Achilles Tendon Physiotherapy

Our achilles tendon is the strongest and largest tendon of the entire body. It attaches to three muscles which are: plantaris gastrocnemius soleus connecting them to our calcaneal bone (commonly known as our heel). It’s located from the back of our ankle to about one third height of the back of our legs (around 6 … Read more

Acromicioclavicular (AC) Joint (Shoulder) Injuries

Our acromioclavicular joint (also called “AC” joints) refers to the joint at the top of our shoulder, where the acromion (shoulder blade) attaches to the clavicle (the collarbone). That’s why it’s called acromioclavicular joint. These kind of painful shoulder injuries typically happens due to sudden traumatic events such as sports or falling directly on the … Read more

Ankle Fracture Physiotherapy

Fractures can happen in our bones when a force causes a discontinuation of a bone. In the case of ankle fractures, it means that one or two bones of the patient’s ankle is partially or fully broken. Fractured ankles usually happen because of two main reasons: ankle-twisting injuries such as in falls / tripping or … Read more

Baker’s Cyst Knee Physiotherapy

knee swelling knee pain knee stiffness So you must know behind our knees there is this structure called the popliteal bursa, it’s a pretty small fluid-filled pocket that is located between the hamstring muscle tendon and knee bone, and it’s #1 job is to reduce friction. These popliteal cysts tends to affect patients who are … Read more

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear Physiotherapy

Our anterior cruciate ligament, also known as the ACL, is a very strong ligament in the center front of our knees (there is a back one too, called the posterior cruciate ligament). This ligament is pretty strong, and are typically injured (mild to full tears) to individuals who are very sporty, especially those who participate … Read more

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) Physiotherapy

The “real name” of frozen shoulder is adhesive capsulitis, and this condition affects up to 5% of the population. It affects more in women than men, typically above 45 years old. To add to this – out of 10 people who develops frozen shoulder in ONE shoulder, there’s a 20-30% chance they will develop frozen … Read more

How to Prevent Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are downright both a terrible experience, and worse, they can happen and recur too easily. Especially if left untreated or as many patients think “ankle sprains can heal on their own”. If you have sprained your ankle once, it is at greater risk for reinjury in the future, so if the ligaments did … Read more

Ankle sprain physio

Ankle sprains are pretty common foot and ankle injuries that happens when our ankle twists or turns beyond its normal range of movement. It can be pretty painful – I remember the day I sprained my ankle during my first time learning ice skating, man, my ankles were pretty painful. I couldnt walk properly for … Read more

Bankart Lesion Physiotherapy

A bankart injury is medically called a glenoid labrum tear, and is a common shoulder injury. How it happens is when the shoulder dislocates forwards (anteriorly) and this specific damages the lower part of a special cartilage in the shoulder socket. It’s a very specific injury, and is more common in younger and active individuals … Read more