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, […]

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 […]