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Cruciate Ligaments, Knee Injuries and Physiotherapy Singapore

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The cruciate ligaments (also known as the cruciform ligaments) are a pair of ligaments arranged like the letter "X", and can be found in several parts of the body e.g. the knee. These ligaments stabilize the joints strongly yet at the same time allows a very large range of motion for the joint(s).

Perhaps the most common injuries of the knee that we treat are knee injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (abbreviated to ACL) and the posterior one (labelled the PCL). Like their names, anterior means "front" and posterior means "back". They are very strong ligaments, rounded and extends from the tibia to the femur, crossing each other like an "X" in the knee. They are separate from each other, and have their own synovial sheath. The ACL's main function is to keep the tibia from sliding too much forwards, and the PCL is to keep the tibia from sliding too much backwards.

I personally had a ACL rupture (100% and total rupture), so I could see that I had a left knee anterior drawer syndrome, where my tibia would slide forward too much in relative to my femur (that being the indicator for ACL rupture), before I had Dr Chang How Chong (my principal orthopedic surgeon I would trust with my bones and joints) operate on my knee to help me fix my knee. In the past, my knee would buckle whenever I rotate e.g. change direction, but now after the operation, it doesn't buckle anymore; hey, I even underwent a 8 weeks long intensive physiotherapy intervention (3-5 times a week, though I did "run away" from sessions about 3 times - it was that intensive). 

Ever since 2008 following the operation, I still do maintenance physiotherapy on my own to ensure that the mobility, strength and function is still up to level so that I can be active.

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Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

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  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
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All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.

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