Tag Archives: pain

“Slipped disc”

Dear friendliest friends, The term “slipped disc” is widely used in society but in actual fact, spinal discs do not slip out. Lets look at the anatomy. A normal disc consist of an outer fibrous rings that we call annulus fibrosus and an inner gelatinous matter that we call nucleus pulposus. “Slipped disc”, the term, […]

Fitness Topic 1 : DOMS

Dear friendliest friends, This post is dedicated to a dear friend of mine, Adrian. I am very proud of the fact that you are getting your life back on track in terms of your health and fitness. I believe that those of you that frequents the gym, after a full work out, you get soreness […]

Weekly stretches for low back pain.

Dear friendliest friends, The list of stretches I am about to post here are general stretches. Please consult your chiropractor to ensure it is suitable for you. Also, get your spine adjusted into proper alignment before attempting these stretches.   1. Prayer’s position 2. Hamstring stretch 3. Gluteus stretch 4. Quadratus lumborum stretch 30 minutes […]

Ouch!

Dear friendliest friends,  How do we deal with acute pain? Pain is your body’s way of sending a warning to your brain that something may be wrong with part of it. Beneath the skin, there are nerve endings that senses pain, heat, cold, touch and pressure. Injury to the body, makes the nerve endings send […]

Zzzzz…

Dear friendliest friends, Most of us spend one quarter of our day in bed besides the party-goers, play-stationers, footy fans and late night phone chit-chatters. But, how do we find the most comfortable position to sleep in if we have a back pain? 1. Supine position Place a pillow underneath the knees and underneath the […]

Tips for long hours office workers

Dear friendliest friends, I have seen many patients who work in the office coming through my doors more often so than athletes. To me, it is all about the long hours of bad sitting posture that triggers a variety of pain from the neck all the way to the lower back and even the tailbone. […]

An Experience at the Chiropractic Office

Dear friendliest friends, Going to a doctor’s office can be daunting and can be an unpleasant experience for many. From sterilization scents wharfing through your senses to babies screaming on top of their lungs. Undoubtedly, that is not what you would expect at a chiropractic office. In my office, we have scented candles and a […]