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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common joint disease that causes pain and disability in mainly the older population. There are two different types of OA, primary and secondary. Primary OA is idiopathic however secondary OA can form due to many reasons, with the most common being […]

Getting to the foot of the problem

Getting to the foot of the problem

Corns, callouses and bunions can occur when your feet are put under intense pressure. When we use shoes that are too small, the lack of air can lead to fungal skin infections. Your nails may also chip off, leading to ingrown toenails. These conditions are […]

Podiatry for athletes and active individuals

Podiatry for athletes and active individuals

Singapore’s population is getting fitter and more active each day. Today, 38 per cent of people actively participate in sports and other physical activities. It’s a well-known fact that athletes and active people are the most susceptible to foot-related injuries and illnesses. Research has shown […]

Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes and Your Feet

According to Diabetes.org.sg, one out of nine people aged 18 to 69 has diabetes in Singapore. That’s about 11.3 per cent of the population or more than 400,000 people. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that could have a serious effect on your feet if it’s […]

Singapore Lifestyle and Foot Problems

Singapore Lifestyle and Foot Problems

In Singapore, we find ourselves on our feet throughout the day. Take an average working woman for example. She wears 2-3 inch heels to work. Then she goes for a workout in her sports shoes. Cramped in heels all day and walking in flimsy footwear […]