Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we have been inundated with information about the virus. We know that it is a respiratory illness that can cause serious, even fatal health complications in some people. Although we are still learning about this novel virus, one thing is for sure: its effects can be long-lasting. For some, the effects of COVID-19 do not end when they leave the hospital. Many patients are reporting symptoms
COVID-19 has turned the entire world on its head, effectively changing the way most things are run. Where once remote working was unrelatable to many of us, this pandemic has forced us to convert our homes into make-shift workspaces in view of health and safety. While this helps curb exposure to the novel coronavirus, it cannot be said for musculoskeletal injuries. Homes that double as workspaces are hardly equipped to
Most people think that only athletes need to see a physiotherapist regularly, but the truth is, everyone can stand to benefit from a physiotherapy session or two. Physiotherapy is a form of treatment that helps restore, maintain and maximise function, movement, and overall well being. It is especially important in today’s age, where most people spend more than half of their waking hours not moving. This sedentary lifestyle, coupled with
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Mother’s Wrist Pain During and After Pregnancy Are you experiencing wrist pain or numbness that radiates to your palm? Losing your grip strength and dexterity due to pain? It could be a case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome(CTS). So what is the cause of CTS during and after pregnancy and how can we overcome it? Read on to find out more about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Pregnancy. How Breastfeeding
Pain on your lower pelvis? You may have a Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Have you ever experienced pain in your lower pelvic area? Studies show that pelvic joint pain affects 16 to 25% of pregnancies, with onset anywhere from the first to third trimester (Kanakaris, 2011). It can result in Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction which can cause radiating pain and instability in the joint. This condition can be quite debilitating and impact the
Working from home is the new normal. Don’t forget to take care of your glutes – especially if you’re the skinny type. Here are some tips.
Hypertension; Can exercise help? Have you been told by your doctor that you have Hypertension? Well, exercise can help you control your blood pressure or even lower it. The question is how much exercise must I perform and how hard should I be pushing? This week we explore the world of Chronic Disease Management through exercise therapy. What is Hypertension? Hypertension or high blood pressure (pressure of blood pumped around your body) is defined