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

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Singapore

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 interest in PRP, resulting in a voluminous collection […]

Biopsy / Lump Removal

Biopsy / Lump Removal

Biopsy / Lump Removal

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 more information for treatment.

Precautions

Most biopsies should […]

Prescription Sports

RUNNING ON A HARD SURFACE

Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. This not only covers marathons and track and field running – running is also part of the training in virtually all other sports, including soccer, rugby, handball and triathlon. Running is a very efficient method for maintaining or improving […]

What is a Sports Injury?

A ‘sports injury’ can be defined as an injury that occurs during sporting activities or exercise. This can be broadened to include injuries affecting participation in sports and exercise and affecting athletes of all ages and all levels of performance. Patients who seek medical attention at sports injury clinics represent the spectrum from top professional […]