Category Archives: Pain Management

Spinal Disc Degeneration

Spinal Disc Degeneration Spinal disc degeneration is a condition involving gradual wear and tear to the discs, joints and bones of the spine. This is caused by the natural wear and tear of ageing. These changes found in the spine can eventually lead to pressure being placed on the spinal cord and nerves. Consequently this […]

Plantar Fasciitis in 2024

Plantar Fasciitis in 2024 According to a study in 2023, at least 10% of the general population will develop Plantar Fasciitis. That is 1 in 10 people that will experience this condition. This condition is described as sole inflammation.  With middle aged women more likely to develop this condition, statistically speaking.  The connective tissue between […]

Neck & Shoulder Pain: A serious problem for the working class of modern society

A serious problem for the working class A study was conducted on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among office workers in Singapore. 73.4% of 324 respondents  reported experiencing pain in at least one of the body parts. Highest reported pain body parts were neck (46%), shoulder (42%) and low back (42%). Higher prevalence of […]

Scoliosis: Pediatric and Adolescence

Scoliosis: Pediatric and Adolescence What is Scoliosis?                     It is typically described as an abnormal curvature in the spine. It’s described to be a “S” or “C” shape instead of being straight. This abnormality is commonly found in children with an incident rate of two percent […]

Understanding Knee Pain: Strengthening and Prevention

Understanding Knee Pain Knee pain is prevalent in the world today. In fact, according to an article on the World Health Organization (WHO) website.I quote: “With a prevalence of 365 million, the knee is the most frequently affected joint, followed by the hip and the hand.”. Therefore it is important for us to understand more […]

Osteoarthritis: The relationship with your immune system

Osteoarthritis: The relationship with your immune system Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common degenerative disease. It is the result of wear and tear in the joint and affects the elderly population. In spite of the fact that OA used to be considered as a condition that only affected older population. Its onset occurs far earlier. And […]

Neck Pain

Neck Pain Neck Pain is one of the most common forms of pain especially for the working class in Singapore today. However, there are ways in which we can prevent and keep the soreness and pain at bay. By educating ourselves on the subject matter, we are better equipped to deal with the problem and […]

Arthritis Pain

What is Arthritis? Arthritis refers to a range of conditions that involve pain, inflammation , stiffness or swelling in a joint or joints. There are hundreds of different types of Arthritis , here are the 5 most common types of Arthritis.   Osteoarthritis  The most common form of arthritis. This condition is usually caused by […]

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