When you’re scheduled for surgery, it’s natural to focus your thoughts on the surgery itself. But you’d do better to focus on what is in your control – your recovery.
If you tripped on a pavement or pulled something during a workout, you might be tempted to brush it off as a mild injury. Here’s why you shouldn’t ignore that ache and what you should do instead.
If someone is choking on food, do you start hitting their back or attempt to help them cough it out? Here’s what you should do instead.
Heading off on holiday? Whether you plan to lie on the beach or explore a new city, prepare for any eventuality with our packing list.
Is your chest pain a heart problem? Find out what is causing your chest pain, and how to tell when it's serious.
Can you tell if it is an acute or chronic injury? Learn how to distinguish between the 2 kinds, so you know how to get them treated.
Exercising when you’re injured sounds counterproductive. Here’s what an orthopaedic surgeon would recommend when you’re waiting to recover.
An orthopaedic surgeon shares tips on how to avoid and manage sports injuries while on vacation.
Pain in the joints from cartilage damage can be severely debilitating. Dr Chin Pak Lin, orthopaedic surgeon at Gleneagles Hospital, discusses early identification and treatment options for damaged cartilage.
Dr Lim Yi-Jia, orthopaedic surgeon and former chief tournament physician to Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) athletes, shares tips on how to protect your sporty kids against injuries.
For osteoporosis patients, a minor fall or even mild stresses such as bending over can cause a fracture. Find out if you’re at risk and what to do if you suffer from osteoporosis.
Digestive disorders can cause discomfort and even pain in the chest. Here’s how and why.
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