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Orthopaedics Specialist

Specialised in knee pain

Knee pain is a common conditions that affects many people from young to old. Knee pain can occur as a result of injury, such as ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions like arthritis gout and infections can also cause knee pain. Many types of minor knee pain respond well to medications. However physical therapy and knee braces also help relieve knee pain. In some cases, however, your knee may require surgical repair.

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Common causes of knee pain include:

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Chronic Knee Pain

Many conditions can contribute and cause knee pain. This is a long term pain if the initial pain are not rectify. Sometimes it effect one leg only sometimes both. The main cuse of the knee pain can be only determine by them symptoms we experience.

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Knee Joint Pain

Severe pain in the knee joint happens to human all ages. To more know more about knee joint pain will help us in seeking better treatment, prevent such condition to occur and also guide us in regaining mobility in the region.

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the knee joint. It is more common for people that is above the age of 40. Its more common to happens to specially female than man.

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Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee is sometime also known as Iliotibal Band Injury, is a very common knee injuries which affects runners, jumpers or other kind of activity that put heavy stress on their knee.

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of four major ligaments that provide stability to the knee joint. ACL injuries are most common during sports that require a sudden change of direction, abrupt stops and starts and lots of jumping.

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Meniscus Tears

Meniscus Tears is sometime also known as Torn Cartilage, it is a very common knee injuries which particularly affects more on those that play contact sports. Also known as meniscus, they are tough and rubbery to help cushion the joints and keep it stable.

Symptoms of knee injury

People should see a doctor right away if they experience any of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Swelling and stiffness
  • Redness and warmth to the touch
  • Weakness or instability
  • Popping or crunching noises
  • Inability to fully straighten the knee
  • Difficulty weight bearing or walking due to instability of the knee
  • Limping due to discomfort
  • Difficulty walking up or down steps due to ligament damage (sprain)

Treatment for knee pain

Treatment will depend on the cause and severity of the knee pain. Some treatment options include:

  • Medications might be prescribed to treat an underlying medical condition or for pain relief
  • physical therapy sessions to strengthen the muscles around the knee will make it more stable
  • Injecting corticosteroids and lubricants directly into your knee might help in certain situations.
  • Knee operations is needed if condition is worst, range from arthroscopic knee surgery, Partial knee replacement to total knee replacement

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Our Specialists

Dr Ambrose Yung Wai Yin

Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialist
MBBS (HK), MRCS (Edin), MMED (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)

Dr. Ambrose Yung specialise in Sports Medicines, Osteoarthritis, Fracture, Partial & Total Joint Replacement, Minimal Invasive Trauma Surgery, Arthroscopy, Common Orthopaedic Problems for Adult & Children

Dr Mathew Tung Yu Yee

Spinal Neurosurgeon Specialist
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Surgical Neurology UK), FAMS

Dr. Mather Tung specialises in treating Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Disorder, Headache, Brain, Tumour, Osteoporosis, Stroke, Sweaty Palm

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Location

Gleneagles Medical Center,

6 Napier Road #02-11/12

Singapore 258 499.

Operation hours

Mon – Friday: 9am – 530pm

Saturday: 9am – 1230pm

Contact Number

66532604

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