Do you experience pain after standing or sitting, or numbness on one side of your body? Be careful, it might be a slipped disc.
Dr Mashfiqul Siddiqui, orthopaedic surgeon, shares everything you need to know about back pain.
Back pain is often caused by pressure on the nerves in the spine. Dr Mashfiqul explains its causes and possible treatments.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
It can be worrying to find out you have a kidney cyst, especially as the condition does not always come with symptoms. Dr Tan Yau Min clarifies what you need to know.
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.
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.
Dr Lim Mui Hong explains the statistics on sports injuries, the most common sports injuries and how best to minimise your risk.
As a sport, cycling is affordable, fun and an easy exercise to weave into your busy schedule. But before you hit Google Maps to plan for a ride around your neighbourhood, it is important to know your risks and take a few precautions.
Back injury, age and diseases can lead to severe back and leg pain. You may find relief in decompression laminectomy.
Dr Benjamin Tow, orthopaedic surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Hospital shares how interbody fusion can help with your back problem.
Back pain can mean many things, from simple soreness after sitting too long, to a stabbing pain in the back with every movement. Learn what these symptoms mean.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.
Dr Paul Chiam, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses the tests used to screen for heart disease.
Is there ‘gender equality’ in heart attacks? The short answer is no. Here’s what you need to know about the gender differences in heart attack risk and symptoms.