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Run For Your Life

Whether to keep fit or training to raise funds for charity in a marathon, there are many reasons why you should put on your running shoes and go the distance. Running as a sport is a rewarding pursuit for both mind and body. On top of keeping you fit and healthy, the simple act of […]

Osteoarthritis

March 12, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

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, […]

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. […]

Ganglion of the Wrist

March 1, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

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 […]

Dequervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis

March 1, 2010
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Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS? DeQuervain’s stenosing tenosynovitis is a condition brought by irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. The inflammation causes the compartment around the tendon to swell and enlarge, making thumb and wrist movement painful. HOW IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS DIAGNOSED? Tenderness directly over the tendons […]

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