Category: Blog

Mar 15, 2016 / Blog

Healthy diet for spine and joint care

Healthy diet for spine and joint care Many times we get asked here in the clinic, “Is there anything specific I can eat to help with my spine and/or joint recovery?” Although we don’t prescribe any kinds of medication as part of our treatment process, there are certain vitamin rich foods we would encourage our practice members to include with their diet. Foods... Read more »

Jan 18, 2016 / Blog

Managing gout

Managing gout In this blog post, we will share and attempt to give a better understanding of what gout is. You may have come across either friends or family who might have had gout and heard how painful it was for them during that time. Gout occurs when there is excessive build-up of uric acid in a joint... Read more »

Dec 07, 2015 / Blog

Understanding Scoliosis

Understanding Scoliosis Scoliosis is a spinal disorder that often occurs in childhood and adolescences whereby it causes the spine to curve abnormally to one side or the other resembling the letter ‘S’ or ‘C’, when looking from the front. There are many causes for scoliosis but most of the time, it is unknown for an individual. It... Read more »

Nov 09, 2015 / Blog

Is it Okay to Eat Red and Processed Meats?

Is it Okay to Eat Red and Processed Meats? Recently, the WHO (World Health Organisation) released a report citing a higher risk of cancer related to the consumption of red and processed meats. Since then, the report has made its rounds on social media platforms, and some of us on the Spinefit team have even wondered if our days of eating bacon were numbered! With concern... Read more »

Oct 24, 2015 / Blog

Top 3 Common Spine & Joint Conditions

Top 3 Common Spine & Joint Conditions We recently partnered up with the good people at KFIT to write some content for their blog. We decided to share the top 3 common spine and joint conditions that people might not realise they have. These conditions can happen to just about anyone from regular gym enthusiasts to housewives to someone at the office on... Read more »

Oct 07, 2015 / Blog

Long Hours On Your Feet?

Long Hours On Your Feet? There are some of us who work in industries that require us to be on our feet for long hours. For example,  someone working in the F&B industry would be on their feet for about 10-12 hours on average per day. When you think about it, there will definitely be some spine or muscle issues as a... Read more »

Sep 14, 2015 / Blog

Hazy Days

Hazy Days In our latest post, we have Dr. Aaron to share a little bit on the haze that’s currently affecting our air quality here in Malaysia and the effect of PM2.5 in the air we are breathing. Let’s see what he has to share with us:   Indeed these are hazy days! The purpose of this... Read more »

Sep 02, 2015 / Blog

Stretching

Stretching Often times we may start and end our activities without doing a proper warm up/down. It doesn’t help when we are cramming in a workout during our lunch hour or when time isn’t on our side. Stretching then takes a back seat or becomes completely non-existent in our workout routines. Stretching is a very important component... Read more »

Aug 04, 2015 / Blog

Cold vs Heat Packs

Cold vs Heat Packs When do you know which one to use?   Often times when we have practice members who come in to see us, we either use the heat pack on them or “ice them down” before we start our treatments. What is the significance of doing that and when would you use a cold or heat... Read more »

Jul 03, 2015 / Blog

Lower Back Pain in Cyclists

Lower Back Pain in Cyclists One of our team member is an avid mountain biker. According to him, many of his cyclist friends complain about pain in the lower back area. One would think this is contrary to belief since a cyclist is often using their legs and the pain would be in their knees. However, research has shown that many... Read more »