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Orthopaedic Surgery


Contact Information
 
KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Musculoskeletal Centre, Children’s Tower, Level 1
 
+65 6294 4050
(Appointments)
 
​+65 6394 7227
(Clinic Hotline)
 

Does your child have aches and pains or injuries to arms, leg or spine? Does your child walk with a limp or have an obvious deformity of the limbs or spine?

Do these conditions restrict the daily and sporting activities of your growing child?

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides a comprehensive range of specialised care for musculoskeletal conditions and injuries in children. Working with a multidisciplinary team, the surgeons use the most advanced and innovative approaches and techniques to treat these conditions.

Children’s Orthopaedic Conditions treated:

  • Fractures and musculoskeletal trauma of the limbs and spine.
  • Scoliosis (curved spine), back pain, torticollis and other paediatric spine conditions
  • Foot deformities such as flatfoot and bunions
  • Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus) and its treatment by the Ponseti method
  • Sports injuries of the elbow, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle
  • Hip conditions such as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), Perthes disease, and slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • The orthopaedic manifestations of neuromuscular conditions like cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and muscular dystrophies
  • Limb length differences (LLD) and angular deformities of the limbs
  • Hand problems such as trigger finger, polydactyly (extra thumb or finger) or syndactyly (fused fingers)
  • Musculoskeletal infections and tumours
  • Conditions related to bone fragility such as Osteogenesis Imperfecta ( Brittle Bone Disease)
  • Surveillance of physiological conditions such as knock-knees, bow-legs, and in-toeing (pigeon-toed gait)

Sub- Specialist Clinics:

  • General Paediatric and Adolescent Orthopaedics and Trauma Clinics
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Spine and Scoliosis Clinic
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Sports Injury Clinic
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Paediatric Hand Trauma and Congenital Hand Clinic
  • Musculoskeletal Tumour Clinic
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP) Clinic
  • Birth related Brachial Plexus Palsy (BPP) Clinic
  • Clubfoot (CTEV) Clinic
  • Limb Length Difference and Deformity clinic

Clinical Services

We run specialist clinics for children from Mondays to Fridays.

Our surgeons accept referrals from general practitioners and government polyclinic doctors. Patients may also call in directly for an appointment.

Tags:

 
 ;  ;   ;   ; WHOLE BODY ;  ;   ;   ; Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery; Lower Limb Length and Angular Discrepancies; Paediatric Foot; Paediatric Hip; Paediatric Spine and Scoliosis; Paediatric Trauma; Sports, Knee and Shoulder Surgery; Cerebral Palsy; Limb Deformities ;   ;   ;   ;   ;   ;  

Conditions We Treat

  • Fractures and musculoskeletal trauma of the limb and spine.
  • Scoliosis (curved spine), back pain, torticollis and other paediatric spine conditions
  • Foot deformities such as flatfoot and bunions
  • Congenital clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus)
  • Sports injuries. Including but not limited to ;
    • ligament injuries
 

Treatments Offered / Procedures and Surgeries

  • Ponseti method for the treatment of clubfoot
  • Surveillance of physiological conditions such as knock-knees, bow-legs, and in-toeing (pigeon-toed gait)
  • Specialized casting like hip spica for hip and femur ( thigh bone) conditions
  • Trauma
    • stabilisation and fixation of fractures via open/minimally invasive techniques
    • open fracture and complex trauma surgery
 
 

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