Articles on Physiotherapy Treatments and Musculoskeletal Conditions

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3 Common Leading Causes to Back Pain
26 Mar 2014, 9:36 am

A back pain episode may seem sudden but usually there is path you can trace that lead up to it. Often it is not one thing that contributed to the back pain episode but there are some common scenarios leading up to it. Below are three. Prolonged Sitting One of the biggest changes in our […]

Running Shoe Technology may not have a big impact on reducing running risk injuries
21 Mar 2014, 11:26 am

A new study, “Influence of midsole hardness of standard cushioned shoes on running-related injury risk“, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, showed little evidence that running shoe technology have in reducing running risk injuries The researchers monitored 247 runners wearing trainers from “a renowned sports equipment manufacturer,” with varying midsole stiffness. After five […]

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 injuries one can expect and why they come about. Shoulder and Upper Arm Swimming Injuries […]

Reactive Neuromuscular Training
05 Nov 2013, 8:08 am

Stability as a term has entered the consciousness of the non-medical/rehab realm. The fitness industry often talks about stability but tends to refer to strength and stamina and less about motor control. From a “rehab” perspective, how does one improve your “dynamic stability”.  One approach is Reactive Neuromuscular Training. Reactive Neuromuscular Training (RNT) From the […]

Additional Sitting Posture Types
03 Oct 2013, 8:54 am

With the advent of laptops and smart phones, our daily working postures have and new Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) such as the Blackberry Thumb. Steelcase conducted a global study in 11 countries, observing over 2000 people in a wide range of environments and postures. Company researchers discovered nine new postures that were a result of […]

Shoulder Impingement Exercises Part 2-3: Opening Arc from low to high
02 Oct 2013, 8:19 am

2-3. Opening Arc from low to high (Presented by Chng Chye Tuan, Senior Physiotherapist) The next exercise is a movement called an Opening Arc from low to high. What this action does is to activate your infraspinatus, teres minor and supraspinatus all through this range; from the low range to the high range. This is […]

Shoulder Impingement Exercises Part 2-2: External Rotation in 90° Abduction
30 Sep 2013, 8:11 am

2-2. External Rotation in 90° Abduction (Presented by Chng Chye Tuan, Senior Physiotherapist) The next exercise is called an external rotation in a 90°-90° angle with external rotation (in short: External Rotation in 90° Abduction). You are going to go through this movement of your shoulder in a 90° angle here and an elbow of […]

Shoulder Impingement Exercises Part 2-1: External Rotation in 30° Abduction
26 Sep 2013, 9:00 am

2-1. External Rotation in 30° Abduction (Presented by Chng Chye Tuan, Senior Physiotherapist) The first exercise we are going to do is called the External Rotation in 30° abduction. So what we are going to do is the have the fist in this way. And pull the shoudler blade backwards in a neutral position and […]

A quick fix: Pregnancy associated Pubic pain
07 Sep 2013, 11:04 pm

You may be familiar with pubic pain, associated with pregnancy. Physiotherapy intervention is well documented and understood when dealing with obstetrics. Occasionally  due to tight adductors muscles, the pubic bone can be pulled down on one side. When a therapist assesses the pubis, this difference between the left and right pubis is palpable and quite […]

Shoulder Impingement Exercise Part 1-3: High Row
29 Aug 2013, 3:28 pm

3. High Row (Presented by Chng Chye Tuan, Senior Physiotherapist) The next exercise we are going to do is called High Row. This exercise trains your middle trapezius and lower trapezius. In this angle, it will train the middle trapezius more than the lower trapezius. So let’s go straight into the exercise. Again with a […]

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