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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.

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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.
938NOW with Chye Tuan
09 Mar 2019
23 Jan 2019
New to running? Here are some essential stretches you should incorporate into your cool down as told by Senior Principal Physiotherapist, Chye Tuan.
We’ve Moved!
30 Nov 2018
Thank you for the years of support at our Camden Medical Centre clinic - we've shifted!
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.”

Health Benefits of Standing Desks
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Get to know Shane
26 Apr 2017
Shane is a physiotherapist with Core Concepts. In this article, find out if he would choose having his phone or wallet.
Get to know Aloysius
03 Mar 2017
Aloysius is a massage therapist with Core Concepts. Find out why he decided to switch from being a air force engineer to a massage therapist!
Get to know Samuel
03 Mar 2017
Samuel is a physiotherapist with Core Concepts. In this post, find out what was the most challenging aspect of doing his masters in Perth!
Get to know Wei Juan
26 Jan 2017
Wei Juan is a physiotherapist with Core Concepts Physiotherapy Group. In this post, find out what her most memorable holiday was!
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