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Deadlift – The King of All Exercises?

The conventional deadlift is like coconut oil, chia seed, bulletproof coffee in the realm of exercises. It is widely believed to be a MUST DO exercise, which we widely believe is far from true. Let’s explore why. Before adding an exercise into your routine, several questions have to be asked. Q1: “What is the [...]

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Spinal Exercises: How and Why?

Exercises should be a regular part of our daily activity and weekly routine. As a chiropractor, we always advise our clients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and physical activity is a habit that we constantly encourage. There are many benefits such as healthy muscles, bones and mobile joints. It also helps us burn calories and [...]

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Tension Headache

Headache is a common nervous system disorder with a prevalence of 48.9 %. Tension headache is a primary headache in which it is responsible for the prevalence of 26.5% among other headaches. Contrast to migraine, in tension headache, women are only slightly more affected than male (the female-to-male ratio of TH is 5:4) and the [...]

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Chronic Ankle Instability

Diagnosing and Managing Chronic Ankle Instability The ankle joint consists of many bones, ligaments and tendons that plays an important role in maintaining its stability. Consequently, ankle instability happens if any of the related bones, tendons, or ligaments are compromised. The tibia and fibula are intimately joined by the interosseous membranes. These two bones also [...]

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Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti is the partial or complete separation of the rectus abdominis, or “six-pack” muscles, which meet at the midline of your stomach. Diastasis recti is very common during and following pregnancy. This is because the uterus stretches the muscles in the abdomen to accommodate the growing baby. This condition varies each time with each [...]

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Sitting For Too Long

The recent Movement Control Order in Malaysia has caused most of us to stay home and start working from home. Many of us came into this unprepared. We did not have the right tables, the right chairs and since then we may have started feeling old pains exacerbated or even new pains. Worse than bad [...]

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Rotator Cuff Impingement

Rotator Cuff Impingement is a type of injury that causes shoulder pain where a tendon inside your shoulder rubs or catches on nearby tissue and bone as you forward flex or abduct your arm. It usually affects the rotator cuff tendon that connects the rotator cuff muscles that stabilizes the shoulder joint to the humerus. [...]

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Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

What is PCL injury? PCL injuries often occur as part of the knee injury and is the least common ligamentous injuries among the four major ligaments of the knee. PCL injuries often occurs in isolation due to the structural positions. Most of the patients able to tolerate the PCL deficient knee and continue their daily [...]

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How Are You Sitting?

As many are now working from home, it's important to check if your are sitting correctly in your new work environment. In order to avoid and reduce back pain and other muscles related soreness, please follow these sitting posture guidelines.

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The Mummy Tummy (Diastasis Recti) – Part1

It is an exciting day where all moms -to-be are about to meet their babies after a 10 month long waiting period. For most mummies, getting back into shape is probably a struggling concern and for some, regardless of the effort, their 'mummy tummy' is just not going away. Doing specific abs exercises seems to [...]

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Spinal Health

Stuck at home wondering what can you do to help your spine? Here are some ways you can still give your back the best when you can’t get to your chiropractor, physiotherapist or spinal expert. These are in no way going to replace the importance of healthcare or seeing a specialist. These are just some [...]

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