Common Basketball Injuries & How to Treat Them

The basketball season is here! The NBA season has arrived, and National Basketball Day is November 6th. Unfortunately, with basketball, comes injuries. There are certain injuries in the game of basketball that commonly occur with players: some avoidable, some not so...

Dr. Vaksha on intervertebral disc

Between each vertebral body there is an intervertebral disc. The disc allows to cushion the vertebral bodies, as well as allows movement. The intervertebral disc is made up annulus fibrosus, which surrounds a central gel-like material called the nucleus pulposus. Due...

Dr. Vaksha – Pain in the Shoulder Joint

  The most common complaints of patient with diseases of shoulder joint is pain. This pain is usually worsened with activity, especially with overhead activities. These patients may also complain of weakness or stiffness of the shoulder joint. Occasionally,...

Dr. Vaksha – Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

  Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the tendons of the rotator cuff. It may involve any of the four tendons, but most commonly involves the supraspinatus and infraspinatus. This is caused by repetitive actions of the shoulder, especially overhead...

Dr. Vaksha – Anatomy of the Cervical Spine

  A cervical spine is made up of seven vertebrae stacked over each other. The vertebrae have two parts, the front and the back. The front of the vertebrae is called the vertebra body. The back of the vertebrae is made up of a pair of joints, the laminae and the...

Dr. Vedant Vaksha Planning for Shoulder Surgery

  Shoulder surgeries are usually same-day surgeries. Patient are called in on the day of surgery and are taken in a holding area. Patients are usually given a brachial block, so as to numb their nerves of the shoulder as well as their upper extremity. In the...

Dr. Vedant Vaksha – The Shoulder Joint

  The shoulder joint is made up of three bones. The arm bone, or the humerus, the collarbone, or the clavicle, and the shoulder blade, or the scapula. The bones are connected to each other at two joints. The shoulder joint in itself in the acromioclavicular...

Dr. Vedant Vaksha Shoulder Tear & Instability

  Labral tear and shoulder instability is usually caused by injuries, especially in throwing athletes and people who do overhead activities. It can also be caused due to aging, or it may be of congenital origin. Patients with labral tear or shoulder instability...

Dr. Vaksha – Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the tendons of the rotator cuff. It may involve any of the four tendons, but most commonly involves the supraspinatus and infraspinatus. This is caused by repetitive actions of the shoulder, especially overhead activities and...

Dr. Vaksha – The Intervertebral Disc

  Between each vertebral body there is an intervertebral disc. The disc allows to cushion the vertebral bodies, as well as allows movement. The intervertebral disc is made up annulus fibrosus, which surrounds a central gel-like material called the nucleus...