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Dr. Shreedhar Archik Introduces Velys Robotic Technology at Care Clinic, Mumbai
We are delighted to announce a significant advancement in orthopedic care at Care Clinic, Mumbai. Dr. Shreedhar Archik, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, offers state-of-the-art Velys Robotic Knee Replacement, a cutting-edge technology that enhances precision and efficiency in knee surgeries. explore how this innovative approach is revolutionizing orthopedic care for our patients. Read More - Bone Death Syndrome Treatment Mumbai | Dr. Shreedhar Archik
Bone Death Syndrome Treatment Mumbai | Dr. Shreedhar Archik|Dr Shreedhar Archik|Dadar West,Mumbai
Bone Death Syndrome Treatment Mumbai | Dr. Shreedhar Archik
We started hearing this pretty frightening word after the second wave of covid. It is a name given to a well-known condition called 'Avascular necrosis of the hip'. Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in Mumbai, Dr. Shreedhar Archik explains more a about it. Our normal hip joint looks something like this and if the blood supply to the ball of the joint gets disrupted then that part of the bone dies. Hence the name 'bone death syndrome'.Once the bone dies it is replaced automatically by a new bone tissue. However, this bone is not very strong and as a result the bone crumbles when it taken on the body weight. This causes irregularity of the smooth part of the ball. This rough irregular bone rubs against the good sockets and eventually destroys it completely  This picture shows the 4 stages of bone death.   Once the joint is destroyed the patient is in immense pain and cannot perform simple daily activities. At this stage they need a total hip replacement. Unfortunately, all these patients are in a very young age group i.e., 28 to 48. At this age its better if one can avoid a hip replacement surgery for obvious reasons. The main reason is that even the bets of the best artificial joint wont last for more than 15 years. So, one is looking at another surgery, for example if you get a hip replace at age 30 you are certainly going to need another surgery at the age of 45! Let’s understand why COVID pandemic highlighted this issue. Avascular necrosis is mainly cause by alcohol abuse and a drug called steroid. In India however half of the patients no cause is found. During Covid a lot of patients were given steroids as a life saving drug. This and COIVD infection n together cause avascular necrosis in a lot of patients. My first 8 patients were all young doctors working in the COVID wards. Unfortunately, there are a very few symptoms in the early stages of the disease and hence the disease gets ignored by the patient. A minor limp while walking or finding it a bit difficult to wear the socks are the only warning signs.  Also, the disease is more common in males than females. Traditionally a group of drugs called bisphosphonates are used to slow down the disease progression. However, these do not prevent thew ultimate collapse of the ball (femoral head). A minor surgery called core decompression is also popular wherein we drill a small hole in the thigh bone and start a fresh blood flow to the dead bone. The pictures below show the procedure to drill a hole in the ball. We have now started inserting stem cells via this drill hole As you can see, we insert a needle under local anesthesia near patient’s hip bone and draw his bone marrow. This is an outpatient procedure. The bone marrow is sent to a lab which grows crores on new stem cells from this sample. This usually takes 6 weeks. After 6 weeks we insert these stem cells after drilling the hole. This is how the solution of stem cells look like. This procedure can reverse the process of bone death and can potentially can preserve one’s natural hip. The take home message is that do not ignore mild pain in the hip area or a limp while walking especially if you have suffered from COVID. Technological advances have made treatment easy and, in many cases, the natural hip can be preserved.Read more from Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon in Mumbai, Dr. Shreedhar Archik,Successful Knee Replacement Surgery of 83 year old patient Total Hip Reaplacement by Dr.Shreedhar Archik Consult Our Expert ! Call Now
Complete recovery after a bad fracture\"
3D scan shows shattered bones Multiple shattered bones seen on this scanDhiraj (Name changed) is a 46 year old guy working for a financial institute. In January this year he fell from a height of 6 feet. His bone just above the ankle was shattered in multiple pieces. He was in tears. He felt he would never walk again. We tried our best to put this jigsaw puzzle like fracture in place. There was so much bone loss that I had to put in bone grafts. He went home happy with our assurance that if everything goes well he should walk like a normal person. I was happy to see him walking without a walking aid today when he came to see.
Dr Archik Successful Knee Replacement on 83 year patient|Dr Shreedhar Archik|Dadar West,Mumbai
Successful Knee Replacement Surgery of 83 year old patient
Mrs. Shringarpure was brought to me in a wheelchair. She could not even walk one step. She had refused her knee replacement surgery for years!  After counseling her she finally agreed for the surgery. The challenge was her age. We do both knees in one sitting till the age of 75 if there are no major medical conditions.  But here she was, 83 years old. We investigated her and found no major medical conditions. We still were skeptical about doing 2 major surgeries in one sitting at age 83! We spoke to the family and explained that doing 2 knees in one go would be good for her but obviously we would not take undue risks. The final plan was to start one knee and if she did well during the surgery we would go ahead and do the second one at the same time. Fortunately we could do both her knees in one go. She did not even need post-surgery ICU care! We have a great anesthesia team at Global hospital, and without them this would have been impossible. Instead of relatives we had tears in our eyes when she walked the very next day! She went home in 5 days and when she came for a follow up I requested her to write a small story which would encourage other patients to undergo knee replacement surgery even in their twilight years. Here is her story written by her daughter in law. And her picture is worth a thousand words! I remember Rajesh Khanna”s dialogue in the famous movie “Anand”……. Babu moshai “ Zindagi badi honi chahiye, lambi nahi”. Total Knee replacement surgery changes the quality of life! Go for it!. If you are a patient or patient's relative and seek more information on Knee Replacement send an enquiry or ask your specific question directly to Dr. Archik best Knee replacement surgeon in Dadar. Alternatively, you can book an appointment for a face-to-face consultation.To know  more about Knee Replacement call us today Dr Archik Successful Knee Replacement on 83 year patient 
Total Hip Reaplacement by Dr.Shreedhar Archik
This young lady of 37 years was badly disabled due to arthritis affecting both her hips. She could barely walk due to severe pain on her right side. I am attaching a video of hers before the surgery took place. She obviously had a lot of back pain too (see how she walks). Her right leg was 3 cms shorter than the left. We went ahead with the state of art total hip replacement for her. We use a rapid recovery protocol and she was walking within 36 hours of surgery. She regained her lost leg length (3cms) and the pain just vanished. She could now climb stairs easily. I am sharing her video 6 weeks after the surgery where she can walk erect and without any walking aid. She has no pain in the back as well. Doing a right surgery at right time really changes one’s life.-Dr.Shreedhar Archik
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10 tips to choose right shoe- Dr Shreedhar Archik|Dr Shreedhar Archik|Dadar West,Mumbai
10 Tips to choose right shoes
Dr Shreedhar Archik  orthopeadic consultant in mumabi gives some of the best 10 tips to choose the right Shoe1. Always Shoes is better option than chappal as it give 360degree support.2.Buy always buy shoe late noon as feet size is largest by that time.3.Always buy from a good store and knowledgable staff.4.Try bending your shoe in your hand and it should bend easily at the junctionball of your feet
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