Ex-national judoka on what you can do when you are injured

Orthopaedic surgeon Tan Chyn Hong represented Singapore in judo at the SEA Games in 1991.
Orthopaedic surgeon Tan Chyn Hong represented Singapore in judo at the SEA Games in 1991.

Get tips from doctors on how to better manage your health and prevent serious diseases at a seminar on Nov 19.

Organised by The Straits Times Mind&Body, the health management event is presented by Mount Elizabeth Hospitals.

Gastroenterologist Kelvin Thia will explain whether you should be worried about your bloating, heartburn or abdominal pain.

Meanwhile, cardiologist Dinesh Nair will talk about how to pre-empt heart diseases and the ways of treating them, while breast surgeon Wee Siew Bock will discuss breast cancer symptoms and the tests you can go for.

Given how common prostate cancer is - it is the third most common cancer in men in Singapore - this is a chance for you to ask urologist Gerald Tan questions about the disease.

  • Health Management

  • WHAT: The Straits Times Mind&Body 360° Health Management Seminar

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov 19, 9am to 2pm

    WHERE: The Star Gallery @ The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green

    ADMISSION: $18 per person, including a tea break, bento lunch and a goodie bag worth $20. To register, go to pbp.sph.com.sg/360health16

Orthopaedic surgeon Tan Chyn Hong, who represented Singapore in judo in 1991, will talk about how you can keep active and what you can do if you are injured.

The five speakers are either from Mount Elizabeth Hospital or Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.

This is the second instalment of this year's The Straits Times Mind&Body 360° Health Management Seminar.

The first instalment, which was held on April 23, had a turnout of nearly 500 participants.

Joyce Teo

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 08, 2016, with the headline 'Ex-national judoka on what you can do when you are injured'. Print Edition | Subscribe