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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 […]

Heel Pain (Plantar Fascilitis)

March 9, 2010
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WHAT IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCILITIS)? Plantar fascilitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is due to inflammation of a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. HOW IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCIITIS) DIAGNOSED? […]

Ganglion of the Wrist

March 1, 2010
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WHAT IS GANGLION OF THE WRIST? A wrist ganglion is a swelling that generally occurs over the back of the hand or wrist. These are benign, fluid-filled capsules. Ganglions are not cancerous. Although they may grow in size, they will not spread to other parts of the body. SYMPTOMS OF GANGLION OF THE WRIST? The […]

Osteoarthritis of the Fingers and Thumb

February 26, 2010
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WHAT IS OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE FINGERS AND THUMB? Osteoarthritis of the fingers and thumb is characterized as chronic and often disabling pain and stiffness of one or more joints. Most people who are affected by osteoarthritis of the fingers and thumb are middle-aged or older. HOW IS OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE FINGERS AND THUMB DIAGNOSED? A […]