Getting out of bed in the morning marks the beginning of a new day, but it may be an excruciating start for people with plantar fasciitis. If you ever experience sharp, stabbing pain at the heel that is impossible to
When you’re pregnant, the body undergoes multiple changes to accommodate the growth of your precious little one. The most obvious being the expansion of your abdomen muscles as the uterus expands. Because of this, many women will notice an indentation
Hamstring muscle injuries are one of the most common sports injuries. These injuries often have long recovery times and can recur. You probably heard about these muscles all the time, but you may not fully understand where they are or
Feeling the side of your hips hurt after a long walk? Having hip pain while sleeping on your side? Or have you been diagnosed with hip (trochanteric) bursitis?
Read on to find out more about hip (trochanteric) bursitis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment,
Are you suffering from acute or chronic pain that is affecting your quality of life? Are you anxious when you run out of painkillers and have no other way to manage your pain? Well, if this is so, you may
Have you been to a Pilates class? Felt neglected due to the lack of supervision? Are your aches and pains not getting better even after practicing Pilates?
Not all Pilates classes are built the same. In fact, some have different principles
Spinal Compression Fractures are common and the incidence increases with age. They can
happen with a fall, or age and gender related conditions such as osteoporosis. Often
under-diagnosed and under-treated, Spinal Compression Fracture can benefit from
conservative Physiotherapy treatment.
Read on to find out
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Mother’s Wrist Pain During and After Pregnancy
Are you experiencing wrist pain or numbness that radiates to your palm? Losing your grip strength and dexterity due to pain? It could be a case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome(CTS).
Shockwave Therapy for Pain Relief: How does it work?
Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that involves a series of low energy acoustic wave pulsations that are directly applied to an injured area with subacute to chronic conditions. It helps promote
Often, there will be some pain and swelling following a knee injury, or when you have conditions such as Osteoarthritis, Iliotibial Band Syndrome or Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.
Pain and swelling are not to be taken lightly as it may lead to
Are you involved with sports or activities that places a strain on your shoulders?
That slight niggle or ache may be a first sign of a symptomatic shoulder.
Read on to find out what the shoulder complex encompasses, the potential sources of
There is a clear distinction between a tight and a loose sensation felt when performing a stretch. But what if you felt worse after stretching a “tight muscle”? Do you really need to stretch then?
This week we delve more into
Pain on your lower pelvis? You may have a Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction
Have you ever experienced pain in your lower pelvic area? Studies show that pelvic joint pain affects 16 to 25% of pregnancies, with onset anywhere from the first to
Do you live in the Eastern part of Singapore? Are you experiencing neck or back pain? Have you just had surgery for your shoulder or knee? If these sound like what you’re going through, you’re in for a surprise. That’s
Approximately 80% of adults have experienced low back pain/ dysfunction at certain points of their lives, and among those individuals, there are likely about 80% of them that will experience recurring back pain. We have seen many patients come in
There’s been an increase in WFH injuries since the “circuit breaker” period. Health experts weigh in on how the right chairs and laptop positions can minimize strain in the neck, shoulders, back, and wrists.
Incontinence; What does it mean and how can Physiotherapy help?
Do you leak or wet yourself after you cough or sneeze? Does it happen when you are lifting something heavy too? Do you have to rush to the toilet to prevent
Weight Management: Fighting the odds to begin exercising
Finding it hard to start exercising? Feeling the resistance to exercise? Perhaps there is more to be explored before you can feel comfortable to participate in physical activity.
This week we will look at
Hypertension; Can exercise help?
Have you been told by your doctor that you have Hypertension? Well, exercise can help you control your blood pressure or even lower it. The question is how much exercise must I perform and how hard should
Having strong Gluteals can help you improve your posture, sit, stand, climb the stairs, perform heavy lifting, and run better.
How and why do we need our gluteal muscles to work? This week we explore the importance of gluteal activation
At Rapid Physiocare, we believe in bringing efficient and effective specialist physiotherapy solutions to individuals throughout Singapore. Drawing on over 45 years of combined experience, our highly trained team of qualified therapists are committed to improving the quality of each
Have you been moving from task to task without even thinking about it? Feeling fatigued from the daily hustle at work or going through your chores? Then you may have been on an “auto-pilot” mode for a while.
In this week’s
What is Runner's Knee?
Runner's knee is a colloquial term for knee pain that occurs commonly amongst runners. The actual diagnosis depends on the site of knee pain with the two most common runners’ injury namely the Iliotibial band syndrome (pain
It can be difficult to distinguish between a Physiotherapist, an Osteopath and a Chiropractor. Although all 3 professions share similar objectives to get you better, there are differences in their guiding principles, approaches and techniques employed so it’s important to
Regardless of the nature of your job or lifestyles that you lead, you may have come across the occasional awkward Neck pain. Symptoms may range from mild to severe, from a lack of mobility, to stiffness and pain with movement.
The emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has made 2020 a stressful year and many have experienced setbacks related to health, social, mental, and economic crisis. During these challenging times, most have looked up to health professionals for guidance on how