Blog, / By Shi Qi Yap

Why do I Sprain Same Ankle Repeatedly?

The Reason of Spraining the Same Ankle Repeatedly — Chronic Ankle Instability Chronic ankle instability normally arises after an ankle sprain that was not healed sufficiently or has not been fully rehabilitated. When you sprain your ankle, the connective tissues surroundings (ligaments) are stretched or torn. On top of that, your ankle proprioceptor which play…

Blog, / By Shi Qi Yap

What is the Relationship between Core Strength and Back Pain?

What are the Core Muscles? Rectus abdominis: Front abdominal muscles. Internal & external obliques: Side of your trunk muscles Erector spinae, multifidus and Quadratus Lumborum: Muscle located between your spine bone and run along your spine & 5. Gluteus muscle: Buttock muscle Your core also includes transverse abdominis, hip muscle, diaphragm, and pelvic floor muscles….

Blog, Pregnancy, / By Shi Qi Yap

Are You Pregnant and Afraid to Exercise?

Besides, there’re a lot of research have been done on rats and mice, but the results are promising for humans, too. Potential benefits included lower BMI, reduced odds of diabetes and boost to brain health. Exercise that Can Do during Pregnancy Low impact aerobics Kegel exercise (Pelvic floor muscle exercise) Swimming Brisk walking Indoor stationary…

Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Is Walking a Good Form of Exercise?

References Williams PT, Thompson PD. Walking versus running for hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus risk reduction. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 2013 May;33(5):1085-91. Omura JD, Ussery EN, Loustalot F, Fulton JE, Carlson SA. Peer Reviewed: Walking as an Opportunity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2019;16. Tanasescu M, Leitzmann MF, Rimm EB, Willett WC, Stampfer MJ,…

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…

Hip, Blog, / By Shi Qi Yap

3 Signs of Hip Impingement

What is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement, also known as Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Syndrome. 2 morphologies of FAI have been described. Cam-type impingement and Pincher-type impingement. Cam-type impingement: Abnormally bony growth at the head of the femur, and cause cartilage damage at anterosuperior acetabular rim. Pincer-type impingement: “Over coverage” of the femoral head by the acetabulum…

Neck, Spine, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Headaches and How to Manage Them

There are many types of headaches. It is important for you to know what kind of headache you are having and how to treat it . This is because different types of headaches requires different treatment. Some requires intervention from doctors and others require you to see a physiotherapist or make lifestyle changes. Below are…

Neck, Spine, Blog, / By Winsen Citra

Wry Neck

Have you ever woken up with a sudden severe neck pain? For the next few days, you then walk around with your neck slightly tilted and an inability to turn your head to one side due to the pain. This is usually known as torticollis (wry neck). This is a very common condition which can…

Blog, Shoulder, / By Winsen Citra

Shoulder Impingement

You may notice pain in the shoulders when doing overhead activities such as cleaning, swimming, painting, or other overhead sports. Chances are, you have what is called shoulder impingement. This is one of the most common shoulder conditions. Shoulder impingement, like the name suggests, results from compression of the shoulder tendon or bursa by the bones…

Blog, Shoulder, / By Winsen Citra

Shoulder Instability

If you have dislocated your shoulder before, you are more likely to do it again. If it happens repeatedly over time, we call this chronic shoulder instability. It happens when the shoulder structures (ligaments, tendons, and muscles) become torn. Essentially, chronic shoulder instability is the inability of these tissues to keep the arm centered in…

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