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.

What are common symptoms of degenerative spine conditions?

The term degeneration in medicine means deterioration or decline of function of a cell, tissue or an organ with time, usually as a person ages. Osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, atherosclerosis and Alzheimer disease are well known examples. Degenerative conditions occur in everyone as everybody will age without fail ...

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How do I treat neck and occipital muscles spasms?

How to treat muscle spasms? The quickest and simplest way to relieve muscle spasms is to apply warm compression, massage, and stretch out the muscles. Certain bigger neck muscles like the trapezius are easier to stretch then the deeper ones (like rhomboids) that may need a professional physiotherapist. Medication ...

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I injured my right thumb and I feel pain in the dorsal region of the metacarpophalangeal joint. what could be the reason for the pain and when should I see a doctor? (photo)

Thank you for your inquiry.From the photographs, there appears to be some swelling and redness over the dorsal aspect of the metacarpophalangeal joint (MCPJ) of the right thumb. in the second photograph, it seems that the extension of the thumb is possible. In fact, the thumb is hyperextended at the MCPJ of the ...

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Seeing an Orthopaedic Doctor in Singapore: How Much Does It Cost? (2020)

Orthopaedics is a field of medicine that’s in high demand and most Singaporeans, at one point or another, would probably have visited an orthopaedic surgeon. Who are they and why you should see one? What makes for a good orthopaedic surgeon? Read on to find out.

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Could a burning sensation in my left knee and walking issues be caused by inflammation due to a new injury?

A quick blood test can be for gout, which comes and goes. Maybe there is an existing problem. Keep a journal on these kinds of pain, the timing when it happens, and what you are doing at that time, every time you do something to trigger the pain. If it keeps coming back then we can do a quick blood test.

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How do we know we have to do ACL reconstruction for an ACL injury?

ACL doesn't heal by itself if clinically unstable. We can test the knee, do the same manoeuvre if the knee is moving like previously, suggest reconstruction surgery, because ligament don't heal itself even if you wait 5-10 years. If you don't mind wearing knee guards, and can just stroll—you might not need ...

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Post-Total knee replacement, how to work on gait, is it alignment issue?

Knee pain does not occur after one day. Some people learn the wrong gait and feel like the wrong gait is normal. After surgery, they must learn the correct ways. Therapists will come in to teach them to walk properly and re-strengthen the muscle. When I see these patients walk in my clinic normally, I will ...

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What will happen after 15-20 years post-knee replacement?

This is a conservative estimation, after 15-20 years or even up to 30 years, it can be working perfectly. Some might have no pain or no symptoms and are absolutely healthy. If unfortunately the knee replacement reaches the end of its lifespan, you can change it. Americans are more advanced, they do a lot more than ...

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For Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease, what supplements can I take for faster recovery?

Hi For OGS there isn't really a supplement to "speed" the recovery and indeed the most important element is correct and careful loading, adequate rest and working with the coaching and management team to achieve this. Sometimes, shockwave therapy CAN help in more serious cases. Here is more information if you are ...

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Can I just add more turmeric to my meals to stop the pain?

Curcumin is the component of turmeric that has been found to reduce joint pain. Curcumin only makes up around 3% of turmeric used in cooking, meaning every 100mg used will only give you 3mg of curcumin. In contrast, curcumin supplements have curcumin that make up 95% of the dose, meaning you will get 95mg of ...

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