What Happens When A Meniscus Tear is Neglected?

Meniscus is the shock absorption pads inside the knee joints.  We have 2 of them in each knee.  They are called the medial meniscus and the lateral meniscus.  Studies have shown that the medial meniscus absorbs 50% of the medial knee joint load while the lateral meniscus absorbs 70% of the lateral knee joint load. … Continue reading

Dr HC Chang was interviewed by Channel News Asia (CNA) on Partial Knee Replacement

Dr Chang was interviewed by Channel News Asia on knee pain from osteoarthritis.  This interview included a happy patient who underwent partial knee replacement surgery. Click below to watch the clips. For more information on partial knee replacement or total knee replacment for knee osteoarthritis, please contact Dr HC Chang at 683 666 36 or … Continue reading

Partial Knee Replacement for Painful Knee

A partial knee replacement for a painful knee can be very satisfying to both the patient and the surgeon. Mdm Tan presented with progressive right knee pain of 3 months’ duration.  She was mobile and independent prior to that and the pain became so severe that she had to come to see me in a … Continue reading

A Chance in a Lifetime to Help an Olympic Medalist

Ivan Aleksandrovich Skobrev (Russian: Иван Александрович Скобрев) (born February 8, 1983 in Khabarovsk) is a Russian speed skater who specialises in allround. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, he won the bronze medal in the 5,000 meters as well as the silver medal in the 10,000 meters.   Winter olympic speed skater Ivan Skobrev … Continue reading

Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Posterior Cruciate Ligament – What it is, what it does, how does it get injured and what happens next….. The centre part of the knee joint is made up of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL).  The anterior cruciate ligament is well known and injuries have been seen in famous footballers such … Continue reading