Dr. OP Garg is consultant and Head, Rheumatology at BK Kapur Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi. He has been awarded by the President of India for his work. In this blog, he talk about various conditions related to the joints like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankolysing Spondylitis, Juvenie Rheumatoid Arthritis etc. to be able to guide better.
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A new breed of doctors are here – The Rheumatologists

A sure way to destroy the joints is to follow the advice of someone who says “So, your son has joint pains, try this and do that, but never take modern  medicine, it’s got so many side effects (in effect, you will let arthritis destroy your joints before you even consult a modern specialty Doctor...
Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

I get many queries in my practice about acupuncture and it’s benefits. This blog is for the benefit of all who are undergoing acupuncture as an alternative therapy for fibromyalgia. Some research studies have looked at the efficacy of the acupuncture as a treatment for fibromyalgia.  Although a few have shown significant benefit in pain while...

Writer’s Cramp, its symptoms and treatments

Writer’s cramp is a cramp or spasm affecting muscles of the hand or fingers. The affected muscles will depend on the task (writing) and the posture of an individual during this repeated task. The symptoms will appear only during this particular movement like writing or playing the piano. Sadly, it is also known to spread...