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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.

What kind of taping do I need?
20 Apr 2010, 3:00 pm

Taping or strapping is commonly used in the sporting community and the effects and roles are widely understood and accepted. In recent years, taping has evolved beyond restricting the range of motion of a joint to prevent a recurring injury by stabilizing the structure with an external support. There are now techniques like Kinesio Taping […]

The Human Body as Subway Map
12 Apr 2010, 7:57 am

If you ever wondered how the human body would look like if the various systems were laid out like a london underground subway-map. Voila, we have the underskin map by Just Sam.

Which posture type are you?
07 Apr 2010, 12:12 am

Do you have aches or pain all over your body and wondering if your posture is the source of the problem? If yes, read on to find out what type of postures you are and how you can achieve an ideal posture to stay pain free from musculoskeletal problem. What are the different types of […]

Weak muscles lead to bad posture. So why doesn’t a gym workout help?
04 Apr 2010, 12:10 pm

Weak muscles lead to bad posture. So why doesn't a gym workout help? If you have chronic back or neck problems, you almost certainly have bad posture, though it may not be certain which came first. Nevertheless, you will often hear (or get) advice that you need to strengthen your postural muscle and correct your […]

Stability Walking Shoes for Arthritic Knees – Good or Bad?
27 Mar 2010, 11:00 am

In a recent report of a study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, found flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special (stability) walking shoes, “Traditionally, footwear has been engineered to provide maximum support and comfort for the foot, with little attention paid to the […]

Stretches For New Runners
20 Mar 2010, 11:56 am

It is important to include some stretching exercises before your running routine. If done correctly, stretches can help to improve your flexibility and joint range of motion, and can decrease your risk of injury to joints, muscles, and tendons while running. In this article, we will show you top 5 stretches to do before a […]

Why is my MCL strain not getting better? Because it is Pes Ancerinus Tendinitis.
18 Mar 2010, 5:58 am

When long-distance runners complain about knee pains, it is often complaints about pain in the front of their inner knee, below the knee cap. Pain comes about especially when climbing uphill or up stairs. Given the location, this pain is sometimes misdiagnosed as a MCL (medial collateral ligament) strain when it is actually Pes Anserinus […]

Slipped Disc
Slipped disc – Do’s and don’ts
08 Mar 2010, 9:00 am

Experiencing a slipped disc can be painful and debilitating. In most cases, the condition should recover on its own in within six to eight weeks. There are several measures you can take and avoid to speed up your recovery. What happens in a slipped disc?

Lower Back Lumbar Segmental Instability
04 Mar 2010, 10:18 am

Someone with a lower spine that frequently moves through a larger-than-normal range of movement is more susceptible to low back pain. This tendency of moving beyond its normal range is known as lumbar segmental instability. The normal range of the movement is defined as the neutral zone. A person with lumbar instability tends to move […]

Chronic Low Back Pain – The Psychological Factors
01 Mar 2010, 8:12 am

If you are a regular reader of MCR, you know that the number of people suffering from low back pain is quite staggering. The national statistics is that one out of every 5 persons suffers from lower back pain at any one time and that there is an 80% chance of a person having low […]


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