Dr Kaushik Hazratwala Blogs

10 Tips for those caring for Orthopaedic Patients.

10 Tips for those caring for Orthopaedic Patients.

Recovering from hip and  knee replacement surgery can be challenging, especially without the...

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Naturally Aligned Computer Assisted Knee Replacement

Naturally Aligned Computer Assisted Knee Replacement

Computer assisted Surgery (CAS) has now been around for almost 20 yrs. in various forms. With the...

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Obesity and Joint Replacement Surgery

Obesity and Joint Replacement Surgery

Obesity is major problem facing our affluent society. In 2014-2015, a staggering 63.4...

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Sleep Apnea Must be Treated

Sleep Apnea Must be Treated

The life-threatening consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea are caused by a lack of oxygen in...

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Townsville surgeon wants health providers enforce smoking laws

Townsville surgeon wants health providers enforce smoking laws

OLIVIA GRACE-CURRAN, Townsville Bulletin March 20, 2018 12:00am SMOKERS are being urged to...

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Computer Navigation is for the Outliers!!!!!!

Computer Navigation is for the Outliers!!!!!!

By Dr Kaushik Hazratwala, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Director – Orthopaedic Research Institute of...

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) - Latest Evidence or Lack of !!!

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) - Latest Evidence or Lack of !!!

This is an abstract from the recently published review article in the American JBJS. It...

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Who is more likely to have anterior patella pain (knee cap)?

Who is more likely to have anterior patella pain (knee cap)?

The patella is located anterior (in front) of the femur in the femoral trochlear groove, and...

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How old is too Young for Hip and knee arthroplasty

How old is too Young for Hip and knee arthroplasty

Nearly every day I consult I would see a patient in their 40's or early 50's with bone on bone...

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Issues to consider with health insurance in Australia

Issues to consider with health insurance in Australia

Health insurance issues in Australia - Dr Kaushik Hazratwala One of the most important...

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Alternate Alignment Technique for Total Knee Replacement

Alternate Alignment Technique for Total Knee Replacement

Alternate alignment is gaining popularity amongst orthopaedic surgeons. The alternate alignment...

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Lateral Hip Pain (Outer)

Lateral Hip Pain (Outer)

The most common reason for Lateral (outer) hip pain is Trochanteric Bursitis. This is...

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Chronic Ankle Instability

Chronic Ankle Instability

Chronic ankle instability is a condition characterized by a recurring giving way of the outer...

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Life after Knee Replacement

5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Life after Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement has a very high success rate in relieving pain and bearing upon the...

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Is Hip replacement the best option for hip pain?

Is Hip replacement the best option for hip pain?

If you are suffering from a hip pain for a long time. You should consult with your nearby...

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Early Mobilisation reduces the risk of complications in Ankle Fracture Fixation Surgery

Early Mobilisation reduces the risk of complications in Ankle Fracture Fixation Surgery

Ankle fractures can occur during sporting activities, or as a result of a fall. Fractures can...

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Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland (ORIQL)

Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland (ORIQL)

Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland (ORIQL) is a Health Promotions Charity organisation...

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Know all things about Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure.

Know all things about Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure.

If you are considering a Total Knee Replacement or are having one soon, this video will help...

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Total Knee Replacement vs Resurfacing

Total Knee Replacement vs Resurfacing

With the invent of new surgical techniques and instruments Knee Replacements can now be performed...

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Baker's Cyst of The Knee

Baker's Cyst of The Knee

A Baker's cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind...

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Bilateral (2) Hip and Knee Replacements

Bilateral (2) Hip and Knee Replacements

Bilateral (2) Hip and Knee Replacements Many patients suffer from arthritis in 2 large...

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ACL rupture and associated structural injuries of the knee

ACL rupture and associated structural injuries of the knee

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is part of a complicated network of ligaments that help...

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Natural Knee Alignment Technique - Dr Kaushik Hazratwala

Natural Knee Alignment Technique - Dr Kaushik Hazratwala

It is important to understand that there are multiple bony cuts that are delicately balanced with...

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Computer assisted Knee Arthroplasty - Dr. Kaushik Hazratwala

Computer assisted Knee Arthroplasty - Dr. Kaushik Hazratwala

Knee replacements have been traditionally been done by bony alignment jigs. That is the surgeon...

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