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.

19 Sep 2011, 5:04 pm

The previous article touched upon hip osteoarthritis and muscles which may be weak and strong allowing for more specific rehabilitation. In addition to muscle imbalance, are there particular postures that a person adopts that aggravates the disease process? Osteoarthritis can affect all joints. There has been much written regarding arthritic knees. The same, however, cannot […]

17 Sep 2011, 9:45 am

Most cases of achilles pain that we see at our clinics have reached the tendinosis stage. In simple terms this stage is where the cells are degenerated and not repairing properly. This is different to Achilles tendinitis where inflammation is the primary process. There are many factors to consider for effective healing of an Achilles […]

14 Sep 2011, 4:22 pm

Trying to always cut short your timing in your triathlon race? Not sure how? Maybe you are wasting time on the crucial transition phase. In this series for triathlon, Michael Lyons, who is a veteran podium finisher triathlete, is going to share with us his winning tips for a fast transition phase. Preparation 1. Be […]

09 Sep 2011, 12:27 pm

Hip osteoarthritis is very common amongst an elderly population. There are many researches looking at the causes, the process and even potential (conservative, pharmacological and operative) treatment of osteoarthritis. However, how the muscles of the hip are affected is not as clearly understood. Why is this important? We as clinicians are involved in the pre-operative […]

05 Sep 2011, 3:29 pm

1. Lift Your Cabin Luggage In Stages Move slowly when lifting your luggage and break the action into smaller steps. When lifting a bag into an overhead compartment – first lift it to the arm of the seat, then to the top of the seatback, and then into the compartment. This will place lesser unnecessary […]

01 Sep 2011, 11:33 am

If you have watched professional sports such as the NBA or World Cup Soccer, you would have noticed that professional sportsmen such as Lebron James and Messi are so explosive and quick in their movements. You are right in thinking that genes and professional sports training play a vital part in their physical prowess. But […]

27 Aug 2011, 4:19 pm

It is no breaking news that the rotator cuff muscles provide stability for the glenohumeral joint. This maintains the position of the humerus within the shallow glenoid cavity. Different rotator cuff muscles will work at different ranges and positions, in order to achieve this stability. Why is this important? When prescribing exercises to rehabilitate an […]

24 Aug 2011, 3:44 pm

For those of you who found last week’s physiotherapy FAQs helpful, here are more FAQS… Physiotherapy VS Surgery – Which Should I Opt For? Your doctor may best advise you, and in some cases, surgery may be the only option. However, it is common for doctors to suggest a course of physiotherapy as the first […]

20 Aug 2011, 2:12 pm

Trying anything for the first time can be stressful, then add in the pain factor and understandably concerns are greater. Physiotherapy can be daunting. This is especially so when you hear comments such as “no pain no gain”, or the thought of gruelling exercise session. However the purpose of physiotherapy is simply to work out […]

02 Aug 2011, 2:02 pm

Ramadan mubarak to everyone who is celebrating this holy month! Starting from the 1st of August, Muslims worldwide will observe a complete fast from food and drinks during the daylight hours. This will be done for a total of 30 days. Ramadan has a tendency to affect a person in several ways not only as […]