Treatments

Spinal Decompression Surgery in Singapore

Spinal Decompression Surgery & Therapy in Singapore

Table of Contents Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery How is a Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery Performed? How to Prepare for the Surgery? Recovery of the Surgery Risks of the Surgery After Care of the Surgery Microdiscectomy Success Rates Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery? In a microdiscectomy or microdecompression spine surgery, a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc …

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Singapore

Dr Kevin Yip on the Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

*Kindly note that we don’t do PRP for hair. Does science support PRP use in acute soft-tissue injuries? Although platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been used for many years in other medical specialties, it has only recently become popular in orthopaedic applications. Media reports of dramatic “cures” in high-profile athletes like Tiger Woods have helped fuel …

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X-Ray

X-Ray in Singapore

Table of Contents What is X-Ray? How is the test performed in Singapore? How to prepare for the test? How the test will feel? The risk? What is X-Ray? X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation, just like visible light. In a health care setting, a machines sends are individual x-ray particles, called photons. These …

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Biopsy / Lump Removal

Biopsy / Lump Removal in Singapore

Table of Contents Definition Purpose Precautions Description Preparation Aftercare Risks Normal Results Abnormal Results Definition Biopsy is a diagnostic procedure in which a piece of tissue and/or cells are removed to be examined under a microscope by a pathologist. Purpose Biopsies are performed to determine the presence of cancer cells, establish tumor grading, and provide …

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Arthroscopy in Singapore

Arthroscopy (Arthroscopic or Keyhole Surgery) in Singapore

Table of Contents What is Arthroscopy? Benefit of Arthroscopy How is Arthroscopy Performed? Recovery Time after Arthroscopy What is Arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure orthopaedic surgeons use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look). The term literally means …

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Casts & Plasters & Splints

Casts & Plasters & Splints

Table of Contents General Information Cast Care Tips Warning Signs Following Splint/Cast Application Proper Cast Removal General Information Cast / Plaster is usually used to treat fracture with no dislocation or for soft tissue injury. Splints and casts support and protect injured bones and soft tissue, reducing pain, swelling, and muscle spasm. In some cases, …

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Physical Therapy in Singapore

Orthopaedic Physical Therapist in Singapore

Table of Contents Physical Therapist Orthopedic Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Basic Orthopedic Physical Therapy Assessment Physical Therapist This branch of physical therapy focuses on the problems from the muscular skeletal system (muscles, bones, ligaments or tendons). Physical therapy in this area deals with diagnosing, managing and treating injuries and problems from the muscular and skeletal methods …

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