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Posted: Dec 17 2016 (13:40)
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Other NewsML/Mumbai Local -Dec 16 2016 (19:17) How Mumbai’s local trains are killing your knees
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It’s the most common thing that you find on railway stations, more so on open-door local trains of Mumbai where boarding and alighting in minimal time is an achievement and art! But, next time you prepare to jump out of a train slowing down at a station, think again.
Doctors say this habit of Mumbaikars is landing them in a host of problems such as peculiar knee joint injuries and damage to ligaments.
Rupture in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — one of the four major ligaments of the human knee — is now...
Dec 17 2016 (13:40)
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In addition to the three kind of knee injuries arising out of jumping, standing continuously for 1-2 hrs twice a day in suburban trains is also a "knee breaker" experience especially for the for the ones above 40yrs and higher weight.
IR on the other hand is in process of experimenting with the longitudinal seats(like Delhi Metro) where seating capacity shall be lesser and much more number of paxs shall perform their journey in standing mode.
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