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Surgery Is An Option for Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy

Athletes who continue to suffer pain and loss of knee function from patellar tendinopathy can benefit from surgery. Significant pain relief and return to full sports participation is possible. These are the reported results from a recent European study.

Sixty-four patients with patellar tendinopathy who did not get relief from their […]

Dr Kevin Yip talks about Knee Pain and Osteoarthritis

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction in Singapore

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction

Over the years, surgical technique for the repair of a ruptured or deficient anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) has evolved and changed. Most recently, in the 1990s, surgeons went from using a two-incision tunnel to a one-incision technique. Results of each method have been studied and are now compiled in this […]

A Patient’s Guide to Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Arthroscopy


Knee Arthroscopy

The use of arthroscopy has revolutionized many different types of orthopedic surgery. During arthroscopy, a small video camera attached to a fiberoptic lens is inserted into the body to allow a physician or surgeon to see without making a large incision (arthro means joint scopy means look). The knee was […]

Knee Fractures in Singapore

The knee is the joint between the femur (thigh bone) and the tibial (lower leg). In front of the knee joint is the patella (kneecap), a bone set in the tendon of the big quadriceps muscle which straightens the leg. Knee fractures are injuries to one or more of these bones close to the knee […]

Video on Knee Pain due to Osteoarthritis

Video on Knee Pain due to Meniscus Injury

Shin Splint / Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome


Shin splint is the symptom of pain over the front of the tibial bone.


Shin splints are normally due to overuse. When the overuse causes irritation to the tendons and the attachment of these tendons to the bone, the condition is called medial […]

Meniscus injury


The meniscus is a small “c” shaped cartilage that acts as a cushion in the knee joint. They sit between the femur and the tibia bone, one on the outside and one on the inside of the knee. A meniscus tear occurs when the cartilage tear and […]

Total Knee Replacement

Your Total Knee Surgery

There are several ways to treat the pain caused by arthritis. One way is total knee replacement surgery. The decision to have total knee replacement surgery should be made very carefully after consulting your doctor and learning as much as you can about the knee joint, arthritis, and the surgery.