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.

04 Jun 2008, 7:55 pm

Osgood-Schlatter Disease is most commonly characterized by the big tibial tubercle and pain on activities like kneeling or repeated jumping. Osgood-Schlatter Disease arises from a strong pull of the quadriceps muscle on the tibial tubercle during a child’s growth spurt. This normally occurs around the ages of 9 – 16 years old. This strong pull […]

01 Jun 2008, 10:49 am

A herniated disc is known by many names, bulging disc, compressed disc, herniated intervertebral disc, herniated nucleus pulposus, prolapsed disc, ruptured disc and, perhaps the most inaccurate of all, slipped disc. It is one of the better known spinal conditions and yet few know what it truly means. Let us that a look at the […]

28 May 2008, 6:36 am

For millions of American children and teens playing sports, good nutrition is critical for maximum health, performance and normal growth. Yet, with all the information available, it’s becoming harder for a young athlete to filter truth from myth. Detangling the good from the bad and the ugly is also much more challenging, says Amanda Leonard, […]

26 May 2008, 5:22 am

Six food types form the fundamentals for providing required amounts of carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals in a good healthy diet. The Food Pyramid is a guide for selecting the proportions of these six food types. Following the Food Pyramid will not provide the body with adequate amounts of water to prevent dehydration. Drinking […]

22 May 2008, 9:51 am

Below are some eye relaxation techniques that you can practice easily at your desk. Palming Place your elbows on your desk and cup hands over eyes.Let your weight fall forward and rest your head in hands.Close your eyes and inhale deeply through your nose; hold it for three seconds, then exhale.Continue this deep breathing for […]

22 May 2008, 9:41 am

You have experienced tearing, fatigue of the eye, or headache after a period of intensive prolonged work at a computer, you may be suffering from eye strain. Eye strain is a common affliction that can occur after intensive, prolonged work focusing on the computer or on the road while driving. More specifically, it is a […]

21 May 2008, 7:03 pm

It is hard to imagine muscles acting as shock absorbers for your body but that’s one reason why you are more prone to injury when the muscles are tight or unhealthy. When we think shock absorbers, we usually imagine things that cushion or push back. But muscles don’t cushion or push back, they contract. How […]

19 May 2008, 6:10 pm

Patellar tendinitis or ‘jumpers knee’ is a condition that results from an inflammation of the patellar tendon. The patellar tendon is the structure that connects the patella (knee cap) to the tibia (shin bone). Taking a closer look at anatomy, the knee cap is a small floating bone (sesamoid) which attaches the quadriceps to the […]

17 May 2008, 1:47 pm

Office staff who took part in an eight-month workplace initiative reported that headaches and neck and shoulder pain fell by more than 40 per cent. Their use of painkillers also halved, according to research published in the May issue of Cephalalgia. They also reported that pain levels were less severe at the end of the […]

13 May 2008, 8:05 am and related site of MapMyFitness group is amazing collection of tools for fitness and sports enthustiast. MapMyRun is a extremely simple yet powerful online tool to literally map your running path.  And best of all, its free. Using GoogleMaps, it allows you to plot your running path. In addition, it calculates the distance ran, […]