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.

Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome
PFPS- Knee pain: Cause and solution!
01 May 2011, 11:57 pm

If you notice a gradual dull aching sensation in the knee with intermittent sharp pain especially with negotiating stairs, along with crepitus in the knee when you bend and straighten the knee, you may be suffering from Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (or PFPS) which used to be known as Chondro-Malacia […]

Knee pain with jumping? Try Taping!
20 Apr 2011, 3:27 pm

Are you experiencing pain below the knee cap with repetitive jumping and bouncing? If so, you may be suffering from a condition known as Jumper’s knee (Patella Tendinopathy). How about trying a simple knee taping technique to see if you can alleviate such symptoms? The video below will demonstrate to you a taping technique aimed to off load the […]

Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 4- Advance Strategies)
14 Apr 2011, 12:12 am

Are you searching for other options on Sports Recovery apart from Compression Garments It is common nowadays to see more and more athletes training in tight fitting, eye catching wear. They come in many forms i.e. long or short sleeves, knee length or full leg length and varied designs. Compression garments is quickly gaining popularity […]

6 Important Tips for Open Water Swim (Video)
11 Apr 2011, 10:33 am

Are you an amateur open water swimmer? Are you looking for tips to improve your swim in your open water race ( E.g. aquathlon/biathlon/ triathlon) ? If yes, click on the following link to find out the 6 important tips you need to know for open water swim.  

Knee Support for PFPS
04 Apr 2011, 12:27 am

A knee support helps by externally pulling the knee cap back into the groove so that it can sit nicely within it. As mentioned in a previous article on ” Do you need a Knee Support?”, the mal-alignment increases the wear and tear to the cartilages. In this article, I will highlight two basic types […]

Human Exoskeletons
31 Mar 2011, 8:58 pm

Eythor Bender of Berkeley Bionics brings onstage two amazing exoskeletons, HULC and eLEGS — robotic add-ons that could one day allow a human to carry 200 pounds without tiring, or allow a wheelchair user to stand and walk. It’s a powerful onstage demo, with implications for human potential of all kinds.

Preparing for Your Triathlon
29 Mar 2011, 7:24 pm

The OSIM Singapore International Triathlon 2011 is looming close. Whether you are preparing for your first triathlon or have a couple of races under your belt, how youprepare and what you do leading up to your event is crucial as well as what you actually do during the race makes a big impact on your […]

Do you need a Knee Support?
27 Mar 2011, 5:28 pm

The following assessment form will aid you in making a better decision. In the following few articles, I will also give some interesting information which will help you decide what kind of knee guards will help for the common knee pain or injury. Knee Brace Questionnaire (Click HERE)

Non-golfer with golfer’s elbow
18 Mar 2011, 3:13 pm

Golfer’s elbow refers to a painful condition of the inner side of the elbow. Cause of the pain is usually overuse of the forearm muscles attached to the elbow. These muscles work to bend the wrist and rotate the forearm. Despite the name, it also afflicts non-golfers. Any repetitive wrist flexion activity (bending towards the […]

Relax & Sleep: Relaxing Sounds of Nature
16 Mar 2011, 4:03 pm

In a lot of cases, muscles get tense and we will tire because we simply don't get enough sleep. You will find numerous smartphone apps that offer an alarm to help you wake up. But what about apps that help you fall asleep? If you are looking for an relaxing sounds of nature app that […]

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