There’s been an increase in WFH injuries since the “circuit breaker” period. Health experts weigh in on how the right chairs and laptop positions can minimize strain in the neck, shoulders, back, and wrists.
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.
Incontinence; What does it mean and how can Physiotherapy help? Do you leak or wet yourself after you cough or sneeze? Does it happen when you are lifting something heavy too? Do you have to rush to the toilet to prevent a leak? If you’ve answered yes to the above, you may be having bladder control issues or urinary incontinence. Men and women of all ages can have Incontinence although women and the
Weight Management: Fighting the odds to begin exercising Finding it hard to start exercising? Feeling the resistance to exercise? Perhaps there is more to be explored before you can feel comfortable to participate in physical activity. This week we will look at the factors that may be hindering you from getting active to help manage your weight as well as touch on why it is important to get you moving as soon
We all know that sleep is absolutely crucial for recovery. It is the one time during the day when our body finally gets some rest and this is the time that our system slows down and goes into a repair mode. However, in today’s context, sleep deprivation is inevitable due to the proliferation of technology and modern lifestyles. Many are working longer hours and staying up later than ever. Research
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
Having strong Gluteals can help you improve your posture, sit, stand, climb the stairs, perform heavy lifting, and run better. How and why do we need our gluteal muscles to work? This week we explore the importance of gluteal activation and share some secrets on “Switching on your Gluteals”. What are Gluteals? The glutes or gluteal muscles refer to the muscles in your buttocks. There are three glute muscles and five deep
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Have you been moving from task to task without even thinking about it? Feeling fatigued from the daily hustle at work or going through your chores? Then you may have been on an “auto-pilot” mode for a while. In this week’s segment on Mind, Body & Life, we will introduce some of the basics needed to stop us from acting automatically, from going through the motions without thought. One of such
What is Runner's Knee? Runner's knee is a colloquial term for knee pain that occurs commonly amongst runners. The actual diagnosis depends on the site of knee pain with the two most common runners’ injury namely the Iliotibial band syndrome (pain experienced on the outer aspect of the knee, without instabilities, especially when ascending/descending stairs or slopes) and Patellofemoral pain syndrome (pain experienced on the front portion of the knee/kneecap when