'The Needleman' delivers painful remedy for injuries

Alain Chu

In a clinic a short stroll from Mong Kok MTR station, Jeremy Ritcey yelps in pain. "That was getting close to a 10," he says, laughing nervously to distract himself from the needles piercing his skin, tearing into his injured muscles.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 10:01am

Case history: Total ankle replacement

Illustration: Angela Ho

Graeme Collins, 63, a retired ballet dancer who now teaches, knew he was in dire straits when he first felt his ankle joint getting stiff about 14 years ago.

26 Feb 2013 - 9:03am

Make the best of the rest

Physiotherapist David Garrick says runners should take training breaks. Photo: Felix Wong

Rest replaces my usual schedule of drills, speed work and long runs on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

8 Jan 2013 - 10:14am

Can you keep your promise?

1 Becoming a physiotherapist

My new year's resolution in 2012 is to study physiotherapy at university. Also, I want to break the habit of being late. My friends always get mad at me. I promise I can do it.

Dorothy Tsang

2 Good health to tackle public exam

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Talented St Didar keeps stable ticking over

The David Ferraris-trained flagship horse, St Didar, raised the stable colours once again, dominating a hotly contested all-weather track race in equally hot temperatures.

St Didar notched his fourth win for the season - the 19th for Ferraris this term - after Weichong Marwing positioned the four-year-old beautifully behind early pacesetters Amedeo and Loads Of Joy.

5 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Boarding ban unreasonable

I have been receiving physiotherapy from Yung Fung Shee Memorial Centre, in Cha Ko Long Road, Kwun Tong.

This area has been listed by the Transport Department as a 'no boarding or alighting' area for passengers of public vehicles after 4pm every day.

12 May 1999 - 12:00am

Birth of a new era

I WRITE in response to the article 'Labour charges' (Sunday Morning Post Magazine, November 20).

In the past, the Tsan Yuk Hospital, like many in Hong Kong, refused to allow husbands to accompany their wives during labour because we did not have the facilities.

4 Dec 1994 - 12:00am