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December 2020

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Recently more people had been asking whether they can do sports when suffering from sciatica. Sciatica is a common complaint which affect many individuals, and it refers to a radiating pain from lumbar (lower back) area, through one side of the buttock, and down the back of the leg. Most of the patients will experience a sharp pain in that distribution, numbness/tingling, or even weakness of the leg. There are different

Meniscus tear is probably one of the most common knee injuries, and it can be excruciating and debilitating. Here are some fast facts about the condition as well as its causes and treatment. 1. The meniscus is a piece of half ring shape cartilage found at the top of the tibia bone inside the knee joint. It protects the bones from the wear and tear by reducing the friction and cushions

Hallux valgus can be a painful and cosmetically unsightly condition. In severe cases, they can also affect the other toes in the foot and cause difficulty in finding shoes which may fit. Surgical correction (Hallux valgus correction and bunionectomy) may sometimes be required if conservative management fails. Here's some sharing in what you want to know about hallux valgus, related surgery and the recovery afterwards. Hallux Valgus is a condition where

Had an opportunity to speak to an audience of over 1,400 people, as part of their CPD programme to introduce them to some common orthopaedic problems and case sharing! This was the first time I spoke to such a large audience! They were all very good listeners, and gave very good interaction even with such large group!! What an experience!

From time to time, some friends often complain about having calf pain after exercises or running. In fact, there are various causes of calf pain, and conditions can varies in severity. (1) For the majority, prolonged or intensive exercises can cause accumulation of lactic acid in the calf muscles due to a short supply of oxygen to neutralize it. Without regular exercise, a sudden increase of exercise intensity can make the