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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.

Tips To Using The Crutches Safely – Part II
20 Nov 2008, 3:14 pm

In the previous post, we looked at the proper way of fitting your crutches and how to ambulate safely with the crutches. Here, we will teach you how to walk up and down the stairs safely using your crutches.

Tips To Using The Crutches Safely – Part I
18 Nov 2008, 3:11 pm

If you have just gone through an operation for your leg or foot or suffer from a leg or foot injury or a fracture, your orthopaedic doctor may prescribe you with a pair of crutches to use. Crutches are one of the many walking aids that people use to help them

Hypermobility and Injuries – Is There A Link?
14 Nov 2008, 12:22 pm

Ever wondered if there is a connection between increased joint flexibility and injury susceptibility in school children? The answer is Yes.

Beighton Scoring System
14 Nov 2008, 12:12 pm

The Beighton Score is a simple validated system used to quantify joint laxity and hypermobility. If you think you may have hypermobility, you can check your Beighton Score using the table below

If I have a knee pain, should I get it manipulated?
12 Nov 2008, 3:16 pm

  If I have a knee pain, should I get it manipulated? – Alex, Singapore

Knee Inflammation after a Marathon
06 Nov 2008, 3:47 pm

“I suffered from inflammation in my right knee after running a marathon. What can I do to strengthen my legs and prevent the injury from occurring again?” –  LY, Singapore

Should I get a massage immediately after a marathon?
02 Nov 2008, 3:27 pm

It is increasingly common for organisers of long-distance endurance events to have ‘massage areas’ set up at the end of the race. Generally, at Strong Massage, we prefer our clients to get their sports massage the next day instead of the same day as it is better overall in terms of recovery. Recently, someone posed […]

Surgical Options for Slipped Disc
25 Oct 2008, 9:09 pm

In our earlier post on Herniated Disc or ‘Slipped’ Disc, we looked at the structure of an inter-vertebral disc and what a herniated disc is. Here, we will discuss when surgery is indicated in people with herniated disc(s) and what are the various surgical options available.

Injury Prevention – Cross Training
21 Oct 2008, 8:49 pm

What is Cross Training? Cross training refers to a training routine that uses different forms of exercise, apart from the normal drills commonly associated with a sport. Cross training is often utilized for many reasons, including weather changes, facility and equipment availability, and most commonly, for injury rehabilitation purposes.

Patient Education is Crucial
16 Oct 2008, 10:28 am

Musculoskeletal Consumer Review’s editor, Cindy Tan, took an opportunity to sit with Sylvia Ho, a Principal Physiotherapist at Core Concepts to discuss about what she thought were some key issues facing patient today to help themselves get better. MCR: What are some of the key challenges facing someone with back problems? Sylvia Ho: The first […]


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