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Arthritis Types & Treatments – Channel 8’s 小毛病大问题 with Dr Kevin Lee

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Dr Kevin Lee was on the talk show Body SOS (小毛病大问题) 15 February 2019 at 8 pm. He talked about the different types of arthritis and their treatments. One of his knee replacement patients also appeared on the show.

Watch the episode here as Dr Lee talked about managing and treating arthritis. > Dr Kevin Lee on 小毛病大问题

To learn more about Arthritis and its treatment, call us at +65 67370558.

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Channel 8 小毛病大问题 with Dr Kevin Lee

Falls in the elderly – Foot and Ankle Fractures – Dr Victor Seah

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Falls in the elderly is common and can have dangerous consequences.

In Singapore, around 30% of adults over the age of 60 have fallen more than once. One of the common musculoskeletal injuries resulting from a fall is foot and ankle fractures.

If you have an elderly loved one who is prone to falls, the following can be helpful when managing foot and ankle injuries:

1. How to administer first aid for broken bones.

2. Understand related treatments and recovery.

3. Tips on how to help prevent one from suffering a fall.

Read more > Falling Down: Facts about Foot and Ankle Fractures

To consult with our doctor for foot and ankle problems, please call +65 67340378.

Electric Scooter Injuries – Symptoms and Treatments

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Electric scooters are fun and convenient, but injuries from the use of e-scooters are also on the rise.

A pedestrian who is hit by the device could suffer serious injuries, with the elderly and young children, particularly at risk.

So it’s important to ride safely and know what to do if you sustain an injury from an e-scooter.

The following are the common injuries caused by e-scooter use:

1. Traumatic brain injury / Concussion

2. Fracture

3. Dislocation

4. Sprain

5. Abrasion

Learn more about their Symptoms & Treatments.

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Hamstring or calf muscle tears – How To Speed Up The Healing Process?

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Credit: GLOBAL.ESPN.COM – Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez could be sidelined for “a long time” due to a hamstring injury.

Hamstring (thigh) or gastrocnemius (calf) muscle tears are common in sports such as soccer or running. It is a very debilitating injury which can put you out of action for 12 weeks or more.

Do you know that you can shorten your healing time and return to sports much quicker if you use platelet-rich plasma injections to speed up the healing process?

This is a Ministry Of Health approved indication for platelet-rich plasma injections.

Read more about it => Muscle Tears and Strains Treatments 

 

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