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Shoulder Blade Stability – Why is It Important?

What is shoulder blade stability? The shoulder blade coordinates it’s movements with your arm movement. This coordination is what physiotherapists call scapulohumeral rhythm. If you have poor coordination between your shoulder blade and arm movement, it can make your shoulder move less efficiently resulting in loss of strength and mobility. This lack of coordination can…

Blogs, Shoulder, / By Koh Peh Chia

3 Exercises to Future-proof Your Shoulder Mobility

What happens if my shoulders are not SO mobile? A lack of shoulder overhead mobility can cause compensations in lifting or throwing motion, which could cause shoulder injury or pain or muscle strain on the neck or shoulder. This could be caused by multiple factors including tightness in the shoulder muscles, chest muscles, or a…

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Proper Lifting Technique to Avoid Back Pain

Steps to Ensure Proper Lifting Position and Technique How These Steps Help in Avoiding Back Pain? Keep the Weight Close to the Body The further an object is held from one’s center of gravity, the more force required to hold that object up. If you lift the load away from the body, this will resulting…

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What to Do When Vertigo Strikes?

What is it? Vertigo is not actually a condition. It is a symptom which describes the sensation of motion that I described above. Conditions that can cause it include: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) – this a condition that is due to a crystal in your ear being dislodged, causing your sense of balance to…

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How Can Poor Sitting Posture Result in Back Pain?

What is the correct sitting posture? Common ways of how poor posture can result in back pain Sitting for Extended Periods of Time Your body is designed to be moving, but the reality is that many of us spend too much time sitting in front of the desk. Prolonged sitting causes your muscles to become…

Blogs, Pilates, Posture, / By Koh Peh Chia

The Benefits of Combining Clinical Pilates with Physiotherapy

What is Clinical Pilates? Clinical Pilates is the perfect workout for rehabilitation and injury prevention in Singapore. Like traditional Pilates, it focuses on strengthening the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine. With a few sessions of practice, patients will also improve their overall core stability and posture. Besides, it is a customized program…

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Benefits of Sports Massage

How Does Sports Massage Differ? Though some of the techniques used can be like a regular massage, the end goal of sports massage is different. Unlike regular spa massage, it has a specific goal of maximising your mobility. It is a form of therapy that is used to prepare your body for sports or to…

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Yoga as a Supplement to Physiotherapy

What is Yoga? It is known as a Hindu spiritual and mental practice that includes breathing control, meditation, and the adoption of specific poses. While modern yoga focuses on physical poses and is sometimes thought of as a form of exercise. Yoga as a supplement to physiotherapy In fact, yoga complements physiotherapy because they share…

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Driving Smarter to Avoid Neck Pain

What causes neck pain while driving? One of the biggest contributor to neck pain with any activities is your posture. It usually comes about when you hold your head in an extended position and use your arms and upper body for long periods of time. Does this activity sound familiar? If it is, that’s because…

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Pain in buttocks: Why and What to do?

Different causes of Buttock Pain Trauma and Bruising Bruising is the common cause of buttock pain. Normally, it happens after an injury or trauma, which causes the capillaries (tiny blood vessels) to break or burst underneath the skin, and thus creating small amounts of internal bleeding. Muscle strain Our buttock muscle, often called gluteal muscles…

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