Stretching Exercises For Knee Pain

Suffering from knee pain can hugely impact on one’s quality of life. Sometimes, the pain can be acute or get worse, then it is a good idea to see a physical therapist. Other times, the pain can be caused by tightness in the muscles which can be dealt with by a few stretching exercises. Start […]

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Stretching Exercises For Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most common types of pain. However, exercises and stretches can mobilise the muscles in the neck and make them stronger and more limber. On top of that, a strong neck will prevent problems with shoulders, upper back and arms. Follow these stretching exercises to regain flexibility, loosen a tense […]

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Stretching Exercises For Back Pain

Suffering from back pain can impact heavily on the quality of life so many people would take some serious treatments, like surgery or painkillers. However, all it takes is a good stretch. Performing routine exercises to maintain the flexibility of the muscles that support the spine and hence reducing back pain. A study on back […]

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REMEDIAL MASSAGE

WHAT IS REMEDIAL MASSAGE? Remedial massage is the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation, pain and injury management.  It aims to treat the original cause of customer’s pain as well as the symptoms by using a range of specialised techniques that include […]

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DRY NEEDLING

WHAT IS DRY NEEDLING? Similar to acupuncture, dry needling practitioners inserting a needle directly into a knot or pressure point will release tension in the surrounding muscles for therapeutic purposes.  During dry needling, a practitioner inserts several filiform needles into your skin. Following dry needling there is some increased blood flow to the area, endorphins […]

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MYOTHERAPY

WHAT IS MYOTHERAPY? Myotherapy, also known as Musculoskeletal Therapy, is a branch of functional medicine that applies clinically-proven techniques to perform an assessment, treatment, and management of musculoskeletal issues that treat the cause of pain – rather than endlessly dealing with the symptoms. Myotherapists take a holistic approach by carrying out a thorough physical evaluation […]

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ACUPRESSURE

WHAT IS ACUPRESSURE MASSAGE? Acupressure is based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with a history of over 2,000 years. It’s a method aiming at turning on the body’s self-healing and regulatory mechanisms. Similar to acupuncture, which uses tiny needles, acupressure stimulates certain meridians or pressure points of a body. It is believed there are invisible […]

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Stress

WHAT IS STRESS? Stress is not always a bad thing. Some people thrive on stress and even need it to get things done. Stress can be beneficial as it is a survival mechanism to help us cope with challenges in life. In critical situations, the body triggers the ‘fight or flight’ response to prepare actions […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

WHAT IS PLANTAR FASCIITIS? Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of pain in the heel. Plantar Fasciitis (or fasciopathy) is a condition of pain due to tissue damage at the attachment of the plantar fascia to the underside of the calcaneus (heel bone). The plantar fascia is a band of strong and thick connective tissue […]

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Arthritis

WHAT IS ARTHRITIS? Arthritis is not a single disease but an umbrella term that refers to more than 150 conditions that affect the joints of the body. Joints are points where bones meet, such as in the knuckles, wrist, hips, knees and ankles, so that a person can bend, twist, stretch and move. Arthritis describes […]

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