Take Control of Your Knee Pain

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 […]

Could Long Run Lead to Osteoarthritis?

Could Long Run Lead to Osteoarthritis?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Many people believe that running is bad for the knee and hip joints. In contrast to what many people believe, running is not only good for our hearts and lungs, it is great for our muscles, bones, and brains as well. In fact, people who run […]

Total Knee Replacement | The Best Operation for Knee Osteoarthritis

Total Knee Replacement | The Best Operation for Knee Osteoarthritis

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Mr Wong is a 65 year old gentleman. He is complaining of knee pain on both sides, right side worse than left. The pain is gradually getting worse. He cant walk more than 50 metres. He has difficulty climbing stairs and squatting Mr Wong is […]

Knee sport injury and ACL tear

Knee sport injury and ACL tear

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) “John injured the left knee while playing soccer last month. He heard a “pop” sound when he kicked, followed by severe knee pain and swelling. He was not able to continue soccer. He could not even walk properly. The pain and swelling gradually subsided but […]