Posts tagged as: Orthopaedics Clinic

Jan

29
2013

Necessary Preparation Work Before MRI Scan

General     0

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to visualize internal structures in a detailed manner. MRI uses Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to picture nuclei of atoms inside the body. Preparation work before a MRI scan is hassle free and it is mostly used for orthopaedic injuries. It is extremely easy and there is no restriction except for one thing – metallic objects. Metallic objects cannot be brought into the MRI room and that includes metallic products you are carry such as your jewellery and even metal implants in the body. If you have metal implants,Read more


Jan

03
2013

5 Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis

Heel Pain, Sports Injury     0

Plantar Fasciitis is a medical condition which affects the feet. It will cause extreme pain and this pain is more pronounced during the morning when the ligaments and tendons in the feet are not yet warmed up. Many patients describe the pain they experience in the morning as being stabbed repeatedly in the feet. The onset of pain is largely due to long periods of immobility of the feet such as a long day of using the computer. As the activities around the leg increases, the pain will decrease. The most common treatment method is the use of anti-inflammatory medicationRead more


Dec

11
2012

4 Symptoms You Might Be Suffering From a Fracture

General, Sports Injury     0

Fractures or broken bones results when the impact force is too high for the bone to withstand, causing it to crack. Fractures are straight forward injuries and it is a serious one. Our bones are structurally rigid and it is reinforced by connective tissues and calcium. Bone fractures come in different forms and severity that is dependent on the direction of the force and the extent of it as well as the patient’s age and health. There are some parts of the body that are prone to fractures and they are the areas that are frequently used and commonly occurRead more


Oct

18
2012

Things to Know About Meniscus Repair

General, Knee Pain     0

The function of the meniscus is to provide stability and act as a cushion for our knee joint. It helps to ensure that weight distribution is spread out evenly throughout the knee joint and prevent any joint problems like arthritis. However, injury to the meniscus is extremely common among people below the age of 25 years who are active in sports. Once a diagnosis of a torn meniscus is made, a decision needs to be made fast regarding the treatment. Usually, the doctor will suggest the treatment he thinks is most suited for you depending on your age, level ofRead more


Oct

09
2012

Introduction to Various Shoulder Injuries

Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury     0

Our shoulder is a very delicate and complex component of our body that is kept together by bones, tendons and muscles. A shoulder injury is very painful and can cause a lot of discomfort and inconvenience to us. There are many different kinds of shoulder injuries and they are caused by different reasons such as strain, cyclic motion and injuries. Rotator cuff strain Rotator cuff strain is a common injury which is due to an inflammation of a tendon located in the shoulder. 4 muscles make up the rotator cuff namely the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. The mostRead more


Oct

04
2012

Possible Sports Injuries From Full Contact Martial Arts

Ankle Pain, Heel Pain, Joint Pain, Knee Pain, Sports Injury     0

Many people around the world participate in martial arts. There are 3 types of martial arts namely the light, medium and full contact martial arts and as the names suggest, each differs in the amount of body contact involved. Martial arts have many benefits to it, most prominently are the health benefits as well as the coordination between various parts of the body, body balance and flexibility. However, as with all kinds of full contact sports, there are injuries that are associated with it. Facial Laceration Facial lacerations are the most common injuries sustained from full contact martial arts. TheyRead more


Oct

02
2012

Difference Between Chiropractor and Orthopaedic Doctors

FAQ, General, Spine Injury, Sports Injury     3

An unfortunate accident occurred one day while you were playing contact sports and that left you with a knee injury. You know that you need to consult a medical professional for this injury and you start to evaluate the options available. Should you go to an Orthopaedic doctor or should you go to a Chiropractor? Each has its own advantages. For some cases, chiropractic sports are great to treat certain injuries while some injuries fall outside the jurisdiction of chiropractic and only orthopaedic surgery can treat them. Who are Chiropractors and how do they treat an injury? First of all,Read more


Sep

25
2012

Stiff Neck – Cause And Relief!

Back Pain, FAQ, General, Joint Pain, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury     0

Have you ever woke up to a stiff neck before? That uncomfortable and tight feeling that makes movement almost impossible and causing you a lot of discomfort throughout the entire day. Stiff neck are frequently experienced by many and it will usually go away by itself after a few days. You may rest assure that stiff neck is not an indication of any serious problems with your neck. So what are some of the causes of stiff neck and what measures can you take to relief it? Causes: Injury Injuries are one of the most common reasons that one willRead more


Sep

18
2012

Common running injuries

Ankle Pain, General, Heel Pain, Knee Pain, Sports Injury     0

Running is an excellent cardiovascular exercise that has good effects on the body. It helps to improve stamina and burn off calories to keep the body in a lean manner. It also increases the good cholesterol level in the body and boost our immune system. However, running is a high impact sport and it is not meant for everyone. Because of their high impact nature, they can cause injuries to the ankles, knees, hip and even the spine. To take advantage of running and not like running take advantage of you, you need to be aware of the common injuriesRead more


Apr

26
2012

Top 4 signs that you need orthopaedic treatment for your injury

General     1

Many of us experience pain daily in our lives such as pain in our joints and back. We often simply accept it as part of aging and simply take painkillers or stop doing activities which we love. While it is a fact, we should not accept it without any professional medical help. Orthopaedic surgeons treat conditions relating to our musculoskeletal system which covers the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Depending on the severity of the injury, either surgical or non surgical means can be administered. Many people do not realise that they require the expertise of an orthopaedic surgeonRead more