Vitamin D for Bones

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

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 […]

Muscle sore after exercise, should I stop?

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 […]

SURGERY, DON’T PANIC!!!

SURGERY, DON’T PANIC!!!

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Suffering from chronic back pain for many years, I have tried everything that I could to alleviate the pain, from exercising to physiotherapy to taking medication. However, nothing works and the pain has gotten so bad that it affects my daily life, preventing me from carrying […]

Can exercise help with arthritis?

Can exercise help with arthritis?

  By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Almost everyone will experience some form of arthritis as they get older. It occurs when one or more joints become inflamed, causing stiffness and pain that worsen over time. If you suffer from arthritis, moving your body may be the last thing you want to […]

How to protect our joints against osteoarthritis?

How to protect our joints against osteoarthritis?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis refers to damage or breakdown of the joint cartilage (the soft tissue that covers the joint’s surface) between bones. When it wears out, bones rub against each other, causing pain, redness, swelling, and stiffness. It occurs most often in the hands, knees, […]

Foods to ease arthritis pain

Foods to ease arthritis pain

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) “Is there a special arthritis diet?”. We often hear this question from people with arthritis. An anti-inflammatory diet may help to fight inflammation and improve joint pain and other symptoms. What is an anti-inflammatory diet? It is essentially a diet that reduces inflammation by eating anti-inflammatory […]

Natural ways to build strong bones for life

Natural ways to build strong bones for life

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Our bones are very important because they support, stay upright, and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and other delicate internal organs from injury. They provide support for your muscles and supply key minerals like calcium and phosphorus when the body needs them. […]