Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Finger

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? […]

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 […]

The Disabled Throwing Shoulder- The “Dead Arm”
21 Jun 2021, 4:00 pm

What Is The “Dead Arm”? “Dead Arm” is a term used in the athletes in sports requiring precision throwing like baseball. The term “dead arm” is defined as any pathological shoulder condition in which the thrower is unable to throw with pre-injury velocity and control due to pain. Dead arm usually occurs during the acceleration […]

scapula winging
The risk behind Scapula Winging or a Protruding Shoulder Blade
21 Jun 2021, 3:39 pm

“What is scapula winging?” Principal Physiotherapist and Shoulder Specialist, Chye Tuan explains how to identify the symptoms and offers tips on treating this problem.

Scapula Winging Or Winged Scapula
14 Jun 2021, 4:30 pm

What Is Scapula Winging? The scapula is the anatomical term for the shoulder blade. Scapula winging (also scapula alata) describes the position of the shoulder blade sticking outwards as opposed to being flat against the ribcage. An untreated winging scapula can lead to more debilitating shoulder injuries like a rotator cuff tear. Doing scapula push ups […]

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Another source for shoulder pain: Could it be the AC joint dysfunction?
10 Jun 2021, 4:45 pm

Rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder and impingement are all very common and well-known conditions that may produce dysfunction at the shoulder. Less common but still potentially problematic and therefore; another important consideration when determining the source of shoulder pain is the Acromion clavicular (Ac) joint dysfunction. Anatomy of the shoulder joint The clavicle (collar bone) […]

Elbow Pain From Working Out
01 Jun 2021, 3:10 pm

Pain is your body’s first warning sign that something is wrong and you should always address the problem before it gets worse. Even if you are able to train around joint pains, it still doesn’t mean you can ignore them. One such joint pain is elbow pain. Why Does My Elbow Hurt When I’m Working Out? The […]

Elbow Pain Treatment Singapore
Tennis Elbow Not Getting Better? This Could Be Why.
29 May 2021, 12:12 pm

Your elbow pain could be healing ineffectively as you may be treating the wrong type of tennis elbow. Read to find out more here

Shoulder Impingement: The What, Why and How
17 Nov 2019, 10:37 am

It is a well-documented fact since the mid-1990s that shoulder pain is the second most common musculoskeletal complaint in physiotherapy clinics after low back pain1,2. Commonly, patients would complain of pain over the lateral aspect of the shoulder (over the deltoid tubercle) and/or have difficulty lifting their arm up. The common diagnosis would normally be […]

Overdiagnosis of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
07 Nov 2019, 11:14 am

Subacromial Impingement Syndrome is a common diagnosis. Unfortunately, it is often overdiagnosed as the primary etiology for patients who complain of pain in the anterosuperior aspect of a shoulder. Subacromial impingement syndrome is a specific diagnosis and it is not the only cause of pain in the anterosuperior aspect of the shoulder. What is Subacromial […]