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Achilles Tendonitis, Achilles Tear and Achilles Rupture in Singapore

Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle. Achilles tendonitis is a common injury that tends to occur in recreational athletes. Overuse of the Achilles tendon can cause inflammation that can lead to pain and swelling. Achilles tendonitis is differentiated from another common […]

Female athlete triad

Exercise and sports have many beneficial effects on women as well as on men. However, some women suffer from a syndrome called the ‘female athlete triad’. This is syndrome comprises three interrelated disorders: eating disorder, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. The female athlete is most at risk of developing this syndrome during adolescence. It may occur in […]

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

SYMPTOMS

Gradual onset of diffuse or localised exercise-induced pain at the lateral aspect of the knee without preceding trauma. It is most common in long-distance runners and is often labelled ‘runner’s knee’.

AETIOLOGY

This is a stress reaction; periostitis often combined with bursitis at the insertion of the iliotibial tract at the distal lateral femur […]