The pain of arthritis can take a toll on a person’s life. It can make simple things, such as cooking or walking up the stairs, very difficult. Medication is the standard treatment for arthritis, but there are some things that you can do to alleviate arthritis pain without any medication.
Singapore Pioneering Orthopaedic Doctor
Dr. Siow Hua Ming is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Novena, Singapore. Dr. Siow Hua Ming practices at Providence Orthopaedics in Novena, Singapore. The doctor completed MB ChB from U of Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1996, M Med (Ortho Surg) from NUS-Singapore in 2002 and MRCSEd from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K in 2002. He specialises in advanced arthroscopic key-hole procedures for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip , knee and ankle.
Dr. Siow was previously an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, where he was in charge of teaching and assessing medical students. He also served as the Associate Programme Director for the Orthopaedic Residency Programme of the National University Health System. He was Assistant Training Director for the Joint Committee for Specialist Training (JCST) in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Siow is a member of the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and the Singapore Medical Association. He is currently a life member of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association. He is also a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) as well as the European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA).
Dr. Siow has received the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital 10 year long service award. In addition, he has received Alexandra Hospital service awards culminating in the Service Ambassador award. He also takes time to serve in the St. John Ambulance Association, as Secretary of the Jurong Branch, and as Chairman of the Basic First Aid, Adult First Aid and Occupational First Aid Courses in the St. John Ambulance Association Management Committee.
Providence Orthopaedics offer consultation, inpatient management and outpatient treatment for patients with disorders of the bone and joints.
- Evaluation, prevention and treatment of sports or exercise-related injuries
- Cortisone (H&L) injections, Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injection therapy
- Brace-fitting, custom orthotics, splinting, and casting
- Medical and surgical care of the shoulder, elbow, hands and wrist, hip, back, knee, and foot and ankle.
- Arthroscopy and minimally-invasive surgery (MIS)
- Outpatient Imaging (X-Ray, CT Scan, MRI Scan)
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Sprained Ankle & Foot Pain
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Wrist & Hand Pain
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Sports injuries are injuries that occur during athletic activities. They can result from acute trauma, or from overuse of a particular body part.