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Septic Arthritis

Basics Description Septic arthritis is an infection of the joint. In infants, the capillaries penetrating the physeal plate into the epiphysis persist until age 18 months, so spread of infection may occur from the metaphysis indirectly to the epiphysis and then to the joint. Possible irreparable damage to growth plate occurs. Classification: Polyarticular septic […]

Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

WHAT IS KNEE PAIN DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS?

Knee pain due to osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in a gradual wearing away of joint cartilage.

SYMPTOMS DUE TO OSTEOARTHRITIS DIAGNOSED?

A common symptom is morning stiffness that decreases with use. The knee may also pop of click, or even lock up at times.

WHAT […]

Prolotherapy Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma

Tendons and ligaments connect muscles to bones, making it possible to do all kinds of physical activities. Overuse or damage to tendons over a long period of time causes the collagen fibers that make up the tendons to form small tears, a condition called Tendinosis. Ligaments are composed of collagen fibers and hold bones together, […]