Vitamin D for Bones

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) How Vitamin D Keeps Your Bones Healthy Vitamin D is a vitamin for bones. Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin” is one of important player when it comes to bone health. The general functions of vitamin D include promoting strong bones, properly functioning muscles, […]

Top 3 Food for Bone Health

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Osteporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bone are reduced. As bones become more fragile and porous, the risk of fracture is increased. Human bones reach optimum density at age thirties. After this period, bone density will slowly decreased. People lose bone […]

Take Control of Your Knee Pain

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) The knee is the joint connecting the bones of the upper and lower leg. The knee plays an important role in supporting various motions such as walking, running, etc. However, all the parts of the knee; bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons are susceptible to disease […]

High Heels High Risk

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) For many women, wearing a pair of high heels is the perfect complement to an already perfect outfit. Research has shown that high heels can negatively affect your long-term spinal health, hips, and knees. However, this does not stop women from wearing them. Why is this […]

Muscle sore after exercise, should I stop?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) The pandemic has made people more aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is one of the key factors to stay healthy and boost your immune system. The first workout goes great, and you are proud and confident of yourself. When you wake up […]

How to Prevent Back and Neck Pain when Working from Home

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) The Covid-19 pandemic has forever changed how business is conducted. More people than ever are working from home (WFH), either temporarily due to social distancing, or permanently as a remote professional. This scheduling flexibility may be nice but working from home can present its own unique challenges […]

Solutions to Sleep with Back Pain

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) There’s nothing in this world that beats a good night’s sleep. One that leaves you refreshed and ready to start a new day. However, having a good sleep for those suffering from back pain may not be easy. Pain and sleep are intertwined in a […]

Back Pain Risk Factors You Can Change

Lower back pain treatment Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Back pain is one of the most common health problems among all the population of the world. People can suffer from different forms of back pain which in turn can lead to chronic backpain, lower back pain or spinal pain. It is important to get your chronic backpain taken care of before it gets worse. […]