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QMR Therapy For Osteoarthritis Developed Part II

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Benefits of QMR TherapyTM

  • It is a pioneering, unique, effective and non-invasive procedure for treatment of Osteoarthritis.
  • QMR TherapyTM for osteoarthritis significantly decreases pain.
  • It has no side effects.
  • It enables natural growth of cartilage and increases its thickness as against placement of foreign substance.
  • It is a cheaper alternative to knee replacement.
  • Both knees can be treated simultaneously in QMR TherapyTM.
  • It increases mobility in patients.
  • It improves stability and power of the knee joint.
  • It is an outpatient treatment.
  • Progress of the disease is halted.
  • Patients can carry on their normal activity during the treatment.
  • Does not have an effect on co-morbidities (associated medical problems).
  • Patients can get rid of pain killer drugs.
  • During the treatment, the patient can read or listen to music.
  • Wg. Cdr (Dr.) VG Vasishta (Retd), Founder & CEO of SBF Healthcare has been instrumental in conducting various studies that have led to changes in the medical standards of the Armed Forces. During his tenure as Head of the Radio Diagnosis department at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Bangalore, he was a recognized guide to many MD students. He has also been awarded numerous fellowships from international institutes. For excellence in medicine, he was awarded the 2006 Suvarna Karnataka Rajyotsava Award by the Government for his work on osteoarthritis and cancer. In 2006, SBF Healthcare was launched by Wg. Cdr Vasishta on his retirement from the Indian Air Force to bring this technology into the public sphere.

    The promising results that have been received from this therapy have brought recognition for this technology not only from the scientific community, but also from the international medical and academic community. The preliminary results have been presented at international scientific symposia. The numbers and volume of patients that are looking up to this therapy as a beacon of hope is huge. This treatment therapy has already put India"s medical expertise on the international map.

    The process

    The treatment for Osteoarthritis is a 21-day process which does not require hospitalization. The total time required for treatment each day is 90 minutes.

    SBF Healthcare now operates two centers in Bangalore and Mumbai. More than 2000 cases have now been treated by SBF Healthcare since inception.

    This method has been a "pain reliever" to all those who have been suffering for years and confined to a wheel chair or limited activities and it has no doubt changed the quality of their lives.

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    Story first published: Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 14:33 [IST]
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