Physioactive visits Bites & Bikes to find out why bike fitting is important With biking becoming more popular in this pandemic even physiotherapists recommend a good bike fit to avoid injuries. During the current pandemic a lot of people have picked up cycling. This is of course a good thing, but with biking being so…

Physio talks: Back Injury – Herniated Disc – Surgery and Physiotherapy options. Physioactive presents the Singapore Surgeon Insight series with Dr. Hee Hwan Tak of Pinnacle Spine and Scoliosis Centre Singapore where he explains a specific back injury, the herniated disc, also known as the herniated nucleus pulposus. Dr Hee Hwan Tak Dr. Hee, an…

Most people have back pain. We are not living in an ergonomic society so let’s get some answers. * What mattress and pillow is best? * How should we be sleeping? * How can we improve posture? Video Credit: On the Couch with Nici — Contact us Call us: 6258 5602 Email us: info@physioactive.sg PhysioActive…

MRIs are considered the gold standard on identifying structures within the body. However, sometimes, there can be different perspectives to the same fact. Case in Point by Physiotherapist – Jack Allen John, a 40-year-old Caucasian patient came to me for a pre-op evaluation. He was a healthy male who frequently exercised outside of his working…

Low back pain is a common ailment that about 80% of adults experience at some point in their lives. This pain may happen again over time if not rectified and may also progress to chronic low back pain, which lasts for more than 3 months. Today, we are busting myths and reinforcing what the latest evidence says…

What Is Pain? Pain, although unpleasant, is normal. And it is perfectly normal, once you have it, to want to get rid of it. Even though pain is unpleasant it is your body’s way of protecting you in times of injury or disease. Pain helps you make decisions about what you should and should not…

At PhysioActive a very large percentage of our clients present with musculoskeletal injuries. This includes neck- and shoulder pain, lower back pain, headaches and elbow and/or wrist pain as the result of work related injury. Common patterns of complaint are morning stiffness for 15-30mins after getting out of bed and progressive muscle tension towards the end…

Most people have heard about trigger points, but nobody really knows what it means. In common language a trigger point is a “knot” in the muscle, which triggers pain locally and/or on a different area of the body. It can also limit joint movements. In recent years, scientific research has shown that the muscular system is often…

Shoulder pain is a very common complaint and can have a variety of causes. The most obvious cause is a trauma to the shoulder after a fall. More common ones are non-traumatic injuries due to overuse or misuse from activities that are performed too often, with too much weight or force, and with poor techniques….

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis means a side-to-side (lateral) curvature of the spine usually combined with a rotation of the vertebras. Frequently Asked Questions 1) How do I know if I have scoliosis? Look at your posture from the back from top down: • Head not centered to the body • Uneven shoulders (either one is…