Monthly Archives: January 2019

Whiplash and neck injury-related pain

Are you experiencing any neck pain from whiplash or from a recent car accident? Although it is common from an accident involving motor vehicles, whiplash can also occur in falls, sports injuries, work injuries or other injuries involving a quick sudden movement to the neck. Whiplash is described as a hyperextension-hyperflexion injury to your neck. [...]

Good sleeping for children

School holiday is finally over, a new semester has begun for most Malaysian students.  Many tend to sleep past their bedtime during the school break due to influences like PlayStation and YouTube. However, it is important for a child to have a good amount of sleep, as it plays a vital role in determining your [...]

Why is physiotherapy at Healthworks different?

I hope you enjoyed reading my previous blogs. Here’s five reasons on why Physiotherapy at Healthworks is different: We are passionate about our profession and we strive to deliver the best care We love our profession and we dedicate a lot of time into learning. We are trained in various assessments/ techniques and we also [...]

Back To School FREE Talk & Posture Screening*

Join us for a Back To School FREE Talk and Posture Screening* (Normal Price - RM149). Healthy Spine, Happy Child! Time & Date: 1.30pm. Saturday, 26th Jan, 2019 Venue: Healthworks, Mont Kiara The talk will cover the following topics: 1. Posture As Students, being in school is part of their daily routine. Having a proper [...]

DorsaVi – Only in Healthworks!

Dorsavi is a wireless wearable sensor system that measures body movement and muscle activity with high accuracy. It provides measurable objective data to athletes, healthcare professionals, and back pain sufferers. The device has multiple applications, allowing the healthcare professional to stream information live to a computer screen and see the patient’s movement in real time. It [...]

Muscle Spasm

Spasm is defined as a sudden and involuntary contraction of the muscle. It usually occurs during sports activity (cramps) or when we make movements that are out of our normal pattern of movements. It usually causes a sudden pain but reduces quickly thereafter.   Why does muscle spasm? (Causes of muscle spasm) Muscle spasm usually [...]

NSAIDS

NSAIDS also known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are common solution for pain and inflammation. It is one of those easy ways to leave pain behind and to go on with one’s daily routine. They are responsible for approximately 5-10% of all medications prescribed each year. The prevalence of NSAID use in patients over 65 years [...]

Why is there pain in my jaw?

Jaw pain is one of the most excruciating pain and consistently and constantly nagging if left untreated. Some experience pain in their jaw that runs along their face. Some pain is localised to the joint of the jaw while some others do not experience pain but instead a clicking in their joint. A pain in [...]

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