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Introduction to Hip Surgery

January 30, 2020

Introduction Majority of hip replacements are performed on people aged between 60 to 80, but adults regardless of age can be considered depending on one’s medical conditions. Hip replacement surgery is needed when the hip joint is worn or damaged … Continued

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Continuing to Serve

January 25, 2020

“You must be very young!” My patient exclaimed when I told him that I had been away for In-Camp Training (ICT) last year. Such comments would normally make one feel good, but I had also received a sobering reminder a … Continued

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Passing On Knowledge

January 7, 2020

Orthopaedic surgeon Chin Pak Lin calls himself an “accidental” volunteer. Although he had always wanted to share his medical experience with other medical practitioners in the region, he lacked the impetus to do so until he met Professor Tay Boon … Continued

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A Woman In Orthopaedics

December 11, 2019

“You are so small built – are you sure you have the strength to do the surgery?” This question has been posed to me countless times, by patients, colleagues from other disciplines and sometimes even colleagues from the same discipline. … Continued

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Ankle Injuries and You

November 21, 2019

He gets it. She gets it. Ankle injuries are extremely common and can range from minor sprains to dislocation to even fractures. How can we treat and prevent such injuries? Our Foot & Ankle Specialist at The Orthopaedic Centre, Dr … Continued

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Glossing over Orthopaedic Anomalies

November 21, 2019

An active lifestyle is an integral part of healthy living. There is a particular category of diseases that affect the skeletal and muscular systems. These diseases will affect a person’s active lifestyle negatively. From the very common condition of arthritis … Continued

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