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.

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. Experiencing neck pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy for neck […]

The Pelvic Cross Syndrome
26 Dec 2008, 12:55 pm

The Pelvic Cross Syndrome (also known as lower cross syndrome) is defined as an abnormal adapted posture of the lower back, which results from muscle strength imbalances. This is frequently associated with the combination of prolonged sitting and poor posture.

The Ten Most Common Mistakes Made By Triathletes
18 Dec 2008, 9:01 am

Wayne Goldsmith got it down nicely in this article. With triathlons becoming an increasingly popular sport in Singapore and around the region, we at Back2Sports are also seeing a corresponding rise in injuries with triathletes and biathletes. Wayne has some good advice for us.

Runner's Foot Strike
Do I need arch-supports?
16 Dec 2008, 2:43 pm

“Hi, I had thought you only needed arch-supports for your feet if you have flat feet. I checked with the wet footprint test and found no sign of flat feet. But a friend recently said that he has heard of people with flat feet feeling better with arch-support. Should I get one? What is there […]

What is Sciatica?
12 Dec 2008, 8:03 am

WHAT IS SCIATICA? The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the body with a diameter of almost 2cm. It starts from the sacral plexus, a network of nerves in the pelvis region, branching out down into each of the legs. The sciatic nerve carries out two basic functions, namely motor (movement) functions […]

Dermatome Patterns
10 Dec 2008, 10:07 am

Why is it that if you experience a tingling sensation in your toes, your specialists will most likely first examine your lower back? After all, it is your toes that you are experiencing problems with. So why do they check out your lower back? This is because the nerve endings that are located in your […]

5th Metatarsal Fractures
03 Dec 2008, 8:18 am

Fractures are common in the fifth metatarsal and normally occur with sporting activities. The metatarsal bones are a group of 5 long bones in the foot. The fifth metatarsal is located on the little toe side (lateral side) of the foot and connects to the little toe. Strong ligaments attach the base of the fifth […]

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