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Hip Conditions & Treatments

Hip Specialist In Singapore

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A Quick Overview

The hip joint is one of the largest joints in the body and is a major weight-bearing joint. Weight bearing stresses on the hip during walking can be 5 times a person’s body weight. A healthy hip can support your weight and allow you to move without pain.

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Important Functions of the Hip

  • Support the weight of the body in both static and dynamic states
  • Enables the large range of motion needed for daily activities
  • Allowing the joint to move easily and without pain
  • Helps the bones to stay in place

Common Hip Conditions

We Treat

  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Instability
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Snapping Hip
  • Pelvic Fractures
  • Hip Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAI)

When should you see a

Hip Specialist

  • The pain interferes with daily functioning

    Daily functioning can include, but is not limited to, walking, climbing stairs, and getting in and out of chairs and bathtubs. The pain is persistent or recurring over an extended period of time.

  • Prolonged stiffness of the hip

    Stiffness that persists for 45 minutes or longer is a possible indication of osteorthritis, a chronic degenerative condition. It may also be associated with persistent pain.

  • Persistent clicking of the hip

    A vague discomfort or clicking sensation may sometimes be felt. It may be related to a recent exercise or change in posture. This is persistent or recurring over an extended period of time.

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Hip Treatments

Offered At Our Clinic

At our clinic, we generally try to explore non-surgical treatment such as activities modification, physiotherapy and orthotics before recommending invasive intervention options.

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture Surgical Fixation
  • Hip Arthroscopic Labral Repair
  • Hip FAI Surgery

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All about

Dr Ong Kee Leong

MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Ortho), FRCSEd (Ortho), Senior Consultant

Dr Ong Kee Leong is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He subspecializes in shoulder and knee surgery, arthroscopic sports surgery and the management of sports-related injuries. He has been registered with the Singapore Medical Council as a specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery since 2011.

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Medicine 2001
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2007
  • Master of Medicine in Orthopaedic Surgery (NUS) 2007
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Orthopaedic Surgery 2011
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Scholarship, Ministry of Health 2012-2013:
  • Sports Surgery and Arthroscopy in Germany (Hannover)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Awards & Teaching
  • Dr Ong had received numerous awards such as Best Service and Eastern Health Alliance Caring (Gold) Awards.
  • He also has an interest in clinical research and has written papers in multiple peer review journals. As a Core Faculty of Singhealth Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, he oversees the training of junior orthopaedic surgeons.
  • Regularly invited to teach local and regional surgeons in Shoulder and Knee Surgery Courses.
  • He is a recipient of multiple teaching awards including the Singhealth Residency Outstanding Faculty Awards from 2014-2016 and Changi General Hospital Outstanding Educator Awards 2015-2016.
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Mt Elizabeth Novena

  • 38 Irrawaddy Road #06-59/60/61 Mt Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563
  • (65) 6884 6788
  • (65) 9652 5022
  • klong@sog.sg
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