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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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Limb lengthening is a known standard technique today. There are guidelines for initiating the process. Limb lengthening for increase in height is...

Answered on : 11 Jun 2009

As per your date of birth you are 34 years old. As a sedentary worker, pain occurring in the shoulder joint without any injury can be because of...

Answered on : 11 Jun 2009

First of all, the diagnosis of intervertebral disc prolapse is a clinical diagnosis. It is not based on X-rays or even MRIs alone. The possibility...

Answered on : 10 Jun 2009

From your description it seems your husband could be having a Meniscal Injury. Menisci are cartilaginous washers between the thigh bone and the...

Answered on : 10 Jun 2009

If you have difficulty in standing and walking without pain, you definitely need to be seen by a Neurologist. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can present...

Answered on : 10 Jun 2009

You are already almost six months down the line from surgery. Your osteotomies should have consolidated reasonably well by now to allow you to do...

Answered on : 09 Jun 2009

From your description, it seems you have a condition called Coccygodynia. This starts quite often after trivial injury to the Coccyx (Tail Bone)...

Answered on : 19 May 2009

First of all, it is quiet obvious from your letter that you are terribly upset over a diagnosis, which has neither been confirmed nor graded...

Answered on : 14 May 2009

It is obvious from your description that your father had osteomyelitis or infection in the bones. It is good that the doctors have removed the...

Answered on : 08 May 2009

Your age is only 25 years, not the usual age group for rheumatoid arthritis or for that matter even for gout. Again, gout does not usually present...

Answered on : 08 May 2009
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