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Sesamoid Problem

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Sesamoid Problem

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What is Sesamoid Problem?

Sesamoid are embedded within the soft tissues under the main joint of the big toe. Even though they are small in size, the sesamoids play an important role in how the foot and big toe work. They acts as a fulcrum point for the toe flexors, giving these muscles extra leverage and power. The sesamoids also help absorb pressure under the foot during standing and walking.


Symptoms of Sesamoid Problem

  • Vague pain under the main joint of the big toe
  • Range of motion of big toe is affected
  • Numberness

 


Causes of Sesamoid Problem

  • Repetitive toe motion
  • Arthritis

 


Treatment for Sesamoid Problem

  • Anti-Inflammatory Medication
  • Wear stiff sole shoe
  • Surgery for removing of damaged portion, lengthening tendon or moving the tendon

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

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Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

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What is Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem?

Posterior Tibial Tendon runs behind the inside bump on the ankle, across the instep, and into the bottom of the foot. The tendon is important in supporting the arch of the foot and helps turn the foot inward during walking.


Symptoms of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Inflammation of tendon
  • Pain in the instep area

 


Causes of Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Degeneration of the tendon

 


Treatment for Posterior Tibial Tendon Problem

  • Arch support inserted into your shoe
  • Anti-inflammatory medication or injection
  • Surgery

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is the flat band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes and it supports the arch of your foot. It is thought to be an inflammatory condition of the cell within fascia.


Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

  • Foot pain while walking
  • Heel pain

 


Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

  • Overpronation
  • High or Low Arch Foot
  • Excess walking without adequate support

 


Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

  • Shoe Inserts
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Surgery

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

Peroneal Tendon Problem

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Peroneal Tendon Problem

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What is Peroneal Tendon Problem?

Peroneal Tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The two peroneal tendons in the foot run side-by-side behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon attaches to the outer part of the midfoot, while the other tendon runs under the foot and attaches near the inside of the arch. The main function of the peroneal tendons is to stabilize the foot and ankle and protect them from sprains.


 

Symptoms of Peroneal Tendon Problem

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Weakness and instability of the foot and ankle

 


 

Causes of Peroneal Tendon Problem

  • Repetitive ankle motion
  • High-arch foot

 


 

Treatment for Peroneal Tendon Problem

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

 

Ingrown Toenail

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Ingrown Toenail

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What is Ingrown Toenail?

Ingrown Toe Nail is a common form of nail disease.It is a condition in which the nail grows so that it cuts into one or both sides of the nail bed or paronychium.

Symptoms of Ingrown Toenail

  • Pain along the margins of the nail
  • Sensitivity to pressure of any kind, even the weight of bedsheets
  • Swelling at the base of the nail on the side the nail is ingrowing

 


Causes of Ingrown Toenail

  • Bad nail-care
  • Ill-fitting shoes
  • Trauma to the nail plate or toe
  • Predisposition

 


Treatment for Ingrown Toenail

Self-Care at home

  • Soak your feet into warm water four times a day
  • Wash the foot twice a day with soap and water and keep it clean and dry for the rest of the day
  • Do not wear high-heels or tight-fitting shoes. Consider wear sandals or slippers until it gets better
  • Try to lift out the tip corner of the nail that is digging into your skin with a piece of cotton or gauze and roll it in between the fingers to form a small roll or wick. Then place the roll between the nail and the skin to keep it elevated. After each soaking of the feet, try to push further in

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

 

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