Varicose Veins
If you just heard that someone whom you know has varicose veins or you have them, you may have a lot of questions in your head. We have tried to understand what those questions might be and have answered them here. Read on to get answers to those questions in your head. 4 Questions that might come to you Immediately Q1....
Hip_Replacement_FAQs
Is hip replacement surgery painful? can we walk after the surgery? we have answered most asked questions about hip replacement surgery in this blog. As a bonus, you can also watch a video where Dr Kkirran S Choukka answers these questions. FAQ 1. Are there any alternatives for Hip Replacement Surgery? Ans. Hip Replacement surgery is usually used to treat hip pain....
Hip Replacement Surgery
Hip replacement surgery is the second most common type of joint replacement surgery. Hip replacement surgery is a surgical treatment option for hip pain which is preferred when all other treatment options have failed to provide pain relief. In this surgery, the surgeon removes damaged hip joint or worn-out hip joint and replaces it with an artificial joint (Prosthesis). Anatomy...
Complications of Gallstones (Gallbladder stones)
In order to understand what gallstones (Gallbladder Stones) are, one must first learn about the gallbladder and its functions. The gallbladder is a small organ located in the upper right abdomen and has one function, to store a digestive fluid known as bile. The liver produces Bile and Gallbladder stores and secretes bile juice. This digestive juice aids in...
ACL Reconstruction
Small ACL Injuries may heal on their own, but most ACL injuries need ACL Reconstruction. What is an ACL? Whenever you see a human skeleton at school, hospital or museum, you often see that they are held together with wires. Have you ever wondered, how are these bones held together inside our body? The answer is ligaments. We have ligaments in our body...
Complications of Gallstones (Gallbladder stones)
The issue of gallstone occurs when bile (digestive juice) cannot digest the fat effectively. This will lead to the cholesterol molecules to clump together and form stones. The complications of gallstones are minimal and non life-threatening. But, there are few risks present when they are left untreated even after being discovered in the gallbladder. A few of these complications...
What happens if you ignore varicose vein?
While varicose veins may seem like a cosmetic issue during initial stages, if you ignore varicose veins, they can turn out to be life-threatening. What are varicose veins? The heart pumps the blood every minute. The blood is then carried to various parts of the body through blood vessels (artery and veins). An artery carries blood from the heart to various...
ACL and PCL Reconstruction FAQs
ACL Reconstruction or PCL Reconstruction usually takes a lot of patience, supervision by the doctor, physiotherapy and support from family to get through. Here are some FAQs about ACL Reconstruction or PCL Reconstruction Surgery. In this article, we have tried to answer such questions. FAQ 1: Can Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury heal itself? Ans. Just like...
Total Knee Replacement Surgery
There is a high chance that you may have heard of knee replacement surgery or of someone who has undergone a Knee Replacement Surgery. This is because knee replacement has become a common operation.  The knee might get damaged due to arthritis or injury. As a result, a person may experience knee pain. Sometimes, knee pain can turn out to...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia FAQs
You have pain in your lower abdomen or somewhere below your bladder. Or someone you know has similar pain. You can’t figure it out why it is hurting there. When you asked ‘that friend’ or people around you, they might have told you that it is “Enlarged Prostate” or “Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)”. If that is the scenario, where you...
Stages_of_Varicose_Veins
When you google “Stages of Varicose Veins” or ask doctors or other people, you will get different answers from different sources. Some articles will say 5 and the other 7 and you will end up getting confused. If that is the case don’t worry, we will clear this confusion. Stages of Varicose Veins Let us first explain the different stages of...

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