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.

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 […]

12 Sep 2010, 11:57 pm

What Are Some Of The Facts About Exercising With Scoliosis Brace? If You Are Wearing A Hard Brace: Hard brace Due to the weight and movement restriction, you will have to change the way you do sports or exercises. For example, if you used to run, you probably will have to run for a shorter […]

09 Sep 2010, 12:15 am

Surgery as a treatment option brings up a lot of mixed emotions amongst patients. It is often the last resort. Something that carries with its risks and pain but should definitely work. This ties in with our sense that something complicated and riskier should be better than something simpler and risk-free. This creates an unrealistic […]

28 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm

Have you have sustained an ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) tear, and if so, are you considering an ACL surgery? You will find it useful to know more about the latest research discussion on ACL surgery versus Physical therapy management.