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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More Essential Stretches for Swimmers
04 May 2010, 8:00 am

Stretching is an important part of any warm up and cool down. Sport specific stretching allows you to warm up the specific muscles required for the sport. In swimming, the four competitive strokes are: Butterfly Backstroke Breastroke Freestyle These strokes encompass the use of practically all the muscles in the body, the main muscles that […]

Knee Anatomy and Arthritis
01 May 2010, 8:00 am

What is knee arthritis? Click on the following to find out more.

How to prevent ankle sprains from happening … again
30 Apr 2010, 8:00 pm

Do you often roll over the same ankle and it always seems loose? Have you ever wondered that maybe there is a way to change this? Did you know that 85-90% of untreated ankle sprains will be recurrent, but with correct management after the first occurrence those number of cases  can be brought down to […]

If you like getting your neck ‘cracked’ or thinking about it, you should know about VBI
23 Apr 2010, 8:00 am

It is not uncommon to find people in Singapore that enjoy a good crack of the neck once a while. It was particularly special way to end a hair-cut in the good old days at now-almost-extinct indian barber shops. There are also those who pop in to some massage or "chinese-sensei" shops that do these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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