Browsing articles tagged with " singapore sports and orthopaedic clinic"

Blog TV – Uncensorship

Aug 2, 2011   //   by soon   //   press article  //  No Comments

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

Jul 8, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

What is Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist?

A scaphoid fracture is a break in a small bone on the thumb side of your wrist. Your scaphoid bone is the most fragile ones to be broken. It is important to find out if you have a scaphoid fracture because scaphoid fractures need treatment to heal well. Without proper treatment, healing can be slow and difficult because parts of the scaphoid bone do not have a good blood supply.


Symptoms of Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Pain or swelling on the thumb side of your wrist
  • A hard time grabbing or gripping things or moving and twisting your wrist or thumb
  • Bruises around your wrist

 


Causes of Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Wrist is severely twisted or hitted

 


Treatment for Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Arm splint
  • Surgical Treatment

 


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.

Baker cyst

Jul 7, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Baker Cyst

Baker cyst

What is Baker Cyst?

Baker Cyst sometime also known as Popliteal Cyst is swelling caused by fluid from the knee joint protruding to the back of the knee. When an excess of knee joint fluid is compressed by the body weight between the bones of the knee joint, it can become trapped and separate from the joint to form the fluid-filled sac of a Baker cyst.


Symptoms of Baker Cyst

  • Tightness behind the knee
  • Bulge behind the knee that is particularly noticeable
  • Swelling of the leg

 


Causes of Baker Cyst

  • Joint Swelling
  • Excess Joint Fluid
  • Cartilage Tear

 


Treatment for Baker Cyst

 


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.

Pages:1234567...17»