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Individualised Physiotherapy needs Thinking Physiotherapists
30 Dec 2016, 1:58 pm

We all want individualised medicine. But do we, as consumers, appreciate what it means to get individualised medicine? Can we tell the difference? How do we as laymen challenge or test the ‘experts’?

Why is a Sports Massage Important for Performance?
12 Aug 2015, 9:55 am

Many people assume that a sports massage is only for professional sports people, it’s not. The main aim of a sports massage is to help alleviate the stress and tension that builds up in your body’s soft tissues during physical activity. Whether you’re an athlete, a once-a-week jogger or just physically active, a sports massage […]

Sharpening Blunt Instruments
30 Jan 2015, 8:00 am

If you have been a regular reader of our articles, you know that we emphasize on the need for deep differential diagnosis. But the why the need for this deep thinking may not be so obvious. By and large the physiotherapy techniques are blunts instruments. They take much time to sharpen, experience that any physiotherapist […]

“Why am I not getting better with repeated traction or decompression therapy? I feel better but it doesn’t last.”
19 Jul 2013, 2:56 pm

Some patients like yourself may experience the back pain returning despite going for repeated traction. That doesn’t mean that traction (decompression therapy) as an ineffective treatment and a waste of time. Although traction helps in relieving your back pain , traction does not cure the underlying cause of back pain and thus, back pain comes […]

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