Articles in the Spotlight Category

Arthritis Fund Helps: Shantabai
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Posted in Spotlight on 31 July 2011
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Arthritis Fund (AF) recipient Shantabai is unequivocal, “Knee surgery changed my life, and I have AFM to thank for that. I was walking with the aid of a walking stick, I could not climb stairs, could not squat, and could not use the toilet. Painkillers did not help with the pain, I was a total wreck.”

Mr Arumugam
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Posted in Spotlight on 6 June 2011
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Arumugam a/l Iyavoo, 49, Painting Supervisor Arumugam was 35 when a small coin-sized swell appeared at the side of his right foot. He ignored it initially, assuming it to be caused by shoe friction. He started getting alarmed when similar swells started to appear, first around his foot and soon to his whole body. His […]

How I coped with osteoporosis?
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Posted in Spotlight on 6 May 2011
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Chow Ah Yee looks healthy for a 83-year -old woman. Yet, she dares not leave her home these days for fear that she may fall or faint while outside. Ever since she has been diagnosed with osteoporosis a few years ago, she has been careful not to over-exert herself for fear of fracturing herself. “It […]