Diastasis Recti: Postpartum Complication That Nobody Talks About
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 in the middle of their bellies post-pregnancy. This is normal. In some women, however, they carry a wider separation that may need medical attention. This condition is called diastasis recti. What
Rehabilitation for Hamstring muscle strain/tear; Is it safe to return to sport?
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 what they do. In this week’s blog, we will unravel the mystery of your “tight” hamstrings, discover more about the types of hamstring injuries, Physiotherapy treatment and exercises to help
Hip (Trochanteric) Bursitis – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Exercises to Relieve Hip Pain
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, and some simple exercises to counter your hip pain! Symptoms of Hip (trochanteric) Bursitis - pain on the outer part of your hip and thigh with walking, squatting or stair climbing - pain
4 Reasons for why Physiotherapy is better than pain pills?
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 benefit from reading this article and have a shift in perspective. It is undeniable that pain is the most common reason why people seek medical treatment. This is because chronic pain
Pilates vs Clinical Pilates
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 and varying levels of guidance. Read on to find out more about Pilates, the differences between Pilates and Clinical Pilates and some myths debunked about Pilates. You may also choose to read
Spinal Compression Fracture Treatment – Is surgery needed?
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 more about Spinal Compression Fractures, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Physiotherapy Management and Exercises that can be done to ease pain and stiffness. Understanding Spinal Compression Fracture (Wedge fracture) Spinal Compression Fracture occurs because of compression
A Mother’s Perspective of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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). So what is the cause of CTS during and after pregnancy and how can we overcome it? Read on to find out more about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Pregnancy. How Breastfeeding
Introducing Shockwave therapy in Rapid Physiocare
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 tissue healing by improving localise circulation and in the long run, reduces pain. Read on to find out more about How Shockwave Therapy works, Conditions that can benefit from Shockwave Therapy,
How to Fix Sore Knees with Exercise!
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 weakness and atrophy of the thigh muscle (Vastus Medialis Oblique/ VMO). Eventually it may affect one’s ability to walk normally and climb the stairs. It would therefore be of utmost
3 simple exercises to “activate” your shoulder!
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 pain and more about some simple exercises you can start to prevent shoulder pain. What does the shoulder comprise of? Shoulder, one of the most complex and mobile joints in the human