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Choosing The Right Knee Support
23 Jun 2021, 10:20 am

There are more than 10 different types of knee supports on the market at this current time.  This gives us a headache deciding which one should get. How one makes a choice for the appropriate knee support should depend on 2 major ‘type’ factors: Type of injury Type of sport that knee support required for […]

Maybe it’s not Plantarfasciitis but Heel Fat Pad Syndrome
18 Jun 2021, 10:50 am

Do you have heel pain? And think it is Plantar Fasciitis? Maybe not, it might be another type of heel pain known as; the Heel Fat Pad Syndrome. What´s the difference between Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Fat Pad Syndrome? As shown in the illustration, both structures are in the same area of the heel whereas […]

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Snapping Ankle
31 May 2021, 4:25 am

In people who recurrently sprain their ankle, it is not uncommon to hear a clicking coming from the outside of their ankle. This phenomenon is commonly known as “snapping” the ankle or slipping the peroneal tendon. As the name suggests for this ankle injury; the clicking sound arises from the peroneal tendons slipping in and […]

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Aches and Pains of Chinese New Year
20 Jan 2021, 1:37 pm

Aches and Pains of Chinese New Year is a topic that is seldom talked about. For most people, chinese new year is a season for feasting and socialising, but many tend to overlook the physical aspect involved in the celebrations. For those of you who take part in spring cleaning during the chinese new year, […]

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Experiencing Headaches All Day? Here’s Why
24 Sep 2020, 4:33 pm

Have you been experiencing headaches more often recently? Are they more intense as compared to before? The reason for them could be as simple as your working posture. Due to the pandemic, most Singaporeans were forced to work from home all of a sudden to combat the rising number of infections. However, most were not […]

Why do Nerve Injuries Happen?
01 Sep 2020, 6:04 pm

In the last article, we covered the importance and function of nerves in our body. In this article, we will explain why nerve injuries occur and what can be done about them. The severity of nerve injuries can range from minor irritation to a severe loss in function of the nerve. Nerve irritation happens when […]

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Nerves: What Are They and Do We Really Need Them?
14 Aug 2020, 12:27 pm

When we hear the word nerve – some may think about the shocked or disapproving expression describing the audacity of an action – “you’ve got a lot of nerve doing something like that!”. On the other hand, others may relate to the feeling of nervousness and being “a bundle of nerves”. But what exactly are […]

How to give Massages for Neck, Back and Shoulder Pain
18 Jun 2020, 5:50 pm

Some areas can be tricky to self-massage and a massage ball may not provide you with the same level of relief as a traditional massage. If your loved one is suffering from neck pain, back pain, or shoulder pain, here’s how you can learn to give massages to deal with these aches. In this article, […]

Self Massage Techniques for Work From Home Aches
04 Jun 2020, 4:36 pm

With the majority of Singapore’s population working from home and non-essential businesses closed – working adults with neck pain and back pain from working at their desk are now unable to go out for massages to relieve tense muscles. Thus, we are bringing self massage solutions that you can perform at home to get rid […]

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4 Stress Fracture Factors that Increase Your Risk
06 May 2020, 2:13 pm

Stress Fractures are one of the most common injuries among runners. Why is that so and what can be done about it? In this article, we explore the reasons why runners are prone to stress fractures, the 4 factors that increase your risk of stress fractures and how to combat them to ensure a injury […]