Monthly Archives: October 2018

What is Physiotherapy?

A physiotherapist is a health professional that offers physiotherapy. Physiotherapists are medically qualified health professionals who work in partnership with their patients to help them get better and stay well. Physiotherapists assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders by using advanced techniques and evidence-based care. The focus is [...]

The Power of Turmeric

Turmeric a plant belonging to the ginger family is found mostly in India and Africa. The spice functions not only for the purpose of culinary, it has also been used extensively for health reasons.  Chiropractors finds this spice complementary to their treatments, aiding their clients not only to manage pain but also to boost their overall [...]

Ice or Heat?

A commonly asked question is whether one should ice their muscles or put a heat pack on. Cryotherapy (icing) and Thermotherapy (heating) are cheap and safe self-treatment options that patients can perform for themselves at home. The basics is that ice is for new and acute injuries while heat is for stiff, aching muscles. For [...]

Scoliosis 101

What is scoliosis? Do I have a crooked spine? Scoliosis is a condition where an individual has a sideways curve (C-shaped or S-shaped curve) of the spine. It is often coupled with rotation of the curved spine. There is not much information on the causes of scoliosis. Research shows that it is often idiopathic (no [...]

Popular Supplements’ Consumption Guide

1.43pm, as I’m writing this, I’m sipping on my 4th bottle of whey shake, “5 more to go for the day”. A constant, IV-drip like supply of protein, the best way to prevent muscles from withering away. Jokes aside, with absurd claims being the driving force behind many products, the world of supplementation is a tough [...]

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