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Lower Back, Blog, / By Shi Qi Yap

4 Signs You May Have a Herniated Disc in Your Back

What is Disc Herniation? A herniated disk is also known as slipped disc, prolapsed disc, or ruptured disc. It refers to an issue with one of the jelly-like cushions (disks) that sit between your spinal bone. Disc herniation occurs when the disc gets squeezed out of its normal position and bulges outward, beyond the edge…

Neck, Posture, Lower Back, Blog, Shoulder, / By Shi Qi Yap

Your Bra Might Be Causing Pain

Does your Bra Fit Correctly? Here are few pointers that you can check at home: The under band should fit your ribcage firmly and shouldn’t be sliding or moving with activity. 80% of the support should come from the under band and 20% should come from the shoulder straps. The shoulder straps shouldn’t be so…

Spine, Ankle, Lower Back, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Does Asian Squat Help With Back Pain?

Many of my friends, most of whom are around 30 years of age, have suffered from an episode or 2 of back pain. In fact, the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore estimates that 60-90% of people suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.What is even more worrying, the statistics show that 65%…

Spine, Lower Back, Hip, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Piriformis Syndrome – A Literal Pain in the Butt

A friend of mine came to me a while ago complaining about having pain that radiates down her right leg. She was at her wits’ end because of her pain. Sitting for a long time and focusing on work was impossible. She has had her condition checked out and had an MRI scan which showed…

Spine, Upper Back, Lower Back, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Get Rid of Sway Back Posture

Have you ever seen someone who stands with their hip forward and their body seem to be leaning back? This is a particularly common posture when someone is feeling lazy or is waiting for something. This posture is called the sway back posture. It is one of the leading abnormal postures that cause back pain….

Spine, Lower Back, Knee, Hip, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

The Glutes – Why Do You Need Strong Glutes?

The glutes are a group of muscles more commonly known as the buttocks. They are the muscles responsible for your hip extension, internal rotation, and abduction. Not only are they responsible for you looking good and attractive, they are also important for your overall health and fitness. The glutes are important in to ensure your…

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…

Spine, Lower Back, Hip, Uncategorized, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Buttock Pain When Sitting – How To Fix It

People often come to us feeling a pain that starts in the buttock and becomes noticeable when they sit down. Sometimes, the pain even radiates down the leg. In this blog, we will share more about this disorder otherwise known as piriformis syndrome and how to fix it. What Is Piriformis Syndrome? The piriformis muscle…

Spine, Lower Back, Blog, / By Koh Peh Chia

Sciatica Pain: What to do?

Sciatica pain can be painful and debilitating. Most patient come to us with the complaint of feeling the pain on only one side of the body. It’s estimated that up to 40 percent of people will experience sciatica at least once in their life and if you’re one of those people, you know it can…

Can Breastfeeding Cause Your Pain?

In line with Mother’s Day, this week we will talk more about breastfeeding and its potential issues. These are just some common issues we encounter and how it may affect you. Mastitis Mastitis happens when the ducts are not cleared which causes an infection. This usually happens when compression blocks the ducts, causing the build…

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