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.

13 Nov 2010, 11:29 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 […]

07 Nov 2010, 12:54 pm

Last year, we wrote about some Simple Exercises For Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers which included some stretches. Recently the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced the results of a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, that patients with acute plantar fasciitis who perform manual plantar fasciitis stretching exercises, as opposed to shockwave […]

03 Nov 2010, 9:19 am

In the last article, we discussed instability of the humeral head position as a result of poor control or strength the lower rotator cuff muscles. In this article, we will look at another type of instability which is just as important: scapular instability. Scapular instability will often lead to shoulder pain. They are often associated […]

31 Oct 2010, 12:16 pm

Have you ever wondered why your shoulder or back is painful after carrying a bag? Or do you ever wonder if your children are getting the most suitable bags for their posture and growing body? Let’s look at how each type should be carried, and what the common problems may be when carrying a bag […]

29 Oct 2010, 4:53 pm

Figuring out what is the right amount of weight you can carry safely to prevent injuries from happening? This article will answer your burning question and keep you on the right track. How Much Can I Lift In The Gym To Prevent Injuries? A safe intensity for resistance training can be determined using your 1RM […]

15 Oct 2010, 4:14 pm

Have you ever wonder how much pressure your lumbar discs have to sustain in different types of body positions and why certain positions are more prone to back pain than others? Click on the following link to find out more.

10 Oct 2010, 2:48 am

There are many conditions that can result in shoulder pain. Some include the more traumatic ones like fractures, subluxations, tears in the rotator cuff muscles or the labrum (a structure that forms the socket) through an injury. The much more insidious shoulder pain are a frozen shoulder and shoulder impingement syndrome. We will discuss the […]

29 Sep 2010, 9:18 pm

We wrote about proprioception a while back and how it gives us a sense of where our body parts are, relatively to each other. Besides helping us have the right posture, it also enables us to move around pain-free and accident free. We generally don’t think too much about our ability to move, walk about […]

19 Sep 2010, 11:53 pm

If you have been in our clinics, you might have noticed us telling our patients to stand straighter for us to check their posture, and them retorting back, “But I am standing straight!”. And the look the utter disbelief when we show a photo we snapped of them and the accompanying remark, “But it felt […]

15 Sep 2010, 11:14 pm

A few months ago in April, we wrote about the risk of Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency (VBI) (See “If you like getting your neck ‘cracked’ or thinking about it, you should know about VBI”) A group of researchers from the University of Sydney in collaboration with University of Queensland found that that neck manipulation is not appreciably […]