The Department of Orthopaedics at RN Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences offers comprehensive and world class orthopaedic services
The Department of Orthopaedics at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences (RTIICS) will start an arthritis clinic every Saturday from 1 pm onwards. The clinic will offer paid consultation with a seasoned specialist doctor. The arthritis clinic is functional from November 1, 2014 on every Saturdays. Patients can call on 9874855992/9836979595 for appointment/ registration.
According to a study, arthritis is growing at an alarming rate with the recent statistics proving over 180 million patients in India suffering from this disease. Traditionally, arthritis was believed to be the disease of the old.
According to the recent trends and studies, it has been observed that with changing lifestyle, the severity of arthritis at young age, especially in women in particular area is on the rise. Any patient showing the signs of varied levels of pain, swelling, joint stiffness and a constant ache around the joint(s) or other symptoms like inability to use the hand or walk, weight loss, poor sleep and muscle aches and pains is recommended to visit an orthopaedic consultant.
Awareness about arthritis is important as it can help one to act on time since early detection results in better treatment. Treatment options vary depending on the type of arthritis and include physical therapy, lifestyle changes (including exercise and weight control), orthopaedic bracing and medications. Joint replacement surgery may be required in eroding forms of arthritis.
The Department of Orthopaedics at Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences offers comprehensive and world class orthopaedic services by utilising latest research and evidence-based medicine. The department offers specialised care in the field of complex trauma, poly-trauma and related sub-specialties. It also manages all disorders of bone, joint and a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. It is equipped to diagnose and treat hand and upper limb surgery that includes management of hand fractures, soft tissues of hand, malunited fractures, infections of hand and upper limb crush, hand injuries, tendon, nerve repair, reconstruction, tumours of hand and upper limb, congenital deformity, rheumatoid hand, soft tissue affections, elbow, radial head and joint replacement.