Smoking is common practice in Malaysia. The prevalence of smoking amongst Malaysian men alone is about 46%. Research shows that as well as damaging the respiratory system, smoking is strongly associated with cancer and cardiovascular diseases and even causes harm to the urinary and reproductive systems. According to WHO statistics, worldwide on average one person [...]
At Healthworks, we have assessed and treated many patients with runner’s knee, some are runners, and some are not. Firstly, everyone can get runner’s knee, it isn’t just for runners. Runner’s knee is a broad term for several knee problems. For this article, we are defining runner’s knee as patellofemoral pain syndrome. What are the [...]
Many excuses for finding the right time are just disguised procrastination. “I’ll start dieting after I finish this batch of chocolates” “I just showered, I’ll head to the gym a bit later” “I ran out of whey protein, I’ll resume training when I get another tub”. Don’t buy into the hype. The best time to [...]
In conjunction with International Women's Day 2019, Healthworks is giving out FREE Chiropractic Assessment & Posture Screening* (Normal price: RM299), on a first come first serve basis*. Book your appointment with our team of certified chiropractors on 8th - 10th March 2019.
What is cubital tunnel syndrome? Cubital tunnel syndrome is a common peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome in the human body. It occurs when the compression or irritation of the ulnar nerve in a tunnel on the inside edge of the elbow ('funny bone' in your elbow). Causes - Over-stretching the nerve (frequent bending of the elbow, [...]
As patients walk into our clinic, some of them are experiencing numbness and tingling in their fingers and toes. Some also have numbness and tingling going down their arms and legs. There are many reasons as to why one may experience numbness and/or tingling. The most common reason is nerve-related such as nerves that have [...]
Magnesium is the 4th most common mineral that is found in our body after calcium, sodium, and potassium. Within the frame of a 70 kg individual, there is an average of 25 grams of Mg in reserve with 53% in bone, 27% in muscle, 19% in soft tissues, and less than 1% in the serum. Magnesium [...]
This article will be helpful if you’re scheduled for an ACL reconstruction. You will probably be thinking about “How long will I be out of my normal routine?” or “What should I expect during my rehabilitation?” Your doctor can provide specific recommendations based on your unique situation, but in general, the following timeline may help [...]
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The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that runs along the underneath of the foot from the heel bone to the toes. Its function is act as a shock-absorber that support the arch of the foot and guide the shape of the foot during walking and running. If the fascia is overstressed [...]