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Stretch to Improve Performance

New studies show that flexibility training – which refers to stretching in any form, has a positive influence on muscle performance.Read more …

Exercise

Physiotherapy for Back Pain

Due to our sedentary lifestyles as well as sitting in front of a laptop or using mobile devices for a prolonged period of time, more people are …

Back Pain

Physiotherapy for Mummy Tummy

The post birth belly bulge, Diastasis Recti – also referred to as Mummy Tummy is common among post-natal women. However, it may be wise to pay a …

Women's Health

Back to School Tips to Avoid Back Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

Heavy backpacks are avoidable in a child’s academic journey and can place huge strains on a child’s back. Here are some tips on how to reduce the …

Pain

The Age of the Sedentary Population | Singapore Physiotherapy

50% of people who experience joint pains attribute it to their sedentary lifestyle and sitting in front of the computer screen for a prolonged period …

Physiotherapy

Singaporeans Need to Take Charge of Their Health | Physiotherapy

During the National Day Message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong brought up some healthcare concerns that they would like to address, including the …

Lee Hsien Loong

Glucosamine Has No Effect on Knee & Hip Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

In a recent study, researchers found out that Glucosamine had no effect on pain relief or function among patients diagnosed with knee or hip …

Small adjustments to counter Back Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

Stuck at a deskbound job? A few simple tweaks to your daily lifestyle could help to banish back aches. In this article, find out more about how small …

Physiotherapy

Technology advancing musculoskeletal care | Singapore Physiotherapy

With the evolution of technology, smart wearables to counter musculoskeletal pain is now a possibility. In this article, find out more about the …

Physiotherapy

Elderly in the workforce

Our risk of musculoskeletal conditions tends to increase significantly as we get older – causing many older workers to leave the workforce sooner …

Senior Citizen

The Impact of Heels on Health

Donning a pair of high heels can no doubt boost a woman’s confidence – however, there are various negative musculoskeletal changes associated to …

High Heels

The weight of books and its impact on backs

With school syllabuses getting harder each year, the textbooks seem to be getting heavier as well. Having to carry such heavy books to school every …

Textbooks

Phones and posture

In addition to our latest video on how mobile devices are ruining our posture, this article further explores the strains of keeping up with our …

Mobile

The toll of back pain on productivity at work and health

Back pain can take a serious toll on your health and productivity at work, making it difficult to concentrate or stay seated for long to get work …

Dogs

Revealed: The 3 Main Reasons Behind Back Pain

Back pain is the largest cause for disability in the UK and affects over 10% of the population worldwide. What are the 3 main reasons behind back …

Pain

Knee Osteoarthritis can be triggered by these activities

Osteoarthritis is perceived as a “old-man’s condition” however, it can happen to anyone regardless of age or activity level. In this article, find …

Brazil

Managing Chronic Pain

Over 20% of Australians struggle with chronic pain, where their daily lives get distrupted. In this article, listen to what a pain management expert …

Pain

Understanding Persistent Pain Differently

These days, we deal more with chronic and persistent pain than we do with acute pain. Pain that has been ongoing for more than several weeks. Causes …

Frequent use of mobile devices at risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you often feel numbness or tingling in your hand? It could be carpal tunnel syndrome – a musculoskeletal condition becoming increasingly common …

Neck Pain nearly stopped Michelle Wie from playing in competition

Musculoskeletal discomfort can hinder day to day activities and affect your quality of life. In this case, it could affect your career. In this …

Avoid harmful consequences by easing into new exercise regimes

Most people would not think that exercising is harmful and would 100% recommend others to take up a new sport or start a new exercise regime. …

Why Small Health Problems Shouldn't Be Ignored | Singapore Physiotherapy

Minor health problems often signal a looming health condition. It could be a cold that may leave you coughing for weeks after.<p>Marvin M. Lipman, …

What You Should Know About Your Knee Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

Are procedures for chronic knee pain really worth it? Jane E Brody talks about her personal experience dealing with chronic knee pain treatments.<p>“I …

Reduce Risk of Chronic Low Back Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

According to a new review of previous studies, regular engagement in physical activity from moderate to intense levels can help to reduce the risk of …

Sports Injury: How Long Does It Take To Heal? | Singapore Physiotherapy

Sports injuries are common and recovery time differs for each type of injury. While you may be eager to return to play sport recreationally or …

Your Lifestyle Can Lead to Chronic Back Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

Back pain is not a strange medical condition as we hear it rather often. However, much of the pain and discomfort can be avoided with some conscious …

Physical Therapy Can Help to Relieve Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

When you have a sore knee or aching back, exercising would probably be the last thing you want to do. In fact, exercising and doing ‘active rest‘ …

A study asked if paracetamol is the answer to musculoskeletal pain?

An Australian study published in the BMJ found that paracetamol was no better than a placebo for pain, disability, and quality of life measures in …

Recurrent falls linked to foot pain and poor posture | Singapore Physiotherapy

Researchers from Hebrew Senior Life’s Institure for Aging Research have discovered that severe foot pain correlates to a higher incidence of …

Restless Sleep and Widespread Pain | Singapore Physiotherapy

According to a report from the American College of Rheumatology(ACR), “non-restorative sleep is the strongest, independent predictor of widespread …