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  • July 2021
    Knee Injuries And Prevention: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Playbook

    Here’s What You Need To Know Few injuries are as frustrating as knee injuries, especially when you’re left sidelined from your favourite sporting activities. Unfortunately, anyone can fall victim to knee injuries regardless of whether they are professional athletes or regular fitness enthusiasts. In fact, knee injuries can also arise from everyday activities or accidents. […]

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  • July 2021
    Shoulder Injuries And Prevention – An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Playbook

    Here’s What You Need To Know Shoulder injuries can be caused by a myriad of reasons, ranging from athletic activities to everyday tasks. This may include overhead movements that involve repetitive motions found in sports such as weightlifting, swimming, and a host of racquet sports. Everyday tasks such as household chores, plumbing, or gardening can […]

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  • July 2021
    Best Ways To Safely And Effectively Improve Shoulder Mobility

    Best Ways To Safely And Effectively Improve Shoulder Mobility The shoulder is one of the most important joints in our body, thanks to its unique and complex anatomy structure. With its extensive range of motion, the shoulder joint is also the most mobile joint in the entire body.  However, despite possessing the amazing gift of […]

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  • July 2021
    An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide To ACL Tears

    A Complete Guide To ACL Tears By An Orthopaedic Surgeon (2021) What does the ACL do? The ACL, which stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the most important ligaments in your knee. It is located in the middle of the knee, attaching the shinbone to the thigh bone. The primary function of the […]

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  • May 2021
    WFH Aches and Pains

    Working From Home? Top Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains! The COVID-19 virus continues to affect us even as we enter the second year of the pandemic. One of the major changes that a lot of us has had to deal with is the concept of “Working From Home” (WFH). In my orthopaedic and sports […]

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  • May 2021
    ACL Tears In Singapore – An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide (2021)

    A Complete Guide To ACL Tears In Singapore By An Orthopaedic Surgeon (2021) What does the ACL do? The ACL, which stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the most important ligaments in your knee. It is located in the middle of the knee, attaching the shinbone to the thigh bone. The primary function […]

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  • May 2021
    Total Knee Replacement In Singapore: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide

    What Is Total Knee Replacement? A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure that aims to restore regular knee function by replacing an ailing knee with an artificial joint. In Singapore, this is sometimes referred to as total knee arthroplasty. A healthy knee is necessary for performing everyday activities because its responsible for extension, flexion, […]

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  • May 2021
    Rotator Cuff Repair: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide

    What Is A Rotator Cuff Repair? A rotator cuff injury occurs when the tendons that comprise the rotator cuff experience a strain or a tear. It can either stem from repetitive stress to the tendon tissue in the shoulder, resulting in wear and tear, or a sudden shock to the shoulder joint, resulting in an […]

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  • May 2021
    My shoulder has been hurting recently and I’m not sure why. Should I be concerned?

    Shoulder pain that doesn’t go away with a few days’ rest or pain that requires a significant amount of painkillers to bring relief should raise alarm bells. In my clinic, patients who suffer from shoulder pain with seemingly unknown causes typically have one of three common conditions: injury to the rotator cuff (the main group […]

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  • May 2021
    How to Avoid HIIT Injuries

    While high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an effective, time-efficient way of improving fitness and strength, it can also cause more injuries than other workouts. Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon DR ONG KEE LEONG shares some common HIIT injuries and how to prevent them. HIIT is a cardio-based workout that alternates spurts of intense exercise with low-intensity […]

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  • July 2020
    Rotator Cuff Injury

    What is a rotator cuff injury? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff injury can result in a painful shoulder which may even disturb sleep. Who may get […]

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  • July 2020
    A Complete Guide To Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder, medically referred to as Adhesive Capsulitis (AC), is a painful condition that affects 2-5% of the general population. Women are particularly more at risk, along with diabetics and people in the 40 – 65 year age group. It is generally not a life-threatening condition but it can cause significant disturbance to a patient’s […]

    Read More
        • July 2021
          Knee Injuries And Prevention: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Playbook

          Here’s What You Need To Know Few injuries are as frustrating as knee injuries, especially when you’re left sidelined from your favourite sporting activities. Unfortunately, anyone can fall victim to knee injuries regardless of whether they are professional athletes or regular fitness enthusiasts. In fact, knee injuries can also arise from everyday activities or accidents. […]

          Read More
        • July 2021
          An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide To ACL Tears

          A Complete Guide To ACL Tears By An Orthopaedic Surgeon (2021) What does the ACL do? The ACL, which stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the most important ligaments in your knee. It is located in the middle of the knee, attaching the shinbone to the thigh bone. The primary function of the […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          ACL Tears In Singapore – An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide (2021)

          A Complete Guide To ACL Tears In Singapore By An Orthopaedic Surgeon (2021) What does the ACL do? The ACL, which stands for Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the most important ligaments in your knee. It is located in the middle of the knee, attaching the shinbone to the thigh bone. The primary function […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          Total Knee Replacement In Singapore: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide

          What Is Total Knee Replacement? A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure that aims to restore regular knee function by replacing an ailing knee with an artificial joint. In Singapore, this is sometimes referred to as total knee arthroplasty. A healthy knee is necessary for performing everyday activities because its responsible for extension, flexion, […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          How to Avoid HIIT Injuries

          While high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an effective, time-efficient way of improving fitness and strength, it can also cause more injuries than other workouts. Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon DR ONG KEE LEONG shares some common HIIT injuries and how to prevent them. HIIT is a cardio-based workout that alternates spurts of intense exercise with low-intensity […]

          Read More
        • July 2021
          Shoulder Injuries And Prevention – An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Playbook

          Here’s What You Need To Know Shoulder injuries can be caused by a myriad of reasons, ranging from athletic activities to everyday tasks. This may include overhead movements that involve repetitive motions found in sports such as weightlifting, swimming, and a host of racquet sports. Everyday tasks such as household chores, plumbing, or gardening can […]

          Read More
        • July 2021
          Best Ways To Safely And Effectively Improve Shoulder Mobility

          Best Ways To Safely And Effectively Improve Shoulder Mobility The shoulder is one of the most important joints in our body, thanks to its unique and complex anatomy structure. With its extensive range of motion, the shoulder joint is also the most mobile joint in the entire body.  However, despite possessing the amazing gift of […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          Rotator Cuff Repair: An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Guide

          What Is A Rotator Cuff Repair? A rotator cuff injury occurs when the tendons that comprise the rotator cuff experience a strain or a tear. It can either stem from repetitive stress to the tendon tissue in the shoulder, resulting in wear and tear, or a sudden shock to the shoulder joint, resulting in an […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          My shoulder has been hurting recently and I’m not sure why. Should I be concerned?

          Shoulder pain that doesn’t go away with a few days’ rest or pain that requires a significant amount of painkillers to bring relief should raise alarm bells. In my clinic, patients who suffer from shoulder pain with seemingly unknown causes typically have one of three common conditions: injury to the rotator cuff (the main group […]

          Read More
        • July 2020
          Rotator Cuff Injury

          What is a rotator cuff injury? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff injury can result in a painful shoulder which may even disturb sleep. Who may get […]

          Read More
        • July 2020
          A Complete Guide To Frozen Shoulder

          Frozen Shoulder, medically referred to as Adhesive Capsulitis (AC), is a painful condition that affects 2-5% of the general population. Women are particularly more at risk, along with diabetics and people in the 40 – 65 year age group. It is generally not a life-threatening condition but it can cause significant disturbance to a patient’s […]

          Read More
        • May 2021
          WFH Aches and Pains

          Working From Home? Top Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains! The COVID-19 virus continues to affect us even as we enter the second year of the pandemic. One of the major changes that a lot of us has had to deal with is the concept of “Working From Home” (WFH). In my orthopaedic and sports […]

          Read More
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