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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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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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Taking Care of Your New Cast

Table of Contents Cast Care Instructions Warning Signs Severe Pain Bluish Nailbeds Numbness or Tingling Immobility of Fingers or Toes Severe Coolness of Fingers or Toes Severe Swelling Dented or Cracked Cast Cast Care Instructions Unless you have a waterproof cast, you should keep your cast dry. However, even waterproof casts should be dried out …

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Basics Description Cubital tunnel syndrome consists of pain and paresthesias over the medial border of the forearm and hand, as well as weakness in an ulnar nerve distribution from compression of the ulnar nerve as it passes through the cubital tunnel at the elbow. It affects the elbow, forearm, and hand in the ulnar nerve …

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Treatment for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in Singapore Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Tarsal tunnel syndrome is entrapment of the tibial nerve or its distal branches caused by compression or traction as the nerve courses through the tarsal tunnel. Anatomy : Proximal tarsal tunnel: Fibro-osseous space that contains (from anterior to …

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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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