Articles on Physiotherapy Treatments and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Getting better is not just your physiotherapists, instructors or trainers’ responsibility. It is also yours, your care-takers and loved ones’. It is a collaborative effort that require everyone’s active understanding and participation.

This portal is dedicated to providing clear information on the latest physiotherapy conditions and treatments for online users.

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HIIT Core & Cardio Exercises: Do Them Right
30 Mar 2020, 3:02 pm

HIIT Core & Cardio exercises are present in almost every HIIT Workout program. A strong core will enable better performance in other aspects and exercises, while cardio exercises will raise a participants heart rate to make the workout much more effective for burning calories. However, when these exercises are performed wrongly, it can result in […]

HIIT Workouts: Check Your Form (Upper & Lower Body)
24 Mar 2020, 5:32 pm

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an increasingly popular and effective way to get lean. HIIT Programmes strip away the drag of long weight lifting gym sessions and mindless steady-state cardio, while retaining the flavour of exercise variation in a time-efficient package. It is no wonder HIIT boutique gyms and Youtube channels or fitness apps featuring […]

BMT Injuries: Prevention & Management
13 Mar 2020, 10:15 am

Injuries occurring from physical activities are a dime a dozen. However, they are more prevalent in intensive physical training sessions such as Basic Military Training (BMT). In the last article, we covered the types of injuries that recruits may sustain during their BMT phase of their National Service (NS). In this article, we explore more […]

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BMT Injuries during National Service
05 Mar 2020, 10:49 am

Enlisting into National Service (NS) is a rite of passage in any Singaporean boy’s youth – some may find it daunting while others may be excited to start that new phase in adulthood. Before getting assigned to the different vocations, one common experience that most will go through is Basic Military Training (BMT) which serves […]

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Shin Splints for Runners: The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Them
04 Mar 2020, 12:51 pm

Shin splints refers to pain along the shin bone. It is commonly along the inner border of the shinbone or on the outer border along the muscles. It typically occurs with physical activity that involves high or repetitive impact such as running. Military recruits who have to go through Basic Military Training (BMT) have also […]

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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Physiotherapy Treatment for Posterior Pelvic Pain
20 Feb 2020, 4:50 pm

In our previous articles on Posterior Pelvic Pain, we discussed why posterior pelvic pain occurs, how to identify the symptoms and the types of treatment methods available to reduce posterior pelvic pain. We previously mentioned physiotherapy as one of the treatment methods available – in this article, we will dive deeper into how physiotherapy would […]

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Treatment for Posterior Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy
20 Feb 2020, 11:54 am

In the previous article on Posterior Pelvic Pain, we explained what posterior pelvic pain is, why it occurs and how to recognise the symptoms. In this article, we will talk about the necessity to seek treatment for posterior pelvic pain and the treatment methods available. Do I need to seek treatment for posterior pelvic pain? […]

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Posterior Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy? Never heard of it
20 Feb 2020, 11:44 am

Aches and Pains are common during pregnancy. Aside from the usual back pain, posterior pelvic pain in pregnancy is also a common occurrence among expecting mummies. Even though it is common, ask around and most people wouldn’t have heard about it before. Why is Posterior Pelvis Pain less heard of and spoken of? What is […]

The pain of high-impact activities like running
18 Feb 2020, 12:54 pm

The term “high-impact” refers to activities or sports like running that put pain and stress on weight bearing joints such as the knee, hip, or ankle, and running falls into this category. The bones and joints in the legs of runners take a lot of force when activated.  Currently, there has been no conclusive scientific […]

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