Author: Dr Niraj Vora

Bipartite Patella Symptoms Causes and Treatment

The kneecap (Patella), at birth is a combination of two separate bones which eventually fuse at birth to become a single unit. Bipartite Patella is a congenital knee condition where these two bones in the knee cap don’t fuse. It is a rare condition that affects only 1-2% of the population and is often only […]

Chondromalacia Patella Causes & Treatment

Commonly called “runners’ knee”, Chondromalacia Patellae (CMP) is one of the leading causes of knee cap pain in younger people. The pain is caused due to irritation of the patella when it tends to rub against the knee joint resulting in tenderness and pain in and around the knee joint area. This condition is relatively […]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in Female Athletes

Often called runner’s knee or jumper’s knee, Patellofemoral pain syndrome is characterised by pain experienced at the front of the knee and in the area around the knee cap. This pain originates in the soft tissues (tendons & Synovial tissue) due to the breakdown of the articular cartilage which over time leads to inflammation of […]

Microfracture Surgery for Cartilage Repair in the Knee

Cartilage is a tough and flexible connective tissue that acts as a cushion at the joint to reduce the friction between the bones. The damage to the cartilage often results in inflammation joint pain and mobility problems. Unlike other joint components, cartilage does not have a blood supply and as a result, it takes a […]

Torn Meniscus Symptoms and Causes

A c-shaped disc made up of soft cartilage that cats like shock absorber for the knee is Meniscus. And according to knee surgeon in Mumbai, Dr Niraj Vora the meniscus tear happens to be the most common causes of knee pain. Depending on the severity of tear it may also need surgery to make the […]

Septic Arthritis Treatment in Mumbai

Septic arthritis is an excruciatingly painful infection caused by a virus, bacteria, or fungus. These germs travel from one region of the body to another, and a penetrating injury might pave the way for them to enter the joints directly. The immediate need for treating this medical condition lies within its destructive nature. Septic arthritis […]

Intercondylar Tibial Eminence Fracture

The tibia or the shinbone is the frontal large bone below the knee- which connects the knee with the ankle. The intercondylar area is an eminent part of the tibia or the shinbone. The fracture of this part of the tibia or the shinbone is defined as intercondylar tibial eminence fracture. The intercondylar tibial eminence […]

Osteoporosis Treatment in Mumbai

Osteoporosis is a medical condition where the body loses too much bone and as a result, the bone becomes weak and brittle increasing the risk of fracture many times over. Body losing too much bone is the key here to understand the cause and effect of Osteoporosis. In this blog let us dig in to […]

Visionaire Knee Replacement

Visionaire knee arthroplasty or knee replacement is a method used to replace your worn-out knees with a healthier pair for better functioning and comfort. Here, X-Rays and MRI images are used to design the specific and special tools that will be needed for your surgery. This process helps in getting rid of the pain and […]

Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals Deposition (CPPD)

Every person knows the pain and discomfort that arthritis can cause to one and their loved ones. There are many kinds of arthritis that a person may develop and one of them is the calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease (CPPD). To know everything about this disease, keep reading the entire article.  What is calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease? […]