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Plantar Fasciitis

Jun 5, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

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.

Shockwave Therapy Treatment

May 27, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Shockwave Therapy


What is Shockwave Therapy Treatment

Shockwave therapy is a new technique used for treating condition such as tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, calcification of shoulder tendons and Achilles tenton pain. Conditions which are otherwise difficult to treat with conventional physio-therapy.

What happens during Shockwave Therapy Treatment?

During Shockwave therapy, a high-intensity sound wave interacts with the tissues of the body. This leads to a cascade of beneficial effects such as neovascularisation ingrowth, reversal of chronic inflammation, stimulation of collagen and dissolution of calcium build-up. Or even encourage the body to get additional nutrients so as to promote healing.

Benefits of Shockwave Therapy Treatment

• Clinical studies report success rate above 75%
Shockwave therapy has excellent cost/effectiveness ratio
• Non-invasive solution for chronic pain in your shoulder, back, heel, knee or elbow
• Shock wave therapy brings new technology with proven medical effects
• No anaesthesia required, no drugs
• No side effects
• Main fields of application: orthopaedics, rehabilitation, and sport medicine