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Dr Nang-Man Raymond Wong

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Dr Tun-Hing Lui


Dr Siu-Bon Woo

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Dr Chun-Hong Ivan Pang

Associate Editors

Dr Wai-Lam Chan

Dr Chi-Kit Chiu

Dr Ka-Kin Cheung

Dr Sheung-Tung Ho

Prof Leung-Kim Hung

Dr Wing-Lok Kam

Dr Yuen-Fai Leung

Dr Chun-Man Ma

Dr Kwai-Ming Siu

Prof Kai-Tsun Michael To

Dr Siu-Fai Yip


The Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association and the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons. We welcome articles that contribute to orthopaedics, trauma and orthopaedic rehabilitation related knowledge from all countries.

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Latest articles

The Contributions of Kenelm Hutchinson Digby to Orthopaedics in Hong Kong Part 1: 坎奈姆‧狄比教授Professor Kenelm Hutchinson Digby對香港骨科的貢獻(第一部)

50th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association - Special Article on History of Orthopaedics in Hong Kong

Description of article

Professor Kenelm Hutchinson Digby (1884–1954) was the first Professor of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong. He contributed extensively to the understanding of many aspects of orthopaedics and should be regarded as the originator of orthopaedics in Hong Kong. This article outlines the contributions of Professor Digby in the development of orthopaedics in Hong Kong.

Louis Fu

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The Effect of Low Dose Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) on Plantar Fasciitis: A Trial Study in Queen Mary Hospital: 低劑量體外衝擊波治療(ESWT)對足底筋膜炎的影響 - 在瑪麗醫院的試用研究

Description of article

This was a prospective case series study that was performed at the Department of Orthopaedics, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Twenty-one symptomatic feet in 16 patients with persistent symptoms of plantar fasciitis despite 3 months of conservative treatment were recruited in November 2008. All patients received five sessions of low energy ESWT and their corresponding 10-point visual analogue scale scores were recorded before and after each treatment sessions for each symptomatic foot. The patients were assessed for up to 6 months post-treatment.


Yik-Cheung Samuel Wan, Wai Hung Chester Lie, Cheuk Ting Terence Pun, Yuen Ha Rita Lam, Chui San Maggie Ng, Tze Pui NgSai Chung Ho, Tun Hing Lui, Kwok Fai Tam

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Quiz of the month: A 15-year-old boy presented with right elbow pain and stiffness for few months especially after strenuous exercise. He needs to have regular table tennis training about 4-5 hours per day. The MRI and X-ray of his right elbow are shown.

What is your radiological diagnosis?   MRI of the same elbow is illustrated.    osteochondritis dissecans of right elbow at the capitellum  

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