1. Which of the following bones doesn’t form the wrist joint ? a. Radius b. Scaphoid c. Ulna d. Triqueterum Answer : C – Ulna The wrist joint is formed by: Distally – The proximal row of the carpal bones (except the pisiform). Proximally – The distal end of the radius, and the articular disk (see below). The […]
#orthopaedics #tusharmehta Bulbocavernosus reflex — The bulbocavernosus reflex (BCR) or “Osinski reflex” is a polysynaptic reflex that is useful in testing for spinal shock and gaining information about the state of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Bulbocavernosus is an older term for bulbospongiosus, thus this reflex may also be referred to as the bulbospongiosus reflex. […]
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Right from comedians to business houses to social media giant Facebook , all have been the eye scanner of the people of India and actually the entire globe. Although it’s very ironical that people hurl allegations of Ambani’s using Free internet revolution brought by Jio and announce to Quit Facebook on their timeline. As a […]
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 […]
If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, you can take advantage of a wide range of treatment options. The effectiveness of different treatments varies from person to person. The choice of treatment should be a joint decision between you and your Orthopaedician. The purpose of treatment is to reduce pain, increase function and generally reduce […]
#tusharmehta #Orthopaedicsplus #MedEd Notalgia paresthetica (NP) is a sensory neuropathic syndrome of the midback skin, classically described as the unilateral infrascapular area. Notalgia paresthetica is primarily a localized pruritus and dysesthesia syndrome, and it may present with episodic itching or pain on a small patch of the mid back, usually an area of skin.
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 […]
This is idiopathic scoliosis. It is commonest in girls and often presents around adolescence. The thoracic curve is usually right sided.The prevalence is around 3% of the population, although less than 10% of curves need treatment. What factors aﬀect progression of the deformity? -The future growth potential of the patient, i.e. the level of skeletal maturity […]