Injury Prevention

For Swimmers : Common Injuries, Treatment And Prevention Tips
07 Oct 2021, 8:06 am

Are you a swimmer who swims leisurely or competitively? If yes, continue to read on. Style: Men recently interviewed one of our physiotherapists, Chng Chye Tuan, on common musculoskeletal injuries faced by swimmers in July’s issue. Do read on to find out what he has to share. What Are The Common Problems Competitive/Regular Swimmers Face? […]

What Can I Do For A Hamstring “Pull”?
24 Jun 2021, 9:11 am

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 just resting for about 2-4 […]

Posterior Capsule Stretches
23 Jun 2021, 2:25 pm

In the previous article on the “Dead Arm“, we have discussed the possible causes of a tight posterior capsule contributing to this condition. So, in this issue, we will demonstrate several exercises to stretch out the tight posterior capsule. Lie on your side, Place your shoulder and elbow at 90 degree as shown in the […]

Maybe it’s not Plantarfasciitis but Heel Fat Pad Syndrome
18 Jun 2021, 10:50 am

Do you have heel pain? And think it is Plantar Fasciitis? Maybe not, it might be another type of heel pain known as; the Heel Fat Pad Syndrome. What´s the difference between Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Fat Pad Syndrome? As shown in the illustration, both structures are in the same area of the heel whereas […]

Better to Break a Bone Than to Tear a Ligament or Tendon
14 Jun 2021, 4:10 pm

In physiotherapy, our physiotherapist deal with both broken bones and torn ligaments on a regular basis. But we noticed that patients tend to protect one more than the other. For example, when playing a sport like a football, patients more often than not choose to protect a shin-bone (shin guards) than to wear a knee […]

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Back Pain Care at Home: 3 Tips from a Physiotherapist
25 Apr 2021, 12:33 am

Tips for back pain care at home are essential as we have been noticing an increase in back pain cases in Singapore recently. This could be due to unergonomic work from home situations as well as the general increase in physical and sporting activity among Singaporeans. Sudden back pain can be caused by prolonged hours […]

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4 Stress Fracture Factors that Increase Your Risk
06 May 2020, 2:13 pm

Stress Fractures are one of the most common injuries among runners. Why is that so and what can be done about it? In this article, we explore the reasons why runners are prone to stress fractures, the 4 factors that increase your risk of stress fractures and how to combat them to ensure a injury […]

The Journey to Injury Free Running
25 Feb 2020, 1:59 pm

When it comes to race preparation, there is no “one size fits all” approach. Every individual is different – so are their needs and physical ability. People tend to view Physiotherapists as medical care providers who you go to when you are injured. That is not wrong – however, physiotherapists are experts in body biomechanics […]

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Best Ways To Avoid And Treat Tech-Neck Symptoms
25 Feb 2019, 5:01 pm

In this digital age, there is an influx of smartphones, tablet computers and notebook computers and the interconnectivity accorded by these gadgets, in which many people spend extended hours staring at these screens. Aside from it not being easy on the eyes, consistent use of these mobile and electronic devices in a poor posture can lead to tech-neck.

Cleaning Your Way to Injuries
08 Feb 2019, 11:25 pm

With the cleaning fever taking over the world by storm, so are the occurrences of musculoskeletal injuries. Find out how to prevent them.