Knee pain is a common complaint amongst people of all ages in Singapore. Those affected include the physically active such as keen athletes, social sportspeople, gym-goers or the physically inactive. Knee pain can be caused by various reasons, including injury or underlying conditions such as arthritis. It may also be a result of a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage in the knee.
Depending on the severity of the condition, you may also experience the following:
There are various forms of arthritis that are likely to affect the knee. These include –
Other risk factors for developing knee pain should also be considered. These include excess body weight, lack of muscle flexibility and strength, high impact sports that put greater stress on the knees, and previous injuries which increase the risk of similar injuries.
Leaving knee pain untreated without proper diagnosis and management may leave you with long-term complications such as osteoarthritis, severe pain, joint damage and disability.
As clinicians trained for the treatment of lower limb pathologies, podiatrists are the specialists for treating various knee and foot conditions. Using various diagnostic tools to assess your condition and a range of modalities for treatments, podiatrists seek to help you recover without the need for invasive surgery.
We hope that all of you and your loved ones have been healthy and safe during the Circuit Breaker. With the lifting of Circuit Breaker restrictions from 2nd of June 2020, our clinics will be open 9am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.
We will continue to provide you with the best possible care available while maintaining the highest possible health and safety standards for the well-being of our patients and staff.
Please call us if you have any questions or concerns about your care, we are always ready to help!
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