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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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A Patient’s Guide to Spinal (Vertebral) Compression Fractures

Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Spinal (Vertebral) Compression Fractures Rehabilitation Introduction Compression fractures are the most common type of fracture affecting the spine. A compression fracture of a spine bone (vertebra) causes the bone to collapse in height. Compression fractures are commonly the result of osteoporosis. About 700,000 cases of …

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Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Physical Therapy in Singapore

Table of Contents Introduction Diagnosis Tests Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Treatment in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Introduction Description Sacral Insufficiency fractures occur in the sacral ala between the SI joints and the neural foramina (Denis Zone 1). The fracture pattern adopts a characteristic H-shape, which is pathonemonic of the condition. It is postulated that the vertical …

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A Patient’s Guide to Kyphoplasty

Table of Contents Introduction (Kyphoplasty Meaning) Anatomy Rationale Preparations for Kyphoplasty Surgical Procedure (Kyphoplasty) Complications After Surgery Rehabilitation Introduction (Kyphoplasty Meaning) Patients with osteoporosis are prone to compression fractures in the spine bones, or vertebrae. The bone cracks under pressure, causing it to collapse in height. More than 700,000 such fractures occur every year in …

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