Preventive Physiotherapy: Fixing It Before It Starts!

Physiotherapy dates all the way back to 460 BC, with Hippocrates advocating the use of massage, manual therapy and hydrotherapy to treat those with bone and muscle-related disabilities. Physiotherapists have come a long way since then, with specialists in neuro-muscular disorders, heart and lung-related disorders, and paediatrics. At the end of the day, we are [...]

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Understanding Your Posture

Ideal Posture Good posture, or ”neutral spine" is the proper alignment of the body. Deviations from neutral alignment are identified as excessive curvature or reduction in curvature. Ideal posture indicates proper alignment of the body’s segments such that the least amount of energy is required to maintain a desired position and a minimum amount of [...]

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Quicker Recovery From Road Mishaps

In Singapore, the number of traffic accidents resulting in injuries increased slightly from 8,058 cases in 2015 to 8,277 cases in 2016. These injuries can have considerable impact on quality of life, and often carry with them not just significant economic costs, but also tremendous personal and social losses. They can diminish quality of life [...]

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Pilates and Balance

How can Pilates improve Balance and Control Balance is Important Everything we do in our daily lives relies heavily on our balance. From early childhood to our later years of life, balance control is necessary for our everyday activities, from sedentary tasks such as sitting in a chair to walking, and more dynamic tasks such [...]

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

What is Shoulder Impingement? Impingement syndrome is an increasingly common cause of shoulder pain. The rotator cuff is a sling of muscles which support the glenohumeral joint. Over time, with movement, the tendons and bursae within this complex become trapped and compressed, developing tears or inflammation causing an acute flare up in pain. What can [...]

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Sports Therapist

Fitness is an important aspect any sport, as much as nutrition and diet is. Sports therapy came into existence to cater to a need of sports professionals exclusively. Depending on the kind of sport, the possible injuries and their consequences are many. Hence, it is important to have specialized therapists who understand the injury, the [...]

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Spinning Class in Singapore

Spinning Studios – What’s In It For You? In recent years, you may have heard your friends or relatives mention about spinning classes and its benefits. You may not even know what is a spinning studio or what goes on in a spinning class. In simple terms, a spinning class can also be called an indoor cycling [...]

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Recurrent Lower Back Pain And The Core

Pain in the lower back has become a common complaint. We hear everyone from 11-year old children to 80-year old grandparents complain of lower back pain. A survey conducted by the Back Society of Singapore shows that 1 out of every 5 Singaporeans suffer from either a back or neck pain. The same study indicates that [...]

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Master Trainer/Founder – Audrey D’Cotta

We caught up with our Senior Instructor Audrey, founder of The Moving Body Group and also a Master Trainer to share her experience with Pilates and the history of The Moving Body Group. Can you share with us what got you started with Pilates? I began my journey in Pilates when I began to suffer from Back pain in 2002 [...]

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What Makes A Top Physiotherapist?

A top-notch physiotherapist in Singapore is invaluable to improve the well-being of every patient. For physiotherapy centre, having a professional physiotherapist can help boost the reputation of the business. But the question remains, “what makes a first-rate physiotherapist?” Physiotherapists are specialists in the body movement, helping patients recover from joint or muscle dysfunction caused by wear and [...]

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