International Journal of Yoga

PERSPECTIVE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40--43

Wholistic orthopedics: Is this the right way to treat geriatric orthopedic patients?


John Ebnezar, Yogita Bali, Rakesh John 
 Department of Orthopedics, Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Parimala Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
John Ebnezar
Department of Orthopedics, Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Parimala Hospital, Bilekahalli, BG Road, Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka
India

Geriatric orthopedic problems poses different challenges in their management. Conventional treatment methods like drugs, physiotherapy and surgeries are inadequate. A Geriatric orthopedic patient suffers as a whole and not in isolation. This article highlights the importance of managing geriatric orthopedic patients as a whole and outlines the various steps of wholistic management.


How to cite this article:
Ebnezar J, Bali Y, John R. Wholistic orthopedics: Is this the right way to treat geriatric orthopedic patients?.Int J Yoga 2017;10:40-43


How to cite this URL:
Ebnezar J, Bali Y, John R. Wholistic orthopedics: Is this the right way to treat geriatric orthopedic patients?. Int J Yoga [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Apr 9 ];10:40-43
Available from: http://www.ijoy.org.in/article.asp?issn=0973-6131;year=2017;volume=10;issue=1;spage=40;epage=43;aulast=Ebnezar;type=0