We know that accidents and injuries can occur at any time. That’s why our doctors at Island Orthopaedics are available during this circuit breaker period to assess and treat orthopaedic injuries. Examples that require an urgent assessment and early treatment include:

  • Open cuts or lacerations of the upper and lower limbs
  • Fractures of bones and dislocations of joints
  • Severe knee pain including knee injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Severe neck pain
  • Severe back pain
  • Skin and soft tissue infections of the upper and lower limbs including abscesses
  • Diabetic foot infections and ulcers

Dealing with Ankle Sprains when Running

An ankle sprain is the most common soft tissue injury of the human body, so we need to know how to take care of it! Dr Ooi Lai Hock of Island Orthopaedics explains the basic facts you need to know.

How you can prevent injuries when jogging

With the current social distancing measures in place, many are jogging to stay fit during this COVID-19 period. Dr Leon Foo, Island Orthopaedics, shares some basic stretches that will help prevent injuries while jogging!
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Don’t let Working from Home be a pain – Taking care of your neck and back

Are you working from home and experiencing back or neck pain? Dr Benedict Peng of Island Orthopaedics shares what you need to know to take care of your spine and keep it pain-free!
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Treating your back with respect – bad habits you should avoid

Your back is one of the most important parts of your body, so take care of it! Here are some good habits and tips we should remember to keep our back healthy and pain-free, as shared by Dr Leslie Ng of Island Orthopaedics.

Pain and discomfort in the Shoulder

The shoulder is constantly being used in daily life, which makes shoulder pain a common injury. Dr Chong Kian Chun of Island Orthopaedics breaks down the symptoms and causes of shoulder pain and how to properly care for it.
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Preventing shoulder injuries at home

With more people spending time at home, many have started exercising or doing activities around the house. However, if not done correctly, some of these could cause severe pain and injury. Dr Derrick Oh of Island Orthopaedics provides some important tips to preventing shoulder injuries when at home.
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Circuit Training during Circuit Breaker – Sports injuries to look out for

With fitness centres, gyms and studios closed to encourage social distancing, exercising at home using apps and online videos is becoming the new norm. Dr Lai Kah Weng of Island Orthopaedics, highlights injuries you should look out for when exercising at home in this video.