Here’s one for the athletes: ever wondered if too much exercise is bad for you? The truth is, too much and too fast can be counterproductive for your next game.
As with any vigorous contact sport, playing soccer puts you at risk of various injuries. Here’s a list of the 10 most common soccer-related injuries.
While the occasional sports injury may not seem like a big deal now, they may actually be causing gradual and silent damage to your body. Brushing them aside could put you at risk of more severe conditions in the future.
Here are 5 common sports injuries you might run into and the average time it takes to recover from each one.
Dr Lim Mui Hong explains the statistics on sports injuries, the most common sports injuries and how best to minimise your risk.
Dr Ramesh Subramaniam of Mount Elizabeth Hospitals explains how early treatment of sports injuries is important to prevent future problems.
Any form of sports injury should not be taken lightly. As long as you have sustained an injury, remember there’s a chance that it can become worse without proper treatment.
Learn to distinguish between chronic and acute sports injuries, so you get a better idea of how your sports injury should be managed.
Dr Gowreeson Thevendran, orthopaedic surgeon, explains the most common injuries women runners suffer and how to avoid them.
Dr Andrew Dutton, orthopaedic surgeon, explains what to do if you or someone around you has a fracture.
Running is a great way to keep fit, but it may also lead to overuse injuries. Dr Kannan Kaliyaperumal tells us about 3 common injuries experienced by runners and how to avoid them.
If you only exercise on the weekends, it is important to be aware of injuries that could happen due to sudden bursts of physical activity.
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Many women accept period cramps as part and parcel of being a woman, not realising that it may be a sign of an underlying problem. Dr Cynthia Kew explains.
Dr Leong Hoe Nam, an infectious disease specialist at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, provides the answers to important questions about the Zika virus.
Dr Henry Cheng, an obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, talks about the Zika virus and its effects on expecting mothers.