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.

Heal your Achilles Heel
17 Sep 2011, 9:45 am

Most cases of achilles pain that we see at our clinics have reached the tendinosis stage. In simple terms this stage is where the cells are degenerated and not repairing properly. This is different to Achilles tendinitis where inflammation is the primary process. There are many factors to consider for effective healing of an Achilles […]

Triathlon series – 10 tips for a SPEEDY Transition: Micheal Lyons
14 Sep 2011, 4:22 pm

Trying to always cut short your timing in your triathlon race? Not sure how? Maybe you are wasting time on the crucial transition phase….. In this series for triathlon, Michael Lyons who is a veteran podium finisher triathlete is going to share with us his winning tips for a fast transition phase. Thanks Micheal Preparation […]

Hip muscles to target in arthiritis
09 Sep 2011, 12:27 pm

Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is very common amongst an elderly population. There is a lot of research looking at the causes, the process and even potential (conservative, pharmacological and operative) treatment of osteoarthritis, but what is not as clearly understood is how the muscles of the hip are affected. Why is this important, as clinicians we […]

8 Tips for Back-Care When Flying
05 Sep 2011, 3:29 pm

1. Lift Your Cabin Luggage in stages. Move slowly when lifting your luggage and break the action into smaller steps. When lifting a bag into an overhead compartment – first lift it to the arm of the seat, then to the top of the seatback, and then into the compartment. 2. Never twist while lifting. […]

4 Simple ways to increase your Explosiveness in Sports
01 Sep 2011, 11:33 am

If you have watched professional sports such as the NBA or World Cup Soccer, you would have noticed that professional sportsmen such as Lebron James and Messi are so explosive and quick in their movements. You are right in thinking that genes and professional sports training play a vital part in their physical prowess. But […]

The Rotator Cuff Stabilty
27 Aug 2011, 4:19 pm

It is no breaking news that the rotator cuff muscles provide stability for the glenohumeral joint maintaining the position of the humerus within the shallow glenoid cavity. Different rotator cuff muscles will work at different ranges and positions, in order to achieve this stability. Why is this important? Clinically when prescribing exercises to rehabilitate an […]

Some FAQs concerning Physiotherapy- Part 2
24 Aug 2011, 3:44 pm

For those of you who found FAQs helpful last week, some more FAQS…….. Physiotherapy vs surgery-which should I opt for? Your doctor may best advise you, and in some cases, surgery may be the only option. However, it is common for doctors to suggest a course of physiotherapy as the first line of treatment-why? Because […]

Some FAQs concerning Physiotherapy- Part 1
20 Aug 2011, 2:12 pm

Trying anything for the first time can be stressful, then add in the PAIN factor and understandably concerns are greater. Physiotherapy can be daunting especially when you hear comments such as NO PAIN NO GAIN, or the thought of grueling exercise session. However the purpose of physiotherapy is simply to work out the cause of […]

Strengthen and tone your bottom and thighs!
15 Aug 2011, 11:56 am

For all of you out there, who are looking to tone, strengthen and tighten your bottom and thighs, look no further. Check out the below videos for some good exercises. Squatting Bridging Lunges I would strongly recommend consulting a physiotherapist if you are experiencing back or knee pain prior to commencing the above exercises.

Tips for a healthy Ramadan
02 Aug 2011, 2:02 pm

Ramadan mubarak to everyone who is celebrating this holy month. As of the 1st August, muslims worldwide are observing a complete fast from food and drink during the daylight hours, for 30 days. Ramadan has a tendency to affect a person in several ways not only as they are not eating but it affects their […]

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