This page is dedicated to our patients. We hope to empower them by sharing with them treatment rationales and surgical procedures so that they can participate in the management of their injuries. Where possible we have tried to make it plain and simple and try to avoid technical jargons. We hope that this understanding will help our patients manage their injuries and treatment better as we partner them on the road to recovery.

Our Approach

Our approach to the management of sports injuries rest on 4 basic principles:

  1. Accurate Diagnosis
  2. Identification of Root Cause
  3. Individually Tailored Treatment
  4. Safe Return to Sports

1. Accurate Diagnosis

Accurate precise diagnosis is important in the management of sports injuries as it is only through precise diagnosis that the appropriate treatment can be tailored. Treatment without an accurate diagnosis is like sailing without a map, not knowing where you come from and where you are heading.

2. Identification of Root Cause

There are many causes to sports injuries and identification of the root cause is critical. Unless the root cause is identified and removed, the injury tends to recur. The root cause may be in training techniques, equipment or pre-existing physical constraints.

3. Individually Tailored Treatment

Each and every patient is different with different needs and demands. The types of sports participation and the level of participation are also different. As such, the treatment for each individual athlete is different and has to be customized and tailored to his or her needs. Different treatment options are explored with the patient and the treatment that best serves the patient’s interest would be chosen.

4. Safe Return to Sports

It is paramount that the return to sports after treatment be a safe one to avoid undoing all the good work put in. Close supervision and guidance are the key pillars to the safe return to sports


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Procedure for Admission

When admission to a hospital is required, the procedure is as follows:

1. Avoid food and drinks at least 6 hours before the time of surgery if surgery is planned.

2. Things to bring:

  • Admission Form (view Admission Form sample )
  • Identifications
    • Passport if you are a foreigner
    • NRIC if you are Singapore citizen or PR
  • X-rays/ MRI and all relevant investigations
  • Personal medication that you are currently on, if any.
  • Toiletries
  • Change of clothes. In-patient clothing is provided but if you prefer your own clothes, you are allowed.

3. When you arrive at the hospital, go to the Admission Office. The Admission Office will process the admission and assign a room to you. You will be guided to your ward.

4. While in the ward, the nurses will check the basic parameters eg weight and height and settle you into your room

Procedure for Discharge

On the day of discharge, the following things will be provided:

  1. Medications. Please take the medications as dispensed till review in the clinic
  2. Outpatient physiotherapy appointments will be arranged
  3. Post-operative care of the wounds will be taught
  4. Appointment for review at JL Sports will be provided
  5. The payment for both the professional and hospitalisation fees will be advised at the Business Office of the hospital
  JL Sports Medicine & Surgery
#05-08 Gleneagles Medical Centre
6 Napier Road

Singapore 258499
  Tel: (65) 6476 8998
Fax: (65) 6476 8901
Answering Service: (65) 9620 7182
Opening Hours :  
Monday - Friday   : 9:00am - 1:00pm
  : 2:00pm - 5.30pm
Saturday : 9:00am - 1:00pm
Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays