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.

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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 […]

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: 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 distance or […]

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 […]

26 Aug 2010, 11:35 pm

In general, there are 2 main types of braces for scoliosis: a hard brace and soft brace. Hard braces are made of thermoplastic. It has been the main brace prescribed over the last few decades. Common types of hard braces are Boston’s, Charleston’s, and Milwaukie’s etc. Hard Brace Soft Brace Like what its name suggests, […]

19 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm

In the previous entry for Knock Knees, we discuss about the different types of knock knees and the contributing factors of it. Now, we will talk about the problems of this condition and ways we could get rid of it. Problems Of This Condition The alignment of the knee joint in someone with knock knees […]

16 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm

Knock knees is a phenomenon where it appears as though your knees are at an inwards angle in relation to your feet. Most kids under the age of 6 appear to have knock knees, but they grow out of it as their body shape changes. An adult with knock knees may or may not have […]