Specialists

Featured on Channel NewsAsia

Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies

Basics Description Also called enthesopathies, these inflammatory diseases are associated with a negative rheumatoid factor or antinuclear antibody titer that affects the spine and multiple peripheral joints. Included in the seronegative spondyloarthropathies are AS, reactive arthritis (formerly known as Reiter syndrome), psoriatic arthritis, and enteropathic arthritis. Synonym: Reactive arthritis General Prevention Although the disease […]

Reactive Arthritis

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 AS, psoriatic arthritis, and enteropathic arthritis. Diagnosis often is overlooked because of its variable presentation and the similarities […]

Hip Arthritis

Basics Description Hip arthritis is caused by loss of the articular cartilage of the acetabulum and proximal femur. As the cartilage is lost, the subchondral bone of the proximal femur and the acetabulum rub, causing pain with ambulation, loss of motion, and disability. General Prevention Low-impact exercise (swimming, biking, walking) Activity modification Weight loss […]

General Problems

Singapore Orthopaedics

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information you may require at (+65) 6664 8135

Arthritis Arthroscopy Cast Care Cumulative Trauma Disorder Fibromyalgia Gout Joint Injections for Arthritis Lyme Disease Medications for Arthritis Osteoarthritis Osteoporosis Postsurgical Infection Psoriatic Arthritis Rehabilitation for Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Septic Arthritis Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Tendonitis Viral Arthritis