PENGAPURAN

PENGAPURAN

Kita sering kali dengar istilah pengapuran. Pengapuran di lutut, pengapuran di tulang belakang, pengapuran di kaki dan lain-lain. APAKAH YANG DIMAKSUD DENGAN PENGAPURAN? Pengapuran adalah tulang baru yang tumbuh di permukaan tulang akibat deposit kalsium. Istilah medisnya osteophytes. Pengapuran tulang dapat disebabkan oleh berbagai hal. Namun, salah satu penyebab utamanya adalah kerusakan pada sendi. Kondisi ini […]

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 […]

5 Facts Parents Should Know About Scoliosis

5 Facts Parents Should Know About Scoliosis

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) 80% of all scoliosis occur during adolescent. This type of scoliosis is called Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Sometimes, parents and doctors face challenges in treating teenagers. They are undergoing psychological changes to find their identity. They may refuse to accept that they have scoliosis. They may also […]

Operasi Postur Bungkuk Dapat Menambah Tinggi Badan

Operasi Postur Bungkuk Dapat Menambah Tinggi Badan

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Postur bungkuk adalah masalah medis dan masalah estetika. Orang dengan postur bungkuk sering jatuh karena pandangan ke depan terganggu. Postur bungkuk bisa disebabkan oleh bermacam-macam masalah medis: Ankylosing spondylitis Scheuermann’s disease Proses penuaan (ageing) Patah tulang belakang TBC tulang belakang. Postur bungkuk yang disebabakan oleh ankylosing […]

Vertebroplasty | Injection of Cement in Osteoporotic Spine Fracture

Vertebroplasty | Injection of Cement in Osteoporotic Spine Fracture

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Spine Fracture in elderly occurs because of osteoporosis. Normal activities or minor fall can cause spine fracture if the bone is very soft. The fracture can be very painful that sitting and standing can be very uncomfortable. The back pain exists because of the injury […]

Paralysis | Can It Recover with Surgery?

Paralysis | Can It Recover with Surgery?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Paralysis is a very devastating medical problem. The nerves supplying the arms and legs stop working resulting inability to move. People who suffer from paralysis are longing to regain the ability to move. They are desperate and are willing to try anything that can improve […]

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 […]