HC Orthopaedic surgery
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HC Orthopaedic surgery
Dr. Henry Chan is Orthopaedic Surgeon, certified in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He has many awards and scholarships including one from the Ministry of Health Singapore. He is specialized in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Unicompartmental Knee Replacement, etc.
In HC Orthopaedic Surgery you can find full information about conditions that can lead to orthopaedic surgery and different procedures suitable for them. Our bone structure is complex and many things can go wrong. For example, people who sport actively are more predisposed to the risk of knee replacement because of the nature of their activity. People who don't sport regularly can suffer back pain or leg pain when they have to do something physically heavily. As you may know, taking care of your bones, tendons, disks, wrists, and knees is not very easy especially if you are on the certain age.
What is Total Hip Replacement Surgery?
This type of orthopaedic surgery is for the damaged hip joint. In Singapore, HC Orthopaedic surgery is the place where you can find an experienced surgeon who will replace your hip. Hips can suffer due to many reasons as Avascular Necrosis (AVN), Osteoarthritis (OA), infections, fractures and etc. HC Orthopaedic will help you to remove the pain completely, get back your mobility and encourage you during the rehabilitation. This is the one surgery, that can help patients to walk again and don't feel pain at all. Climbing stairs won't be a challenge anymore, too.
What is Total knee replacement?
Some medications can treat well osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, for people who can't be affected by the medications total knee replacement is the only one answer. In HC Orthopaedic, the surgeon will restore the normal alignment of the lower limbs. The difference is in advanced technology that our surgeons will use as a robotic arm, computer navigations and 3D printing. Using all this 21st-century technology lets surgeons provide a precise surgery without significant extension of time. Of course, before this type of surgery, the patient should go to pre-op MRI scan of the lower limb.
What is Viscosupplementation?
The human knee is more complex than we think. There is a fluid which is working as a lubricant in every knee - Hyaluronic acid. Osteoarthritis can cause decreasing of it and it should be restored additionally. In HC Orthopaedic, we provide treatment for knees with Hyaluronic acid, which can reduce friction and pain. The result is an improved function of knees.
People love their motions and every single thing, that limits them is not welcomed. Often this thing is pain and in bones, hip or knees. People try different medications but if they are too ineffective, the last option is the surgery. However, finding the best possible place and surgeon in Singapore is possible. Don't forget that every doctor is specialized in a different medical area so it is important to find this one, who is specialized in Orthopaedic in order to get the best result. Another thing you should have in mind is innovative technologies that can improve the quality of the surgery. Replacing hip and knee is not a new surgery indeed but the technology provided can be. There is always a room for improvements because medicine is developing daily. You will easily distinguish successful doctors from those who are not so successful, with the technology they can use. Visiting the latest seminars and receiving numerous awards is a proof that your surgeon is a good one.