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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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Cobb Angle and Scoliosis
08 Oct 2009, 12:00 pm

The term “Cobb Angle” is used worldwide to measure and quantify the magnitude of spinal deformities, especially in the case of scoliosis. The Cobb angle measurement is the “gold standard” of scoliosis evaluation endorsed by Scoliosis Research Society. It is used as the standard measurement to quantify and track the progression of scoliosis. Cobb angle […]

Stronger Thighs, Lesser Knee Pain for Women
30 Sep 2009, 12:05 pm

Knee pain is one of the most common, if not the most common complain of pain in the elderly. In the USA, nearly 4 million sufferers of knee pain above the age of 45 are ladies.  Why are females more prone? There are quite a number of reasons why ladies are more pre-disposed to developing […]

How do you measure the Cobb Angle?
27 Sep 2009, 4:34 pm
Exercises for Ankle Sprain
22 Sep 2009, 10:09 am

Following our article on the most common ankle sprain, this article focuses on the rehabilitation exercise that will help with an ankle sprain. Rehabilitation Proper rehabilitative exercise is crucial in ensuring that new tissues are laid down and aligned properly during the healing phase. Rehabilitation exercise should comprise of four components: (i) range of motion […]

Neck Exercises Demonstration
Inflight Exercises – 7 exercises to do on a flight
05 Sep 2009, 12:49 pm

Do you experience neck or back discomfort after a long duration of sitting in the plane? Here are 7 simple exercises for you to make your flight more comfortable. 1. Neck movements In sitting, bring your head backward and forward with chin tuck in. Then bend your head towards the left and right shoulder. Finally, […]

What can i do for a hamstring “pull”
31 Aug 2009, 6:11 pm

Pulling one’s hamstring is one of the most common soccer injuries and the most common cause is the lack of proper stretching before playing. When one says that they pull their hamstring, what it means is that one has strained or slightly torn their hamstring. Most soccer players think that by just resting for about […]

Idiopathic Scoliosis Video
27 Aug 2009, 1:56 pm

Idiopathic scoliosis is the most common form of scoliosis. This video provides a good visualisation on how a scoliotic spine looks like. It also shows how the forward bending test will reveal scoliosis. Read on here to know how the SpineCor programme helps in the treatment and management of scoliosis. Core Concepts is an accredited […]

Inversion Ankle Sprain
23 Aug 2009, 9:54 pm

The ankle is one of the most common sites for acute musculoskeletal injuries accounting for 75 percent of ankle injuries. Among athletes, ankle sprains are the most common injury yet they are so often mistreated or not treated at all. A consequence of this neglect is a lasting weakness, an unstable joint and repeated sprains. […]

Muscle Atrophy – What a Waste!
21 Aug 2009, 1:53 am

Skeletal muscle atrophy refers to muscle mass loss. Wasted muscles appear shrunken, and smaller in size compared to the non affected side. There will also be a corresponding loss in muscle tone and strength. Muscles waste from disuse, swelling, nerve damage or a disease process. If the cause is not addressed, it can lead to […]

Orthotics for Achy Feet
16 Aug 2009, 4:00 pm

 "Dear Sir, I am a lecturer and an avid, regular sports player. My feet aches every week and I go for regular foot massages. I did an analysis on my feet during one of the orthotic analysis booths at some shopping centre which reported I have high arch and pronation. I wonder what can be done […]

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