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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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Exercise and Scoliosis
23 Jul 2010, 1:07 pm

We often hear people say that if one has scoliosis, they can’t participate in exercises, is that true? The answer is no. One can usually participate in any type of exercises with scoliosis. Note we are only talking about participation here, not being GOOD at it. Due to the posture and muscle changes in scoliosis, […]

Why high-heel wearers hurt walking flat foot?
21 Jul 2010, 8:05 am

If you know of women who wear high-heels most of the time, you will notice that they often stand and walk tip-toe even when barefooted. This is because the women complain that it hurts to walk flat footed. This feeling of pain has been often theorized to be the result of a shrunken calf muscle. […]

Is sitting slouched and slanted related to scoliosis?
20 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

Question: My daughter sits with a slouch, and sometimes sits with her body slanted to one side, will that cause scoliosis? No. Sitting with a slouch or in any other bad posture does not lead to scoliosis. When we discuss about scoliosis, we typically mean idiopathic scoliosis, a form of scoliosis caused by genetic factors […]

Ankle Overpronation and Injuries video
18 Jul 2010, 9:34 pm

Have you wondered why overpronation (rolling inward) of your ankles can cause injuries? Click on the video to find out more.

How do I know if I have scoliosis?
14 Jul 2010, 11:52 pm

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis refers to a medical condition in which the spine curves sideways. On an X-ray film, the normal spine looks straight, but the scoliosis spine will look like a “C” or “S”.   I suspect that I have scoliosis, how do I tell? Besides looking at X-rays, one can look at his […]

Hard Core Muscles for Mummies (Part 2)
10 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

In the previous article on "Hard Core Muscles for Mummies (part 1)", we have touched on the importance of strong core muscles. Now let us look at some simple exercises (that do not require equipment) people can do at home to help strengthen their core muscles. Exercises should be done daily for 3 -4 weeks […]

For Swimmers : Common Injuries, Treatment and Prevention tips
07 Jul 2010, 1:06 am

Do you swim leisurely or competitively? If yes, continue to read on. Recently, one of our physiotherapists, Chng Chye Tuan was interviewed by Style:Men on the common musculoskeletal injuries face by swimmers in the July’s issue. Do read on to find out what he has to share. What are the common problems competitive/regular swimmers face? […]

Surgical Procedure of Total Hip Replacement video
03 Jul 2010, 1:11 am

Do you have hip osteoarthritis and is so painful that you are considering to have a Total Hip Replacement surgery? Click on the following link to understand more about the surgical procedure of the Total Hip Replacement.

Hard Core Muscles for Mummies (Part 1)
29 Jun 2010, 2:00 pm

Recently our physiotherapist Cheryl Ng was interviewed by Young Parents Magazine and published in the July version on why having a "hard" core can save your neck and back from daily activities. Do you have neck and back aches during pregnancy or after delivery? Do you really think it is part and parcel of parenthood? […]

Medical Pin-Up Calendar
25 Jun 2010, 8:28 pm

These are not your usual pin-up calendar of scantily clad women. From Eizo,  makers of monitors and imaging software. For more visit,  

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