Specialist Care For All Shoulder Conditions
Dr James Tan is a dedicated shoulder orthopaedic specialist with over a decade’s experience in sports surgery and exercise medicine; giving him in-depth expertise in treating all types of shoulder injuries.
As a founding member of the Singapore Shoulder and Elbow Society, and an established researcher and educator in his field, patients can rest assured that they will receive the best care possible.
- Range of non-surgical and surgical treatments
- Skilled in minimally invasive techniques
- Insurance and Medisave claims assistance
A Common Occurrence
The shoulder is particularly susceptible to injuries due to it being the most flexible joint in the body – at the expense of stability.
Shoulder injuries are prevalent among athletes who engage in repetitive arm movements or occurs during your everyday activities.
Symptoms of Shoulder Injuries
- Shoulder pain
- Shoulder swelling
- Shoulder stiffness
- Weakness of shoulder or upper arm
- Reduced shoulder movement
Common Shoulder Conditions We Treat
- Shoulder tendinitis
- Shoulder bursitis
- Rotator cuff tear
- Frozen shoulder
- Shoulder dislocation
- Shoulder instability
- Shoulder arthritis
- SLAP tear
When To See A Shoulder Specialist
In the event of an acute injury that is causing significant pain, seek medical attention immediately.
If the pain is bearable, it may be safe to rest your shoulder for several days to see if it gets better. If it does not, or starts affecting your day-to-day life, then you should definitely head to a doctor.