Entries by Rehab Mantra

Children’s Footcare – Healthy Foot Foundations

Children Footcare – Building Healthy Foot Foundations Article by Dorcas Sholanke Senior Podiatrist About the Author – Dorcas is a Senior Podiatrist practicing in Singapore. Dorcas is well practiced in the management of musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and ankle and has worked with many of Singapore’s most prominent Orthopedic and Sports Physicians. Our children are precious. […]

The Barefoot and Minimalist Running Shoe Debate

The Barefoot and Minimalist Running Shoe Debate Article by Dorcas Sholanke Senior Podiatrist About the Author – Dorcas is a Senior Podiatrist practicing in Singapore. Dorcas is well practiced in the management of musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and ankle and has worked with many of Singapore’s most prominent Orthopedic and Sports Physicians. I treat a wide […]

Obesity product of Urban Lifestyle

Obesity product of Urban Lifestyle The answer is ‘YES’. However, you may not realize it immediately but urban lifestyle is a threat to your health. The prevalence of obesity has increased remarkably the world over which includes India amongst the top three obese countries in the world. According to WHO’s world health report 2013, there […]

Running Shoe buying Guide

Running Shoe buying Guide Nowadays buying the right running shoe is a complicated affair because of the variety in brands, technology, and aesthetics. Top reasons why people select a particular shoe are its aesthetic, brand and their favorite celebrity endorsing it. A good running shoe regardless of above criteria should be one which compliments your […]

Difficulty targeting hamstring flexibility?

 Difficulty targeting hamstring flexibility? One of the main causes of musculoskeletal injuries is soft tissue tightness or weakness. When we talk about tightness the first muscle that comes to our mind is Hamstring. Hamstring has almost become like a synonym to tightness. Let it be your coach, friend, doctor, physio or social media everyone points […]

Experiencing flow during physiotherapy…

Article by Adele Ang Senior Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist About the Author : Adele specialize in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.  She also pursued the Polestar Pilates Method, which is a comprehensive method using Pilates as exercise therapy for rehabilitation of injuries. Flow is a concept coined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explained in detail in his book of the […]

Are your feet normal??

There’s no such thing as normal: variety in healthy feet Article by Timothy Maiden Senior Podiatrist at The Foot Practice (Singapore) “Is it normal?” must be one of the most commonly asked questions in medical history. There’s actually been surprisingly little research done on ‘normal’ feet in adults.  Because feet are hidden away in shoes […]

When and why to use an Ice Pack?

When and why to use an Ice Pack? Article by Adele Ang Senior Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist About the Author : Adele specialize in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.  She also pursued the Polestar Pilates Method, which is a comprehensive method using Pilates as exercise therapy for rehabilitation of injuries. In Asian cultures, applying cold packs to injured […]

Can you do a full squat?

Can you do a full squat ? Article by Adele Ang Senior Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist About the Author : Adele specialize in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.  She also pursued the Polestar Pilates Method, which is a comprehensive method using Pilates as exercise therapy for rehabilitation of injuries As a physiotherapist I teach people to assume a […]

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