Radamel Falcao Amazing Recovery from ACL Injury

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Radamel Falcao made his Manchester United debut a week ago in the game against QPR. This is an amazing recovery for someone who underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in January 2014. This kind of accelerated recovery is only possible in highly conditioned athletes who are motivated and work intensively with their physiotherapist post surgery. Most other patients, do not return to such high level sports until 10-12 months post surgery. Tiger Woods took 1 year before he returned to competitive action after such a surgery.

http://www.straitstimes.com/news/sport/football/story/football-radamel-falcao-debuts-man-united-crush-qpr-20140915

Read more about ACL injury.

Relief and Treatment of Hand and Knee Osteoathritis

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In a Mind Your Body (Straits Times) article on June 26  2014, Dr Kevin Lee addresses a reader’s concern on relief and treatment of osteoathritis in the hand and knees.

The reader has been an active sportsman since 20, but developed early osteoarthritis in both knees at 40. Physiotherapy did not help and he stopped exercising with his hurting knees. He recently developed Heberden’s nodes on his fingers. He asked Dr Lee on what can be done to lessen the pain from knee osteoarthritis and fingers.

Dr Lee suspects that the reader has osteoarthritis in both his hands and knees. Heberden’s nodes are a common sign of osteoarthritis in the hand. For the treatment of osteoarthritis, the usual treatments include weight loss, activity modification, joint supplements like collagen or herbal preparations, injections of hyaluronic acid and physiotherapy.

 

Slipped Disc Injury

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Too early return to competitive golfing by Tiger Woods after his “slipped disc” surgery may pose long term problems to the health of his lower back.

For further information on the diagnosis and pain management of “slipped disc”, please contact +65-67370680 to prevent recurrence of slipped disc injury.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/gola-quick-return-surgery-major-mistake-tiger-woods-article-1.1890682

Jointplex Pro (Premium Cartilage Support System) Is Now Available At Pinnacle Joint & Sports Centre

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Jointplex Pro By Pinnacle Life Labs

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This is a premium natural herbal supplement that combines the powerful anti-inflammatory and cartilage-protective properties of 4 natural herbs. This product has been 2 years in the making and it is ideal for the following patients:

1. Those suffering from arthritis (osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis) or cartilage injuries.

2. Endurance sports athletes looking for a natural solution to post-exercise joint and muscle inflammation.

3. Those suffering from chronic inflammation and pain (and who do not wish to take long-term painkillers for fear of the potential side-effects)

The 4 natural herbs in Jointplex Pro are Boswellia (indian frankincense), GingerWithania (winter cherry) and Cumerone (tumeric). Cumerone is a patented formula which contains curcumin which is derived from turmeric and it is well-tolerated and has enhanced bio-availability, absorption and onset of action.

These herbs have a long history of use in traditional medicine and are known as herbal superfoods. Their healing properties are now available in a convenient capsule form with the dosages optimized for maximum efficacy. The dosages of these 4 herbs have been optimised by our doctor and pharmacist.  Jointplex Pro is proudly made in Australia in a TGA Licensed Pharmaceutical Facility and this ensures a product of the highest quality (stringent sterility and quality testing mandatory).

Call us at 67370558 or 97278528 for more information. You can also go to Pinnacle Life Labs’ website at plifelabs.com.sg.

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Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
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Singapore 228510
+65 67370558/ 97278528 (24 hour emergency)

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Singapore 427989
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38 Irrawaddy Road #04-26
Singapore 329563
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