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Jun 25, 2021 /

Back Pain

Back Pain Back pain has been found to be one of the most debilitating disabilities worldwide, and most of us may get it at some point in our life. Pain during sitting and sleeping, difficulty walking for a long time, or difficulty bending forwards to play with your kids are common complaints. This pain is definitely limiting... Read more »

Jun 27, 2016 /

Tendonitis

Tendonitis A tendon is a thick fibrous cord that attaches the muscle to bone. Tendonitis is the inflammation of a tendon. The common names for various tendonitis problems are tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, swimmer’s shoulder and jumper’s knee. Some of the Sign & Symptoms include: Pain and tenderness at the injured area Swelling and limited movement... Read more »

Jun 27, 2016 /

Muscle Strains

Muscle Strains A muscle strain, or pulled muscle, occurs when your muscle is overstretched or torn. This commonly happens when your muscle is tired, is overused or there is improper use of a muscle. Strains can happen in any muscle but the common ones are your low back, neck, quadriceps and hamstrings, which is the muscle behind... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Sprains

Sprains What is it?   ‘Sprains’ is a term for any ligaments in your body that have been injured. Very common examples are ankle sprains (e.g. when you trip and twist your ankle too hard), or wrist sprains (e.g. when you fall on your outstretched hand). Sprains can happen in almost any joint in your body,... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Knee Pain

Knee Pain Stand Strong: Say Goodbye to Nagging Knee Pain Are you tired of waking up in the morning and having your first few steps with stiff and achy knees? Is your knee pain keeping you from the activities you want to do with friends and family?  When pain feels like it’s coming from the knee, all... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Scoliosis

Scoliosis What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a spinal disorder that often occurs in childhood and adolescence where the spine curves to one side or the other resembling the letter ‘S’ or ‘C’, observable when looking from the back or front. There are many causes for scoliosis but most of the time, it is unknown for an... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder What is Frozen Shoulder?   Frozen shoulder (also known as ‘adhesive capsulitis’) is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness around the shoulder joint. Mostly occurring in women aged 35-60 years old, it happens when the capsule around the shoulder joint gets inflamed, thickens, and tightens. Movement of the shoulder is restricted especially movements... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spurs

Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spurs What is it?   The ‘plantar fascia’ is a thick band of ligament along the bottom of your foot that connects your heel bone to the front. It supports the arch of your foot, helps you push off when walking or running, and acts as a shock absorber. Plantar fasciitis is when the ‘plantar fascia’... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain can be one of the most painful conditions to have when it affects your life — difficulty with washing your hair, putting on or taking off your shirt, carrying your bag, or even reaching to get a cup! Did you know that 15 out of 1000 people will get shoulder pain, and that... Read more »

Jun 23, 2016 /

Tension, Cervicogenic, Migraine Headaches

Tension, Cervicogenic, Migraine Headaches What is it? To further analyse what type of headache you might be experiencing (tension, cervicogenic, migraine?), click here.   Cervicogenic headache: Triggered and/or aggravated by specific neck movements or poor posture, and originates from the neck. Tension headache: Commonly described by many as “a tight band of pain around my head like a head... Read more »
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