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.

osteoarthritis
15 Oct 2021, 11:12 am

In our previous osteoarthritis FAQ article, we shared some common questions that our team of physios get regarding osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis affects over 10% of adults and 20% of elderly in Singapore. Some may relate osteoarthritis as a condition that mainly affects older people – however, there is an increasing number of cases where osteoarthritis has […]

07 Oct 2021, 8:06 am

Are you a swimmer who swims leisurely or competitively? If yes, continue to read on. Style: Men recently interviewed one of our physiotherapists, Chng Chye Tuan, on common musculoskeletal injuries faced by swimmers in July’s issue. Do read on to find out what he has to share. What Are The Common Problems Competitive/Regular Swimmers Face? […]

29 Sep 2021, 3:55 pm

In celebration of World Arthritis Day, we’d like to play our part in raising awareness for Osteoarthritis – the most common form of arthritis around the world. In this article, we answer the most common questions regarding osteoarthritis, including how physiotherapists can help with managing osteoarthritis. What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common […]

knee pain treatment knee pain relief
10 Sep 2021, 2:37 pm

Patella tendinopathy, or jumper’s knee, is a condition that results from an inflammation and/or overload of the patella tendon. In the last article, we covered the 3 phases of tendinopathy: Reactive, tendon dysrepair and degenerative tendinopathy. In this article, we will use the same model to cover patella tendinopathy. Symptoms of Patella Tendinopathy For tendons, […]

31 Aug 2021, 3:49 pm

In the last article, we covered what achilles tendinopathy is, why it occurs and how you can treat it. In this article, we take a wider view on tendonitis/tendon injuries in general and cover the relation between tendon loading and pain. We will also be guiding you on how you can reload safely. If you […]

achilles tendinopathy
13 Aug 2021, 12:40 pm

Are you experiencing heel discomfort or pain that doesn’t seem to go away, even after rest? You could have achilles tendinopathy. Read on to find out more. Achilles tendinopathy or achilles tendinitis refers to the painful condition that affects the band of tissue that connects the calf muscles at the back of your lower leg […]

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 […]