Knee, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

How to Prevent Runner’s Knee?

Do you have pain in and around the kneecap when you run, climb stairs, or are just being active? Or, do you have pain when you sit for too long with the knees bent? Is this accompanied with some feeling of weakness and instability? Do you hear grinding, rubbing, or clicking noise when you bend…

Ankle, Knee, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Shin Splints – How Do Runners Prevent It?

A lot of runners suffer from a throbbing ache in the shin with each stride. This condition may be what is called shin splints. It is a condition that has caused a lot of runners to stop running due to the pain whenever they run. The question is, how do we overcome it or even…

Knee, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Run Without Pain Anymore – ITB Syndrome

In an earlier article, I wrote about runner’s knee which is a term that is used to describe any one of several conditions that cause pain around the kneecap. ITB syndrome is one of those conditions. It is the most common condition responsible for runner’s knee. This article will discuss ITB syndrome in further detail…

Knee, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Knee Pain in Teenagers, What To Do?

Do you have a child who has just recently had a growth spurt and is now complaining of knee pain at the front of the knee?  This is a very common problem that a lot of my patient’s kids face. It is especially common in kids who are active in sports. There is a name…

Chronic Pain, Knee, Hip, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Compartment Syndrome – Is It Treatable?

Our muscles are divided into compartments by a protective layer called the fascia. Compartment syndrome is a condition where you feel pain in the muscle compartment due to a build up of pressure. As the fascia is not very flexible, any swelling in the muscles usually causes a build up of pressure in the compartment….

Spine, Lower Back, Knee, Hip, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

The Glutes – Why Do You Need Strong Glutes?

The glutes are a group of muscles more commonly known as the buttocks. They are the muscles responsible for your hip extension, internal rotation, and abduction. Not only are they responsible for you looking good and attractive, they are also important for your overall health and fitness. The glutes are important in to ensure your…

Running, Knee, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Quadriceps Strength – ACL Injuries

In the final post of this ACL series, we look at an important determining factor, quadriceps strength, which affects your recovery and chances of re-injuring the knee again. This is factor stands out amongst the others we have mentioned. Therefore, we will explain more about how you and your physiotherapist can address this issue. Why…

Running, Leg, Chronic Pain, Ankle, Knee, Foot, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Stress Fracture – How To Manage Them

Stress fractures can be a frustrating injury that can put you out of action for long. However, managing them safely and promptly can enhance your recovery. In this blog, we share more about how to manage the stress fracture. What Is a Stress Fracture? In normal healthy bone, activities that involves loading, such as running,…

Knee, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

3 Possible Causes of Your Knee Pain

Knee pain is a one of the most common injuries prevalent in people of all ages. The location and severity of may vary depending on the cause. In this week’s blog, we share 3 possible injuries that we see that might cause this. What Can Cause My Knee Pain? Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee OA is…

Running, Knee, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

ACL Reconstruction – Can I Start Running?

Continuing on from last week’s blog, another common question we get when it comes to the rehabilitation of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is,  “when can I start running again?”. However, the answer we always give is, “it depends”. In this week’s blog, we share more about why we give this answer.  Additionally, we touch…

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