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Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

Overview

Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.

Some orthopaedic surgeons are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, such as:

  • Hip and knee
  • Foot and ankle
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Hand
  • Spine

What does an orthopaedic surgeon treat?

  • Sports injuries
  • Back pain, ruptured disks and spinal stenosis
  • Bone tumors
  • Carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries
  • Club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis

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4 Jun 2019
A single sided shin pain may be common in young active adults. It may also arise from stress in the supporting bones due to weight gain. These are some of the common causes. Worrisome pain is usually accompanied by weight / appetite loss, night sweats or even intractable relentle...
30 May 2019
There are various reasons, depending on mechanism of injury and age. The chronicity or period of pain also accounts for how much relief you obtain from such treatment options. Hence there is no good answer unless a proper history and examination is undertaken. However, most of...
30 May 2019
Hi, The surgical indications for a bunion, whether it is a mild/moderate/severe one, is: 1. Pain 2. Progressive deformity Surgery is never indicated for cosmetic reasons. The type of surgical correction would be dependent on the severity of the bunions. Kind regards Dr Sean Ng ...
30 May 2019
To see bunions, you would have to consult an orthopaedic surgeon, preferably someone that subspecialises in foot and ankle surgery. He would be able to assess your feet, and advise you on the proper management of the bunions. It can be either conservative or surgical management, and...
30 May 2019

Treating Different Limb Injuries: An Orthopaedic Surgeon Discusses

Treating Different Limb Injuries: An Orthopaedic Surgeon Discusses

When it comes to our daily physical function, our arms and legs have very important purposes. Unfortunately, limbs can be prone to damage and injury in many unexpected ways in daily life.

From swelling and bruises to fractures and joint issues, there are many things to look out for when protecting and treating our limbs well.

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Sean Ng delved into some of the common (and not so common) limb injuries, and provided his valuable advice. Here are some key takeaways.

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Hi there, As Dr Henry mentions, age is but a number and should not impact on whether you are suitable for an operation. Nevertheless, your other medical conditions may play a part in terms of anaesthetic risk and post-operative recovery. If you have exhausted all avenues of treat...
20 May 2019
Hi there, Thank you for your question. Hamstring issues are very common in anyone who takes part in running sports. Often it from an overload over the muscle either at the muscle/tendon junction, tendon/bone attachment or within the body of the muscle itself. In situations whe...
20 May 2019
Thank you for your question and please also see the article I wrote on frozen shoulders here . Wrt the surgical treatment, MUA is basically where you are anaesthetised and the surgeon manually moves your arm to break the adhesions. There is a the risk of other trauma to the s...
29 Oct 2018
Back pain may be from muscle strains to slipped discs or arise from certain joints or nerves. The pain generator in back pain may sometimes be difficult to identify. Usually your doctor will order an MRI of the corresponding area to ensure insidious or life threatening causes are...
21 Apr 2019
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