From Dr Tushar Mehta

PRP Injections in Osteoarthritis

  Introduction –> Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is one of the commonest problems faced by ageing adults and in order to alleviate the pain and morbidity associated with OA, a variety of non-surgical treatment modalities ranging from oral chondroprotectives, intra-articular steroids to viscosupplements have been tried by pain physicians and orthopaedicians worldwide. Platelet-rich plasma […]

Avascular necrosis

The Xray here shows – Avascular necrosis of the femoral head with segmental collapse. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis/aseptic necrosis) occurs within the bone following loss of osseous blood supply. All cells within the area of affected bone die away; initially the organic and inorganic matrix are unaffected. It commonly affects patients in the third, fourth, or fifth decades […]