The knee is one of the most vulnerable joints of the body and maintaining good knee health is important. Whether we are young or old, we may experience some kind of knee pain due to wear and tear or injuries.
Dr. Chua tells us the red flags to look out for and when we should consult a specialist and talks about common knee related challenges experienced by older people and the risks involved in knee surgery. He also highlights the treatment options available if the patient decides against surgery.
For sports enthusiasts, Dr. Chua discuses the common sports related knee injuries.
He alsontalk about the recovery process, comparison between non-surgery versus surgery, and how the time it takes to return to regular activities, and what should be done to protect our knees or slow down the process of knee deterioration.
Guest: Dr. Chua Hwa Sen, Orthopedic Surgeon at Sunway Medical Centre
Host: Brian Fernandez