing ankle injury especially if poorly rehabilitated, lack of strength and stability in the ankle or extreme flexibility, poor balance and also the increasing age of the individual.


One should consult an efficient orthopaedic in case of pain that is severe and uncontrolled, patient is unable to walk at least 4 steps, ankle shows no signs of improvement within five to seven days, foot or ankle looks misshapen, patient experiences a loss of feeling in the foot or toe.

Sprains are categorized and treated depending on the degree of ligament tear.  They are graded as 1, 2 and 3 as per their condition as mild, moderate, and severe respectively. The injury is dealt with great care with the aim to reduce the bleeding and damage within the joint. 

The standard protocol followed for treating a sprained ankle has been the R.I.C.E. method - Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. This protocol typically prevents further damage and allows a gradual healing of a sprained joint. It is found that sprains tend to heal most effectively when the injured joint is exercised as soon as possible. Elevate your injured ankle and rest it on a blanket or pillow while on the couch - this can help promote fluid drainage. While your ankle is elevated, try to spell out the alphabet with your foot. If the injury is severe, you will not be able to do it at all.

Dr. Thadi Mohan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, provides treatment for sports related injury, trauma management and other orthopedic conditions such as osteoarthritis, ACL injuries, tennis elbow, cuff tear, low back pain and joint replacement with his skilled team and best in class amenities.

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Saturday, 18 March 2017

Easy Relief from Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a universal human experience where almost everyone has experienced it once in a while. The part of the back which starts below the ribcage is called lumbar region or lower back. Fortunately, low back pain often gets better by itself and when it doesn’t, there are effective ways of treatment. 

Symptoms and causes of low back pain

Severe pain in the lower back which starts after the activities such as sudden movement or lifting of heavy objects is the common causes of lower back pain.The symptoms include a combination of, difficulty in moving, pain that surrounds the buttocks or upper thigh, muscle spasms which can be severe and local soreness upon touch.

Risk factors in developing low back pain

Age: The first symptoms of low back pain typically occur between the ages of 30 and 50. Back pain becomes more common with advancing age.
Fitness level: Back pain is very common among people who are not physically fit. Weak back and abdominal muscles will not properly support the spine.
Weight gain: Being overweight, obese, or quickly gaining significant amounts of weight can put stress on the back and lead to low back pain.
Occupational risk factors: Having a job which requires heavy lifting, pushing or pulling, particularly when it involves twisting or vibrating the spine, can lead to injury and back pain. Kind of job may also lead to low back pain, especially if the person has poor posture or sits all day in a chair with poor back support.

Treatment for low back pain 

Treatment for lower back pain depends upon the patient's history and the severity of pain. The vast majority of lower back pain cases get better within six weeks without surgery, and lower back pain exercises are almost always part of a treatment plan. Some of the common treatments include taking rest, heat and ice packs, proper medication and exercise related to lower back.

Orthopaedic-Surgery-India provides an easy treatment for low back pain with proper diagnosis, leading to faster relief at affordable rates.

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Monday, 6 February 2017

Facts About Chronic Neck Pain You Should Know

Neck Pain is a common complaint wherein neck muscles are strained. Neck pain, although felt in the neck, can be caused by numerous other spinal problems. The head is supported by the lower neck and upper back, and it is these areas that commonly cause neck pain. The top three joints in the neck allow for most movement of the neck and head. The lower joints in the neck and those of the upper back create a supportive structure for the head to sit on. If this support system is affected adversely, then the muscles in the area will tighten, leading to neck pain.

Neck pain or stiffness can happen due to various reasons. Neck pain is commonly associated with dull aching. Sometimes pain in the neck is worsened with movement of the neck or turning the head. Other Causes associated with neck pain include poor posture, working at the desk for too long without changing the position, sleeping in a bad position straining the neck, jerking the neck during exercise and Rheumatoid arthritis.
When to see a doctor?
  • Severe neck pain without an apparent cause.
  • A lump in the neck.
  • Swollen glands.
  • Weakness
  • Numbness in the neck region.
  • Tingling.
  • Pain that radiates down to the arms or legs.
  • Inability to move the arms or hands.
  • Inability to touch the chin to the chest.
How is neck pain treated?
Treatment for neck pain depends on the diagnosis. The diagnosis includes physical examination and imaging studies such as X-rays, MRI or blood tests. Treatment for neck pain may consist of, ice and heat therapy, exercise, stretching and physical therapy, pain medication, corticosteroid injections, muscle relaxants, a neck collar and surgery, which is rarely necessary.
Dr.Thadi Mohan is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Kerala with more than 20 years of experience. Provides the best treatment for joint pain, leading to faster relief at affordable rates.
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