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Guiding You Towards Stronger, Healthier & Happier Musculoskeletal Health

Pain is your body talking, and it is our job to listen to it! The upper limbs, lower limbs and spine are the 3 main areas of focus when we talk about musculoskeletal health.

Finding difficulty in identifying potential conditions that you or your loved ones may be suffering from? Come explore the common injuries located at each one of these locations!

Discover musculoskeletal conditions by anatomy

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Strengthen Your Core: 10 Best Core Exercises You Need To Try

A strong and stable core is the foundation of fitness. Whether you are just starting out on your fitness journey and want to find beginner’s exercises or you are a serious athlete, having the right abdomen workout plan is key. If you want to strengthen your core, the effective approach is to create a go-to lineup of core exercises that will make your training easy and automatic. 

Here is your guide to powerful and effective core workouts and the science behind them. 

Out of Office Series

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Out of Office Ep1 – Premium indoor golfing experience with coach Gilbum Kang

Dr James is heading out of the office and trying his hands at different sports! Today, we're at Hidden Castle Golf Club and getting ready for an amazing session with Coach Gilbum Kang. Watch us as we take a swing at the popular sport and find out about the different types of injuries that avid golfers may face!

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Out of Office Ep 2 – Trying out Taekwondo for the first time with @mingweirocks

Join Joyce as she steps out of her comfort zone and learns the ins and outs of Taekwondo!

Come along as we explore the ins and outs of this popular sport while also discovering valuable tips on injury prevention in this high-intensity combat discipline!

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Out of Office Ep 3 – Scaling to new heights @ Boulder Planet

Out of Office is back! 🎉 Join Dr James as he scales to new heights (literally) and learns the ins and outs of bouldering from Patrice at Boulderplanet! 🧗🏻

Curious to find out more about different bouldering injuries and safety tips? 🤔 Ray of Health has got you covered with an in-depth guide on preventing and treating the top bouldering injuries! 🔗

Get Treatment At Our Specialised Sports Orthopaedic Clinic In Singapore

Led by the specialised orthopaedic surgeon Dr James Tan at Quantum Orthopaedics, the clinic offers specialised orthopaedic care to sportsmen, athletes, and anyone suffering from sports injuries and other orthopaedic conditions. With the collaborative efforts of a multidisciplinary team of professional trainers and therapists, Dr Tan provides specialised medical care for a number of musculoskeletal conditions. If you are struggling with acute or chronic injuries, consulting a sports specialist at a specialised sports clinic in Singapore is the first step you need to take towards effective pain relief. The clinic is located at Camden Medical and Mount Alvernia Hospital, known for providing specialised medical services. Book a consultation at our specialised sports clinic today!

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About Dr James Tan

Dr James Tan is a skilled orthopaedic surgeon at Quantum Orthopaedics who has more than 10 years of experience in sports surgery and exercise medicine in Singapore. Apart from partnering with the industry to introduce various treatment techniques, Dr Tan has treated athletes from the Singapore National Teams and professional footballers from the Singapore Premier League and the Young Lions.

Dr Tan specialises in treating sports injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow joints, as well as cartilage and meniscus surgery. He is a member of the elite Asian Shoulder and Elbow Group and a founding member of the Singapore Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Society.

Medical Education and Affiliations

MBBS | NUS

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS)

MMed (Orthopaedics) | NUS

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

Adjunct Assistant Professor | NUS, LKC

Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports and Exercise Medicine

Head of Department | Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Centre

Awards

Principal Investigator of Tissue Engineering

National Medical Research Council grants

Collaboration with Scientists at NTU, TUM, A*Star, Osteopore & Trendlines Medical Singapore

Accreditations

  1. Mount Elizabeth Orchard
  2. Mount Elizabeth Novena
  3. Farrer Park Hospital
  4. Mount Alvernia Hospital
  5. Aptus Surgery Centre
  6. Novaptus Surgery Centre

Medisave & Insurance Shield Plan Approved

If you are a Singaporean or a Permanent Resident of Singapore, some of our orthopaedic procedures can be claimed under Medisave. The claimable amount will vary based on the procedure's complexity.

For other situations, please consult our friendly clinic staff regarding the use of your Integrated Shield Plan insurance.

Personal Insurance

  1. Great Eastern
  2. Prudential
  3. HSBC Life

Corporate Insurance

  1. MHC
  2. Fullerton
  3. Adept
  4. Alliance
  5. IHP
  6. iXchange
  7. Parkway Shenton
  8. Bupa
  9. Cigna

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