Over a Decade of Service as a Knee Specialist in Singapore

Committed to helping orthopaedic patients achieve comfortable lives free from knee pain, Dr Sean Leo is the kind of knee joint specialist in Singapore with whom you can confidently undergo treatment.

Understanding the Causes of Knee Pain

Knee pain maybe due to different reasons, including acute injuries and chronic conditions. Common causes include sports-related injuries, such as ligament tears or meniscus damage, as well as degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis. 

Recognising the signs of a potentially serious knee issue is crucial. If you experience persistent pain, swelling, instability, or limited range of motion in your knee, seeking medical attention is advisable to prevent further complications.

How Dr Sean Leo Can Help

A Singaporean knee surgeon with over a decade of experience, Dr Sean Leo specialises in providing personalised treatment plans tailored to address each patient's unique needs. Through a combination of advanced medical techniques and holistic approaches, Dr. Leo offers a range of treatments for knee pain. 

Here are some of the knee pain treatments we offer:

Physical Therapy: Targeted exercises and rehabilitation to improve strength, flexibility, and stability.

Medication: Prescription medications to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation.

Minimally-Invasive Procedures: Cutting-edge techniques such as injections or arthroscopic surgery to repair damaged tissues.

Lifestyle Modifications: Guidance on lifestyle changes, such as weight management and activity modification, to support long-term knee health.

With a focus on evidence-based practices and patient-centred care, Dr Leo ensures that individuals receive comprehensive support throughout their treatment journey.

A Knee Specialist You Can Trust

Dr. Sean Leo and his team stand out for their commitment to excellence and compassionate care. We understand the pain that comes with knee injuries and the discomfort they can bring to one’s life.

What sets our practice apart are:

Unyielding Dedication in Service: Dr Leo is a board-certified knee surgeon with extensive experience diagnosing and treating many knee conditions. Apart from his collective local and overseas experience, he also ensures that patients receive the highest standard of care at all times.

Individualised Approach: We understand that each patient is unique, which is why we practice a personalised approach to treatment. Dr. Leo works closely with patients to develop customised treatment plans tailored to their specific needs, lifestyles and goals.

Compassionate Service: From diagnosis to recovery, our team provides comprehensive care every step of the way. We prioritise patient education and involvement, empowering individuals to take control of their knee health.

State-of-the-Art Facility: Our practice is equipped with the latest technology and amenities to ensure optimal patient comfort and safety. We strive to create a welcoming environment where individuals feel supported and cared for.

At Dr. Sean Leo's practice, we are dedicated to helping individuals overcome knee pain and regain their mobility and quality of life. With a focus on excellence, empathy, and innovation, we are committed to delivering exceptional orthopaedic care and sports injury treatments in Singapore that every patient deserves.

Our Service Process

We simplify the way to fulfilling your orthopaedic needs. Here’s how our service process works:

  1. Schedule a consultation by filling out our online booking form or giving us a call at +65 9129 4752.
  2. Our team will reach out to you to confirm your schedule.
  3. Visit our clinic at 38 Irrawaddy Road #10-41 Mt. Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563 for your appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can sports injuries lead to long-term knee problems?

Sports injuries, particularly those involving the knee, can lead to long-term problems if not properly treated and rehabilitated. Common injuries such as ACL tears and meniscus tears can result in chronic pain, instability, and an increased risk of osteoarthritis if left untreated. 

It's essential to see a sports injury doctor for treatment and rehabilitation programs tailored to minimise long-term complications.

Are there non-surgical options available for managing knee pain?

Yes, several non-surgical options are available for managing knee pain, depending on the underlying cause and severity of the condition. These may include physical therapy, which focuses on strengthening the muscles surrounding the knee joint and improving flexibility and range of motion. 

Other non-surgical interventions include anti-inflammatory medications or corticosteroid injections to reduce pain and inflammation. Changes in one’s lifestyle, such as weight management, exercise, and supportive braces or orthotics, may also help alleviate knee pain and improve function. 

It's essential to consult a healthcare professional to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for individual needs.

Can knee pain from sports injuries be prevented, and what are some effective injury prevention strategies?

While knee injuries are common in many physically demanding sports, there are several proactive measures athletes can take to reduce their risk. 

Proper warm-up and stretching before physical activity can help prepare the muscles and ligaments for movement, decreasing the likelihood of strain or tears. Appropriate protective gear, such as knee braces or pads, can provide support and cushioning. Additionally, athletes should focus on technique and form during training and competition to minimise unnecessary knee stress.

Surgical Services With Dr Sean Leo:

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (smaller incisions, faster recovery
  • Knee Cartilage Repair and Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement (Arthritis) 
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Precision Surgery
  • Knee Trauma Surgery

Commonly Treated Issues

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (ACL Tear)
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (PCL Tear)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (MCL Tear)
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Knee Osteoarthritis