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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How do you measure the Cobb Angle?
27 Sep 2009, 4:34 pm

One of the most common angle used in the measure of scolisis progression is the Cobb angle. The Cobb angle is the measure the frontal deformation looking from the back to the front (or technically, it measures the deformation of the spine at the coronal plane on the anterior-posterior plane.

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 […]

Scapula Winging
13 Aug 2009, 11:00 am

What is scapula winging? The scapula is the anatomical term for the shoulder blade. Scapula winging describes the position of the shoulder blade sticking outwards as opposed to being flat against the ribcage. A winging scapula that is left untreated can lead to more debilitating shoulder injury like a rotator cuff tear. Doing scapula push ups […]

SpineCor Brace
11 Aug 2009, 11:20 am

Hi, My daughter has been diagnosed with Scoliosis. We are not keen on her having surgery at this point in time. I have heard about the SpineCor brace. Could you tell us a bit more about it.? Thanks. – Terence.

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