Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection

Platelet rich plasma injections (PRP injections) can be used in the treatment of many musculoskeletal injuries including that of tendons, muscles and joints. PRP can be injected into: Tennis elbow (common extensor tendinosis) Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) Jumper’s knee (patellar tendinosis) Achilles tendinosis Plantar fasciitis Hamstring tendons Adductor tendons Gluteal tendons PRP can also be used in: Trochanteric bursitis Knee MCL tears Knee o...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are you a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon? Dr. Terence Tay is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon by the National Specialist Register (NSR) and also fully trained and qualified hand surgeon. Do you only treat hands? Dr. Terence treats all orthopaedic problems including sports medicine, spine, foot/ankle, hip and knee etc. His specialty is in surgery of the hand and upper extremity, which includes the wrist, elbow and shoulder area. Why visit a hand surgeon? If you have probl...
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Healthy Hand Screening Package

Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, rheumatoid arthritis hand , ganglion cyst and tenosynovitis  are among the common causes of hand problem suffered by many people in Malaysia. These illnesses are often undetected and are mainly lifestyle-related. With early detection through regular health screening, these diseases can be prevented or treated, minimising your risk of being subjected to complications.
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Wide Awake Surgery

Wide awake hand surgery means no sedation, no tourniquet, and no general anaesthesia for hand surgery. The only medications given to the patient are lidocaine with adrenaline. Lidocaine is for anaesthesia, and adrenaline provides haemostasis, which deletes the need for a tourniquet. This technique was popularised by Donald H. Lalonde. The following photos showed how an excision biopsy of a dorsal wrist ganglion can be done using wide awake technique   by Hand Clinic Malay...
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