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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I have corkie (bruise)? What should I do?
12 Aug 2010, 4:10 pm

Almost everybody experiences corkies or bruises during his lifetime. Some people are more prone to develop corkies than others. In many cases you don’t have to worry about a corkie but it is important to know at which stage you should see a doctor. What are Corkies? Corkies are also known as bruise or contusion. […]

Shoulder Anatomy
07 Aug 2010, 8:00 am

In this post, we will take a look at what are the structures in our shoulder.

What can be done for Scoliosis?
02 Aug 2010, 3:31 pm

Must I have surgery if I have scoliosis? No. Surgery is usually only indicated when the curve is bigger than 50 degrees, or is severely affecting one’s everyday activities or his / her quality of life. Majority of scoliosis cases do not require surgery. Surgery will only be considered when the curve continues to worsen […]

Muscle Activation During Gait Video
31 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

Want to know what muscles are working during walking? Click on the following video to find out more.

Maybe it’s not Plantarfasciitis but Heel Fat Pad Syndrome
29 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

Do you have heel pain? And think it is Plantar Fasciitis? Maybe not, it might be another type of heel pain called the Heel Fat Pad Syndrome. What´s the difference between the Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Fat Pad Syndrome? As shown in the illustration, both structures are in the same area of the heel whereas […]

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 […]

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