Dr. Kevin Yip

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

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General Principles

Sports injuries are caused by trauma of different degree. For simplification we divide injuries into traumatic injuries, caused by large forces (macrotrauma), and overuse syndromes, caused by repetitive micro-trauma.

Traumatic Injuries

Acute traumatic injuries are common in athletics.

The frequency of traumatic injuries varies greatly between sports. Contact sports, such as soccer, ice hockey, team […]

Tibial Shaft Fracture

Basics

Description A fracture of the diaphysis (usually midportion) of the tibia Classification: Fractures are classified by the amount of comminution and the position of the fracture. The AO system can be used to describe the fracture further. Open fractures are classified by the system of Gustilo and Anderson. Epidemiology Can occur in any age […]

Thumb Ligament Injuries

Basics

Description Thumb ligament injuries most commonly involve an incomplete or complete rupture of the UCL resulting from a forced radial deviation (abduction). The RCL also can be injured, but it occurs less commonly. Thumb ligament injuries occur in males and females of all ages. Classification: These injuries are complete or incomplete, based on the […]

Meniscus Injuries

Five years ago, Dr. Goldblatt, orthopedic surgeon and professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine (New York) wrote an article on meniscal (knee) injuries. It was published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. Today, Dr. Goldblatt and two other orthopedic surgeons update that information here. More and more efforts are being made to […]

A Patient’s Guide to Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injuries

Introduction

Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injuries of the wrist affect the ulnar (little finger) side of the wrist. Mild injuries of the TFCC may be referred to as a wrist sprain. As the name suggests, the soft tissues of the wrist are complex. They work together to stabilize the very mobile wrist joint. Disruption of […]

A Patient’s Guide to Hamstring Injuries

Introduction

The big group of muscles and tendons in the back of the thigh are commonly called the hamstrings. Injuries in this powerful muscle group are common, especially in athletes. Hamstring injuries happen to all types of athletes, from Olympic sprinters to slow-pitch softball players. Though these injuries can be very painful, they will usually […]

Our Services

We specialise and provide treatment of the following conditions for adults and children:

Please call us at +65 9724 1219 (24 hours) for further queries or appointments.

General

Bursitis Lumps and swelling Muscle Strains Overuse Injuries Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Skin, soft tissue and joint infection Stress fractures Shockwave Therapy Synvisc Injections – […]

Welcome to Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic

Dr Kevin Yip

Our aim is to eliminate pain, reduce “sick” time and speed up your return to sports, work and your normal activities.

We are a Specialist Clinic in Singapore catered to the treatment of Sports and Orthopaedic problems. Our medical facility attends to all Orthopaedic needs and we specialize in complex musculoskeletal conditions and Orthopaedic trauma […]