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.

Anti-Ageing Exercise for your Lower Back – Good Nourishment is the Key
24 May 2011, 12:43 pm

The discs in the spine age and degenerate just like all of the other structures in the body. However, today’s sedentary lifestyles often speed up this process. We cannot apply anti-ageing creams or lotions to our discs, but certain exercises can help to maximize the discs nourishment. The Theory: Disc Nutrition The discs are fluid-filled […]

Top 5 Office Exercises
21 May 2011, 6:01 pm

Do you have trouble with neck and back stiffness and tingling sensation down to your fingers? Or, frequent neck and back stiffness from prolonged sitting in front of computer and tingling sensation at your fingers from prolonged typing. The following office exercises are a great way to prevent these symptoms from happening. These exercises involve stretching […]

Chronic Pain Part 1- A negative belief system?
13 May 2011, 10:18 am

Are you a long term pain sufferer? Tried and failed with many treatment options? Unclear diagnosis? No explanation or cause for symptoms? You simply want answers!? This article is the first in a two-part series providing you with important knowledge of the factors that contribute to the development of chronic pain…….. General Facts What a […]

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? Experiencing knee pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy for […]

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 […]

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