Monthly Archives: July 2019

Scoliosis: Part 1

What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is described as a medical condition whereby a person’s spine curves either laterally or rotationally in a C-shape or an S-shape. Commonly it starts when boys and girls reach puberty. Most research show girls showing signs of scoliosis around 11 years of age while boys show signs a little later around [...]

Walking To A Better Health

Physical inactivity has led to many health problems, physically or mentally.  It increases all causes of mortality, double the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity, and increase the risks of colon cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, lipid disorders, depression and anxiety. At Healthworks, physical inactivity is a leading cause for neck and low back pain. With [...]

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy is now available in Healthworks. Our physiotherapist is specifically trained to improve the quality of life and daily activities of children, aged birth through adolescence, who are experiencing functional limitations or disability due to trauma or who may suffer from various conditions ranging from cerebral palsy to neuromuscular disorders. Few frequently asked questions: [...]

Low Back Pain Series: Why Do We Have Back Pain?

Our low back is made up of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs. Any injuries to these structures will result in pain or discomfort at the low back region. In more severe cases, individuals will experience symptoms such as numbness, tingling, shooting pain and tiredness radiating down their legs. Muscle or ligament strain Muscles and [...]

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