Articles by Dr Gauresh

About Dr Gauresh (69 Articles)
An orthopedic surgeon trained in JJ Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College. I have worked in this field for the past 3 years and have significant clinical experience to guide students and patients on any topic in orthopedics.

Femoral Neck

Femoral neck is the region connecting the shaft of the thigh bone (femur) to its rounded head, which fits into the hip joint (Picture 1). The femoral neck is potentially weak, because of its relatively smaller cross-sectional area and spongy bone tissue (cancellous bone). It is a part of the weight-bearing axis, which >> Read More ...

Supraspinatus Tendon – Tendinitis, Tendinosis and Tear

This article explains terms: the supraspinatus tendon, tendon inflammation (supraspinatus tendinitis), degeneration (tendinosis) and tear. What Is Supraspinatus Tendon? The supraspinatus tendon attaches the supraspinatus muscle, which arise from the shoulder blade, to the head of the arm bone at the shoulder joint. >> Read More ...

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy

Supraspinatus tendinopathy is a collective name for various disorders of supraspinatus tendon Supraspinatus tendinitis, an acute inflammation of the tendon due to friction of the tendon against the shoulder bones during repetitive shoulder use, especially in overhead work (swimming, painting, tennis). Supraspinatus >> Read More ...

Torn Rotator Cuff Muscles and Impingement Syndrome

What Is Rotator Cuff ? The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that encircle the shoulder joint. It provides a flexible support to the bones that form the shoulder joint (arm bone, scapula and clavicle) , without restricting shoulder range of motion in any way. They are four muscles, namely subscapularis, >> Read More ...

Swollen Knee – Causes and Treatment

Introduction to Swollen Knees A swollen knee joint (Picture 1) is a common symptom arising either from knee or other disorders. Knee swelling can originate from almost any structure forming the joint, like ligaments, synovial membrane, bursae, etc., or from fluid accumulating within the knee, such as blood or pus. A >> Read More ...

Why Frozen Shoulder Exercises ?

What Is a Frozen Shoulder Syndrome? Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis (Latin adhere = to stick; capsulitis = inflammation of the (shoulder) capsule) is a condition causing pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint leading to profound disability and discomfort. This is a chronic condition, frequently associated with >> Read More ...

Torn Muscle – Symptoms and Treatment

What Is a Torn Muscle? Torn muscle or muscle strain refers to a partial or complete rupture of the fibers of the muscle, causing pain or inability to move a particular part of the body. Causes A torn muscle is often a result of a sudden unbalanced force acting on a particular muscle, which is beyond the normal capacity >> Read More ...

Achilles Tendon Pain – Causes and Treatment

Tendo-Achilles Pain The Achilles tendon is a strong tendon located at the back of the foot (Picture 1). Pain in this region is often seen in the 3rd – 5th decade of life and though very common, it is often not treated properly and therefore causing constant problems. Achilles Tendon Anatomy The Achilles tendon or, >> Read More ...
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