Keep walking and moving towards a healthier you!

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How many steps should people take every day for good health?

Studies have shown that active people have lower incidences of heart disease, obesity and Type 2 diabetes compared to those who are sedentary.

But how much exercise we need and how intense it should be to help us stay healthy?

A new study published shows that 4,500 steps per day can reduce the risk of premature mortality.

The data indicated that the women who participated in the study strolled rather than walked intensively. But intensity here did not matter in this study. Only the number of steps per day was associated with mortality, not the speed with which the women accumulated them.

Continue reading the article below to learn more.

Is your mobility affected by knee joint pain? Book an appointment to consult Dr Kevin Lee: Pinnacle Joint Sports Centre.

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Joint Pain, Arthritis & their treatments – Dr Kevin Lee on 96.3FM Radio with DJ Anna Lim

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Dr Kevin Lee was on DJ Anna Lim’s talk show, 96.3好FM 27 May 2019. He was interviewed on the topic of joint pain, arthritis and their various treatments.

Watch the video as Dr Lee answered questions from the 96.3FM’s listeners. He also demonstrated two simple exercises that can be performed to strengthen the legs.

If it’s been a while since you’ve exercised or you have health issues or concerns, it’s a good idea to talk to your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.

To consult Dr Kevin Lee regarding treatments for joint pain and arthritis, book an appointment here > Pinnacle Joint Sports Centre.

The use of Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) in the treatment of Sports Injuries

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The use of biologics like Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) is gaining in popularity in the treatment of sports injuries like cartilage, meniscus, tendon and ligament injuries.

Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) Dr Andy Wee

Dr Andy Wee was invited to Bangkok 23 May 2019 to share his expertise and experience on how the use of BMAC can aid and augment the surgical management of these injuries and conditions.

Dr Andy Wee Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate Sports Injuries Treatment

Dr Andy Wee used to represent Singapore in squash and because of his love for sports; he continues to treat athletes of all ages in his clinical practice.

To consult Dr Andy Wee regarding sports injuries treatments, book an appointment here > Pinnacle Orthopaedic & Sports Centre.

Dr Andy Wee Sharing His Expertise at the Shoulder & Elbow Cadaveric Course

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Dr Andy Wee was sharing his expertise in the management of shoulder and elbow injuries with fellow surgeons from regional countries.

Dr Andy Wee was sharing his expertise in the management of shoulder and elbow injuries

The event was held at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Cadaveric Lab, Bangkok, 14 May to 15 May 2019.

Dr Andy Wee Shoulder & Elbow Cadaveric Course at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Cadaveric Lab, Bangkok

Dr Andy Wee was up in Bangkok over last the two days sharing his expertise with fellow surgeons

Dr Andy Wee at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Dr Andy Wee management of shoulder and elbow injuries

Dr Wee is an experienced Arthroscopy Surgeon in Singapore and can be contacted at > Pinnacle Orthopaedics Joint and Sports.

Dr Kevin Lee was at the Singapore Sports Award 2019

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Dr Kevin Lee attended the Singapore Sports Award 2019 with the other committee members of the Singapore Cycling Federation held at the Orchard Hotel, 14 May 2019.

Singapore Sports Award 2019 SCF Dr Kevin Lee

The Singapore Sports Awards were introduced by the Singapore National Olympic Council in 1968 to recognise the finest achievements of our athletes.

Did you know?

Dr Kevin Lee is someone who loves sports and has been actively involved in the local cycling scene as the Vice-President of Leisure Cycling at the Singapore Cycling Federation.

Being an avid sportsman himself, he can better empathise with the patient and see things from both a doctor and an athlete’s perspective.

His ability to understand their injuries puts him in a better position to aid them in their recovery, through both conservative and surgical means.

Dr Kevin Lee can be contacted at > Pinnacle Joint & Sports Centre.

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