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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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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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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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Talus Fracture

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Treatment for Talus Fracture in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics A talus fracture is a break in one of the bones that forms the ankle. Treatment depends on the type of fracture & severity of the injury. Description The talus, a small bone in the hindfoot: Articulates with the …

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Orthopaedic Medications

Orthopaedic Medications in Singapore

For the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and ailments, there are a variety of orthopaedic medications available to relieve oneself of pain. Orthopaedic physicians mostly prescribe three classes of drugs – nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), corticosteroids and anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDS). Approved by the FDA, these orthopaedic medications are safe. However, a prolonged use of these drugs …

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Reactive Arthritis (Reiter Syndrome) Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Treatment for Reactive Arthritis (Reiter Syndrome) in Singapore Special Therapy Disposition Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Reactive arthritis (previously called Reiter syndrome) is a form of reactive, inflammatory arthritis classically associated with urogenital, ocular, mucocutaneous, and musculoskeletal involvement. This syndrome is categorized with the group of seronegative arthritides, along with …

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What is a Phalanx Fracture?

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description A phalanx fracture is a break in 1 or more phalanges in the fingers. Finger fractures are classified by: Which phalanx is involved Location within the phalanx Pattern Complexity Open or closed Stable or unstable to motion Epidemiology Fractures of the metacarpals and the …

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