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Six Questions Answered about Physical Therapy

September 15th, 2020

What is Physical Therapy Physical Therapy can be defined as a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement and helps people to restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength, function, motion and overall well-being by addressing the underlying physical issues. Rehabilitation, injury prevention and health promotion/fitness comprise elements of holistic treatment after assessing Read More…

COVID -19 & Mental Health

August 13th, 2020

All of us will feel the impact of COVID – 19 which has now emerged as the biggest pandemic in living memory. It is likely to be a depressing and traumatizing time for most of us. But is the associated anxiety affecting us? Do we have all the facts related to COVID-19? And is there Read More…

What if health comes in ‘packages’?

July 20th, 2020

What if health comes in ‘packages’? These days, it’s very common to come across packages of health check-ups offered to people. They come in many categories like, ‘General’ or ‘Executive’ or ‘Gold, Ruby, Platinum, Titanium’, the list goes on. How can a normal person with no knowledge in the medical area choose the most appropriate Read More…

One GOOD reason to switch off your phone when you’re with your Doctor.

December 23rd, 2019

One GOOD reason to switch off your phone when you’re with your Doctor. In day-to-day practice, we come across amusing instances that stump the doctor for a moment. This was one of them. This will be understood better if read in the light of the common Indian sociocultural mindset regarding children and marriage. I usually ask Read More…

MALNUTRITION

November 7th, 2019

MALNUTRITION Malnutrition is a condition that results from eating a diet in which one or more nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems.It may involve calories, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins or minerals. Not enough nutrients is called undernutrition or undernourishment while too much is over nutrition. Malnutrition is often used to specifically refer to undernutrition where an individual is not getting enough calories, protein, Read More…

Cardiology Perspective : New Technologies in Diagnosis and Treatment

April 24th, 2019

How technology helps in diagnosis and treatment: A cardiac perspective Technological innovations has created a revolution in the health care sector and changed the way how diseases are viewed and managed across the world. Cardiovascular science has advanced so far that the diagnosis and treatment has not only become simple but health information is available Read More…

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease(NAFLD)

April 24th, 2019

A growing public health problem It is an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people, who drink little or no alcohol.  As the name implies, the main characteristics of NAFLD is too much fat stored in liver cells.  The disorder has a wide spectrum, ranging from symptomatic steatosis to steatohepatitis (potentially serious Read More…

Meitra Hospital Community Centre

April 24th, 2019

The Community Centre at Meitra Hospital was inaugurated by Mr. Faizal E Kottikollon, the Chairman of Hospital, on 29th March 2019. The Community Centre is aimed at motivating the staff and upgrading their soft skills. The centre has one auditorium and two training rooms and can accommodate 250 people at a time. The centre has Read More…

SAVE A LIMB – SAVE A LIFE

April 24th, 2019

The Centre for Heart and Vascular Care at Meitra conducted a CME cum workshop on March 20 and 21st 2019 with emphasis on Peripheral Arterial Diseases (PAD) and Interventions. The programme focused on below knee interventions for peripheral arterial disease with deliberations on a novel treatment modality known as Drug Eluting Balloon (DEB) Angioplasty. The scientific Read More…

Vacuum Assisted Closure

August 3rd, 2018

Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) therapy is an advanced wound healing therapy that can be readily integrated into clinicians routine wound healing practice. This advanced wound healing technology makes use of the negative pressure (a vacuum) to promote wound healing by promoting granulation tissue and perfusion and by removing exudate and infectious materials. VAC was described Read More…