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 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

Bunions or hallux valgus are an extremely common condition. Typically, the big toe will deviate towards the lesser toes and a prominence over the inner side of the big toe develops. As the deformity progresses, the forefoot (front part of the foot) gets broader. This broadening combined with the protruding bunion makes shoewear painful and causes pain and redness over the bunion. Over time, as the big toe starts to encroach into the territory of the 2nd and 3rd toes, these toes can start developing hammer toe and claw toe deformities. This can result in pain over the top of the 2nd and 3rd toe, or in some cases overload and a painful callosity over the sole underneath the 2nd or 3rd toes. See media…

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.

An ankle sprain is a very common injury in any sport or in daily life. Most of the time, a sprain would involve a minor injury to the lateral ligaments. This would involve the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) and/or the calcaneofibular ligaments (CFL). Treatment for minor and major ankle injuries In minor sprains, return to activity can be quick and recovery uncomplicated. RICE treatment (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) can be useful to reduce swelling and pain during recovery. More serious injuries can involve either a partial or full lateral ligament tear. In these situations, recovery may be prolonged and complications can develop. It is useful to consult a foot and ankle or orthopaedic/sports doctor as well as a physiotherapist during rehabilitation and recovery. Read…

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.