Knee Pain

Knee pain may be the result of an injury or medical conditions. Sports injury such as running may cause it. Pain maybe due to ruptured ligament, torn cartilage, gout, arthritis or infection. Whatever situation you may be facing, our Orthopedist can help.

Is this how you are feeling now?
Swelling can occur internally, or it can affect your outer skin and muscles.
Unable to stay in a standing position for long time. Having difficulty to walk steadily.  
Swelling or pain in the knee can cause inability to fully straighten the knee.

What makes us unique?

Our Orthopedist

Dr. Ambrose Yung has been practicing for over 15 years. He was trained in a world renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospital and also in Hip & Knee Division, Southampton University Hospital. Therefore Dr Ambrose Yung specializes in treatment for knee and lower limps area. He has deep knowledge with experience in partial knee replacement, complex primary total knee replacement, revision knee replacement and minimal invasive knee surgery. In additional, he is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in National University of Singapore and also in Clinical Physician Faculty, Singhealth Residency.

Knee Replacement Surgery

This is a surgical procedure to resurface a knee damaged by arthritis. Metal and plastic parts are used to cap the ends of the bones that form the knee joint, along with the kneecap. The most common reason for knee replacement surgery is to relieve severe pain caused by osteoarthritis. Because people who need knee replacement surgery usually have problems walking, climbing stairs, and getting in and out of chairs. Our surgeon has experience to help increase mobility after surgery.

Knee pain conditions recovery

According to a study published in a journal of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, 96% of knee replacements performed in Singapore are caused by osteoarthritis. Among these, 4.8% of people who receive total knee replacements are below the age of 50. Therefore the trend is likely to increase. Usually in sporting injuries, one compartment of the knee tends to deteriorate faster than the rest. By using minimally invasive surgery and robotic technology, it is now possible to perform a partial knee replacement that resurfaces only one compartment of the knee. Because of this treatment, most patients are able to return to sports.

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