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Chronic Pain, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

How Does Obesity Contribute to Chronic Pain?

Obesity and chronic pain are both major health concerns that have been on the rise in recent years. In the last few years, research has shown growing evidence of a connection between the two. A research article published in 2015 shows how obesity contribute to chronic pain. It also identified obesity as the cause of…

Chronic Pain, Knee, Hip, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Compartment Syndrome – Is It Treatable?

Our muscles are divided into compartments by a protective layer called the fascia. Compartment syndrome is a condition where you feel pain in the muscle compartment due to a build up of pressure. As the fascia is not very flexible, any swelling in the muscles usually causes a build up of pressure in the compartment….

Neck, Spine, Upper Back, Chronic Pain, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Smartphone Use – Is It Affecting Your Health?

We all own a smartphone. We use it so much that we cannot function without smartphones. In fact, you’re more likely to be reading this on your smartphone than any other device. What are some of the impacts that it has on our health? Neck Pain Forward Head Posture WhatsApp, Telegram, Snapchat are just 3…

Side Plank – The Best Abs Workout You Should Never Miss

Admit it. We all are huge fans of Plank. Although we have discussed the secret tips and benefits of plank before, certainly we should not just focus on one type of core exercises. Instead, side plank is an often overlooked abdominal workout but comes with several benefits. Therefore, we are going to talk about one…

Stress Fracture – How To Manage Them

Stress fractures can be a frustrating injury that can put you out of action for long. However, managing them safely and promptly can enhance your recovery. In this blog, we share more about how to manage the stress fracture. What Is a Stress Fracture? In normal healthy bone, activities that involves loading, such as running,…

Autoimmune Disease, Chronic Pain, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

How can Physiotherapy help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Living with any long-term condition may led to loss of fitness and even difficulty performing daily tasks. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be particularly troubling, with its impact on the joints as well as possible impact on the muscles. To manage the condition, keeping active and exercising becomes an important part of daily self-management for people…

Spine, Posture, Chronic Pain, Lower Back, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Back Brace- How Long Should I Wear?

You may be wondering how long you should wear a back brace before you can take it off. Or wonder if you can wear it for good to avoid from the back pain recurrence. This is one of the common doubts we hear from our patients. In this blog post, let’s us discover how it…