If you play contact sports, it’s common to injure your joints. Minimally invasive surgical techniques are now more prevalently used to treat elbow and shoulder injuries in athletes.
It may be tempting to push on and ignore that ache, but any form of pain should not be taken lightly. Here's how 10 injuries you sustain now can have a long-term effect on your life.
Learn how long it would take before you can return to your usual activity after an injury, and how you can speed up the healing process.
The harm you may have caused to your body won’t always be visible from the outside – but ignoring that niggling pain could worsen the damage. Dr Andrew Dutton explains why.
Some injuries are immediately evident, while others creep up slowly and progressively get worse. Here are some subtle signs you should not ignore.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease. By taking preventive measures and going for early screening, you can manage your osteoporosis risk before it is too late.
Here are 5 common sports injuries you might run into and the average time it takes to recover from each one.
Dr Lim Mui Hong explains the statistics on sports injuries, the most common sports injuries and how best to minimise your risk.
Any form of sports injury should not be taken lightly. As long as you have sustained an injury, remember there’s a chance that it can become worse without proper treatment.
Dr Andrew Dutton, orthopaedic surgeon, explains what to do if you or someone around you has a fracture.
Dr Tan Chyn Hong, orthopaedic surgeon, explains why you shouldn't ignore a painful shoulder.
Many forms of exercise require one to repeatedly strain a certain part of your body. Inadequate caution may cause inflammation to your body and result in a sport injury. Take precautions to prevent these painful conditions.
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Dr Paul Chiam, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses the tests used to screen for heart disease.
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