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Core Concepts is Singapore’s largest back pain specialist physiotherapy group, with 7 locations islandwide. We seek to bring you the best service experience and cost effective promotions in the timeliest manner and we strongly believe in engaging and cultivating relationships with our potential and current clients. One of the ways we achieve this is by keeping our website up to date with ongoing activities to keep clients updated with our company affairs.

As such, in this section, you will find company announcements and all things related to Core Concepts. These include clinic openings, exclusive interviews with our staff, introduction of new members to our team and updates regarding our service offerings. You will also be able to read our monthly newsletters here, which contain timely updates for each month. In addition, a comprehensive archive of articles and posts can be found on this page, along with a nifty “by year” navigation to find the articles that you need more easily.

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Persistent Pain in Singapore
11 Jul 2019
A pain in the neck? Research reveals many Singaporeans are living with long-term pain. Almost half of Singaporeans surveyed who are experiencing pain have lived with it for over six months.
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938NOW with Chye Tuan
09 Mar 2019
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Being Constant Against Chronic Illnesses – Physiotherapy Singapore
10 Aug 2018

Chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma and high cholesterol are long-term medical conditions that are progressive in nature. According to a study in 2016, one in four Singaporeans aged above 65 years old had developed a chronic disease in the past year.

Acknowledging the severity of chronic diseases in Singapore and how they can make a significant impact on the quality of life for many Singaporeans, Core Concepts was invited to take part in an event hosted at Nanyang Community Centre by the Nanyang CC Youth Committee to address awareness levels on physical activity and chronic diseases. The activity was aimed at highlighting the importance of staying active in the long run so as to prevent and manage chronic diseases. 

Titled, Stay Active to Prevent Chronic Illnesses, the afternoon event on 5th August started off with a talk on the importance of staying active against chronic illnesses. The talk was led by our Senior Principal Physiotherapist, Chng Chye Tuan, who has a decade of experience in the industry.

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Following the talk, attendees were given the opportunity to clarify their doubts and gain more knowledge through an interactive Q&A session. The session successfully addressed the doubts of many attendees who posed questions about the right kind of exercise to adopt, in consideration of their unique pain points. This Q&A session also helped attendees get a clearer idea of how Physiotherapy can help them manage pain.

 

To end off the event with a bang, fitness training service provider, RetroFIT led a fun-filled Zumba class. The goal of which was to get residents to recognise that exercise can be simple and fun.

 

Overall the event saw 40 participants, many of whom had expressed that the session was informative and helped in getting them to realise how regular exercise is vital. 

 

Chng Chye Tuan, Senior Principal Physiotherapist at Core Concepts Group said, “On a daily basis, we come across many clients who suffer from chronic diseases or are on the brink of developing chronic diseases. These clients are more often than not, physically inactive and have a poor quality of life due to the pains they have to endure every day. This led us to organise today’s event, which we hope would conveys the message that exercise cannot be left out of the equation of wellness.”

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Core Concepts Awards SIT Book Prize
30 Nov 2016
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CNA: Do running shoes affect injury risk?
30 Nov 2016
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Cool Running – My Running Gait Analysis experience at Core Concepts
24 May 2016
Rajen is a triathlete and runner who came in for a Running Gait Analysis session. Read on to find out more about his experience!
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Running Gait Analysis (RGA) – Meet Li Sha
25 Mar 2016
Li Sha is only 21 years old, but she was suffering from hip and lower back pain after running.
 
In this article, find out more about how Jordan - our Running Gait Analysis expert managed to help her!
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Running Gait Analysis (RGA): Meet Kien Mau
30 Jan 2016

Find out how Jordan helped a Running Coach overcome the arch pain that was preventing him from reaching his full potential

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Alternative study routes pay off for Cheng Guang Hao
03 Mar 2015
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