Category Archives: Therapy

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 […]

Slip Disc (Herniated Disc)

What Is Slip Disc? A Slip Disc is an intervertebral disc of the spine that has lost its normal shape and/or consistency. Our spines are made up of bones(vertebrae) stacked onto each other, cushioned by discs. Your intervertebral discs are spinal shock absorbers and help transfer load evenly.    Each disc consists of two parts: […]

Posture dysfunction causes physical pain and disorders

What is Posture Dysfunction? Postural dysfunction or “poor” posture occurs when the spine takes on a misaligned position. Such positions are the head tilting forward,  the rounding of the shoulders and an excessive curvature of the lower back leaving the hips behind the knees. When the body spends a lot of time in such positions, […]

Exercise is the best medicine

According to a January 2021 Ipsos survey on exercise behaviour during COVID-19. About 40 percent of Singaporeans increased their exercise activities, while 24 per cent exercise less.  “Exercise is good for you” this has been a repeated and well known adage. One that is known not only within the medical community but is as well […]

Muscle Degeneration (Sarcopenia)

What is Sarcopenia?  Two recent epidemiological studies in Singapore, the Yishun Study and GERI-LABS 2 study, found that the prevalence of sarcopenia in the local community is between 27.0-32.2%. There is a direct association between sarcopenia and frailty,increased age and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass due to the natural […]

Slipped Disc Treatment in Singapore

It all started with slipped disc…   What is a Slipped Disc? A slipped disc can be coined by many names, whether it is termed as “herniated,” “ruptured,” or “prolapsed,” this condition refers to the pushing out of soft cushion tissues between the bones in your spine. It feels extremely painful when it presses on […]

Scoliosis Treatment in Singapore

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What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a medical condition where an individual’s spine has a curvature rather than a straight line. This curvature can be presented as a “C” shape (Levoscoliosis), backward “C” shape (Dextroscoliosis), or an “S” shape indicating two curves in the spine. The convex part of the spine is the left side and […]

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