rheumatoid arthritis

Bursa Injuries (Bursitis Treatment) in Singapore

Bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs whose function is to reduce friction, distribute stress, and protect the underlying structures. They may be found between a bone and a tendon, between two tendons, or between a bone or tendon and the overlying skin. There are a number of permanent bursae around the hips, knees, feet, shoulders, and …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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 most frequently between the ages of 35 and 50 years Females are affected 2-3 …

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A Patient’s Guide to Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain) – Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents What is Plantar fasciitis? Anatomy Causes of Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain) Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain) in Singapore Rehabilitation What is Plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the bottom of the foot. It is a common cause of heel pain and is sometimes called a heel …

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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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