Articles on Physiotherapy Treatments and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Getting better is not just your physiotherapists, instructors or trainers’ responsibility. It is also yours, your care-takers and loved ones’. It is a collaborative effort that require everyone’s active understanding and participation.

This portal is dedicated to providing clear information on the latest physiotherapy conditions and treatments for online users.

flat feet children
07 Jul 2021, 2:52 pm

Flat feet in children are more common than you think – over 44% of children below the age of 6 years old have flat feet. It is a condition whereby the entire sole of your child’s foot is in contact with the ground when standing. Foot arches help us to maintain balance and mobility when […]

24 Jun 2021, 9:40 am

In the second installation of our three-part series on posture problems, our spinal specialist Sylvia Ho discusses the flat back posture and stress points for back pain; and how to identify if you’ve adopted this harmful stance.

24 Jun 2021, 9:11 am

Pulling one’s hamstring is one of the most common soccer injuries and the most common cause is the lack of proper stretching before playing. When one says that they pull their hamstring, what it means is that one has strained or slightly torn their hamstring. Most soccer players think that just resting for about 2-4 […]

23 Jun 2021, 2:25 pm

In the previous article on the “Dead Arm“, we have discussed the possible causes of a tight posterior capsule contributing to this condition. So, in this issue, we will demonstrate several exercises to stretch out the tight posterior capsule. Lie on your side, Place your shoulder and elbow at 90 degree as shown in the […]

23 Jun 2021, 2:14 pm

Recently, there was an article in The Sunday Times on ankle taping, “Injured Ankles Heal Slow”, 2 March 2008. For those of you interested in sports taping, this is a short write up on taping for the fingers. Here the focus is on basketball and netball players who need a certain amount of write flexibility. […]

23 Jun 2021, 10:20 am

There are more than 10 different types of knee supports on the market at this current time.  This gives us a headache deciding which one should get. How one makes a choice for the appropriate knee support should depend on 2 major ‘type’ factors: Type of injury Type of sport that knee support required for […]

22 Jun 2021, 7:00 pm

A patient’s herniated discs were once treated as permanent. Fortunately, in recent times, there are many medical studies to refute this assumption. It is now well-accept that about 40-60% of cervical and lumbar disc protrusion will demonstrate regression or reduction in the size of the herniation. The mechanism of regression is, however, not well defined. […]

22 Jun 2021, 3:15 pm

The amount of people working in a desk bound jobs is increasing worldwide. Unfortunately, these jobs tend to go hand-in-hand with a greater chance of suffering from prolonged neck and back pain. Maybe for this very reason, currently the most common source of musculoskeletal disability is chronic neck pain. Case Study 1 According to a […]

cycling singapore
21 Jun 2021, 7:22 pm

Want to get started on cycling in Singapore but not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered in this ultimate guide to cycling in Singapore.

21 Jun 2021, 7:10 pm

An ankle sprain normally occurs following sudden twisting or sideways movements of the ankle. When we sprain our ankle, one or more ligaments in our ankle joint injured. Ligaments are structures that limit and control excessive movements in our joints. When we sprain a ligament, it simply means that the ligament overstretched or partially or […]