Knee joints play an important role in supporting weight, standing, walking and running. The main function of the knee joint is to bend, stretch and support the body along the ankle and waist. The knee is composed of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (shin bone), and patella. These bones are covered with tissues such as ligaments, muscles, and joints.
The contact area between the femur and tibia is covered with cartilage, and the meniscus in the gap between the femur and tibia serves to reduce the burden on the knee.
The most common causes of knee pain are related to aging, injury or repeated stress on the knee. Common knee problems include sprained or strained ligaments, cartilage tears, tendonitis and arthritis.
Patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon that connects the patella to the tibia. The patellar tendon works in conjunction with the muscles in the front of the thigh to extend the knee and allow it to kick, run and jump.
Patella tendonitis, also known as jumper knees, is more likely to be common among people who play frequent jumping sports such as basketball and volleyball. However, patellar tendonitis can also occur in people who do not play sports.
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Pain is the first symptom of patellar tendonitis and usually occurs between the patella and where the tendons attach to the tibia. Initially, knee pain may occur only immediately after strenuous exercise. Over time, the pain worsens, and ultimately it interferes with everyday activities such as climbing stairs and standing up from a chair.
Patellar tendonitis is a common overuse injury caused by repeated stress on the patellar tendon. Stress causes a small wound in the tendon, which the body tries to repair. However, as more stress and trauma to the tendons occurs, inflammation causes pain and tendon weakness.
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Safe and effective treatment of patellar tendinitis is shockwave therapy. Shockwave therapy accelerates collagen metabolism in the body and enhances blood circulation, promoting regeneration and repair processes of damaged tissues of bones and tendons.
Shockwave therapy should make a significant contribution to reducing the pain and improving the function of your Patellar tendonitis.
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The technology is based on high-intensity electromagnetic field, which positively influences the human tissue. Therapeutic effects include pain relief, fracture healing, myorelaxation, myostimulation and joint mobilization.
DMS provides deep muscle tissue with kinetic forms of percussion and concussion vibration, which in turn facilitates the patient or athlete with the benefits of:
Effective non-invasive treatment of musculoskeletal pain and
injuries, utilizing the power of acoustic pressure waves to stimulate
and accelerate the body's natural healing process for:
The ArthroStim instrument is a chiropractic adjustment instrument that is reported to be as good and often better at relieving pain than manual adjustments.
The ArthroStim is capable of applying pressure ranging from a few ounces up to 40 pounds of force to a very targeted point on the body.
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Sciatica refers to back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve. This is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When something injures or puts pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain in the lower back that spreads to the hip, buttocks, and leg.
Chiropractic treatment is an effective non-invasive non-pharmacological way to alleviate such pain.
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AIPC is part of MOH's Swab & Go Home programme. Our clinic can carry out the COVID-19 Swab test for anyone who meets the MOH medical criteria. From 1 Jul 20, all individuals aged 13 and above, diagnosed with ARI will be COVID Swab-tested. Cost of Swab test to be borne by Ministry of Health Singapore.
AIPC is part of the National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance programme with MOH. If you have a fever of > 38 degrees with a cough, our clinic is able to test for COVID-19. For children below 12 years old with clinical diagnosis of HFMD (eg fever, oral ulcers, rash), our clinic can test for Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (The tests are for surveillance purposes only).
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Should you encounter any medical problem that you are unsure of, always consult your doctor or health care provider for assistance and medical advice.
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