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.

16 Oct 2008, 10:28 am

Musculoskeletal Consumer Review’s editor, Cindy Tan, took an opportunity to sit with Sylvia Ho, a Principal Physiotherapist at Core Concepts to discuss about what she thought were some key issues facing patient today to help themselves get better, including patient education. MCR: What are some of the key challenges facing someone with back problems? Sylvia […]

30 Sep 2008, 12:30 am

The shoulder joint is perhaps one of the most complex in the human body. This animation demonstrates how the various bones, muscles, bursas come together. What Does The Shoulder Comprise Of? The shoulder comprises of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles that connect the arm to the torso. The three bones that make up the shoulder […]

28 Sep 2008, 5:40 pm

Have you ever had the burning ache in your neck and shoulders as you were working on your computer and yearn for someone to give you a nice, strong massage to ease the strain? Why wait? You can do them on your own now! A self shoulder and neck massage enables you to take a little break […]

19 Sep 2008, 5:26 pm

When speaking to either doctors, therapists or massage professionals, one inadvertently hears about ‘soft-tissue’. In the medical field, soft-tissues refers to tissues that connect, support or surround other structures and organs of the body. Some example of soft tissue includes muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fats, blood vessels, joint membranes and fascia. It is fascia, the […]

15 Sep 2008, 9:06 pm

An unstable Sacro-Illiac Joint can cause pain in the lower back and pelvic region. This happens when the core muscles surrounding it are too weak to support the Sacro-Illiac Joint . A sacroiliac support belt can help to provide support and stability to the joints. This is so during the initial stages of core stability […]

16 Aug 2008, 8:54 pm

Sports hernia or Athletic Pubalgia is an injury to the groin or lower abdominal region. It does not recover even with many months of rest, medication and physiotherapy. It affects mostly the elite athlete. However, an increasing number of “weekend warriors” are struck down with this frustrating injury. The most obvious symptom is pain in […]

15 Aug 2008, 9:16 am

This question was posed to Dr. Lewis G. Maharam. Often getting to the bottom of a problem is about asking the right questions. His answer covered the basic questions that one should ask for recurring stress fractures. I am experiencing my fifth stress fracture in two years. First my right tibia, then my left hip, […]

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13 Aug 2008, 8:36 pm

In this article, we will be looking at the three most commonly asked questions and areas about whiplash: What is a whiplash? Signs and symptoms of a whiplash injury What are the common treatment techniques available? What Is A Whiplash? Whiplash is a common term for sudden acceleration-deceleration forced on the neck. This is usually […]

04 Aug 2008, 5:55 pm

If you are a swimmer who is serious about competitive freestyle swimming, you know that form matters. And if you are training competitively, you are more than likely (~66%) to be nursing some sort of shoulder injury. Recently, you heard from some that the “chicken-wing” causes and aggravates shoulder injuries. While others say it doesn’t. […]

04 Aug 2008, 1:52 pm

Our spine and back bear a tremendous amount of load day-in, day-out. Here are 9 simply quick things that you can do to lighten the load. Pressure Relievers For The Back Pressure Relievers Why They Work While standing to perform ordinary tasks like ironing or folding laundry, keep one foot on a small stepstool, shifting […]