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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27 Apr 2009, 9:39 am

 “Hi, I am suffering from pain in my lower back. It has been going on for some time now, about 6 weeks of so. Hot packs and heat rubs don’t seem to be working as before. And it seems to be getting worse. I heard that Pilates and Tai Chi is great for preventing back […]

27 Apr 2009, 6:27 am

One of the most common foot pain is Plantar fasciitis. It is an inflammation of the strong tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and connects the heel to the base of the toes. This injury essentially comes about from overuse. One of the symptoms is heel pain that is worse in the […]

26 Apr 2009, 10:14 am

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22 Apr 2009, 11:28 am

The Swiss ball has been with us for a long while, since 1963 to be exact. It was invented by Aquilino Cosani, an Italian plastics manufacturer. Swiss balls today are almost de-riguer in gyms and it is not unusual to spot one in place of a chair at work or at home. But with so […]

19 Apr 2009, 12:07 pm

One of the most popular questions we get is, “How do we treat back pain?” Understandably, if you are suffering any sort of pain, anyone would want to know how to get rid of it. But it is not the best first question. A better first question is, “How do we figure what’s causing the […]

16 Apr 2009, 11:53 am

A rotator cuff tear is a common injury of the shoulder. The tendon can get torn in a fall due to a traumatic event. It can also be due to overuse where repetitive overhead activities causes wear and tear of the tendon. Pain is the most significant symptom with a rotator cuff tear. Loss of […]

04 Apr 2009, 10:44 am

There may be short-term back soreness at the catheter site. This happens after childbirth with an epidural. As such, most women tend to associate labour epidural analgesia with chronic or long-term back pain. But is there really a connection between labour epidural and chronic back pain? In some retrospective studies conducted, there were suggestions that […]

31 Mar 2009, 1:25 am

Total knee replacement is the resurfacing of the worn out surfaces of the knee. It then replaces the lost cartilage and diseased bone with metal and plastic. Knees wear out for a variety of reasons, including injury, simple wear and tear, and arthritis. The video shows the knee replacement procedure.

23 Mar 2009, 11:01 am

This is a slight departure from our usual articles on musculoskeletal health. However, without access to good fresh air, your state of health and the ergonomic soundness of your workplace doesn’t add up to much. Watch and listen to Kamal Meattle at TED. He share three simple home & office plants common in Singapore. These […]

18 Mar 2009, 3:01 pm

“I have back pain and have been asked to get an x-ray of my spine. I was wondering how will I know if I am being over-exposed to x-rays? What about MRIs? “– Casey Q Hi Casey,Generally speaking, X-rays are relatively safe. Here is a site ( that is a pretty good guide at estimating your […]