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.

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 […]

21 Jun 2021, 4:09 pm

Do you experience pain at the back of your heel? Is the back of your heel red and swollen? Were you told that it Achilles Tendinitis? But so far treatment for Achilles Tendinitis does not seem to be working? You might be suffering instead from Retrocalcaneal Bursitis. Background Retrocalcaneal bursitis is the inflammation of the […]

21 Jun 2021, 4:00 pm

What Is The “Dead Arm”? “Dead Arm” is a term used in the athletes in sports requiring precision throwing like baseball. The term “dead arm” is defined as any pathological shoulder condition in which the thrower is unable to throw with pre-injury velocity and control due to pain. Dead arm usually occurs during the acceleration […]

Back Pain
21 Jun 2021, 4:00 pm

Lower back pain is often associated with weak muscles. On the contrary, it can also be caused by excessively tense muscles.

21 Jun 2021, 3:41 pm

Question: My daughter sits with a slouch, and sometimes sits with her body slanted to one side. Will that cause scoliosis? No. Sitting with a slouch or in any other bad posture does not lead to scoliosis. When we discuss about scoliosis, we typically mean idiopathic scoliosis – which caused by genetic factors that leads […]