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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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Strength Training Causes Stunted Growth – Truth or Myth?
06 Feb 2009, 8:46 am

Many schools are incorporating strength training in their youth sports training programme despite some parents’ concern that strength training may cause their growth to be stunted. However, this myth is unwarranted as the benefits of strength training outweigh the risks. The strength training programme for children should be properly designed and supervised by a qualified […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
02 Feb 2009, 8:43 am

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic outlet syndrome refers to a condition whereby blood vessels and/or nerves that pass into the arms from the neck are compressed, due to narrowing of the thoracic outlet which is the space between the collarbone (clavicle) and the first rib. This can lead to pain, tingling or numbness along […]

Anatomy of the Knee Described
22 Jan 2009, 10:22 am

This is a great video that takes you through a tour of the different parts of the knee’s anatomy.

Scheuermann’s Kyphosis
20 Jan 2009, 10:23 am

Scheuermann’s Kyphosis is a developmental disorder that causes patients to have a stooped posture due to an excessive curve in the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine normally has a slight contour called kyphosis which is exaggerated in Scheuermann’s disease. It is a self-limiting condition that presents in the adolescent years, usually at the end of […]

M.I.C.E or R.I.C.E.
15 Jan 2009, 9:09 am

"We play a lot of sports and are familiar with RICE or RICER. But lately we been hearing a bit about MICE and how that is the new thing replacing RICE. " – a bunch of rugby players.

Causing Most of the World’s Pain, Anonymously
13 Jan 2009, 9:05 am

For centuries it has been afflicting man. It is intangible, mysterious and yet ubiquitous. Myofascial Trigger Points are the commonest cause of undiagnosed or misdiagnosed aches, pains and other puzzling symptoms. The daily clinical experience of thousands of physiotherapists, massage therapists and physicians verifies that most back and neck pain and headaches which are recurrent […]

Functional Fascial Taping
12 Jan 2009, 6:18 pm

“Hello there.Thanks for the very informative articles on sports taping. I wonder if you could shed some light on this other taping method, FFT. Heard it is quite effective for some injuries.”- James Poon FFT, otherwise known as Functional Fascial Taping, is quite effective in managing almost most injuries, especially the ones where you are […]

Lenia Teo – Principal Physiotherapist
06 Jan 2009, 9:08 am

Lenia Teo Education Graduated with Bachelor of Physiotherapy from University of South Australia Career Highlights Previously worked in Changi General Hospital’s Back and Neck outpatient department Physiotherapist at Core Concepts Group Quick Facts Lenia’s passion lies in treating back and neck disorders, as well as sports injuries. Being an active individual, she is a strong […]

DeQuervain’s Syndrome
30 Dec 2008, 5:52 am

Do you have pain on the outer side of your wrist during several activities such as cooking, lifting a bag, and playing music? You might have DeQuervain’s syndrome. Also known as De Quervain’s, DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis or washerwoman’s hand or mother’s wrist, it is a condition which affects women more commonly.

Common Neck Pains Seen In Clinics
28 Dec 2008, 8:57 am

Musculoskeletal Consumer Review took an opportunity to sit with Dr. Razmi Rahmat, a Consultant Spine and Orthopaedic Surgeon from Centre For Spine and Orthopaedic Surgery to discuss about the common neck problems seen in his clinic and the management for those problems.

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