Neck Pain

The neck is made up of many different structures. Cervical ligaments (like thick rubber bands) provide stability to the spine. The muscles allow for support and motion...

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Low Back Pain

Low back pain is extremely common. Almost every person will have at least one episode of low back pain at some time in his or her life. The pain can vary from severe and chronic to...

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis (or narrowing) is a common condition that occurs when the small spinal canal that contains the nerve roots and spinal cord becomes restricted. This narrowing can squeeze...

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Arthritis Pain

Many Singaporean adults have some type of arthritis. It is a major cause of lost working time and serious disability for many people. While the most common type of arthritis is commonly...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is an intolerance to stress and pain that probably have genetic causes. Chronic pain and stress include amplification of the central nervous system, resulting in generalised....

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Individuals with MPS develop either localized or generalized muscular pain with stiffness or tightness. These areas of intense tenderness are due to shortening and contraction of injured...

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Cancer Pain

The No 1 killer disease in Singapore is cancer. While treatment for cancer (chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal therapy) has been improving rapidly through the years, many patients...

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes restriction of motion in the shoulder joint. The cause of a frozen shoulder is not well understood, but it often...

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Rheumatism

Rheumatism is a popular term for chronic pain conditions, but is an indefinite vague term for a variety of disorders marked by inflammation, degeneration or metabolic derangement of...

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