Injury Management

Chronic Pain Part 1- A Negative Belief System?
13 May 2011, 10:18 am

Are you a long term pain sufferer? Tried and failed with many treatment options? Unclear diagnosis? No explanation or cause for symptoms? You simply want answers!? This article is the first in a two-part series providing you with important knowledge of the factors that contribute to the development of chronic pain. General Facts Chronic pain […]

Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome
PFPS- Knee pain: Cause and solution!
01 May 2011, 11:57 pm

If you notice a gradual dull aching sensation in the knee with intermittent sharp pain especially with negotiating stairs, along with crepitus in the knee when you bend and straighten the knee, you may be suffering from Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (or PFPS) which used to be known as Chondro-Malacia […]

Knee Pain With Jumping? Try Taping!
20 Apr 2011, 3:27 pm

Are you experiencing knee pain in the area below the knee cap with repetitive jumping and bouncing? You may be suffering from a condition called Jumper’s knee (Patella Tendinopathy). How about trying a simple knee taping technique to see if you can ease such symptoms? Experiencing knee pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy […]

Types Of Knee Support For Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
04 Apr 2011, 12:27 am

A knee support helps by externally pulling the knee cap back into the groove, so that it can sit nicely within it. As mentioned in a previous article on ” Do you need a Knee Support?”, the malalignment increases the wear and tear to the cartilages. In this article, we will highlight two basic types […]

Do you need a Knee Support?
27 Mar 2011, 5:28 pm

The following assessment form will aid you in making a better decision for knee support. In the following few articles, I will also give some interesting information which will help you decide what kind of knee guards will help for the common knee pain or injury. Experiencing knee pain? Click here to find out more […]

How Does A Non-Golfer Get Golfer’s Elbow?
18 Mar 2011, 3:13 pm

Golfer’s elbow refers to a painful condition of the inner side of the elbow. Cause of the pain is usually overuse of the forearm muscles attached to the elbow. These muscles work to bend the wrist and rotate the forearm. Despite the name, it also afflicts non-golfers. Any repetitive wrist flexion activity (bending towards the […]

Sports Recovery Strategies To Improve Your Performance (Part 3- Advance Strategies)
14 Mar 2011, 12:12 am

In this series of the sports recovery strategies, we will talk about three types of Advance Strategies. These strategies that will enhance your sports performance are: Active Recovery Self Massage Sports Massage Active Recovery Active recovery, or sometimes known as active rest, is to engage the athletes in light aerobic forms of exercises. Examples include […]

Understanding Shoulder Injury Sustained From Sports
11 Feb 2011, 4:55 pm

Do you play sports that involve a lot of shoulder movements? Or have suffered shoulder injury or pain before? If yes, then click the following. Experiencing shoulder pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy for shoulder pain relief and how Core Concepts can help.

Management For Iliotibial Band (ITB) Friction Syndrome
16 Jun 2010, 8:16 am

Following up with our last Iliotibial Band (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 […]

Running, Not Doctors…
09 Jun 2010, 5:13 am

One fear of runners is visiting a doctor for their injuries, and being told to stop running. This news article in the New York Times (Sports Injuries: When to Tough It Out) covers some of the issues surrounding the question,  “should I or shouldn’t I see a doctor for my pain?”. But the article left […]