Injury Management

Eccentric Ankle Evertor Muscle Strengthening Is Better Than Concentric Strengthening After A Lateral Ankle Sprain
29 May 2010, 11:36 pm

Recently, we have an article published on how to manage recurrent lateral ankle sprain. Now let us look at how to further reduce the incidence of your next sprain. Study On Eccentric Strengthening Of Ankle Evertor Muscles Herve Collado and fellow researchers from France found that rehabilitation focusing on eccentric strengthening of ankle evertor muscles […]

What Kind Of Taping Do I Need?
20 Apr 2010, 3:00 pm

Taping or strapping is widely used in the sporting community, and the effects and roles are widely understood and accepted. In recent years, taping has evolved beyond restricting the range of motion of a joint to prevent a recurring injury. An external support is used to stabilise the structure. There are now techniques like Kinesio […]

Running: Stretches For New Runners For Better Performance
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 runners shold do before […]

Train Proprioception To Prevent Sprains
17 Dec 2009, 4:14 pm

Hi, I hear from my personal trainer that i need to train my proprioception because of my ankle sprains. What is proprioception and how is it relevant to my ankle problem? – John Koh What Is Proprioception? Proprioception is the ability to sense the movements and position of our body without looking at it. There are receptors […]

Exercises For Ankle Sprain
22 Sep 2009, 10:09 am

We follow up on the article on the most common ankle sprains. This article focuses on the rehabilitation exercise that will help with an ankle sprain. Rehabilitation For Ankle Sprain Proper rehabilitative exercise is crucial in ensuring that new tissues are laid down and aligned properly during the healing phase. Rehabilitation exercise should comprise of […]

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Anterior Knee Pain in Runners
22 Jul 2009, 9:00 am

Do you feel pain in your knee on climbing stairs or even squatting after your run? Feeling weird that it doesn’t hurt while you run? Then, chances are, you might be suffering from anterior knee pain. Knee pain is the most common running injury, occurring in approximately 55% of recreational runners. Of this number, 65% […]

Simple Exercises For Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers
26 Jun 2009, 10:31 am

In an earlier post, we discussed on what plantar fasciitis is about, including the causes, symptoms and treatment options available. If you think you might be suffering from plantar fasciitis, read on and find out more about the exercises that you can do to help ease the pain in your foot! Plantar Fascia Stretch Pull […]

Plantar Fasciitis – Pain In The Heel!
17 Jun 2009, 3:21 pm

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a term given for the painful and inflamed flat, fibrous band of tissue (also known as the plantar fascia or plantar aponeurosis) that connects your heel bone to your toes. The fascia acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of the foot. With plantar fasciitis, there […]

Ankle Replacement Surgery
09 Jun 2009, 1:08 pm

The fitting of joints of the ankle with a prosthesis or an implant is known as an ankle replacement surgery. This is to replace the existing worn out joints. One of the major complications from it is loosening of the ankle joint due to overuse. Therefore, it is the elderly and relatively inactive are often […]

Achilles Tendinopathy
25 May 2009, 10:36 am

Pain in the back of the heel is a very common complaint amongst athletes whose sports require quick, sudden movements. This pain is due to the sudden, forceful pull of the calf muscle onto the Achilles tendon. This in turns pulls onto the calcaneal bone (heel bone) of the ankle. This pain is known as […]