The Significance of Comprehensive Documentation in Clinical Practice and Patient Care24Jul

The Significance of Comprehensive Documentation in Clinical Practice and Patient Care

In the vast realm of healthcare, the importance of documentation cannot be overstated. It serves as a foundational pillar that upholds the quality and precision of clinical practice, as well as significantly impacts patient care and outcomes. In this article, we delve into the multifaceted role of documentation in the medical field, exploring its benefits and challenges, and uncovering the transformative potential of embracing advanced technologies such as AI in healthcare documentation. The Key to Effective Clinical Practice: Good Documentation At the heart of every successful clinical practice lies a …
Fitknees: Revolutionizing Orthopedic Documentation for Enhanced Patient Outcomes19Jul

Fitknees: Revolutionizing Orthopedic Documentation for Enhanced Patient Outcomes

In the world of healthcare, precision and accuracy are paramount. Orthopedic surgeons and healthcare professionals constantly strive to provide optimal care, enhance patient outcomes, and stay at the forefront of medical advancements. Amidst the complexity and fast-paced nature of this field, one essential element holds the key to organized and credible healthcare: documentation. “Excellence in medical documentation reflects and creates excellence in medical care.” -Teichman Documentation serves as the backbone of the healthcare system, providing a comprehensive record of patient information, assessments, and treatment plans. It acts as an invaluable …
Enhancing Orthopedic Care: The Power of Effective Documentation for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Satisfaction.17Jul

Enhancing Orthopedic Care: The Power of Effective Documentation for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Patient Satisfaction.

Imagine one day, you went to an orthopedic physician with a problem. You list out your concerns and difficulties and as routine, the physician gets to the assessment. Except this time, he/she doesn’t write down a single note during assessment, reaches a diagnosis, quickly presents a treatment plan and thanks you for your time. Would that make you slightly uncomfortable and/or less reassured? Most patients would and this right here, is our basic acknowledgement of proper documentation.   So why do we need documentation in healthcare and by extension, the …
Enhancing Postoperative Monitoring: The Role of AI Wearable Technology.14Jul

Enhancing Postoperative Monitoring: The Role of AI Wearable Technology.

The worldwide use of surgical treatments is increasing, with approximately one in ten people undergoing a surgical procedure each year in high-income countries. Following discharge, patients must take charge of monitoring their own recovery. However, this self-observation can lead to missing critical complications. Over 10% of patients over 45 years old experience postoperative complications, often requiring readmission and associated with increased mortality. These major complications include postoperative pain, joint clicking, and other subtle signs. Proper postoperative monitoring is crucial to ensure optimal recovery and prevent adverse outcomes.   These major …
Building Strength, Restoring Motion, and Walking Strong Physiotherapy After a Total Knee Replacement.12Jul

Building Strength, Restoring Motion, and Walking Strong: Physiotherapy After a Total Knee Replacement.

Surgery is most definitely a scary thing, terrifying in fact. Having to imagine a person cutting your body while you’re asleep, yikes! Sounds like something you pull out of a horror movie! But in reality, it isn’t all that bad, considering the overwhelming benefits one may receive afterwards.    There are thousands of different types of surgeries out there, but for now, let’s talk a little bit about total knee replacement (TKR). When it comes to a total knee replacement, your surgeon aims to make the patient’s quality of life …
Physiotherapy’s Ticking Time Bomb - The Hunt for Second Opinions10Jul

Physiotherapy’s Ticking Time Bomb – The Hunt for Second Opinions.

When someone gets injured, what goes through the mind of the patient? Fortunately, it doesn’t take advanced psychology to figure out the immediate questions that arise. It roughly goes in this sequence – how bad is it? Will it get better soon? How fast can I resume with my normal life? Will I need extensive medical care? Can I afford that treatment? (Unless you have health insurance or are rich enough!)   These questions are no different for a physiotherapy patient. The constant race to get the best possible treatment …
Exploring Orthopaedic Surgery Insights, Statistics, and Surgical Interventions Unveiled.03Jul

Exploring Orthopaedic Surgery: Insights, Statistics, and Surgical Interventions Unveiled

It’s an obvious human emotion to get scared of the word “OPERATION” or  “OPERATION THEATRE” and this article is exactly about Embracing the Unknown: Exploring the Mysteries of the Operation Theatre. Orthopaedic surgery plays a critical role in the management of various orthopaedic conditions, including congenital disorders, acute injuries from road traffic accidents, acquired disorders, and chronic arthritic or overuse conditions. Although the idea of surgery can be daunting, understanding the significance of orthopaedic interventions backed by statistical evidence is crucial. In this article, we will explore specific orthopaedic scenarios, …
Empowering Patients and Enhancing Surgical Outcomes The Role of AI and FitKnees in Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment.26Jun

Empowering Patients and Enhancing Surgical Outcomes: The Role of AI and Fitknees in Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment

As medical professionals, we are well aware of the profound impact that osteoarthritis has on the lives of our patients. With an aging population and increasing rates of obesity, the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis continues to rise, affecting millions of individuals worldwide. The debilitating pain, limited mobility, and compromised quality of life experienced by these patients underscore the urgent need for effective interventions.    However, one major challenge healthcare providers face is convincing patients who are genuinely suffering from pain and discomfort to consider total knee arthroplasty (TKA), or total …
Revolutionizing Physiotherapy Bridging the Data Gap for Enhanced Treatment Outcomes.19Jun

Revolutionizing Physiotherapy: Bridging the Data Gap for Enhanced Treatment Outcomes

For some industries, numbers often shape narratives. For some, they even form the base of informed decisions! The most obvious example would be engineering – where no math would mean absolute chaos. And yet, the most important of such industries would also include healthcare and by extension, physiotherapy.    Unfortunately, for an industry that’s focused on better attending to people, physiotherapy never really got around to adopting data. Turns out, only 33% of physiotherapists use Electronic Health Records (EHR) for data documentation, and less than 20% of all practices have …
A Passionate Pursuit of Joint Health – Why Wearable Technology and Joint Health Matter12Jun

A Passionate Pursuit of Joint Health – Why Wearable Technology and Joint Health Matter

As we lead our lives day by day, we sometimes take a few things for granted, joint health being one of them. We often take for granted the simple movements that allow us to walk, run, and jump. However, for many people, joint pain and discomfort can make these simple actions a painful and difficult experience. At our company Ashva , we are passionate about knee health and joint health because we understand how critical these joints are to maintaining an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Whether you are an athlete …
Unveiling the Complex Relationship between Knee Conditions, Gait Cycle, and Joint Health The Role of Fitknees in AI-Powered Gait Analysis05Jun

Unveiling the Complex Relationship between Knee Conditions, Gait Cycle, and Joint Health: The Role of Fitknees in AI-Powered Gait Analysis

Discovering the intricate connection between knee conditions, the gait cycle, and overall joint health is essential in understanding the impact of knee health on daily functioning. With lifestyle changes affecting joint health more than ever, this article explores how knee conditions directly influence the gait cycle and contribute to pain and discomfort. Emphasizing the significance of knee health in recent years, we introduce Fitknees, an AI-powered device that revolutionizes gait analysis. Fitknees‘ ability to provide precise insights within a minute enables healthcare professionals and individuals to assess gait patterns and …
From-Populous-to-Developed-Transforming-Indias-Orthopedic-Landscape-and-Defeating-Knee-Osteoarthritis29May

From Populous to Developed: Transforming India’s Orthopedic Landscape and Defeating Knee Osteoarthritis.

With a population exceeding 1.4 billion, India has officially claimed the title of the world’s most populous country. This significant milestone brings forth both potential and daunting responsibilities. However, amidst India’s preparations for an economic boom, there is a growing concern for present and aspiring physiotherapists and orthopedics who face a volumetric nightmare. The nation’s citizens are succumbing to an alarming surge in injuries, particularly knee osteoarthritis (OA). In this article, we delve into the challenges faced by healthcare professionals in addressing this pressing issue, and the implications it holds …