Neurosurgery

Neurological surgery deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system such as the brain, spinal cord, and nerves.

4 Mind-Blowing Facts About Brain Surgery for Hard-To-Reach Tumours

Have you ever wondered why some tumours are located in a place that is hard to reach, like inside your brain? Here I have listed 4 mind-blowing facts about brain surgery for hard to reach tumours that will turn your brain to mush. 

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4 Facts About Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm

Some of you might not know what trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm are. While it sounds very foreign, this disorder commonly occurs among Asian people.

 

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5 Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease That You Need To Know!

Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder with no cure. The disease is progressive, which means that it gets worse over time, making it particularly difficult to live with. Imagine not being able to control your own actions or take care of your children.

While Parkinson’s Disease is incurable, early diagnosis can lead to preventative treatments that help in slowing down the effects of the disease. As a progressive disease, nonmotor deterioration, such as depression or loss of smell, happens before motor deterioration, such as tremors and stiffness, in Parkinson's Disease. This article explains some of these nonmotor and motor deterioration symptoms.

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A Hand Surgeon’s Guide To Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment in Singapore (2020)

I am Dr Jonathan Lee, the surgeon at Dr Jonathan Lee Hand, Wrist and Upper Limb Surgery Clinic.

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common conditions I see in my practice as a hand surgeon – it is estimated that 5% of Singaporeans will experience CTS at some point in their lives. But what is CTS exactly? How do you know if you have a suspected case of CTS?

I have decided to put together this guide to help you find out if CTS may be the cause of your wrist issues and what you can do about it.

(Make sure you are maintaining a good hand posture while reading this article. I don't want to be the cause of your CTS woes.)

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