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.
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.
As with any vigorous contact sport, playing soccer puts you at risk of various injuries. Here’s a list of the 10 most common soccer-related injuries.
If your knee pain won’t go away and is hindering you from going about your daily activities, you may be a candidate for MAKOplasty.
While the occasional sports injury may not seem like a big deal now, they may actually be causing gradual and silent damage to your body. Brushing them aside could put you at risk of more severe conditions in the future.
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.
Dr Ramesh Subramaniam of Mount Elizabeth Hospitals explains how early treatment of sports injuries is important to prevent future problems.
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.
Learn to distinguish between chronic and acute sports injuries, so you get a better idea of how your sports injury should be managed.
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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.
Tiny everyday habits can be damaging to your spine. Here are 4 things you might be doing wrong, and what you should do to protect your back instead.