Growing older may come with a host of bone and joint health issues, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, which can lead to falls among the elderly.
For osteoporosis patients, a minor fall or even mild stresses such as bending over can cause a fracture. Find out if you’re at risk and what to do if you suffer from osteoporosis.
How can you nip joint problems in the bud to avoid the need for major surgeries?
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you! Here’s a guide on common scans doctors use to scope out your bone and joint health.
Dr Chua Soo Yong, orthopaedic surgeon, talks about treating osteoporosis early to prevent potentially serious consequences.
Dr Leon Foo, orthopaedic surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, shares 3 common chronic pains that may affect you in your golden years and how you can manage them.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease. By taking preventive measures and going for early screening, you can manage your osteoporosis risk before it is too late.
Here’s one for the athletes: ever wondered if too much exercise is bad for you? The truth is, too much and too fast can be counterproductive for your next game.
Like mother, like child. It is no news that your mum has played a huge role in shaping who you are – but when it comes to your health, don’t be too quick to blame her genes.
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