Minimally invasive or ‘keyhole surgery’ is a growing and popular option for treating bunions, offering faster postoperative healing, reliable outcomes, and reduced postoperative risks. In the past five years, there has been a 30% rise in patients seeking specialised care for bunion-related issues, including bunion surgery. The Foot and Ankle Service now provides an advanced keyhole procedure for bunion treatment,
In the past five years, Singapore hospitals have seen a notable increase in orthopaedic cases, primarily driven by the growing participation of young individuals in various physical activities like marathons, triathlons, and sports. Ankle injuries, such as sprains and fractures, have become increasingly common among this demographic. Timely diagnosis and treatment are crucial for managing ankle pain, with physiotherapy being
Bunion treatment has become increasingly crucial in Singapore, with a 30% rise in patients suffering from this condition over the past five years. Bunions not only affect one’s appearance but also result in persistent pain that can disrupt daily life. Even children can develop bunions, with half of the treated patients aged 20 to 35, active in sports and fitness.
Minimally Invasive “Keyhole” Bunion Correction Surgery is effective for moderate to severe bunion cases, with over 300 successful surgeries performed since 2013. This approach significantly minimises pain, swelling, and scarring. Patients can walk immediately after the surgery and return to normal life in 6-8 weeks, with the procedure taking just 1 hour. High-intensity sports can be resumed after 3 months post-surgery.
If you’re a runner experiencing sore or tender heels, especially aggravated by walking barefoot on hard floors in Singapore, you may be dealing with plantar fasciitis, the most prevalent cause of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia, a band of tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes, becomes irritated due to excessive pressure and strain, resulting