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Diagnosing Arthritis

December 2, 2013
Arthritis

For the vast majority of people, your doctor will be able to work out what’s wrong with you by: listening to you describe your symptoms examining you joints examining your range of movement looking at your medical history looking at the medical history of your family ordering certain tests (e.g. x-rays, blood test, MRI) Putting […]

Arthritis in Simple Science

November 30, 2013
Arthritis

Learning how your joints function and what happens when your arthritis symptoms flare up can help you to understand your condition and make it easier to live with. We have already seen how arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. It doesn’t matter which type of arthritis you have been […]

Why do I Have Arthritis?

November 28, 2013
Arthritis

If you have arthritis, or are caring for someone with the condition, you are certainly not alone. Arthritis is the single biggest cause of physical disability in Singapore. How Common is Arthritis? The answer is ‘very common indeed’. Of the two major types of arthritis (osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis), osteoarthritis is by far the most […]

Running Smart

If you new to running, take note of the following to make the most of the sport. The First Step Before you begin any kind of physical activity, it is always good idea to consult a doctor first. “If you are old than 40-years-old and have not engaged in exercise for some time, it is […]