KNEES

  • No reclining seats? Sleep in the aisle! 9 things that would happen on Indian flights if airplane seats stopped reclining September 3, 2014

    Hop on to an early morning flight, grab the window seat, recline, and doze off! Things aren't same up in the air anymore. A new nuisance that goes by the name 'Knee Defender' will not allow your seats to recline any longer. A flight in the US had to be...
  • US plane diverted as passengers fight over seat reclining August 26, 2014

    New York: A flight from Newark to Denver was diverted to Chicago after a midair brawl erupted when a man set up a gadget that would not let the woman in front of him recline in her seat and she tossed a cup of water in his face. The scuffle forced...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery August 21, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold will miss the five oneday internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • ISL foreign player draft to be held next month July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Footballers from South American countries powerhouses such as Brazil and Colombia along with those from Europe would be a part of the international players draft of the Hero Indian Super League to be held next month. "We will have the international players draft next month and 49 players would feature...
  • Manoj Tiwary set to leave for London for knee surgery August 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Sidelined by recurrent injuries, Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary will fly to London on Sunday for a surgery in his twisted left knee. British orthopaedic surgeon and knee specialist Dr Andrew Williams, who had worked with the likes of Andrew Flintoff, Shoaib Akhtar, and more recently Cheteshwar Pujara, is likely to...
  • CA seeks confidentiality agreement in Nathan Bracken legal case July 31, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australia fast bowler Nathan Bracken is suing Cricket Australia and three medical professionals for compensation of a knee injury sustained in 2007, but the ruling body for the sport in the country wants the 35yearold and his lawyers to undertake a confidentiality agreement first. These include obtaining CA's...
  • Rafael Nadal may pull out of next week's Indian Wells February 27, 2013

    Acapulco, Mexico: Rafael Nadal may pull out of next week's tournament at Indian Wells, Calif., to spare his fragile knees from the hard courts. Nadal said he loves the tournament he won in 2007 and 2009 but has to think about protecting his knees and staying healthy for the European...
  • Rampaul ruled out of Caribbean T20 tournament January 4, 2013

    PortofSpain: Trinidad and Tobago fast bowler Ravi Rampaul will miss this year's Caribbean T20 tournament due to injury, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced. The confirmation Thursday follows earlier statements from manager Omar Khan suggesting that Rampaul was back in training after overcoming a knee injury and passing a...
  • John Isner leaves Hopman Cup with knee injury January 3, 2013

    John Isner withdrew from the Hopman Cup on Thursday with a right knee injury, ending the American team's chances of reaching the final of the eightcountry tournament and handing a championship berth to Spain. Isner, who still hopes to compete at the Australian Open beginning Jan. 14, played with strapping on...
  • Injured Virat Kohli a doubt for the 2nd ODI December 30, 2012

    India batsman Virat Kohli is a doubt for the second ODI against Pakistan after he injured his knee during the first game at Chennais Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Virat, while bowling, slipped and couldnt continue thereafter. He was rushed to a nearby hospital for an MRI scan. "Virat Kohli, who sustained a...
  • AP: Jagan Reddy's sister undergoes knee surgery December 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party leader Sharmila successfully underwent knee surgery at Apollo Hospital here on Tuesday. The 37yearold sister of jailed MP and party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy is recovering well. According to a medical bulletin, she is currently in the postoperative ward and will be shifted to a...
  • Chelsea midfielder Romeu out for at least six months December 11, 2012

    London: Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu will be out for six months after having knee surgery. The 21yearold Romeu was taken off after 20 minutes in Chelsea's 31 victory over Sunderland on Saturday after injuring his right knee. He underwent surgery on Monday on his anterior cruciate ligament and medial meniscus, the...
  • Lionel Messi allays knee injury fears December 7, 2012

    Barcelona: FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi spoke about the moments of worry he felt after going down clutching his knee during Wednesday night's Champions League tie against Benfica. Messi collided with Benfica keeper Artur, before turning to shoot and immediately collapsed on the turn, reports Xinhua. He was carried off on a...
  • Both passivity and hyperactivity can damage knees November 26, 2012

    Washington: Both high and low levels of physical activities can speed up damage to the knee cartilage among the middleaged, says a new study. Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) previously had found a link between physical activity and cartilage degeneration. But that study focused on...
  • United defender Jones out for two months September 9, 2012

    Manchester, England: Manchester United defender Phil Jones will be sidelined for up to two months after undergoing knee surgery. The England international sustained the injury in training earlier this week. United said on their website that Jones "had surgery on a knee meniscus tear sustained in training that will require 6 to...
  • Cole out of WC qualifier against Moldova September 3, 2012

    London: The English Football Association says defender Ashley Cole will miss the World Cup qualifier away to Moldova on Friday due to an ankle injury. The Chelsea left back was sent back to his club on Monday for treatment after reporting to the England team hotel. Describing the ankle problem as "minor,"...
  • City striker Aguero waits on knee scan results August 20, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will know in a couple of days whether the knee injury sustained in the opening 32 Premier League win at home to Southampton on Sunday is serious. The Argentine striker, whose lastgasp goal against Queens Park Rangers sealed the title for City in dramatic fashion...
  • Knee injury rules Nadal out of Cincinnati Open August 10, 2012

    Cincinnati: Rafael Nadal has dropped out of the Western & Southern Open because of a knee problem that forced him to miss the Olympics. Nadal pulled out of the London Games because of a sore left knee, missing the chance to defend his title and be Spain's flag bearer in the...
  • Injured Murray pulls out of Rogers Cup August 10, 2012

    Toronto: Andy Murray has pulled out of the third round of the Rogers Cup with a knee injury. The Olympic gold medalist says he hurt his left knee during the opening match against Flavio Cipolla of Italy. Murray was to play Canadian Milos Raonic late Thursday. Murray says he's unsure whether he...
  • Nadal withdraws at Key Biscayne with knee injury March 31, 2012

    Key Biscayne, Fla.: Rafael Nadal's knee trouble has sidelined him again, and he hopes for a quick recovery to avoid missing any of the upcoming claycourt season. Nadal withdrew hours before the start of his semifinal on Friday at the Sony Ericsson Open because of a left knee injury that bothered...
  • Bracken sues Cricket Australia over injury February 9, 2012

    Sydney: Former Test seamer Nathan Bracken is suing Cricket Australia, alleging negligence for failing to adequately deal with a knee injury that "ruined" his career, reports said on Thursday. Bracken, who played five Tests and 116 oneday internationals for Australia, is arguing that Cricket Australia's doctors and lead physiotherapist cannot provide...
  • Yusuf begins knee rehabilitation December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: A lengthy rehabilitation awaits Yusuf Pathan, the India and Baroda allrounder, as he begins strengthtraining on a knee injury. Yusuf hurt his knee while taking a diving catch off the bowling of his brother Irfan during Barodas thirdround Ranji Trophy game against Haryana, and he now faces long...
  • First virtual knee surgery in Mumbai May 23, 2011

    Mumbai: This may seem like something out of a movie, but virtual surgery has just made a mark in Mumbai. 61yearold Neena Aggarwal is patient who has started walking after a decade thanks to this latest advancement. Neena suffered with severe osteoarthritis which resulted in bow shaped legs, and...
  • Post knee surgery, Tiger to face tough season March 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Tiger Woods has returned to the golf course and so have his adoring fans. As he prepares for the WGCCA Championship at the Doral Golf Club, Tiger is busy assessing his knee and its recuperation process, ahead of what promises to be a tough season. "I thought it...
  • IBNLiving: Doc advises on preventing heart disease December 18, 2008

    Its expected that 60 per cent of people with heart disease in the world will be Indians in the coming years. ...
  • Sharif wife undergoes knee surgery in Delhi October 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Exiled former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom underwent knee surgery at the Fortis Hospital on Tuesday. The kneereplacement surgery on 56yearold Kulsoom was performed by Dr Ashok Rajgopal. Kulsoom was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Kulsoom has stood firmly behind Nawaz Sharif, who was deposed by...
  • Smokers may suffer from knee pain January 15, 2007

    New York: People who smoke may face an increasing risk of knee pain than nonsmokers. David Felson and researchers at Boston University School of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic studied 159 men with knee osteoarthritis for 30 months. Nineteen of the men were smokers, reported health portal HealthDay. The study looked at...
  • Utsav: Knee deep in Navratra revelry October 1, 2006

    Mumbai: They may well be past their prime, but nothing in the world can stop a group of Mumbai's senior citizens from celebrating dandiya not even knee replacement surgery. The entire group of senior citizens having a ball at a dandiya have had their knees replaced at a private...