SINGAPORE (Mar 13): When Wendy (not her real name) suffered from “trigger finger” two years ago, a visit to her general practitioner’s clinic quickly relieved her pain. The doctor administered a Cortisone injection, also known as an H&L injection, which took away the pain within two to three days.

So, when two of her other fingers acted up in January, Wendy headed back to her GP. To her surprise, the doctor referred her to a specialist instead.

Wendy could not get immediate treatment. Eventually, Dr Chua Soo Yong, an orthopaedic surgeon at a clinic in Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, administered the injection to her.

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