Shoulder bursitis is a fairly common shoulder injury. Although it may cause significant discomfort and disrupt everyday activities, it can be treated with professional help. We strongly recommend seeking medical advice early to prevent the injury from worsening and avoid more serious complications.Book Appointment
Shoulder bursitis is a condition where the bursa becomes irritated and inflamed, resulting in pain and loss of shoulder mobility. The bursa is a tiny, fluid-filled sac that is found near joints, which acts as a cushion to prevent muscles and bones from rubbing against each other.
Some of the common symptoms include:
Common treatment methods include:
In more severe cases of shoulder bursitis, surgery may be recommended. Bursectomy, which is the surgical drainage and removal of the bursa sac, is a standard treatment performed by a shoulder specialist.
In addition to a physical examination to check for swelling and redness, other diagnostic tests may include:
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Dr. Ong Kee Leong is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He subspecializes in shoulder and knee, foot and ankle, hand wrist and elbow surgeries, 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.
Consultation fees are charged based on length of consultation, and start from SGD$150 (within 30 minutes).
We accept the following modes of payment:
If you are insured and would like to use a Letter of Guarantee (LOG) from the major insurers in Singapore, please contact us and our friendly clinic staff will assist you and provide more information if required.
Yes, you can. Our Clinic is an accredited day surgery clinic by the Ministry of Health. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents may use their Medisave for eligible orthopaedic inpatient procedures and hospitalizations.
The exact amount would depend on the complexity of the procedure. If you have any enquiries, feel free to speak to our friendly clinic staff about using your Medisave account.
Yes, patients who have purchased Integrated Shield plans with riders for co-insurance and deductibles will be able to use them in our clinic for eligible procedures. For more information, contact us to find out if your procedure is claimable.
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