Thigh, Hip & Pelvis

Knock Knees – Can I reverse it? (Part 2)
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. The Problems of this condition The alignment of the knee joint in someone with knock […]

Knock Knees – Can I reverse it? (Part 1)
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 grow out of it as their body shape changes. An adult with knock knees may or may not have pain […]

Ankle Overpronation and Injuries video
18 Jul 2010, 9:34 pm

Have you wondered why overpronation (rolling inward) of your ankles can cause injuries? Click on the video to find out more.

Surgical Procedure of Total Hip Replacement video
03 Jul 2010, 1:11 am

Do you have hip osteoarthritis and is so painful that you are considering to have a Total Hip Replacement surgery? Click on the following link to understand more about the surgical procedure of the Total Hip Replacement.

Management for ITB friction syndrome
16 Jun 2010, 8:16 am

Follow up to our last ITB article, we have identified three conditions that contributes to the tightening of the ITB. They are weak outer hip muscles, incorrect training methods and bio-mechanical gait issues. In this edition, we seek to address these three main problems, looking at strengthening those weak hip muscles, rectify those poor training […]

Stretches For New Runners
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 to do before a […]

What can i do for a hamstring “pull”
31 Aug 2009, 6:11 pm

Pulling one’s hamstring is one of the most common soccer injuries and the most common cause is the lack of proper stretching before playing. When one says that they pull their hamstring, what it means is that one has strained or slightly torn their hamstring. Most soccer players think that by just resting for about […]

Warning! Is this how you stretch your hamstring?
05 Aug 2009, 11:24 am

Stretch A may aggravate your pain if you have a history of lower back nerve injury. When you bend from your hip with your knee straight the tension is at the back of your thigh, behind the knee. This focuses on the lower hamstrings and also pulls onto the sciatic nerve which originates from the lower back.

We’ve Heard So Much of the ‘CORE’, What About the ‘SLINGS’?
22 Jun 2009, 10:53 pm

Ever wondered how a belly-dancer is able to move and control her hips effortlessly to the rhythm? She will need to have good control of her lower spine, pelvis and its supporting muscles systems, in particular the “myofascial slings".

Belt Up Your Unstable SIJ
15 Sep 2008, 9:06 pm

An unstable Sacro-illiac Joint (SIJ) can cause pain in the lower back and pelvic region. This happens when the core muscles surrounding it are too weak to support the SIJ. A sacroiliac support belt can help to provide support and stability to the joints during the initial stages of core stability training.

Core Concepts