Knee, Shin, Ankle & Foot

Lateral Ankle Sprain: Why is it so recurrent?
09 Nov 2019, 10:58 am

Lateral ankle sprain is one of the most common sites for acute musculoskeletal injuries accounting for 75% of ankle injuries. More than 25,000 ankle sprains occur each day in the United States. Lateral ankle sprains are the most common injury, from both competitive and recreational sports to even our day-to-day life, yet they are so […]

Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy: Eccentric exercises show promising effects
07 Nov 2019, 10:54 am

Achilles tendinopathy is one of the most common overuse injuries among recreational athletes with a prevalence of 11%. It is mainly seen in runners but it is not uncommon amongst people who don´t participate in sports. The tendinopathy is classified as insertional (when within 2cm of its insertion) or midportion (when 2-6cm proximal to its […]

Pes Anserinus Tendinitis: The main cause of Medial Knee Pain in Runners?
01 Nov 2019, 11:39 am

With more Singaporeans taking part in endurance runs, the number of people complaining about knee pain is also increasing. If we actually ask our patients where the exact location of the pain is, they tend to point to the anterio-medial aspect of the knee. Structures in the Anterio-medial aspect of the Knee When patients complain […]

Knee Pain: Fat Pad Irritation or Hoffa’s Syndrome
31 Oct 2019, 2:48 pm

Fat pad irritation (Hoffa’s syndrome) is a condition that falls under the broad umbrella of knee dysfunction leading to anterior knee pain. It is a potential source of pain referral to the anteromedial knee and a source of pain in knee osteoarthritis. Because of the proximity of the fat pad and it’s surrounding structures, the […]

knee joint pain treatment singapore
Physiotherapy for Knee Problems
03 Oct 2018, 3:43 pm

Let’s face it – The occurrence of knee pain tends to increase with age due to various factors such as the wear and tear of your knee cartilage or injuries that you may have sustained. Living with chronic knee pain can not only prevent you from carrying out your daily routine, it can also take […]

bunion
Is Your Bunion Stopping You from Running?
09 Apr 2018, 3:49 pm

Bunions can be uncomfortable and painful especially for runners. Find out what are the causes and how the symptoms can be addressed.

Heel pain? Here’s all you need to know.
18 Aug 2016, 4:42 pm

Pain in the heel? In this guide to plantar fasciitis, we explore the causes of plantar fasciitis, treatment methods, relief options as well as other musculoskeletal conditions that are similar to it.

Your Knees Shouldn’t Hurt in Old Age
24 Nov 2015, 7:00 am

Knee pain is a common medical ailment among the elderly, but it doesn’t have to be. Almost 1 in 2 Singaporeans have previously or are currently suffering from chronic knee pain.

Exercise Eases Knee Osteoarthritis
15 Oct 2015, 11:26 am

Recently, we were interviewed by the Singapore newspaper, Today, for same titled article. published on 14th October 2015. Below is the rest of the interview.

5 Questions for your Knee Pain
01 Oct 2015, 11:43 am

Knee problems are very common and they occur in people of all ages. Your knees provide stable support for the body and also allow your legs to bend and straighten; you need both flexibility and stability every time you stand, walk, run, crouch, jump and turn. Sports, exercise and even your daily activities can cause muscle strains, tendinitis, or more serious injuries to your knees.

Core Concepts