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.

27 Mar 2010, 11:00 am

In a recent report of a study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, found that flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special (stability) walking shoes. This may also contribute to lesser occurences of knee pain. “Traditionally, footwear has been engineered to provide maximum support […]

20 Mar 2010, 11:56 am

It is important to include some stretching exercises before your running routine. If done correctly, stretches can help to improve your flexibility and joint range of motion, and can decrease your risk of injury to joints, muscles, and tendons while running. In this article, we will show you top 5 stretches runners shold do before […]

18 Mar 2010, 5:58 am

When long-distance runners complain about knee pains, it is often complaints about pain in the front of their inner knee, and below the knee cap. Pain comes about especially when climbing uphill or up stairs. This pain is sometimes misdiagnosed as a medial collateral ligament (MCL) strain given the location. However, it is actually Pes […]

Slipped Disc
08 Mar 2010, 9:00 am

Experiencing a slipped disc can be painful and debilitating. In most cases, the condition should recover on its own in within six to eight weeks. There are several measures you can take and avoid to speed up your recovery. What happens in a slipped disc? Although people often mention having a slipped disc, nothing in […]

04 Mar 2010, 10:18 am

Someone with a lower spine that frequently moves through a larger-than-normal range of movement is more susceptible to low back pain. This tendency of moving beyond its normal range is known as lumbar segmental instability. The normal range of the movement is defined as the neutral zone. A person with lumbar instability tends to move […]

01 Mar 2010, 8:12 am

If you are a regular reader of MCR, you know that the number of people suffering from low back pain is quite staggering. The national statistics is that one out of every 5 persons suffers from lower back pain at any one time and that there is an 80% chance of a person having low […]

17 Feb 2010, 1:10 am

When should you use heat or ice therapy? The answer is – it depends. In general, heat therapy is for chronic conditions and ice is useful in acute situations. If you recently sustained an injury or aggravated an old injury, ice should be applied for a period of 15mins each time for the first 3 […]

13 Feb 2010, 1:09 am

Do you experience pain at the back of your heel? Is the back of your heel red and swollen? Were you told that it is Achilles Tendinitis? But so far treatment for Achilles Tendinitis does not seem to be working? You might be suffering instead from Retrocalcaneal Bursitis. Background Retrocalcaneal bursitis is the inflammation of […]

10 Feb 2010, 8:28 am

We looked at what frozen shoulder was all about in an earlier article. In this article, we will look at some treatment options for frozen shoulders in Singapore. What Is The Treatment For A Frozen Shoulder? Treatment Options For Frozen Shoulders A frozen shoulder will usually resolve on its own over a period of up […]

frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis
06 Feb 2010, 8:12 am

There are many types of shoulder conditions, but one, in particular, can creep up on you without you remembering having hurt it. This condition is called Adhesive Capsulitis, or more commonly known as Frozen Shoulder. Frozen shoulder affects about 3% of adults at some stage in their lives What is a Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder […]