Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Knee Replacement Surgery in Chennai

Total Knee Replacement is performed if the knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury.The patient having knee arthritis can not perform, activities like walking or climbing stairs.The patient may also feel pain when, sitting or lying down.The Knee replacement surgery will be performed when the non surgical treatments like medications,physiotherapy and using walking support may not helpful. The Joint replacement surgery is most effective procedure to relieve the pain, correct the leg deformity and help to get back to the normal activities.

The knee is considered to be the largest joint in the body and it is better to have healthy knees to perform the everyday activities.The knee is build up of the lower end of the thighbone,and the upper end of the shinbone which is also called tibia and the knee cap,also called as patella.The ends of these bones where they coincide are covered with the articular cartilage, which is a smooth substance that protects the bones and enables them to move easily.

The most common causes of the knee pain and disability is the arthritis.Generally, there are many types of arthritis, but most of the knee pain are caused by osteoarthritis,rheumatoid arthritis and post-traumatic arthritis.

Osteoarthritis is an age related wear and tear type of arthritis.It may mostly occur in the people of 50 years of age.

Rheumatoid arthritis: It is the disease that surrounds the joint and becomes inflamed and thickened.The chronic inflammation may damage the cartilage and causes pain and stiffness.

Post-traumatic arthritis: It may causes serious knee injury.The knee ligaments may damage the articular cartilage and causes knee pain and limits the knee function.


The knee replacement also called as knee arthroplasty, is the procedure in which the surface of the bones are get replaced.The procedure may have 4 basic steps.They are:

Preparing the bone: The damaged cartilage are removed along with the small amount of underlying bone.

Positioning the metal implants: The removed cartilage will be replaced with the metal components

Resurfacing the kneecap: The Kneecap has been cut and resurfaced with a plastic button.

Insert a spacer: The plastic spacer will be inserted between the metal components in order to create a smooth surface.

Tosh Hospital, one of the best orthopaedic hospital in Chennai offers Knee replacement surgery with better care and patient satisfaction.

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Monday, 16 November 2015


Spine Surgery also called as Open Surgery, is described as the surgery with the incision for viewing and accessing the anatomy. Spine Surgery also allows back and neck condition to be treated with the minimally invasive surgical techniques.

The minimally invasive spine surgery doesn’t involve the long incision and also avoids the significant damage that to the muscles which surrounding the pain.This may results less pain after the surgery and a faster recovery.

The Spine surgery is recommended only the non surgical treatments like medications and physical therapy hasn’t relieved the painful symptoms.And, the surgery is only considered if the doctor identifies the exact source of the pain.

The Minimally invasive techniques is also called as less invasive spine surgery.In the procedure, the doctors may use the specialized instruments for accessing the spine through the small incisions.


In the open surgery, the doctors will make the incision and thus moves the muscles to the side in order to see the spine.The surgeon can access the spine to remove the diseased and damaged bone and can easily place the screws, and other bone graft materials to stabilize the spinal bones.

Tosh Hospital, one of the best orthopedic hospital in Chennai, offers spine surgery with better care and satisfaction.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Chennai

ACL or Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries are the most common knee injuries.The athletes who participate in the sports like soccer, football are mostly injured in their anterior cruciate ligaments.

It the anterior cruciate ligament is injured,then surgery is required to regain the full functionality of the knees.The functioning of knees may depends on the severity of the injury, and the activity level of the knees.

The Anatomy of the Knees 

The three bones meet and form the knee joint, i.e the thigh bone( which is also called as femur),shinbone(also known as tibia), and the knee cap(also named as patella). The Knee caps which sits in front of the joint is to provide the protection.

The Bones are related to the other bones by the ligaments.There are 4 primary ligaments in the knee.They will function like strong ropes in order to hold the bones together and may keep the knee stable.

The anterior cruciate ligament can be injured in many ways:

* Changing the direction rapidly.
* Stopping suddenly the movement.
* Slowing down suddenly while running.
* Incorrect landing of a jump.
* Direct collision

Treatments for ACL:

The Treatments for ACL depends upon the patient's condition.There are Surgical and Non Surgical Treatments for ACL.

Non surgical Treatment:

Non surgical treatments are mostly effective for patients who are elder or having very low activity level.Bracing is the non surgical treatment method, recommended by the doctor in order to protect the knee from the instability.

Physical Therapy will also restore the functioning of the knees and may strengthen the leg muscles.

Surgical Treatment:

In Surgical Treatments, it is mainly using the rebuilding of the Ligament.Most of the ACL tears cannot be stitched back, so in order to repair and restore the functionality, the ligaments are reconstructed.

Procedure for ACL reconstruction:

The Surgery to rebuild the ACL is done with the arthroscope using the small incisions.The Arthroscopic surgery may be less invasive and the main benefits of the Arthroscopic surgeries are, less pain,less time spent in hospital and faster recovery

Tosh Orthopaedic Hospital, the best orthopaedic hospital in Chennai offers ACL Reconstruction with better patient care.

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Wednesday, 9 September 2015


Joint Replacement or Total joint replacement is the surgical procedure in which an arthritic or damaged joint are get replaced with a metal or plastic device.The joint is where the ends of bones are meet.People having joint pain and disability of joints may go for joint replacement surgery.In many people, the joint pain is mainly caused by the damage to the cartilage.

The Total Joint Replacement surgery may takes few hours and the procedure may done in hospital under the guidance of surgeon.During the procedure, the damaged cartilage and the bone is get removed from the joint. It may then replaced with the metal or any other plastic components.

In the surgical procedure, the damaged ball is get replaced with a metal ball attached to a metal stem which is fitted to the femur, and the plastic socket is get inserted into the pelvis which replaces the damaged socket.

Recovery for the Surgery:

The recovery will be different for each person and the doctor may suggest to use the new joints immediately after the surgery.It will be difficult at starting, but the instructions of doctor will help for the speedy recovery.

Exercise will also help for the speed recovery process.The patients can do their daily activities more easily after the joint replacement.

Trauma & Orthopaedic Hospital is one of the best orthopaedic hospital in Chennai offering all orthopaedic treatments with better care and satisfaction.

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Saturday, 22 August 2015


Shoulder Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which is used to diagnose and repair the problems inside a joint.Shoulder Arthroscopy is a key hole surgery procedure in which a tiny camera, called Arthroscope may insert into the shoulder joint.The Arthroscope may displays the pictures on the screen and the surgeon may uses the images to guide.

The Main Advantages of Shoulder Arthroscopy are :

  • The Quicker Recovery.
  • The Post Operative Pain will be less.
  • The Operation can be done easily as a daily case.
  • Less complications.

Shoulder Arthroscopy is performed when the following problems may occur:

  • Injury to the shoulder joint.
  • Damage to any ligaments.
  • Any wear and tear to the joint.
  • Repair for any shoulder dislocation.

Preparation For Shoulder Arthroscopy:

As an Initial step, it should be better to stop the Smoking.The Smoking may increase the chance of wound infection.The shoulder arthroscopy may be performed under the general anaesthesia and so that the it will stops the feeling of any pain under the shoulder pain.

Procedure :

The procedure may takes about an hour. The procedure may depends on how much the surgeon needs to do.The surgeon may make small cuts around the shoulder and will insert the arthroscope.

The surgeon may examine the shoulder joint through arthroscope.If there is any damage , the surgeon may insert the surgical instruments to repair and also will remove any damaged tissues that may stopping the movement of the shoulder.

After that, the surgeon may close the cuts with stitches and will dress and get bandage around the shoulder.

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Monday, 13 July 2015

Treatment of Spine Injuries

The spine is the most important parts of our body that coordinates functions of all body organs. If any disease or injury to any of our spinal discs occur, the spine will not function properly. In the early days bed rest was recommended as the best method for treatment of back pain. But now doctors recommend many other solutions for spine recovery. Patients do not like the long bed rest. Spine injuries are very painful and  to recover from it takes time.

Physical therapy strengthens your muscles and decreases pain. Another non-surgical method is acupuncture. This method gives relief from pain at some extend.
Severe types of disk degeneration may put  on the spinal nerve roots that affect the nerves that control muscle movement of muscles.An Ortho Doctor will recommend surgery if a serious problem arises.

The main surgical process involved are

Micro surgeon involves the use of a small needle to remove the soft body of a swollen disk so that it removes pressure on nerves. Other micro surgical procedures can completely remove fragments of  the disk material.

2. Spinal Fusion
It is a temporary relief method. Spinal fusion can be done to give stability to your back part. It is the surgical process of combining two or more vertebral columns.

3. Discectomy
Discectomy is the surgical  process done for removing the body of a damaged disk .In this procedure, the body of the disk is removed and thus reduces pressure.

4. Laminectomy
The other surgical option is a laminectomy, a small part of the vertebral column is removed on the nearby nerve. This surgical process has serious side effects and can cause some kinds of complications to the person undergoing through operation. This should be done with the help of an efficient orthodoctors.

5. Disk Replacement
Disc replacement is a newer technology in surgical procedure in which degenerated intervertebral discs in the spinal part  are replaced with artificial devices.

Tosh Hospital in Chennai Provides treatment for spinal disc problems and all kinds of orthopaedic issues in Chennai, India.

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Thursday, 25 June 2015

Role of Hand Surgeons

Hands are important part of our body. We use hands to do several activities. An injury or disease can affect your hand in the sense that leads you to  severe pain, stiffness and deformity. Hand Surgeon handles the problem associated with hands. It may be a variety  of fractures or other injuries. When a problem occurs in hand we must give proper attention to all tissues associated with hands for proper functioning.The coordination of hand muscles makes your hand movement smoother and easier.

Some of conditions handled by a hand surgeon are:     

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Wrist pain
  • Cuts on the hands and fingers
  • injuries to the hand and wrist part 

Hand Surgeons understand problem quickly through examining the whole part of hand. Hand surgeons take care the affected part either with help of surgery or not. They are, plastic, orthopaedic or general surgeons who have gained additional training in surgery of the hand by various studies or practises that they carried out.

Hand surgeons may not always recommend to go through surgical process. There are other methods available to reduce pain in your hands and restore movements. Hand surgeons give consideration for both adults and children. They are expert in dealing with hand problems. Hand surgeons take their maximum time to study the problem associated with hand  and helps you to recover from pain that troubles you.

Tosh Hospital offers the best hand surgery by providing effective and quality services at affordable cost. We have specialist doctors for this surgery.

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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Shoulder Joint Pain Treatment in Chennai

Do you have shoulder pain?Patients with shoulder joint disease may have shoulder pain with functional limitation and reduced quality of life. In shoulder replacement surgery, the diseased part of the shoulder are removed and replaced with artificial components known as prosthesis.
The surgery done for patients having severe pain in the shoulder area that limits your ability to move your arm.

Causes of shoulder pain

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bad results from  previous surgery
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Broken bone in the arm near the shoulder
  • Badly damaged tissues in shoulder
  • Tumor 

Your doctor may not recommend this surgery if you have:

  • History of infection, which can spread to the replaced joint
  • Severe mental dysfunction
  • Unhealthy skin near the shoulder area
  • Very weak muscles around the shoulder that cannot be fixed during surgery

After the Procedure

  • You have to stay 1-3 days in hospital after the surgery.
  • physical therapy helps to keep the muscles around your shoulder from getting stiff.
  • Your arm will be in a sling for 2 - 6 weeks.
  • You have to maintain exercises after discharge from hospital.Follow the instructions from physical therapist strictly.

Tosh Hospital is one of best orthopedic Hospital in Chennai offers various orthopedic treatments such as Joint REplacements,Spine Surgery,Arthritis,Sports Medicine,Hand Surgery,Trauma Surgery,Stem Cell Therapy.