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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Treatments, Symptoms, Diagnosis, FAQ

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, systemic, autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting synovial joints and extra-articular systems, including the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system, bronchopulmonary system, spleen, and nervous system. Epidemiology Incidence Affects 1% of the population   Prevalence Variable onset, but …

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Ankle Instability (Ankle Giving Way) Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents What is Ankle Instability? Basics Epidemiology Tests Ankle Instability (Ankle Giving Way) Treatment in Singapore Special Therapy Miscellaneous Patient Teaching FAQ What is Ankle Instability? Ankle Instability is characterised by the feeling of ankle ready to give way. Basics Description Recurrent ankle sprains occurring primarily from an inversion stress on a plantarflexed …

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome & Surgery Success Rate 2022

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Treatment for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ A Patient’s Guide to Impingement Syndrome Basics Description Shoulder pain with overhead activities is a common musculoskeletal complaint. Impingement syndrome: Inflammatory condition of the soft tissues of the subacromial space Most common cause of presentation for shoulder complaints to a …

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Lumbar Disc Herniation

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Treatment for Lumbar Disc Herniation in Singapore Special Therapy Miscellaneous FAQ A Comprehensive Patient’s Guide to Lumbar Discectomy Basics Description Low back pain affects up to 85% of the population at some point in their lives. Low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability in patients …

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Elbow Dislocation Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Basics Epidemiology Diagnosis Tests Elbow Dislocation Treatment in Singapore Special Therapy Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Dislocation of the elbow mostly results from trauma. Posterior dislocation is most common. It most frequently involves people <20 years of age. Rarely, elbow dislocation can occur in elderly patients after a fall. Most elbow dislocations …

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Vertebral Osteomyelitis Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Vertebral Osteomyelitis Treatment in Singapore Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Infection of the vertebral bony elements, not including the disc space General Prevention Prevention of HIV and hepatitis Early treatment of hematogenous infection Postoperative wound care, including dressing changes and prophylactic postsurgical antibiotics Epidemiology Bimodal distribution: Small peak in youth (10-20 …

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Torticollis Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Torticollis Treatment in Singapore Special Therapy Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description A limitation of motion of the cervical spine that causes the head to be held in a tilted position May result from muscular, skeletal, or neurologic abnormalities (Fig. 1) Classification : Congenital abnormalities Acquired abnormalities Synonyms: Skeletal wry …

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Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Physical Therapy in Singapore

Table of Contents Introduction Diagnosis Tests Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Treatment in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Introduction Description Sacral Insufficiency fractures occur in the sacral ala between the SI joints and the neural foramina (Denis Zone 1). The fracture pattern adopts a characteristic H-shape, which is pathonemonic of the condition. It is postulated that the vertical …

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Osteochondroma Symptoms & Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Description Osteochondroma Signs and Symptoms Osteochondroma Treatment FAQ Description An osteochondroma is a common developmental abnormality of the peripheral growth plate that results in a lobulated outgrowth of cartilage and bone from the metaphysis. Appears as a cartilage-capped bony projection from the metaphysis of long bones Can occur in any bone that …

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