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.

30 Jun 2011, 4:52 pm

What Is Pilates? Pilates is a unique body conditioning exercise. By bringing it into its correct neutral alignment, it rebalances the body. It does so by targeting the deep postural muscles (transverse abdominals and muscles of the pelvic diaphragm). In essence, pilates challenges the core muscles and builds strength from the inside out. This will […]

19 Jun 2011, 4:25 pm

Have you ever woken up with a stiff and/or painful neck or shoulder? Ever wondered if it is because of the pillow that is causing the problem? If the answer is most likely a yes, continue to read on. A pillow that fails to support the neck will probably cause the neck to end up in a […]

08 Jun 2011, 12:00 am

This article is a follow-up on the series of idiopathic scoliosis that was previously published. In this article, we will talk about the different types of classification of idiopathic scoliosis, and the importance of it. The use of curve classification in the latter system is one of the main differences between the traditional treatment of […]

03 Jun 2011, 10:39 pm

As discussed in the previous article, chronic pain can manifest through very complex thought processes. This is a result of a wide variety of factors stemming from physical, psychological and cultural influences. For this reason, there is not one single fix for chronic pain. However, its treatment is very much defendant on a combined approach. […]

24 May 2011, 12:43 pm

The discs in the spine age and degenerate just like all of the other structures in the body. However, today’s sedentary lifestyles often speed up this process. We cannot apply anti-ageing creams or lotions to our discs, but certain exercises can help to maximize the discs nourishment. The Theory: Disc Nutrition The discs are fluid-filled […]

21 May 2011, 6:01 pm

Do you have trouble with neck and back stiffness, and a tingling sensation down to your fingers? Or do you get frequent neck and back stiffness from prolonged sitting in front of computer, with a tingling sensation at your fingers from prolonged typing? The following office exercises are a great way to prevent these symptoms from […]

13 May 2011, 10:18 am

Are you a long term pain sufferer? Tried and failed with many treatment options? Unclear diagnosis? No explanation or cause for symptoms? You simply want answers!? This article is the first in a two-part series providing you with important knowledge of the factors that contribute to the development of chronic pain. General Facts Chronic pain […]

Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome
01 May 2011, 11:57 pm

If you notice a gradual dull aching sensation in the knee with intermittent sharp pain especially with negotiating stairs, along with crepitus in the knee when you bend and straighten the knee, you may be suffering from Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (or PFPS) which used to be known as Chondro-Malacia […]

20 Apr 2011, 3:27 pm

Are you experiencing knee pain in the area below the knee cap with repetitive jumping and bouncing? You may be suffering from a condition called Jumper’s knee (Patella Tendinopathy). How about trying a simple knee taping technique to see if you can ease such symptoms? Experiencing knee pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy […]

14 Apr 2011, 12:12 am

Are you searching for other options on sports recovery apart from compression garments? It is common nowadays to see more and more athletes training in tight fitting, eye catching wear. They come in many forms i.e. long or short sleeves, knee length or full leg length and varied designs. In this series, we will continue […]