An Injury from Doing Squats in the Gym | Vastus Lateralis Tendon Rupture

Avulsion of the Vastus Lateralis Tendon From Doing Gym Squats A rupture can in principle occur to all muscles in the thigh, however, ruptures most often happen in the anterior muscle (M quadriceps femoris) which has the function of stretching the knee and flexing the hip. The anterior thigh muscle consists of four muscles (M … Continue reading

Persistent and Vague Shoulder Pain – Consider Posterior Inferior Labral Tear

Persistent and Vague Shoulder Pain – Consider Posterior Inferior Labral Tear   Case Example A 30 year old man presented with increasing deep seated shoulder pain for the past 1 year. It was attributed to a work accident where his left shoulder was forcefully pusshed backward while supporting against a heavy container. He did not … Continue reading

Sudden Severe Shoulder Pain – Think of Shoulder Calcific Tendonitis

Every now and then I will see a patient who suddenly develops severe shoulder pain almost out of the blue and they have difficulties lifting up the painful shoulder. One possible diagnosis to keep in mind is that of calcium crystal deposition into the tendons of the shoulder.  We doctors call it “Calcific tendonitis of … Continue reading

All About Frozen Shoulder | Frozen Shoulder Treatment | Singapore

What is frozen shoulder? It is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within a two-year period. Why is it called frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder refers to a shoulder that has become “frozen stiff” due to inflammation inside the … Continue reading