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.

Wii Right, Wrist-Wise
18 Feb 2009, 9:57 am

Wii Gamers often complain about wrist injuries. Here are some exercises and holding technique that Wii gamers can follow to better protect themselves from Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI).

Want better sports performance?
17 Feb 2009, 9:35 am

Have you hit a wall in your training? Not matter how much you train, you just can’t seem to improve your timings or distance? The thing that is holding you back might just be the very thing that is making your performance possible – your muscles.

Neuro-Muscular Control
15 Feb 2009, 8:27 pm

Neuro-muscular control plays a big role in the management and prevention of chronic back and neck pains. It complements the rehabilitation therapy components that focuses on the joints, muscles and bones. With improved neuro-muscular control, the body is able to get the whole musculo-skeletal system working efficiently together.

What’s Manual Therapy?
11 Feb 2009, 8:48 am

This is a fairly common question. A short precise answer has always been found wanting by the professionals in the field; without either over simplifying the answer, presenting an incomplete view or worse, substituting it with another equally difficult or vague term. But nevertheless, it is important enough for us to try to define it.

Impact of Medical Information On The Net
09 Feb 2009, 7:10 am

Musculoskeletal Consumer Review took an opportunity to sit with Dr. Leslie Tay, a Resident Family Doctor from Karri Family Clinic to discuss about the impact of medical information on the internet. Dr. Tay is also a famous Singapore food blogger providing insights into the local hawker’s lives, Singapore’s food culture and trends in the development […]

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 […]

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 […]

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