Dr. A. V. Gurava Reddy did his M.B.B.S from Guntur Medical College. He was certified by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 1990 as Diplomat of the National Board for the practice of Orthopaedic Surgery.
The hip region is located lateral to the gluteal region (i.e. the buttock), inferior to the iliac crest, and overlying the greater trochanter of the femur, or “thigh bone”. In adults, three of the bones of the pelvis have fused into the hip bone which forms part of the hip region.
The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two articulations: one between the femur and tibia, and one between the femur and patella. It is the largest joint in the human body and is very complicated. Since in humans the knee supports nearly the whole weight of the body, it is vulnerable to both acute injury and the development of osteoarthritis.Read more »
The human shoulder is made up of three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons. The articulations between the bones of the shoulder make up the shoulder joints. The major joint of the shoulder is the glenohumeral joint, which “shoulder joint” generally refers to.Read more »