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.
Falls and accidents are part of growing up, but they can get serious. This makes it crucial that parents know how to spot the signs of a fracture and seek medical attention early.
Does your child’s walk and movement seem uncomfortable or unusual? Here are 4 orthopaedic conditions in children to be aware of.
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.
Most people experience severe knee pain at some point in their lives. When the time comes, how knowledgeable are you on the treatments available?
Is your doctor using words you don’t understand? We decipher common but sometimes confusing medical jargon.
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.
Tendons are flexible and sturdy bands of tissue that connect the muscle to the bone. When they become inflamed, they cause pain in the affected area.
Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that can treat certain joint problems and conditions.
The 5-year survival rate for people with bone cancer is 70%. However, once the cancer starts spreading, the rate reduces to 33%. Early detection and treatment can improve that outlook.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.