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    Dr Mathew Varghese is a graduate and a post-graduate from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University. He is currently the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, St Stephen's Hospital, Delhi. He has specialised in trauma care with particular emphasis on reconstructive surgery for trauma, paralytic poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy and paediatric orthopaedic problems. He is also an associate faculty at the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, A WHO collaborating centre at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi as an expert on injury control, pre--hospital care and epidemiology of injuries.

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It is good to learn that you are taking such a good care of your physical fitness. I think you have made a reasonably accurate assessment of your...

Answered on : 09 Jan 2009

From your description it seems your doctor is suggesting a surgery called acromioplasty. This surgery is indicated when there is significant...

Answered on : 30 Dec 2008

The diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis can be difficult if skin lesions are not there. However, in the presence of skin lesion the diagnosis is...

Answered on : 30 Dec 2008

From your description you could be having a condition called chilblains. This is part of a complex phenomenon where patient has symptoms on...

Answered on : 30 Dec 2008

Gabapentin is a drug which has become very popular in a short span of time for management of neuropathic pains. The drug is known to have a vide...

Answered on : 12 Dec 2008

From what you are describing you seem to have a brachial plexus injury. Though you have not mentioned anything about your diagnosis I can only...

Answered on : 07 Nov 2008

Amputation of fingers is a difficult problem to manage. In acute amputation, we can replant the fingers provided the patient reaches a definitive...

Answered on : 06 Nov 2008

From your description you seem to have what is known as trigger finger. This is a condition in, which the ring finger gets stiff especially in the...

Answered on : 04 Nov 2008

The usual expression that we have for a ligament injury is a sprain. Sprains can be of three grades:

  • Grade 1, when only a few fibers...
Answered on : 04 Nov 2008

You are young and your pain is in the middle of your back. This is not the usual site of pain for the young people but the mode of onset of...

Answered on : 04 Nov 2008
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