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Tips and Guidance to Prepare for your Surgery

March 10, 2010
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UNDERGOING AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROCEDURE The range of treatments performed by an orthopaedic surgeon may cover anything from traction to hand reconstruction, spinal fusion or joint replacement. They are involved in the treatment of broken bones, ligamental strains and sprains, as well as joint dislocations.  Some specific procedures include arthroplasty, arthroscopic surgery, bone grafting, fasciotomy, […]

Bunions and Hallux Valgus

March 10, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS BUNION AND HALLUX VALGUS? Hallux valgus is a condition when the big toe of the foot called the hallux starts to deviate inward towards the direction of the little toe. As the big toe drifts over into valgus, a bump starts to develop on the inside of the big toe over the metatarsal […]

Morton’s Neuroma

March 10, 2010
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Dr Mathew Tung Neurosurgeon

WHAT IS MORTON’S NEUROMA? Morton’s Neuroma is a benign soft tissue mass that forms on the nerve which runs between the metatarsals and the ball of the foot. When the two metatarsal bones rub together, they squeeze the nerve that runs between them. This repeated squeezing, or repeated injury to the nerve, causes the nerve […]

Achilles Tendinitis (Heel Cord Pain)

March 10, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDINITIS? Achilles tendinitis is a syndrome of irritation of the Achilles tendon in the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the large tendon in the back of the ankle that inserts into the heel bone. When individuals overuse their Achilles tendon it becomes irritated and inflamed. This inflammation can cause pain and swelling. […]

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

March 9, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

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? […]

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