World Physiotherapy Day falls on 8 September every year and is an opportunity for us to raise awareness about the contribution our profession makes to keep people well, mobile and independent. While the demand for physiotherapists continues to rise and many patients are experiencing the transformative effects of physiotherapy, some misconceptions still persist today. Let us share and debunk the…

Sever’s Disease is a condition caused by the overloading of Achilles Tendon near the heel, and the growth plate in the area. It is common in physically active boys between 10 to 12 years old and active girls aged 8 to 11 years old. Usual signs and symptoms experienced by the child are: Redness and/or…

Ankle sprains can be painful and make it hard for you to carry out daily activities. However, many people can’t quite identify the difference between an ankle “sprain” and “strain”. These two terms are often used interchangeably to describe over-stretching or tearing of soft tissues in and around your joints. Classifications of Ankle Sprains There…

More often than not, the most random things end up going viral online and leave people pulling their hair out over absolutely nothing – no we are not going to ask if you see a blue or gold dress! One particular campaign caught our attention in recent months. The #Stand4Strength test initiated by the Abbott…

It’s finally the summer holidays! This well-deserved break calls for a vacation but do you know that travelling on flights that extend beyond 4 hours can be associated with serious health threats? Blood clots, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can form in the deep veins of your legs during travel because you are…

MRIs are considered the gold standard on identifying structures within the body. However, sometimes, there can be different perspectives to the same fact. Case in Point by Physiotherapist – Jack Allen John, a 40-year-old Caucasian patient came to me for a pre-op evaluation. He was a healthy male who frequently exercised outside of his working…

Hip Pain

Outer thigh and hip pain is common in athletes and non-athletes alike. Can’t run, can’t get comfortable at night, can’t do your regular yoga class without pain. What is causing it? Women in their forties to sixties are especially prone to this type of pain. Specifically, those with leg length inequalities, scoliosis, low back pain,…

It was a great honour for us to be listed as the Top 3 Physiotherapy in Jurong East by Three Best Rated®. Three Best Rated® verifies the top 3 local businesses in the region using using their 50-Point Inspection which includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings, nearness, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. Check us out at: https://threebestrated.sg/physiotherapy-in-jurong-east

We asked Dr Chris Eldridge (Dr CE), at IMC Jelita and Denis Mecklenburg (DM), certified Golf Physiotherapist at PhysioActive about the most common injuries found through playing golf. You may think it’s a sedate sport but the strain on the shoulders, back, hips, knee and wrists can be very impactful. Over 30% of golfers eventually get a golfing injury. Golf is notoriously…

Brigitte Lichtenberger travels again with the Swiss team as the official physiotherapist for the BWF Para-Badminton European Championships held in Rodez, France. Also, a huge congratulations to the women’s double team for emerging as champions in their event. Karin Erath-Suter also clinched a silver medal in her single event! Planning a sporting event? From local sporting events to international tournaments, our expertise…