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World Spine Day promo, October 2019

In conjunction with World Spine Day October 2019, Healthworks is giving out FREE Posture Screen and Spine Assessment (Normal price: RM299). Limited to first 100 clients only. To schedule an appointment, please call 03-6211 7533 or email contact@myhealthworks.com.my #loveyourspine #saynotobackpain

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Pre, During and Post Pregnancy Care

Pre, During and Post - Pregnancy Care is now available in Healthworks. During pregnancy, our centre of gravity shifts and this causes many to experience lower and upper back pain. This leads to stress and sometimes neck and headaches. With the help of adjustments and myotherapy, pain and discomfort can be relieved, making the experience [...]

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common condition which we see here at Healthworks in which the spinal cord or the spinal nerves are compressed. This pinches the nerves or spinal cord, causing various symptoms such as pain, cramping, weakness or numbness. These sensations can be felt in the lower back, legs, neck or arms depending on [...]

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Neck Pain After Waking Up

Waking up with a neck pain is definitely one of the worst things in life.  Most of us, actually experience not only soreness but also stiffness in the neck.  Simple activities like turning one’s head or looking down can be devastating not to mention going about one’s normal routine.  This article will discuss on tips [...]

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Scoliosis – Part 2

In my last blog, I explained the different types of scoliosis, how we screen for them and how we could see them presenting in ourselves, our friends and family. It is again, really important to note, that scoliosis is in most cases, not a life-threatening disease and we do not have to live in fear [...]

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Cervicogenic Headache

Headache is an extremely common symptom and the most common of the nervous system disorders.  Nearly 5 in every 10 individuals will be diagnosed with a headache.  It affects the young and old, all races and genders, but mostly females.  There are many types of headaches and amongst them, chiropractors have found that the trend [...]

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Physical Activity in Elderly

Aging is a multifactorial irreversible process associated with significant decline in muscle mass and neuromuscular functions. One of the most efficient methods to counteract age-related changes in muscle mass and function is physical activity. Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve [...]

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Why Am I So Flexible?

Have you ever watched one of those videos where some people can extend their index finger till it reaches the back of the hand? How are some people way more flexible than others? Hypermobile joints which literally translate to joints with an excessive mobility, is often seen when the tissues holding a joint together - [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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