Category Archives: Pain

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Tennis Elbow The Causes The Preventions The Therapy Methods

What is Tennis Elbow?   Tennis Elbow is an inflammatory musculoskeletal condition caused by overuse from repetitive motions. Motions involving the elbow just like when tennis players swing their racquets. This does not mean it is exclusive to only tennis. Other sports can also cause someone to have Tennis Elbow.   Tennis Elbow is usually […]