Physiotherapy Archive

Get Rid of Aches and Pains

Aches and pains in your shoulders, knees, back and neck can be a pretty common occurrence if you’ve been sedentary during the lock-down. Watch this video to find Esther Gokhale explain how we can heal ourselves via movement. The founder of Physio Medicare, Nilakshi Kasilingam, gives us some valuable advice on what not to do

Talk: Physiotherapy in Colombo

Thank you to all those who dedicated time to learn how we can optimize physical health and well-being at our panel talk last week, and special thanks to our panelists Theruni Wijewardene, Nilakshi Kasilingam, and Dr. Mario Valcourt for sharing great industry insights, best practices, the importance of preventative and rehabilitative care, dispelling common myths,

Missaka: Introducing Remedial Therapy to Sri Lanka

Remedial Massage is a hands-on approach, designed to work on a particular problem area that a patient may have. Not to be confused with relaxation massage, it is used to treat musculoskeletal problem areas including strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising and, together with deep tissue massage, it works on the removal of blockages, scar tissue

Prevent Muscle Imbalances from Heavy Tech Use

Physiotherapist Shawn Roche shares some exercises you can do to counteract heavy computer and mobile phone use, and mentions how Osteopathy may help get rid of your aches and pains for good! Specializing in pain management and Osteopathic techniques, Shawn Roche has had many successful client outcomes and feedback since he returned to practice at

Suranga on the Consequences of Prolonged Sitting

Physiotherapist Suranga Dassanayake (MPhil, MSc, BSc, DipPT) explains the bio-mechanics that can be affected with prolonged sitting, and a few exercises that can be done to counteract Lower-Crossed Syndrome. His profile can be viewed on our website: http://workout.lk/index.php/People/view/8

Why it’s Best Not to Ignore an Injury

It’s common practice among most of us to wait out an injury with wishful thinking that it may go away with time. What we don’t realize though, however, is that certain injuries ignored over the long term can cause imbalances elsewhere in the system, sometimes exacerbating the original one! This MindBodyGreen article written by Dr.