There are many conditions that can cause lower back pain. Minimal invasive surgery is a treatment option for individuals whose pain persists despite conservative management.
Sitting for long hours puts a strain on the lower back muscles and undermines posture.
Exercising when you’re injured sounds counterproductive. Here’s what an orthopaedic surgeon would recommend when you’re waiting to recover.
That niggling pain in your back or neck could be more than just muscle tension.
Dr Chua Soo Yong, orthopaedic surgeon, talks about back pain symptoms you should not ignore.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
Your child will have flat feet as a toddler but as they grow, their feet should develop a normal arch. If this doesn’t happen, what should you do?
Scoliosis commonly develops during childhood and adolescence. Recognise the signs of scoliosis in children so that medical attention can be sought before the condition worsens.
Backaches and neck pain are common injuries occurring as more people start working from home. Find out more about these and how to prevent them.
We explore how degenerative changes of the spine can lead to troublesome symptoms and complications, and the available treatment options.
Spinal arthritis is a common cause of lower back pain, especially in the elderly. Familiarise yourself with the signs and symptoms of the condition to better recognise it.
Spinal stenosis can cause both numbness and pain in the arms and legs. Find out if you may be suffering from this condition.
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