What Does a Sports Physiotherapist Do
Since the easing of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, Singaporeans have shown a growing interest in sports. Following this trend, sports-related musculoskeletal conditions and injuries are likely to increase in prevalence. This in turn shines the spotlight on the importance of sports
How Does Physiotherapy Help with Sports Injuries
If you are an athlete, the chances of you sustaining a sports injury at some point in your career are significantly higher. In fact, in 2021, 3.2 million people were treated in emergency departments for injuries involving sports and recreational equipment. While
Is Home-based Physiotherapy Necessary After Cardiopulmonary Surgery?
Cardiopulmonary surgery is a type of surgery performed on patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. Cardiopulmonary to put it simply stands for heart and lungs. Some common cardiopulmonary issues that require surgery include coronary artery disease and heart valve disease which affect the heart, as
What Is Long COVID?
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we have been inundated with information about the virus. We know that it is a respiratory illness that can cause serious, even fatal health complications in some people. Although we are still learning about
I’m Exercising but I’m not Losing Weight. Why?!
If you're exercising regularly but you are just not seeing the results you want in terms of weight loss, it can be frustrating. There are a few possible reasons why this might be happening. One possibility is that you're not
The Importance of Prehabilitation Before Any Surgery
Preoperative conditioning or Prehabilitation, is a program that helps to prepare patients for surgery. The intervention of prehabilitation may include physical exercises, advice on your diet as well as mental well being and it certainly plays an important role in
Why Consider a Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme?
Heart disease is one of the leading causes for hospitalisation and death all over the world and accounts for nearly one out of three deaths in Singapore. If you or your loved ones have had a heart attack, heart bypass
Cardiac Rehabilitation: How to Resume Exercising after a Heart Attack
Acute Myocardial Infarction or AMI (also known as heart attack) is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the heart muscle is suddenly cut off. This can happen due to a buildup of plaque (a substance
What The Journey To Recovery Looks Like After A Total Hip Replacement
Why may I benefit from Total Hip Replacement? The hip joint is often described as a ball-and-socket joint. This is because the femoral head of the hip joint is shaped like a ball, whereas the acetabulum acts as a socket. Joint