Re: Prevalence of abnormalities in knees detected by MRI in adults without knee osteoarthritis: population based observational study (Framingham Osteoarthritis Study)
It was about a month back that we had written to you about our new technique that can help a patient with severe pain, swelling, limitation of movement and disability in walking or bearing weight, to recover seemingly quite quickly . This technique may not help everyone and to the degree that they might prefer. But then this technique can help in early and rapid recovery, where NONE WAS EXPECTED whatsoever, and kindly pardon us for the pun, when all the munitions OF ALL TYPES and from every available basket from varied fields, including the evidence based medicine, homeopathy, ayurveda, naturopathy, faith healing, acupressure, accupunture, reiki, etc, and many other types of practices that are or might be in use all across the world.
While much more research is required on all factors that have been identified or left unidentified , it could start helping at least some patients outright. Our technique, which, if you would kindly agree, can henceforth be called “ASHA TECHNIQUE FOR ARTHRITIS OF KNEES” could delay the knee replacement surgery for an indefinite period, while giving a chance to withdraw all medicines within the next two or three days, and slightly longer interval if tapering off is required.
Use of this technique, the “ASHA TECHNIQUE” FOR ARTHRITIS OF KNEES could provide a crucial window of opportunity to set all the accompanying deficiencies right, especially the osteoporosis and scurvy, and for bringing down the body weight within the normal range. Gradual weight bearing and strengthening exercises can also be initiated as soon as possible, if there are no other medical reasons forbidding that. Regular exercises and exposure to sun would help recover better. At the cost of repetition, we would like to state once again that much needs to be done to make this technique perfect, precise, safer, etc. We could just do this much only, with our own initiative, own accord, and own resources, without any help or encouragement or administrative support from any quarters, and will not be able to do any further research at our own, and therefore have placed this technique at this platform of BMJ.
Dr (Lt Col) Rajesh Chauhan
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh Parihar
Dr. Shruti Chauhan
Shivendra Pratap Singh Chauhan
1. Chauhan R, Parihar AKS, Chauhan S, Chauhan SPS. Taking a fresh look at osteoarthritis of knees. BMJ 21 April 2013. http://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e5339/rr/642114 (Accessed on 27 May 2013)
Competing interests: No competing interests