At 64, Narayan Shigwan had suffered pain in his left knee since four years. With the support of physiotherapy experts, and compassionate care by the team, within six months, his pain reduced, function improved and he actively participates in his life events.
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.
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.
A growing child’s mind is like heated glass. A skilled artisan is able to mould it into any shape during this critical phase; parents need to assume the role of the ’artisan’ to shape his bright future.
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.
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.
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 →
Ayurved is the science which believes in prevention of disease hence it emphasises on proper eating habits and daily routine.
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.
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 →
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.
Eat a healthy diet with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products. Choose foods low in saturated fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars Exercise regularly. - 2 hours and 30 minutes (or 150 minutes total) of exercise each week. You can spread your activity out during the week and... Continue Reading →
Dr Aditi Gadgil, Ayurved Physician, Somaiya Ayurveda Centre talks about Knee pain treatment in Ayurved
Dr Nishat Goda, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the K J Somaiya Super-Speciality Centre, answers questions on knee replacement as an option.
Dr Samir Pagad, Consultant Cardiologist, K J Somaiya Hospital- Super Speciality, Mumbai talks to ET Health World https://youtu.be/S82izZVXPLQ
Dr. Nihar Mehta Consultant Cardiologist, K J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai Talks about Premature Heart Diseases to ET Health World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feDIU0rR6lc