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There are three main types of pain: acute pain, subacute pain and persistent pain. In this article, find out how to identify your pain.
Low back pain is the leading cause of long term disability worldwide. The lifetime incidence of low back pain is 58-84%,2 and 11% of men and 16% of women have chronic low back pain. Back pain accounts for 7% of GP consultations and results in the loss of 4.1 million working days a year. More than 30% of people still have clinically significant symptoms after a year after onset of sciatica
In this article, find out more about what pain actually is and why it occurs. We also explore pain trends in Singapore
In this digital age, there is an influx of smartphones, tablet computers and notebook computers and the interconnectivity accorded by these gadgets, in which many people spend extended hours staring at these screens. Aside from it not being easy on the eyes, consistent use of these mobile and electronic devices in a poor posture can lead to tech-neck.
At a certain age, it’s nothing new to hear people lament that they may be too old to change their physical conditions and improve their health. Physical therapy is one of the best ways to improve your quality of life. It helps to promote health and wellness on top of relieving pain, restoring function and improving mobility.
Most people are unsure and don’t think they’ll ever need to see a physiotherapist in their lifetime, though it has been shown that the average adult can often benefit from seeing a physiotherapist. When you go for physiotherapy in Singapore, the aim is to address the root cause of your ailment and get you on the road to recovery.
With the cleaning fever taking over the world by storm, so are the occurences of musculoskeletal injuries. Find out how to prevent them.
From time to time, most people suffer from mild back pain and it may be difficult to diagnose the exact cause. The low back, also referred to as the lumbar spine, has a structure of interconnecting bones, nerves, joints, ligaments and muscles working together to provide support, flexibility and strength. Muscles in the low back help to flex and rotate the hips while walking, and support the spinal column.
Curious about how physiotherapy may be able to benefit you if you are not a athlete? Continue reading
Most adults would have experienced neck pain at some point in their lives – but how can we determine if we need to seek medical treatment for the pain?