Wondering why you might have pain in the front of your knee even if you’re not active? It might be your hip strength that is the culprit! Hip strength was compared between sedentary females with and without PFPS to determine is hip weakness would be present in this population.
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Based on the clinical practice guidelines on PFPS, or pain in the front of your knee, what are the few causes of PFPS, what you can do, or not and how long you will take to get better.
Having pain in the front of the knee? What exercises will be appropriate for you? Have you considered adding hip strengthening to knee strengthening? Read on to find out more!
How Much? How Fast? How Soon? Three Simple Concepts for Progressing Training Loads to Minimise Injury Risk
Progressing an athlete from rehabilitation to peak performance, load must exceed load capacity. Load capacity will improve is there is a gradual and systematic increase in load. However, if the applied load greatly exceeds load capacity, then tissue tolerance is exceeded, injury may occur.
Although both physical inactivity and poor sleep are deleteriously associated with mortality, the joint effects of these two behaviors remain unknown. This study aimed to investigate the joint association of physical activity (PA) and sleep with all-cause and cause-specific mortality risks.
Trail running is gaining traction here in Singapore. But what are some injury risk factors associated with it? What can we do to reduce the risk of injuries?
Osteoporosis is a common problem the elderly face in Singapore. Is there any way to prevent osteoporosis?
ACL injuries are common in Asian Football players. Is there any thing we can do about it?
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, and one of the main chronic illnesses in Singapore. But should we use drugs for our knee pain?
May the force be with you: understanding how knee joint reaction force compares across different activities
Understanding the forces in our knee joint will help us understand what might be causing your knee pain and what exercises are appropriate for you.
How do your decide if an ACL surgery is for you? Is an early or late surgery better? Read on to find out more!
Muscle strength is an important aspect of life. But what are the associations between muscle-strengthening activities and the risk of non-communicable diseases and mortality in adults independent of aerobic activities?
Restoring quadriceps muscle strength is integral to recovery following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Should you re-evaluate your beliefs about open-chain exercises and measure this important variable to improve outcomes for your knee?
Hot or cold showers. Will there be a difference to my sporting performance if I do one or the other?
Having multiple medical conditions and dousing yourself with multiple medications at different times of the day is difficult. Have you considered using exercise to help reduce the need for more medication?
Fatigue and weakness are common side effects of cancer. However, it has been shown that exercise therapy could help to alleviate those symptoms when done safely. Perhaps this article could help provide some helpful insights to managing your symptoms.
Shoulder pain is a common problem after a mastectomy. Have a read to find out more about mastectomy and how you can manage your pain with Physiotherapy.
Is running bad for my knees? Does BMI matter? These are some common questions we hear in the clinic. No, running is not bad and BMI does not matter. What matters is your training volume and strength you have in your legs! Now go forth and run!