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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.

This portal is dedicated to providing clear information on the latest physiotherapy conditions and treatments for online users.

Total Knee Replacement Surgery video
24 Jun 2010, 8:00 pm

What is exactly happening when you go through a total knee replacement surgery? Click on the following video to have a better understanding about the procedure.

5 questions to ask about your pain
20 Jun 2010, 2:59 pm

Treatment for musculoskeletal pains involving your joints, bones and muscles are a little different from treatment for a cold or flu. Often resolving the symptoms such as fever is pretty much the same as solving the problem itself e.g. the bugs are getting terminated! We all know that the better we understand our situation, the […]

Tian Li Feng
16 Jun 2010, 3:02 pm

  Tian Li Feng Education Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy from University of Sydney, 2001 Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from University of South Australia, 2007 Career Highlights Senior Physiotherapist at Core Concepts Group Physiotherapist at KK Hospital, Singapore Quick Facts Li Feng worked at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital for 10 years and […]

Management for ITB friction syndrome
16 Jun 2010, 8:16 am

Follow up to our last ITB article, we have identified three conditions that contributes to the tightening of the ITB. They are weak outer hip muscles, incorrect training methods and bio-mechanical gait issues. In this edition, we seek to address these three main problems, looking at strengthening those weak hip muscles, rectify those poor training […]

Why Badminton Players Get Tennis Elbow?
15 Jun 2010, 11:55 pm

What is Tennis Elbow?   The term “Tennis Elbow” is commonly used to describe pain located at the lateral aspect of the elbow. It is usually caused by overuse of muscles at the elbow that produces wrist extension (namely the extensor carpi radialis brevis – the ECRB), which leads to small tears and scarring of […]

Skier’s thumb? Gamekeeper’s thumb?
11 Jun 2010, 8:00 am

The ulnar collateral ligament is a strong, fibrous band that maintains stability on the inside border at the base of the thumb. The ligament prevents excessive thumb movement away from the hand. How is it Injured? Injuries usually occur as a result of a sporting mishap. It is commonly seen in skier’s, footballers and rugby […]

Running, Not Doctors…
09 Jun 2010, 5:13 am

One great fear of runners is visiting a doctor for their injuries and being told to stop running. This news article in the New York Times (Sports Injuries: When to Tough It Out) covers some of the issues surrounding the question,  "should I or shouldn't I see a doctor for my pain?". But the article […]

Wrist Sprain – a common wrist injury
04 Jun 2010, 11:37 pm

Wrist injuries are extremely common injuries. Typically they occur as the result of falling and landing on the wrist as you attempt to break your fall. This causes a traumatic injury to the ligaments and other soft tissues surrounding the wrist. What is a wrist sprain? Sprains occur when the wrist ligaments are forcefully stretched […]

Plantar Fasciitis
01 Jun 2010, 12:00 pm

This is a follow-up video for the previous entry on Plantar Fasciitis. Click on to find out what is happening in Plantar Fasciitis and the management for this condition.

Eccentric ankle evertor muscle strengthening is better than concentric strengthening after a lateral ankle sprain
29 May 2010, 11:36 pm

Recently, we have an article published on how to manage recurrent ankle sprain. Now let us look at how to further reduce the incidence of your next sprain.   Herve Collado and fellow researchers from France found that rehabilitation focusing at eccentric strengthening of ankle evertor muscles has shown to restore strength of first time […]

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