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.

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? Afterall, it is your toes that you are experiencing problems with. So why do they check out your lower back?

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 […]

Choosing the Right Knee Support
30 Nov 2008, 8:06 am

There are more than 10 different types of knee supports on the market at this current time.  This gives us a headache deciding which one should you get. How one makes a choice for the appropriate knee support should depend on 2 major ‘type’ factors

Fracture Healing
26 Nov 2008, 6:59 am

Despite its mineral strength, bones can crack or even break if subjected to extreme loads, sudden impacts, or stresses from unusual directions. The medical term for a break in a bone is a fracture.

Jaw Pain – What other causes besides the teeth and jaw?
22 Nov 2008, 2:32 pm

  My jaw and the area around my upper jaw below my eye hurts. My dentists says that there are no problems with my teeth or jaw. What else could it be?” – SY, Singapore

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