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Wolff’s Law Teaches Us How To Keep Our Bones Strong.

Written on Sep 28th, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

Wolff’s Law was developed by a brilliant German anatomist and surgeon, Julius Wolff (1836–1902). It states that bone in a healthy person or animal will adapt to the loads under which it is placed. If loading on a bone increases, the bone will remodel itself over time to become stronger to resist that type of loading. […]

Are You Unbalanced?

Written on Jul 26th, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

Our bodies are really just two separate halves desperately trying to align themselves as one. From our right and left sided hemispheres of our brains controlling different sides of our body through to our limbs, one side can turn out quite different to the other. Our brain is constantly working to try and keep both […]

Cycling and Knee Pain

Written on May 18th, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

Looking through fitness magazines and websites, there is certainly no shortage of information for the runners out there when it comes to performance and injury prevention, however, our other love at Asia Physio; Cycling, seems to be getting ignored, even though the rate of cyclists (and cycling related injuries) are growing almost as quickly as […]

Stay The Knife!

Written on Nov 6th, 2016. Posted in Uncategorized

As physiotherapists we have a great relationship and work closely with many surgeons. But despite this, much of what we do is trying to put these guys out of work. When musculoskeletal pain or injury strikes there is a relatively narrow range of treatment options. It often comes down to surgery or physio. And as […]

ACL Ruptures in Skiing

Written on Jan 31st, 2016. Posted in Uncategorized

In the die-hard ski community it has been said that you’re not a real skier until you have ruptured your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). While this might be over-stepping the mark a little, there is no doubt that the rate of ACL ruptures in skiers is quite high. Invariably an ACL rupture occurs after a […]

First – Do No Harm!

Written on May 29th, 2015. Posted in Uncategorized

The Hippocratic Oath is a pledge that all doctors take when they are first registered to practice medicine. It includes the well known and oft-repeated, “First, do no harm”, from the Greek ‘Primum non nocere’. This is certainly a good principle for doctors and physiotherapists to have in the forefront of our minds when we consult […]

Active Isolated Stretching (AIS)

Written on Jan 14th, 2015. Posted in Uncategorized

Human movement is more enjoyable when the body is flexible and capable of performing without restriction. Many tend to relate stretching to Yoga or Pilates. Some experts have advocated prolonged 60-second stretching as the gold standard for individuals and athletes.   We lose flexibility due to underlying medical or physical conditions, chronic abnormal posturing, muscle […]

P.I.T.A!

Written on Dec 23rd, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized

As we have a special interest area in endurance sports and running we see a lot of people who have pain in their buttock that can be quite debilitating. It seems the classic case is the middle aged man with pain in their calf and the poor female runners suffering from pain in their butt! […]

Vibram Five Fingers Lawsuit – The End of Minimilism?

Written on Jul 25th, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized

For those interested in running no doubt you would have come across news of the Class-action lawsuit against Vibram Five Fingers that was settled back in May. Since then those who had long scoffed at the shift away from big bulky running shoes, have been trumpeting that “Finally the minimalist movement is exposed for the […]

Is Imaging Overused?

Written on Jul 20th, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized

Like any responsible clinic owner, I occasionally Google our clinic name, to see what the search returns. A few years ago I found a bad review on an athlete’s blog. The review (which was later removed) was along the lines of “I went to Tokyo Physio for my heel pain. The therapist spoke with me […]

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Wolff's Law Teaches Us How To Keep Our Bones Strong.

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Are You Unbalanced?

Our bodies are really just two separate halves des...

Cycling and Knee Pain

Looking through fitness magazines and websites, th...

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