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Category: Book

Elbow Dislocation

May 14, 2011
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In spite of the elbow being a very stable joint, elbow dislocation is still very common. Elbow dislocation occurs when the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna) move out of place compared with the bone of the upper arm (the humerus). The elbow joint, formed where these 3 bones meet, becomes dislocated, or […]

Osteoporosis

March 15, 2010
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Osteoporosis is a very common disorder affecting the skeleton. In a patient with osteoporosis, the bones begin losing their minerals and support beams, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures. About 80 percent of people with osteoporosis are women. This is in part because their bone mass is generally less than men, and women […]

Shockwave Therapy in Singapore- A Realistic Alternative to Surgery

March 15, 2010
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DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHOCKWAVE THERAPY Shockwave therapy as a medical application was originally developed as a means for pulverizing kidney stones. Since 1989, it has also been employed with considerable success at university clinics to treat non– or poorly healing bone fractures. Since 1991, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) has been employed as an alternative to […]

Osteoarthritis

March 12, 2010
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Knee pain is a common problem in Asia, especially in individuals above the age of 40. The most common cause of knee pain is degenerative osteoarthritis. Women are more prone to the disease. It is characterized by mild to debilitating pain. The treatment ranges from physiotherapy, medication, injection and surgery. Once the condition is diagnosed, […]

Common Shoulder Disorders

March 10, 2010
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•             Rotator Cuff Tear and Tendinitis •             Shoulder Dislocation •             Adhesive capsulitis/ Frozen Shoulder •             Bursitis Treatment •             Physiotherapy •             Shock wave therapy •             Anti-inflammatory Injection •             Arthroscopy •             Arthroscopic repair and acromioplasty WHAT IS A ROTATOR CUFF TEAR? The rotator cuff is the network of muscles and tendons that forms a covering around the […]