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 […]

High Heels High Risk

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]