Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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A Patient’s Guide to Pain Management: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Introduction

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is divided into two categories, CRPS I and CRPS II. CRPS I (caused by an injury to tissues) was previously called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Sudeck’s atrophy, and shoulder-hand syndrome. CRPS II (caused by damage to a nerve) was previously called causalgia. The symptoms […]

Shockwave Therapy

DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

Shockwave therapy as a medical application was originally developed as a means for pulverizing kidney stones. Since 1989, it has also been employed with considerable success at university clinics to treat non- or poorly healing bone fractures.

Since 1991, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) has been employed as an alternative […]

Pain Management Problems

Chronic Pain

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Chronic Pain Management Epidural Steroid Injections Facet Joint Injections Injections for Pain Piriformis Muscle Injections Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Chronic Pain

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information you may require at (+65) 9724 1219

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Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide to Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Introduction

Sacroiliac (SI) joint injections are commonly used to determine what is causing back pain. SI joint injections are primarily diagnostic injections, meaning that they help your doctor determine the cause of your back pain but may not provide you with any long-term relief from the pain. These injections eliminate pain temporarily by filling the […]

Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide to Piriformis Muscle Injections

Introduction

Piriformis muscle injections are commonly used to determine what is causing buttock and sciatica type pain. Piriformis muscle injections are both diagnostic injections and therapeutic injections, meaning that they help your doctor determine the cause of your back pain and may or may not provide you with relief from the pain. These injections eliminate […]

Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide to Injections for Pain

Introduction

Injections, as part of the evaluation and treatment of pain, are commonly recommended by pain specialists. There many different types of injections that are used both to help diagnose the painful condition and to help treat the painful condition.

This guide will help you understand

the difference between diagnostic and therapeutic injections what the […]

Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide to Facet Joint Injections

Introduction

Facet joint injections are commonly used to determine what is causing back pain. Facet joint injections are primarily diagnostic injections, meaning that they help your doctor determine the cause of your back pain but may not provide you with any long-term relief from the pain. These injections eliminate pain temporarily by filling the facet […]

Pain Management: A Patient’s Guide to Epidural Steroid Injections

Introduction

Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are commonly used to control back and leg pain from many different causes. These injections control pain by reducing inflammation and swelling. They do not cure any of the diseases they are commonly used for, but can control the symptoms for prolonged periods of time. In some cases, the ESI […]

A Patient’s Guide to Chronic Pain Management

Introduction

According to the National Center for Health Statistics chronic pain health care costs and lost productivity has reached nearly $100 billion a year. It affects approximately 76.2 million people – more individuals than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

The primary goals in chronic pain management are to assess, understand and treat your pain […]