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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.

This portal is dedicated to providing clear information on the latest physiotherapy conditions and treatments for online users.

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Truth on Nutrition for The Growing Athlete
28 May 2008, 6:36 am

For millions of American children and teens playing sports, good nutrition is critical for maximum health, performance and normal growth. Yet, with all the information available out there, it’s becoming harder than ever for a young athlete to filter truth from myth, and detangle the good from the bad and the ugly, says Amanda Leonard, […]

Food Pyramid
26 May 2008, 5:22 am

Six food types form the fundamentals for providing required amounts of carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals in a good healthy diet. The Food Pyramid is a guide for selecting the proportions of these six food types.

Eye Relaxation Techniques at Your Desk
22 May 2008, 9:51 am

Below are some eye relaxing techniques that you can practice easily at your desk. Palming Place your elbows on your desk and cup hands over eyes. Let your weight fall forward and rest your head in hands. Close your eyes and inhale deeply through your nose; hold it for three seconds, then exhale. Continue this […]

Eye Strain – Symptoms and Ways to Relieve it
22 May 2008, 9:41 am

You have experienced tearing, fatigue of the eye, or headache after a period of intensive prolonged work at a computer, you may be suffering from eyestrain.

Muscles – Your Shock Absorbers
21 May 2008, 7:03 pm

It is hard to imagine muscles acting as shock absorbers for your body but that’s one reason why you are more prone to injury when the muscles are tight or unhealthy.

Patellar Tendinitis
19 May 2008, 6:10 pm

Patellar tendinitis or ‘jumpers knee’ is a condition that results from an inflammation of the patellar tendon. The patellar tendon is the structure that connects the patella (knee cap) to the tibia (shin bone). Taking a closer look at anatomy, the knee cap is a small floating bone (sesamoid) which attaches the quadriceps to the […]

Office initiative reduces headaches and neck and shoulder pain by more than 40 percent
17 May 2008, 1:47 pm

Office staff who took part in an eight-month workplace initiative reported that headaches and neck and shoulder pain fell by more than 40 per cent and their use of painkillers halved, according to research published in the May issue of Cephalalgia. They also reported that pain levels were less severe at the end of the […]

Fitness Tools: MapMyRun
13 May 2008, 8:05 am

MapMyRun.com and related site of MapMyFitness group is amazing collection of tools for fitness and sports enthustiast. If this is the first time, you have heard of it, MapMyRun is a extremely simple yet powerful online tool to literally map your running path.  And best of all, its free. Leveraging off the power of GoggleMaps, […]

Prehab vs Rehab: It’s Your Choice
10 May 2008, 10:18 am

On an average in Australia, the incidence of sports related injuries in the past 6 months is more than 50% and 30-50% of the injuries are actually preventable. As the saying goes “Prevention is better than cure”. But how do we prevent these injuries? Prehab! The term prehab simply means preventing injury. However, prehab doesn’t […]

Sports Taping – Ankle
09 May 2008, 11:32 am

The ankle is prone to twisting from either landing awkwardly or too sudden a change in direction. Taping up the ankle using the figure-8 technique helps provide support but still ensure sufficient movement in the ankle. Calvin Sim, a senior physiotherapist from Back2Sports.com.sg shows us how in this sports taping series.


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