Sports Injury

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Why Prehab Could Be Answer to Your Sports Injuries
12 Mar 2018, 11:53 am

Most of us know what rehab is. But do you know about prehab and what it can do for you to prevent sports injuries? Find out more here!

1 Essential Element That Athletes Need To Stay Injury Free
24 Aug 2016, 3:29 pm

Professional athletes go through vigorous training to ensure that they stay at the top of their game. Therefore, it is also of utmost importance that they are in their best physical condition. In this article, find out exactly what it is that athletes need in order to stay injury free and in tip top condition.

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Preventing the rise of shoulder injuries
27 May 2016, 5:31 pm

The rise in popularity of endurance sports is seeing an increasing trend of shoulder injuries. In this article, our principal physiotherapist and basketball enthusiast, Chye Tuan shares some tips to prevent shoulder injuries while playing sports.

Common Workout Injuries and How to Prevent Them
30 Dec 2015, 2:13 pm

Don’t let injuries slow you down! In this article, learn more about common workout injuries and how to prevent them.

Serratus Anterior and Side Stitches
08 Oct 2015, 11:51 am

Have you noticed a side stitch that creeps up on you every time you decide to go for a much-needed evening run? Myofascial trigger points (aka muscle knots) in overworked serratus anterior muscles are the most frequent cause of these incapacitating snitch that affects many runners and other athletes.

Eccentric Contractions for Positive Muscle Growth
06 Oct 2015, 11:48 am

If you’re looking to gain strength quickly after an injury, negative training is one of the best ways to accomplish it at a faster pace. It is also a great way to break through a plateau in your training or increase the effectiveness of your workout.

Unknotting Muscle Knots
25 Sep 2015, 6:54 pm

We often speak about how a massage will break down the muscle knots in your body, but what exactly is a muscle knot? Difference between a healthy muscle fiber, and muscle knot Muscle Knots Aka Trigger Points Of course there are no actual knots involved. the clinical term for muscle knots is myofascial trigger points. A trigger point […]

7 Common Swimming Sports Injuries
03 Feb 2014, 5:10 pm

Injuries and Competitive Swimmers almost go hand-in-hand with the high-volume of training that one undergoes to stay or pull ahead of the rest of the field. In this article, we will take a quick look at some of the common swimming sports injuries one can expect and why they come about. Shoulder and Upper Arm […]

Not All Pain In the Back Is Back Pain – It Could Be Rib Pain
26 Jul 2013, 9:36 am

Context We had a patient recently how came in with mid-back pain just off to the side of the spine. He thought he strained a back muscle from heavy lifting over the weekend but it turned out that he strained his rib (intercostals) muscles instead. These are muscles between your ribs. The patient of ours […]

Better to Break a Bone Than to Tear a Ligament or Tendon
16 Jul 2013, 10:10 am

In physiotherapy, we deal with both broken bones and torn ligaments 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 guard to […]