Search Medical Centers

Tendonitis Treatment in Singapore

Hospitals and medical centers in Singapore performing Tendonitis Treatment.

Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.


Tendonitis is treated at Raffles Hospital

4 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Dr. David Wong Him Choon

Percutaneous nucleoplasty, biacuplasty, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty.

Dr. Lim Yeow Wai

Sports, traumatic, degenerative and reconstructive surgery.

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.


Tendonitis is treated at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

45 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Tho Kam San

Orthopaedic Surgery

Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.


Tendonitis is treated at Gleneagles Hospital

37 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Tho Kam San

Orthopaedic Surgery

Changi General Hospital

A major hospital in the eastern side of Singapore, with a capacity of 790 beds and facilities to accommodate outpatients likewise.


Tendonitis is treated at Changi General Hospital

32 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Dr. Chua Thai Chong David

Chief of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Lee Haw Chou

Director of Spine Service

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Singapore’s second largest acute care general hospital specializing in Rehabilitation Medicine and Communicable Diseases.


Tendonitis is treated at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

35 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Assoc. Prof. Ganesan Naidu Rajamoney

Head of Department (Orthopedic Surgery).

Dr. Lee Keng Thiam

Chief of Sports Medicine and Surgery Service

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.


Tendonitis is treated at National University Hospital

34 listed orthopedics specialists:

view all >

Prof. Shamal Das De

Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Prof. Wong Hee Kit

Head & Senior Consultant, University Spine Centre

Alexandra Hospital

A general and acute care hospital at the western end of Singapore, specializing in geriatric care and ambulatory services.


Tendonitis is treated at Alexandra Hospital

Orthopedic centers in Singapore (Page 1 of 1)

About Tendonitis Treatment

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

How is Tendonitis Treated?

The different methods in which tendonitis is treated include the following:

  • Rest and Immobilization
    The patient needs ample rest to help the tendon heal and avoid further damage. Activities that aggravate the tendonitis should be avoided. A splint or brace may be used to help the joint remain in a fixed position. This helps in supporting the tendon that is pulled by overuse. Heat and cold compression may also help to reduce the symptoms.
  • Medication
    Medication to treat tendonitis includes NSAIDs like aspirin and ibuprofen, which help in controlling pain and inflammation. Pain relieving ointments that contain anti-inflammatory components help in relieving pain and dilating the blood vessels. Steroid injections are also injected into the tendon sheath that helps in reducing pain and preparing for physical therapy.
  • Physical Therapy
    Physical therapy consists of exercises that help in stretching and strengthening the muscle and tendon. The patient may do light stretches in the beginning when the pain is acute. This also helps in restoring the tendon's capacity to function appropriately. Healing is improved and further injuries are therefore prevented with physical therapy.
  • Surgery
    Surgery is rarely required to treat tendonitis, and may be performed if other tendonitis treatments fail to achieve any relief. It is done to physically extract the injured and damaged part of the tendon. After the surgery, a cast may be used to support the affected tendon for 5 to 6 weeks.
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
    Calcific tendonitis is also treated with extracorporeal shockwave therapy. Research on this is ongoing.
  • Ultrasound Therapy
    In some cases of tendonitis, ultrasound therapy is used for treatment. It may show good results for calcific tendonitis.

With the ongoing treatments the patient gradually recovers from the symptoms in 4 to 6 weeks, depending on the severity of the tendonitis.

After the treatment, when the patient is recovering, the patient should avoid straining and overusing the affected tendons.

The patient should continue doing light exercises to strengthen the muscles and retain flexibility.

Learn more about Tendonitis

Copyright © 2008 - 2016, All Rights Reserved