joint pain

STOP swearing by ‘No Pain, No Gain’: Find Out Why and How this cliched motto is harmful to your health and fitness

Do you believe in the cliché No pain No gain? This probably depends on who you have heard this say or in what context. Pain means different things to different people. When I treat patients with spine or sports injuries in the clinic, I often ask what kind of pain they have. Yes – what kind of pain- because different kinds of pain mean different things. For example…

Are You Using a Knee Support While Gymming or Running for Pain Management or Prevention? STOP RIGHT NOW!

I often see runners, sports players and gym enthusiasts wearing a knee brace/support every time they play or lift weights. If it was up to me I would personally go up to them and lecture them about the harm they are doing to themselves by doing so. But since it may not be considered appropriate, I decided to write about it.

Cycling Knee Pain Prevention Strategies

Cyclists – How to Manage Knee Pain

Knee pain is quite common amongst cyclists and can get worse quickly if left untreated. Primary causes of cycling-related knee pain range from bike alignment, quadriceps weakness, lack of warm-up and cool-downs, over-training and over-use. The key is to prevent knee pain in the first place! Read on for the most crucial methods to prevent knee pain…

Women! Make your health your number one priority! Start by reading this practical guide by Dr. Rajani Patil

March is the month celebrating women all over the world. And rightfully so. The woman deserves to be celebrated. But sometimes I wonder if this is a superficial notion. Does the world truly understand her value? Leave alone that, does the woman herself understand her value? Having lived for several years in the US and now in Mumbai…