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15 Aug

Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is an idiopathic disorder that causes weakness or loss of movement on one side of the face or both sides, which is rare in most cases [1]. In some cases of Bell’s Palsy, it might affect the taste sensation at the front two thirds of the tongue [2]. The facial nerve, seventh cranial […]

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17 Jul

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson Disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects individuals aged 50 years and above. The incidence of PD in Singapore is as comparable with western countries [1]. This disease occurs mainly due to the degeneration of an area of the brain called substantia nigra which has a role in […]

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04 May

Additional Treatment We Offer to Our Patients

  Tecar Therapy accelerates healing and relieves muscle and joint pain. It uses a high frequency, non-invasive energy which boosts your body’s natural ability to repair itself. During the session you will feel a gentle, deep and soothing heat. Pain relief is felt immediately after the first treatment. It will also improve your blood and […]

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04 May

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health

The British Journal of Sports Medicine has published online the most complete review of the available evidence to date, that a combination of aerobics and resistance exercises can drastically improve brain health in adults over 50 years, irrespective of the current brain health status of the individual. For more details and insights, please refer to: […]

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22 Apr

Running Exercise Strengthens the Intervertebral Disc

There is currently no evidence that the intervertebral discs (IVDs) can respond positively to exercise in humans. Some authors have argued that IVD metabolism in humans is too slow to respond anabolically to exercise within the human lifespan. However, a study shows that chronic running exercise in men and women is associated with better IVD […]

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15 Apr

Low back pain and sciatica: summary of NICE guidance

A brief overview the new NICE guidelines, from the perspective of a patient presenting in primary care. [1] Here is the originator, with more information: http://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.i6748   Send us a message:

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12 Apr

Tiger Says: Stay in shape, folks

Studies also show that exercise helps golfers improve driving distance and putting accuracy.   Send us a message:

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07 Apr

Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD)

People with Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) usually sustain an injury after a motor vehicle accident or traumatic sport injuries. This condition happens with an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. [1] This high impact force may cause various tissues injury in the cervical spine, most evidence currently supporting the involvement of cervical facet […]

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07 Apr

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Transient Ischemic Stroke also known as “mini-stroke”. It happens due to a temporary blockage of blood flow to the brain. It may seem to be less severe than the common stroke, but we should take it seriously as it may indicate the likelihood of coming stroke. The symptoms are similar to normal stroke but it […]

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07 Apr

Neurophysiology of pain

Pain is an emotional experience that everyone would encounter in life. Unlike parameters such as body temperature and heart rate, pain is an abstract concept that cannot be objectively measured; it is greatly influenced by factors such as age, gender, preexisting medical conditions, social and cultural norms (Strong et al, 2002, p. 4). For instance […]

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