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.

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Diastasis Recti: What is Mummy Tummy all about?
23 Jan 2020, 1:48 pm

Congratulations on your newborn baby! There is something wonderful about welcoming a new life into the world. Now that you’ve successfully given birth to your baby, it is time for your body to recover from the pregnancy and delivery journey. Post delivery recovery usually takes 6 – 8 weeks, but there could be postnatal problems […]

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Aches and Pains of Chinese New Year
20 Jan 2020, 1:37 pm

Aches and Pains of Chinese New Year is a topic that is seldom talked about. For most people, chinese new year is a season for feasting and socialising, but many tend to overlook the physical aspect involved in the celebrations. For those of you who take part in spring cleaning during the chinese new year, […]

Physiotherapy for Diastasis Recti Treatment
17 Jan 2020, 8:26 pm

In our previous articles, we discussed what diastasis recti, commonly known as mummy tummy is and the different types of treatment methods for diastasis recti. Out of the different available treatment methods that were mentioned, Physiotherapy for diastasis recti treatment was one of them. In this article, we zoom in further on physiotherapy as a […]

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Diastasis Recti Treatment Methods: What works for me?
29 Dec 2019, 6:49 pm

Who would’ve thought that the physical woes related to pregnancy didn’t just end after childbirth? Childbirth is a physically exhausting experience that leaves new mothers at risk of a variety of postnatal injuries. In the last article, we found out more about a common postnatal condition – Diastasis Recti, commonly known as Mummy Tummy. We […]

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Physiotherapy for Back Pain in Pregnancy
17 Dec 2019, 1:53 pm

In our previous articles, we expanded more on pregnancy related back pain, why it occurs and pregnancy safe treatment methods to relieve back pain. In this article, we touch on physiotherapy as a treatment method for back pain during pregnancy. The Impact of Pain Before we move on to discussing physiotherapy as a treatment method […]

Back Pain In Pregnancy – The Best Treatment Methods
09 Dec 2019, 11:39 am

In our last article, we spoke about the prevalence of back pain in Singapore – particularly back pain during pregnancy. We shared more about the reason why back pain affects over 50% of pregnant women during their pregnancy. In this article – we will be exploring more on back pain treatment during pregnancy, how you […]

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Back Pain in Pregnancy? 3 Reasons Why Back Pain in Pregnancy Occurs
09 Dec 2019, 11:34 am

First of all, congratulations on your pregnancy! Pregnancy is a wonderful thing, however the experience may not always be a bed of roses. The pregnancy journey can take a toll on the body and cause discomfort to occur. During the pregnancy journey, certain discomforts such as morning sickness, poor bladder control and back pain may […]

Understanding Diastasis Recti Abdominis
19 Nov 2019, 11:16 am

The Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA) is something to keep an eye on during pregnancy. It can affect a long list of secondary problems, more than just the appearance and general tone of a postnatal mom’s tummy.  What is it? Diastasis Recti Abdominis is a midline separation at the linea alba of the recti muscles of […]

Physiotherapy Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis- looking beyond shortwave and traction
18 Nov 2019, 9:54 am

Cervical spondylosis is one of the most common conditions referred by doctors to physiotherapists. In this article, we discuss the several causes of pain in cervical spondylosis and the anatomical structures responsible for it. We will cover specific treatment targeted to each of these structures. This highlights the crux of our clinical reasoning, and adds clarity […]

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Whiplash-Associated Disorders: A Review of Non-Pharmacological Treatment Protocols
18 Nov 2019, 9:40 am

The number of road accidents in Singapore has grown steadily in the last few years. A total of 14,995 road accidents and 10,000 related injuries were recorded in 2008. With figures like these, we can expect an increase in whiplash-associated disorders and injuries whereby the family doctor will be the first to be called on. […]

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