Orthosports Foot and Ankle
#10-41 Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
38 Irrawaddy Road Singapore 329563
For appointments call: 67348168

CALL: +65 96186540 (24 hours & Emergency)
EMAIL: email@footandankledoctor.com.sg

DR TAN KEN JIN

Dr Tan has dedicated his career to the treatment and advancement of Foot and Ankle Disorders. He is fellowship trained in the USA and Germany.

Some Conditions

Arthritis in the foot joints can occur at the hindfoot (subtalar, talonavicular, calcaneocuboid, Chopart joints) or at the midfoot (tarsometatarsal joint). The arthritis can be primary (develops on its own without an obvious cause) or secondary. Secondary causes are more frequent and can be due to prior trauma/fracture, rheumatoid arthritis, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD), gout, inflammatory arthritis to name a few. When arthritis sets in, it results in a painful stiff foot and walking can be difficult, particularly on uneven surfaces or for prolonged periods of time. Different braces and orthotics can be used to alleviate symptoms though when arthritis is advanced it would be useful to discuss your reconstructive options with a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon.

Ankle arthritis may have many underlying causes. This can occur due to a prior fracture, inflammatory arthritis, repeated ankle sprains and instability, gout, foot deformities etc. Early ankle arthritis associated with bone spurs and pain can also be managed with an ankle arthroscopy and resection of the spurs and treatment of cartilage defects to restore function and relieve pain in the ankle. In the intermediate stages of arthritis, osteotomy or correction of deformity to relive pressure on the ankle cartilage can also be a good option. In the later stages of arthritis the options would be either a fusion (arthrodesis) of the ankle or an ankle replacement. This can be a decision that takes into account the age and activity level needed, the specific demands…

Don’t struggle any more with moving around or accomplishing basic tasks. Heel pain or plantar fasciitis is one of the commonest conditions seen at the foot and ankle clinic. Please read our media article on ‘healing heels’. Most of the time, this can initially be managed with stretches, cushioning of the foot and activity modification. The majority of patients are expected to get better with time. In some patients, symptoms persist or return and further treatment may be necessary. Options for persistent heel pain There can be a variety of treatment approaches when symptoms are not improving, which can include injections, ultrasound treatment, open surgery to release the fascia to name a few. In the last few years, Dr Tan has been using an endoscopic…

Orthosports Foot & Ankle Doctor Singapore

Treatment for Injuries and Pain of the Ankle, Foot and Knee in Singapore

Get back on your feet. Orthosports Foot and Ankle Clinic provides consultation and treatment for individuals suffering from sports injuries and disorders of the lower limb. Whether you’re an athlete or an office-worker, we tailor our treatment of your injury and joint pain to your unique circumstances, working with you to create a plan most suited to your lifestyle and personal goals.

With a range of surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative treatments available, our treatment is customised based on the severity and extent of your condition. At all stages – from pre-operative, to immediately after surgery to longer-term rehabilitation – we support you. Whether you require an opinion on ankle or knee arthroscopy for a sports injury, ligament or meniscus tear or  cartilage surgery for the treatment of arthritis, our clinic is here for you.


A leading foot and ankle doctor

Dr Tan Ken Jin is the head of our practice and consults with all patients. His subspecialties include the diagnosis and management of sports injuries and fractures, foot and ankle arthroscopy and treatment of foot deformities including bunions and flatfeet in both adults and children.

Dr Tan provides consultation for a wide variety of issues. This ranges from providing treatment for pain from joint sprains and minor injuries to conducting minimally invasive cartilage surgery for repair of damaged articular cartilage and ligaments in the ankle and knee.


Make an appointment today to discuss your injury treatment options

Get in touch with our ankle doctor today and discover a life less burdened by pain and immobility. Whatever your condition, whatever your age, whatever your lifestyle, we will endeavour to assist you.

Contact Orthosports Foot and Ankle clinic at 6734 8168 to speak directly to our staff. You can also send a message via email to email@footandankledoctor.com.sg or fill in our contact form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


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