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Dr. Pritam Palkar

Orthopaedic
Dr. Pritam Palkar - Orthopedic Surgeon
MBBS, D.Ortho
6.0 years of experience
+91 9665512100
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Dr. Pritam Palkar is a highly reputed and experienced Orthopedic Surgeon. He has been practicing Orthopaedic surgery in Pune, Maharashtra for past five years and has an experience of nine years in the field. He received his MBBS from Davao Medical School Foundation Inc., Davao City, Philippines in 2014, follow by a Diploma in Orthopaedics from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. Dr. Pritam Palkar specializes in Orthopaedic Trauma surgeries, Fracture and Dislocations and Congenital Bone Deformities. He ensures specialised diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions, also help you develop long-term strategies to treat illnesses, disorders, and issues relating to your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Also, Dr. Pritam Palkar believes in Preventive Orthopaedic Care, and believes in treating patients without performing surgery, using physical therapy, lifestyle modification, and supportive treatment.

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Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation

Sports injury

Injuries related to sports and exercise

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Orthopedic

Joints, muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons issue

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Rheumatology

Treatment of arthritis and other joint problems

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Spine Surgery

Surgery involving Spine and Nerves

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Pain Management

Relieving all acute, chronic and challenging pains

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Diligent and Specialized Care and Treatment
Dehu Multispeciality Hospital - Pune
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Dehu Multispeciality Hospital

The Dehu Multispeciality Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra, is a multispeciality clinic that provides comprehensive patient care. The protocol developed by Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune, at the clinic keeps an individual on the right path toward good health. Dr. Pritam Palkar focuses on providing expert guidance to patients on how to avoid injuries to the musculoskeletal system. Based on the examination and diagnostic tests, preventative measures for the patient are prescribed and implemented in strict compliance with their daily lifestyle. He not only treat present conditions but also reduces risk of medical problems in future and also enhance the quality of life, which in turn boost overall health. The main goal of Dr. Pritam Palkar is to advocate Preventive measures for orthopaedic injuries by providing education that helps in minimizing the risk associated with musculoskeletal system disorders and improving bone health.

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What is the most common reason for back pain?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, leading Orthopedic Surgeon, explains Back strains and sprains are the most common cause of back pain. You can injure muscles, tendons or ligaments by lifting something too heavy or not lifting safely. Some people strain their back by sneezing, coughing, twisting or bending over. Often back pain doesn't have one simple cause but may be due to one or more like poor posture, lack of exercise resulting in stiffening of the spine and weak muscles, muscle strains or sprains. There are also specific conditions which are linked with pain felt in the back. It?s important to remember that severe pain doesn?t necessarily mean there?s a serious problem. Some common conditions are Spondylosis, Sciatica, Spinal stenosis. Other rarer causes of back pain include bone problems such as a fracture ,often linked to thinning of the bones, which is known as osteoporosis, an infection, a tumour, inflammation, for example in the condition ankylosing spondylitis. Consult, Dr.Pritam Palkar, Orthopedic Surgeon, an expert in treating Back Pain. Book an online appointment with Dr. Pritam Palkar on the website or simply download icareheal app on your smartphones to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

What are the Causes of Bone Infection? What are the Symptoms of Bone Infection?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, recognises the major cause of Bone infection. It is most often caused by bacteria. But it can also be caused by fungi or other germs. When a person has osteomyelitis, Bacteria or other germs may spread to a bone from infected skin, muscles, or tendons next to the bone. This may occur under a skin sore.The infection can start in another part of the body and spread to the bone through the blood.The infection can also start after bone surgery. This is more likely if the surgery is done after an injury or if metal rods or plates are placed in the bone. Symptoms of osteomyelitis are not specific and vary with age. Main symptoms include Bone pain, Excessive sweating, Fever and chills, General discomfort, Uneasiness, Ill feeling or malaise, Local swelling, redness, and warmth, Open wound that may show pus or Pain at the site of infection. Consult, Dr. Pritam Palkar, leading Orthopedic Surgeon at his clinic or online via video call by booking an online appointment on icareheal website. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

When Is Total Joint Replacement Recommended? What happens in the Surgery?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon explains several conditions can cause joint pain and disability and lead patients to consider joint replacement surgery. In many cases, joint pain is caused by damage to the cartilage that lines the ends of the bones (articular cartilage) either from arthritis, a fracture, or another condition. If nonsurgical treatments like medications, physical therapy, and activity modifications do not relieve your pain and disability, your doctor may recommend total joint replacement. Total joint replacement surgery takes a few hours. The procedure is performed in a hospital or outpatient surgery center. During the surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone is removed from your joint and replaced with prosthetic components made of metal, plastic, or ceramic. The prosthesis mimics the shape and movement of a natural joint. For example, in an arthritic hip, the damaged ball (the upper end of the femur) is replaced with a metal ball attached to a metal stem that is fitted into the femur, and a plastic socket is implanted into the pelvis, replacing the damaged socket. Dr. Pritam Palkar, an orthopedic surgeon in Pune, Maharashtra will explain the potential risks and complications of total joint replacement, including those related to the surgery itself and those that can occur over time after your surgery. Most complications can be treated successfully. Some of the more common complications of joint replacement surgery include infection, blood clots, nerve injury, and prosthesis problems like loosening or dislocation. Consult Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon him by booking an online appointment for in clinic consultation or online consultation via video or audio call. Simply Download icareheal app on your smartphones to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, explains Dr. Pritam Palkar, one of the best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune. It is most often diagnosed in childhood or early adolescence. Scoliosis affects 2-3 percent of the population, can develop in infancy or early childhood. However, the primary age of onset for scoliosis is 10-15 years old, occurring equally among both genders. There are several signs that may indicate the possibility of scoliosis. If one or more of the following signs is noticed like shoulders are uneven one or both shoulder blades may stick out, head is not centered directly above the pelvis, One or both hips are raised or unusually high, Rib cages are at different heights, Waist is uneven, Also, Scoliosis can be classified as idiopathic, congenital or neuromuscular. Idiopathic scoliosis is the diagnosis when all other causes are excluded and comprises about 80 percent of all cases. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is the most common type of scoliosis and is usually diagnosed during puberty. Congenital scoliosis results from embryological malformation of one or more vertebrae and may occur in any location of the spine. Neuromuscular scoliosis encompasses scoliosis that is secondary to neurological or muscular diseases. This includes scoliosis associated with cerebral palsy, spinal cord trauma, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and spina bifida. This type of scoliosis generally progresses more rapidly than idiopathic scoliosis and often requires surgical treatment. Fortunately, Bracing and Surgery are the two treatment available for Scoliosis. Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune, Maharashtra, is highly experienced in treating patient with mild or severe Scoliosis condition, book an online appointment for video or in clinic consultation. Download icareheal app for further information to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

What is Osteoarthritis?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon, explains Osteoarthritis as the most common form of arthritis, which can affect any joint in the body. It?s most likely to affect the joints that bear most of our weight, such as the knees and feet. Joints that we use a lot in everyday life, such as the joints of the hand, are also commonly affected. In a healthy joint, a coating of tough but smooth and slippery tissue, called cartilage, covers the surface of the bones and helps the bones to move freely against each other. When a joint develops osteoarthritis, part of the cartilage thins and the surface becomes rougher. This means the joint doesn't move as smoothly as it should.When cartilage becomes worn or damaged, all the tissues within the joint become more active than normal as the body tries to repair the damage. The repair processes may change the structure of the joint, but will often allow the joint to work normally and without any pain and stiffness. Almost all of us will develop osteoarthritis in some of our joints as we get older, though we may not even be aware of it. Consult Dr. Pritam Palkar, an Orthopedic Surgeon, in Pune, Maharashtra for prevention of Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Book an online appointment for best Orthopedic Surgeon for in clinic or video consultation with icareheal. Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones.

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? How are the treatments available?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, one of the best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune defines as Rheumatoid arthritis as a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. The condition usually affects the hands, feet and wrists. There may be periods where symptoms become worse, known as flare-ups or flares. A flare can be difficult to predict, but with treatment it's possible to decrease the number of flares and minimise or prevent long-term damage to the joints.Some people with rheumatoid arthritis also experience problems in other parts of the body, or more general symptoms such as tiredness and weight loss.Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis can help reduce inflammation in the joints, relieve pain, prevent or slow down joint damage, reduce disability and enable you to be as active as possible. Although there's no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, early treatment and support including medicine, lifestyle changes, supportive treatments and surgery can reduce the risk of joint damage and limit the impact of the condition. There are medicines available to help stop rheumatoid arthritis from getting worse and reduce your risk of further problems. Your treatment will usually involve care from your Orthopaedic doctor and several different specialists. Consult, Dr.Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon and an expert in handling and management of Arthritis. Book an online appointment with Dr. Pritam Palkar, renowned Orthopedic Surgeon on the website or simply download icareheal app on your smartphones to book consultation with best Orthopedic Surgeon.

What is the area of Expertise for Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune?

Dr. Pritam Palkar is a highly reputed and experienced Orthopedic Surgeon. He has been practicing Orthopaedic surgery in Khed, Pune, Maharashtra for past five years and has an experience of nine years in the field. Dr. Pritam Palkar specializes as Orthopedic Surgeon and all Orthopedic Surgeries, Trauma surgeries, Fracture and Dislocations and Congenital Bone Deformities. He ensures specialised diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions, also help you develop long-term strategies to treat illnesses, disorders, and issues relating to your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Consult, Dr.Pritam Palkar, an expert in Orthopaedic Surgeon. Book an online appointment with Dr. Pritam Palkar on the website or simply download icareheal app on your smartphones to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

How can we consult Dr. Pritam Palkar, renowned Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune?

Patients can contact Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon, online or visit his clinic, Dehu Multispeciality Hospital, in front of Saptapadi Lawns, Dehu - Yelwadi Rd, Yelwadi, Tal Khed, Pune-412109. To make an appointment, you can click Book Now or download icareheal app on your smartphones for consulting leading Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune.

What is education qualification of Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune?

Dr. Pritam Palkar, a leading Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune, received his MBBS from Davao Medical School Foundation Inc., Davao City, Philippines in 2014, follow by a Diploma in Orthopaedics from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. Consult Dr. Pritam Palkar, best Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune. Orthopedic Surgeon. Visit icareheal website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to book best Orthopedic Surgeon.

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