Nov 16, 2018 / Blog

Nerve mobilisation for disc injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome or sciatica

Nerve mobilisation for disc injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome or sciatica Our bodies are mainly made up of bones, joints and muscle. However, a key system that works within our bodies are the nervous system. The nervous system is responsible for making our whole body function the way it does as it involves the brain. The nervous system helps different parts of our body communicate as... Read more »

Sep 19, 2018 / Blog

Chiropractic with yoga to maximise your health

Chiropractic with yoga to maximise your health “Yoga is the poetry of movement.” – Unknown We do have a few Practice Members who are very active in yoga and even our very own Dr. Joseph, uses yoga to maximise his overall health. So, what are its benefits and does it really complement your chiropractic care? We couldn’t have chosen a better time... Read more »

Jul 31, 2018 / Blog

Spinal orthotics to restore the spine’s curvature

Spinal orthotics to restore the spine’s curvature Over the past few years, we have been using a type of spinal orthotic together with our chiropractic adjustments and physiotherapy rehab sessions as an added value service for our Practice Members. So, what exactly is a spinal orthotic and what does it do? Most people are already familiar with orthotics for their feet (inserted... Read more »

May 11, 2018 / Blog

Debunking the chiropractic myths

Debunking the chiropractic myths On occasion, we do get many enquiries asking us what chiropractic care can do and whether it can do this or that. With the input from Dr. Loh Wei Chee, our resident chiropractor, we will attempt to debunk some of the common myths as well as clarify certain misconceptions surrounding chiropractic. “Chiropractic care is harmful/dangerous.”... Read more »

Mar 08, 2018 / Blog

Can exercise increase your lifespan?

Can exercise increase your lifespan? Exercise and Recovery Everyone knows that exercise is important – we’ve read numerous articles on the many benefits on exercise, yet it might still be difficult to drag ourselves out for a run/to the gym/to the field. But does exercising actually give you a long life? Well, studies have shown that physical activity is not... Read more »

Dec 13, 2017 / Blog

Travel aches and pains

Travel aches and pains The festive season is here once again! A time of celebration with the rising eagerness to travel. We’re pretty sure you’re counting down the days to your great year end travel, whether it’s to visit your loved ones, explore new destinations, or just some time off to clear out all your unused annual leave. For... Read more »

Oct 10, 2017 / Blog

Pregnant? Is it safe to exercise?

Pregnant? Is it safe to exercise? When my sister first got pregnant, I leaped with joy. My first question, if I remember correctly, was the gender but obviously it was too soon to tell! However, being a physiotherapist, one of my first few questions to her was, ” Are you exercising?!” and she, of course replied, “Can I??” This is one... Read more »

Sep 26, 2017 / Blog

Traction is NOT Decompression

Traction is NOT Decompression A Clinical Perspective by Dr. Timothy Burkhart D.C. (Burkhart & Chapp Chiropractic) I have been in practice for 28 years and integrated spinal decompression treatment into my practice in 2008. Since then, I have treated hundreds of patients with spinal decompression. The results have been amazing, and more and more people are seeking this treatment as... Read more »

Sep 13, 2017 / Blog

Proper bike fit to prevent injury

Proper bike fit to prevent injury Dr Joseph covered running and osteoarthritis in our previous blog post. However, what we’ve also seen of late is a rise in popularity in cycling. You can see many new bicycle shops sprouting around the Klang Valley as well as casual cyclists along the highways on weekends. The relatively low cost to own a bicycle... Read more »

Aug 15, 2017 / Blog

Running and osteoarthritis

Running and osteoarthritis Running (e.g. track and field, marathons, trail running) had become increasingly popular in the recent years. This can be easily demonstrated by the increasing number of participants in major running events in Malaysia (e.g. Standard Chartered Kuala Lumpur Marathon, Penang Bridge Marathon, Putrajaya Night Run to name a few). Despite its growing trend among Malaysians,... Read more »