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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Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 3- Advance Strategies)
14 Mar 2011, 12:12 am

In this series of the Sports Recovery Strategies, we will talk about three types of Advance Strategies which will enhance your Sports Performance. They are as follow. Active Recovery Self Massage Sports Massage Active Recovery Active recovery or sometimes known as active rest is to engage the athletes in light aerobic forms of exercises such […]

Frozen shoulder: Are Your Exercises Targeting on the Frozen Part?
06 Mar 2011, 11:57 pm

Do you suffer from a  frozen shoulder? Have you tried performing shoulder exercises to improve the mobility but still experience pain even after all the effort? Do you notice in the mirror that you could lift your arm higher but at the same time your shoulder movement looks strange? If you have answered yes to […]

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Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 2- Fundamental Strategies)
28 Feb 2011, 11:05 am

In the previous article on  "Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 1)", we have touched on the importance of recovery to enhance sports performance. Here, we will share with you the different Recovery Strategies.  Sports Recovery Strategies can be divided into fundamentals and advanced. Fundamental strategies would include passive rest, cool down and […]

Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 1)
23 Feb 2011, 12:00 pm

Ever wonder why elite athletes such as the NBA players can play 82 games in 6 months? That’s an average of almost a 40 minutes game every 2 days for 6 months! What is the secret of such elite athletes being able to push their body to the limit and perform at such high levels […]

Surgeon’s Skill over Implant Design
18 Feb 2011, 9:29 am

A recent study release by the Henry Ford Hospital finds the success of total knee replacement surgery still is dependent on the surgeon's skill. Researchers found that utilizing a series of common but nuanced surgical techniques is far more important to customizing the fit of a patient's implant than the implant's design. “Customized knee implants […]

Non-Surgical Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
15 Feb 2011, 9:00 am

We have looked at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) off-and-on in the past. Mostly about the condition itself. So the question that follows is what can we do about it – particularly if we want to avoid surgery? Depending on the severity of CTS, patients would be managed either conservatively or operatively. Conservative management of mild […]

Understanding Shoulder Injuries sustained from Sports
11 Feb 2011, 4:55 pm

Do you play sports that involve a lot of shoulder movements? Or have suffered shoulder pain before? If yes, then click the following.

Distinguishing Types of Headaches
05 Feb 2011, 10:42 am

We have often talked about headaches in the past and how it is linked to issues arising from the neck (Neck-Related Headaches and Causing Most of the World’s Pain, Anonymously). The type of headaches that we talk is called “Cervicogenic Headaches”. But often readers ask us how do we distinguish cervicogenic headaches from other types […]

Heard about ACL. What about PCL?
02 Feb 2011, 8:00 am

Have you ever hit your knee against the dashboard of your car coming to an emergency stop? Or fallen onto the ground on the front of your knees resulting in your knees fully bent backwards? Chances are you might end up with a tear in a major ligament in your knee without you knowing, the […]

Why Cogwheel model doesn’t work for your posture, this is because…
29 Jan 2011, 12:01 am

Do you find yourself slouching? You can use the cogwheel model of postural correction to help you get in the proper posture.However, some people may find it difficult to get into the posture for 2 reasons. Firstly, If there is a kink in one of these cogwheels, the movement will not be smooth and compensation […]

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