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When to get help for low back pain

1 Sep 2020

Low back pain (LBP) is common, with 80% of adults likely to experience it in their lifetime. This group includes individuals from their early twenties and continues throughout adulthood. Factors such as prolonged sitting, sedentary jobs, falls, highly physical jobs, cigarette smoking, obesity, and extreme tallness increase the risk of experiencing low back pain.  Lower …

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Best Exercises to Avoid Knee Pain

14 Aug 2020

Conventionally, treatment for knee pain has been focused around the knee itself. But, in fact, most knee problems are not standalone conditions. In this article, our physiotherapists in Singapore will share with you how we can help your knee pain by addressing the root problems and also some exercises to avoid knee pain. Like any …

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WHEN TO WORRY ABOUT LOWER BACK PAIN

1 Jul 2020

In contemporary times, many cases associated with back pain have risen considerably in an alarming manner. These pains have been researched and found to be the fifth among other reasons that make people attend hospitals. Back pains could denote some ailments that are developing or already exist, such as cancer, autoimmune disease, infection. These pains …

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HOW TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE SCOLIOSIS

7 Jun 2020

Scoliosis is a condition that results in the curvature or twisting of the spine to the side. This condition causes discomfort and pain in the back muscles as it causes the rib cage to pull out of position. Although it is not rampant in adults, it is not uncommon in children. Most of the reported …

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Reasons Why Excessive Sitting and Sedentary Lifestyle Lead to Back Pain

24 Apr 2020

In the modern world, many people spend time sitting down behind a desk connecting with clients across the globe. Gone are the days when most business owners meet customers by traveling across the world. In addition to that, it all boils down to sedentary work that involves no movement but sitting in one place during …

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SHOULDER EXERCISE WITH DUMBBELL: Important training for better shoulder control

21 Apr 2020

Have you tried strengthening your upper body with dumbbells? If you do it wrongly, you may end up with shoulder pain! Watch this video to learn how from Balance Core Physiotherapy Expert how to improve shoulder control, so that you can tone up your body safely! The key muscles to target are: Rotator Cuff (particularly …

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GREAT HOME EXERCISES AFTER LONG HOURS OF COMPUTER WORK

21 Apr 2020

Are you feeling soreness in the neck or back after spending long hours in front of a computer or desk work? Let’s do a simple yet highly effective exercise routine to release all your stress! Taught by our Balance Core Physiotherapy Expert, Mr Tian Li Feng. Let your body feel refreshed and energized with these …

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SELF HELP TIPS FOR HEADACHE: Learn from physiotherapy expert

20 Apr 2020

Having a headache but not sure how to get rid of it? learn from Ms Chloe the Balance Core Physiotherapy Expert how you can help yourself when you can’t get to your favorite Physio or Massage therapist. The key to effective self-release of muscle tension is accurate identification of the painful muscles. Pay attention to …

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HOW TO AVOID KNEE PAIN: Important points and simple solutions

20 Apr 2020

  Knee pain is usually not a standalone condition. Being the center joint in the lower limb, abnormal loading from the hip or ankle/foot will always alter the loading on the knee joint. When the knee is aligned ideally, the force going through the knee does not cause injury. But, when there is a combination …

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3D SCOLIOSIS PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT

20 Apr 2020

Do you find your spine alignment has abnormal curve? If the spine stays in imbalanced position, namely Scoliosis, you may find it limiting your performance and appearance, and may result into lasting pain in the body. Check out how Balance Core Physio Experts tackle the scoliosis condition and hear from patient’s feedback! Though scoliosis is …

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SELF-EXERCISE FOR FROZEN SHOULDER

20 Apr 2020

Do you want to self-help with your frozen shoulder condition? Learn from Balance Core Physio Experts the right ways to do your stretching exercises for frozen shoulder, so that you can avoid worsening the problems, lessen shoulder pain, maximize shoulder flexibility. Here are some simple steps that you can incorporate into your daily life to …

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TREATMENT FOR FROZEN SHOULDER

20 Apr 2020

Frozen shoulder can be a very difficult condition to recover from. Especially if the therapy or exercise is not appropriate. See how Balance Core Physiotherapy Experts treat patient with frozen shoulder effectively and quickly!

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CORE CONTROL EXPLAINED: How to effectively tone up your core region

20 Apr 2020

Do you have pain in back, neck, hips or knees? Chances are your core control may not be good enough to support your body properly.

Many of us already heard of the term “core control” or “core strengthening”. But there are many mis-conceptions of what these terms mean, and exercises done wrongly can in fact make your back or leg pain worse! We explain what proper control of core region is about and show you exactly how to exercise properly. Try them our by yourself and experience the benefit of proper core control!

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BACK PAIN: CAUSES AND PREVENTION TIPS

23 Mar 2020

Back pain causes a person to limit the activities they do and even their movements. It is very common for people who are aged 16 and above. Surprisingly, back pain not only happens because of an injury but it can also happen due to a lot of factors.  Back pain is incredibly uncomfortable and can …

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HOW TO PREVENT ANTENATAL AND POSTNATAL LOW BACK PAIN

18 Sep 2018

 Low back pain/ discomfort is common with pregnancy – during pregnancy or post-delivery. Studies suggest, almost 50% of the women experience it during one or the other stage of pregnancy, having a great impact on their lifestyle, it can even make common everyday task difficult like walking, sitting, standing or sleeping. Although the experience of …

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A MARATHON?

17 Sep 2018

When it comes to choice of exercises to improve fitness, many people rated running as their first choice for its low cost and convenience. While historically our ancestors run a lot for hunting and survival, our modern lifestyle has made a lot of us spend far more time sitting down. With sedentary lifestyle many key …

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WHY DOES MY BODY CONSTANTLY ACHE?

18 Jan 2018

If you’re having a constant pain or weakness somewhere in your body, and it doesn’t get better even after some treatment, don’t just give up hope yet. In many cases it doesn’t mean you’re having a condition that can’t be cured. It only means that the root problem hasn’t been found yet.Just think of our …

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OUTRUNNING OLD-AGE: THE ENERGY YOU NEED

18 Jan 2018

DEBUNKING TWO AGE-RELATED MYTHS Myth 1: It’s too late to start exercising when you’re middle-aged, if you weren’t active throughout your life. The truth is that it’s never too late for ANYONE. Here’s the science to back it up: in a frequent cited study, 50 men and women with an average age of 87 worked …

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ARE YOU BREATHING CORRECTLY?

18 Jan 2018

Breathing is the first and single most important thing you do in your life, yet many of us unknowingly breathe in incorrect way. Some are breathing with elevated chest, others breathe with shallow breath. Some may even have headaches associated with overly tensed neck muscles for breathing in a stressful way. In fact, we should …

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WHEN DOES PHYSIOTHERAPY WORK FOR YOU, AND WHEN IT DOESN’T

18 Jan 2018

It is heartening to know that more and more people are aware of Physiotherapy profession and trusting us to help them improve their health. However, some people didn’t feel that they get significant improvement with physiotherapy, and may think that physiotherapy is not for them. But actually based on our years of clinical experience, there …

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LIFE ENERGY EXERCISE

17 Jan 2018

FREE AND EASY WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR ENERGY AND GET RID OF PAIN!       Living in the era of rapid technological advancement, people dwelling in urban cities are getting more sedentary in their lifestyle. We sit long hours every day and tend to maintain rigid positions. These habits result in chronic back and …

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WHY IS MY NECK SO SORE

30 Nov 2017

One of the most common reason why we experience sore neck is due to extended hours in front of digital screens such as computers, laptops and mobile devices, especially if the way you position yourself is adding stress to your muscles and joints. As the usage of mobile devices is increasing, the number of people …

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FROZEN SHOULDER EXPLAINED

30 Nov 2017

In today’s fast paced society, people are neglecting their own health at the expense of their work. Sitting long hours in front of a screen with forward neck posture and elevated shoulders may lead to shoulder pain and stiffness.  More often than not, one will not take such small injuries seriously. When it is left unnoticed …

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HOW TO PREVENT KNEE INJURY

30 Nov 2017

When one suffer from knee pain, especially if the pain came about not due to any sprain or traumatic event, but developed gradually, many times the exact painful structure or the cause of knee pain may not be clearly identified. That is why many people who has knee pain with some activities can’t seem to …

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MYTHS ABOUT GOOD POSTURE

30 Nov 2017

A well-meaning parent or teacher has surely told you to correct the way you’re standing or sitting at some point in your life. “Don’t slouch”, “Sit still” “Don’t hunch your back”, we bet you’ve heard them too. However, the advice probably came with no explanation. What we do next is adopt the “good” posture: Suck in …

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