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.

18 Jul 2010, 9:34 pm

Have you wondered why overpronation (rolling inward) of your ankles can cause injuries? Click on the video to find out more.

14 Jul 2010, 11:52 pm

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis refers to a medical condition in which the spine curves sideways. On an X-ray film, the normal spine looks straight, but the scoliotic spine will look like a “C” or “S”. C-Shape S-Shape How Do I Tell If I Have It? Besides looking at X-rays, one can look at his or […]

10 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

In the previous article on “Hard Core Muscles for Mummies (Part 1)”, we have touched on the importance of strong core muscles. Now let us look at some simple exercises (that do not require equipment) you (whether you are a mother or not) can do at home to help strengthen their core muscles. Exercises should […]

07 Jul 2010, 1:06 am

Are you a swimmer who swims leisurely or competitively? If yes, continue to read on. Style: Men recently interviewed one of our physiotherapists, Chng Chye Tuan, on common musculoskeletal injuries faced by swimmers in the July’s issue. Do read on to find out what he has to share. What Are The Common Problems Competitive/Regular Swimmers […]

03 Jul 2010, 1:11 am

Do you have hip osteoarthritis and is so painful that you are considering to have a Total Hip Replacement surgery? Click on the following link to understand more about the surgical procedure of the Total Hip Replacement.

29 Jun 2010, 2:00 pm

Young Parents Magazine recently interviewed our physiotherapist, Cheryl Ng. It was published in the July version on how having a “hard” and strong core muscles can save your neck and back from daily activities. Do you have neck and back aches during pregnancy or after delivery? Do you really think it is part and parcel […]

24 Jun 2010, 8:00 pm

What exactly is happening when you go through a total knee replacement surgery? Click on the following video to have a better understanding about the procedure. Experiencing knee pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy for knee pain relief and how Core Concepts can help

20 Jun 2010, 2:59 pm

Treatment for musculoskeletal pains involving your joints, bones and muscles are a little different from treatment for a cold or flu. Resolving illnessess like fever is pretty much the same as solving the problem itself e.g. the bugs are getting terminated! We all know that the better we understand our situation, the better we help […]

16 Jun 2010, 8:16 am

Following up with our last Iliotibial Band (ITB) article, we have identified three conditions that contributes to the tightening of the ITB. They are: weak outer hip muscles, incorrect training methods and bio-mechanical gait issues. In this edition, we seek to address these three main problems; looking at strengthening those weak hip muscles, rectify those […]

15 Jun 2010, 11:55 pm

What Is Tennis Elbow? “Tennis Elbow” describes the pain located at the lateral aspect of the elbow. It is usually caused by overuse of muscles at the elbow that produces wrist extension (namely the extensor carpi radialis brevis – the ECRB), which leads to small tears and scarring of the muscles. Signs And Symptoms Interestingly, […]