PREVENTION / DELAYING PROGRESSION OF OSTEOARTHRITIS

Prevention / Delaying  progression of  Osteoarthritis Weight checks Within BMI limits of 18.5 - 25. Exercise Regular exercise maintains a good joint range and mobility; especially non-contact sports like swimming / cycling. Elderly should avoid squatting and sitting crossed legged Avoid injuries If present, get them treated at the earliest. Adequate rest after strenuous workouts... Continue Reading →

Primary Angioplasty – A Life saving Procedure

The international accepted door to balloon time (time at which the patient reaches the hospital with on-going heart attack to the time actually the balloon opens the block and restores the blood flow to the muscles of the heart) intervention is within 90 minutes and 3 to 6 hours from the onset of heart attack for blockages need to be removed. It all begins of course with the involvement of the community, from the family physician to the ambulance services, nursing homes to create awareness and help the patient reach the Emergency Centre of Super Specialty hospitals like K J Somaiya Hospital, where this level of care is made possible.

बहीरेपणा : कारणे,उपाय व काळजी

आपले मुल बहीरे जन्माला येणे जसे कुणाला आवडणार नाही तसेच आपण अथवा आपले नातेवाईक जन्मानंतर बहीरे झालेलेही कुणाला चालणार नाही.. शब्दं,स्पर्श, रुप,रस व गंधं यातली पहीली तन्मात्रा म्हणजे शब्दं..शब्दं म्हणजे बोलण्यातून व्यक्तं होणे,ऐकण्यातून शिकणे व गाण्यातून रिझवणे..यातूनच विज्ञान व कला व्रुद्धींगत होतात..अशी ही शैक्षणिक नैसर्गिक देणगी विविध कारणांमुळे नाकारली गेली तर माणसाच्या जीवनातील खूप मोठा आनंदं हिरावला जातो व यामुळेच बहीरेपणाच्या शापमुक्तिचा हा दिवस उपाययोजनेच्या द्रुष्टीने डॉक्टर आणि रुग्ण यांचेसाठी महत्वाचा व अपेक्षांचा ठरतो

Two decades ago Alzheimer's disease was considered relatively rare in the Indian sub-continent, however going by the current number of patients afflicted (more than 4 millions), the condition demands awareness, attention ,treatment and added institutional care centers.

Alzheimer's is a neurodegenerative dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

In India, we have an estimated 4.6 million people with corneal blindness that is curable through corneal transplantation made possible by eye donation. There is a 24 hour dedicated toll-free helpline number 1919, to address queries and direct you to the nearest eye donation centre. Another toll-free number 8010247247 is also available.

Tiny steps – a big step forward

 Says Pinky’s mother “ I am very thankful to the entire Neurophysiotherapy team. Today my daughter is able to walk only because of physiotherapy.  My family members also praised the entire Somaiya physiotherapy team.”

Service to humanity is at the core of what we wish to do. When a young woman, who has suffered in life, has no support system, is suffering from Cancer and HIV- who has been rejected by many hospital, reaches the doors of KJ Somaiya Hospital - our doctors lived up to our belief. A touching chronicle of care and medical aid. Dr Pundalik Sonawane, Dr. Sanket Mehta, Dr.Amiti gave the patient back her dignity.

When should you wash your hands?

As Monsoon arrives, it could also bring with it higher probabilities of catching an infection.It is important to keep your hands clean at all times to reduce the possibility of catching infection to the bare minimum.

Ayurveda Tips for Ritu Sandhi

The transition period between the ritus is called Ritu Sandhi. It is a period of fifteen days. The last seven days of the ending season and the first seven days of the beginning season.

What is Hypothroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. It is also called underactive thyroid. This slows down many of the body's functions, like its metabolism.

Schizophrenia

Today is World Schizophrenia Day, observed around the world to create awareness about this condition. Basically, schizophrenia is a chronic and serious mental disorder which is surprisingly common. At least 1 in every 1,000 Indians suffers from schizophrenia. When the condition is acute, patients lose touch with reality and have hallucinations and delusions, and in... Continue Reading →

Hypertension

Ayurved is the science which believes in prevention of disease hence it emphasises on proper eating habits and daily routine.

Middle/ Thoracic Spine

The thoracic spine joins the cervical spine and extends down past the bottom of the shoulder blades, where it connects with the lumbar spine. The thoracic spine made up of twelve vertebrae is built for stability, holding the body upright and protecting the vital organs in the chest. The most common cause of thoracic back pain is due to muscular irritation or other soft tissue problems, caused by poor posture, overuse injuries such as repetitive motion, or trauma.

Asthama ( Tamaka Shwasa)

Tamaka Shwasa is one of the five types of Shwasa Vaydhis described in Ayurved. It is caused due to the vitiation of Vata and Kapha doshas in pitta sthana. The Hetus or causes of this vitiation are Regularly having dry, cold, heavy to digest, incompatible food. Irregular intake of food ( having food at bizarre... Continue Reading →

Spine Care : Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is caused by many reasons most common being muscle strain or ligament sprain in the neck or middle back regions of the spine, usually the result of repetitive movements or poor posture.

The cases of ASD are on the rise, there is a dire need to create awareness amongst parents and educators and other stakeholders. Schools can play a critical role in creating this awareness as often the child’s behavioural symptoms are identified in the early years in school.

Our experts at Somaiya Ayurveda Centre advice on Diet Chart for the Winter Season

Dr Nishat Goda, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the K J Somaiya Super-Speciality Centre, answers questions on knee replacement as an option.

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