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  • Hip Femoro-acetabular Impingement (FAI)
    FAI Femoroacetabular impingement or FAI is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint Basically the ball femoral head and socket acetabulum rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint The damage can occur to the articular cartilage smooth white surface of the ball or socket or the labral cartilage soft tissue bumper of the socket FAI is associated with cartilage damage labral tears early hip arthritis hyperlaxity sports hernias and low back pain FAI is common in high level athletes but also occurs in active individuals Types of FAI FAI generally occurs as two forms Cam and Pincer The Cam form describes the femoral head and neck relationship as aspherical or not perfectly round This loss of roundness contributes to abnormal contact between the head and socket The Pincer form describes the situation where the socket or acetabulum has too much coverage of the ball or femoral head This over coverage typically exists along the front top rim of the socket acetabulum and results in the labral cartilage being pinched between the rim of the socket and the anterior femoral head neck junction The Pincer form of the impingement is typically secondary to retroversion a turning back

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  • Treatment of Hip Fractures
    Sze Dr Teo Yee Hong Our Clinics Mt Alvernia Mt Elizabeth Novena Enquiry Links Contact Us Treatment of Hip Fractures Neck of Femur Fractures Usually seen in the elderly with Osteoporosis after a fall Causes severe pain in the affected hip with inability to stand or walk Surgical treatment is needed to prevent the patient from becoming bed bound with risk of bed sores and chest infections Patients can usually

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  • Persistent Pain After Ankle Sprains – Causes and Treatment
    Posterior talo fibular ligament Diagnosis The clinical diagnosis is suspected from history and confirmed by the physical examination which includes the posterolateral rotatory instability test This test often is best performed under general anaesthesia Surgical Treatment Usually the instability is managed with either a repair of the ligament or an isometric reconstruction using a tendon graft Acute Treatment of Ankle Sprains PRICEM P rotection orthosis or brace R est limit weight bearing until not painful I ce C ompression and E levation M ost important component acutely Limiting inflammation and swelling has been shown to speed recovery Mobilize early range of motion has also been shown to speed recovery Prognosis Inversely Related to Grade Grade I Require an average 11 7 days before full resumption of athletic activity Grade II Require approximately 2 6 weeks Grade III Average duration of disability ranges 4 5 26 wks Only 25 60 being symptom free 1 4 yrs after injury Chronic Ankle Pain Patient Profile Previous injury of weeks to months Activity limiting pain described as soreness Generalized weakness with locking giving way and swelling Frustrated Persistent Pain After Ankle Sprains Chronic Instability Soft Tissue Impingement Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus Missed Fractures

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  • Osteochondral Lesions (OCL) of the Talus
    4 Clinical Presentation Ankle inversion injury to lateral ligamentous complex Chronic ankle pain Intermittent swelling Weakness Giving way Locking Stiffness Causes of OCL Talus Non traumatic Ischaemic necrosis of the underlying subchondral bone Usually posteromedial lesions Sometimes familial Traumatic History of trauma can usually be found in many patients Anterolateral lesions from inversion and dorsiflexion Traumatic medial lesions result from inversion plantarflexion and external rotation Physical Examination Posteromedial lesion tenderness

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  • A New Minimally Invasive Treatment For Haglund's Disease
    Invasive Treatment For Haglund s Disease Haglund s Deformity is a condition caused by a prominent bump on the back of the heel at the area of the Achilles tendon This pump bump so named because it s common in women who wear high heeled shoes can cause great pain and discomfort Treatment Mild cases can be treated with Ice Compression Change of shoe wear Foot orthotics Cortisone injections in

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  • Bony Impingement of the Ankle
    Dr Teo Yee Hong Our Clinics Mt Alvernia Mt Elizabeth Novena Enquiry Links Contact Us Bony Impingement of the Ankle Seen commonly in soccer players Associated with recurrent ankle sprains Pain on bending ankle upwards Due to bony spurs in the front of the ends of the shin bone arrow Treatment Can be done using keyhole surgery or by open surgery Allows removal of impinging bone spurs Leading to improvement

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