NON-INVASIVE HEART TREATMENTS

EXTERNAL CPONTER PULSATION (ECP) What is External Counter Pulsation? What ECP does? How does ECP increase the blood flow? How is ECP done? How long does the treatment take? How successful is ECP treatment? Is ECP a recognized treatment? Where else is ECP available? What is the current status and the expected future of ECP? Are doctors at Sibia Medical Centre well trained in  ECP? ARTERY CLEARANCE THERAPY (ACT) What is Artery Clearance Therapy (ACT)? How is C...

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression with Computerized Spinal Table

Why is back pain common? In modern society it is common for working people t o be standing or sitting in positions witch gives t hem pains in the neck, back and shoulders (about 80% of the w orking population suffers from such pains). One rea son is that people only use a few of the muscles in this a rea and to a point where pain is caused. Other musc les are not used at all. One result of this is also poor bl ood circulation in the muscles witch makes the prob lem worse. The spine is a com...

JOINT PAIN? OSTEOARTHRITIS

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is caused by breakdown of joint cartilage resulting in loss in its capacity to absorb impacts. No definite known c ause is known but genetics, age, general wear and tear, joint diseases like rhe umatoid arthritis, Gout and congenital defects, extra body weight, repeated or single injury and post- menopause Estrogen deficiency may play a role. How is Osteoarthritis diagnosed? Patient may feel pain, stiffness, grating sensation , loss of mobility,...

CARDIO-VASCULAR CARTOGRAPHY (CCG)

What is Cardiovascular Cartography? Cardiovascular Cartography (CCG) [older name Realistic Geometric Cartographic Imaging (RGCI)] is a method to measure heart’s blood flow, oxygen supply etc using digitally acquired flow turbulence without putting a ny wires, catheters etc into the body. How is the procedure done? Special high precision data accusation electrodes, sensors a nd transducers measures the heart’s parameters which are analysed by sophisticated computerize equipme...

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD)

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a problem with blood flow in the arteries of the legs and arms. Arteries carry blood to the muscles. When you have diseased arteries, they become narrow or blocked. The most c ommon complaint of people with PAD is claudication. If you notice pain in you r legs after you walk it may be claudication pain due to PAD, ask your doctor about it. What is Claudication pain? Claudication is pain in the calf or thigh muscle...