Before I start, I’d like to express my deepest gratitude to our hard-working healthcare practitioners including nurses, doctors, and all teams involved in fighting the COVID-19. Through social media I learned about retired doctors returning to help with the current condition—it gave me massive chills down to my spine. Also, I’d like to remind…

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all of us are required to stay at home as much as possible. Although this is good to prevent the spread of Covid-19, it has some impact and implication to your health, namely your back. Because of home quarantine, our activity level reduce and we tend to move less. As…

In light of Covid-19 escalating in Indonesia and campaigns for social distancing and self-isolation in effect, Physioactive still stands dedicated in helping patients become pain free.  Apart from all the measures taken at the clinic to ensure safety for patients and staff, we now offer online treatments for patients who prefer to stay at home…

To safeguard the health and well-being of our patients and staff, we have stepped up precautionary measures at our clinics with immediate effect: Mandatory temperature taking of all visitors Temperature-taking will apply to all patients and accompanying patients who enter our clinics. Anyone presenting themselves with a temperature of above 37.5 degrees Celsius will not be permitted…

The Optimal Solution for Back Pain I bet everyone have heard this statement at least once “Train your core, it is good for your back”. This is a correct statement. However, many people train their core incorrectly. In order to prevent and manage back pain, what you need to train is the “Stability” of your…

Do Not Slouch! We’ve heard it, we all do. That’s the message that are out there, your back pain and achiness is because of the way you sit, that is slouch. Sitting in a slouch position has been deemed to be “bad” for your health and cause pain/achiness all around your back. While that is…

I remember the 2017 NBA Finals when the Golden State Warriors finished against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Kyrie Irving was still at Cavaliers at that time and he surely had a night not to forget. On a quick glimpse at broadcast TV, Kyrie was bending over, while his therapist used a device to  massage him –…

My name is Claudio Sagita and I am a 2nd year undergraduate student at the University of Melbourne majoring in physiology. Since I am planning to become a physiotherapist in the future, I decided to do an internship at Physioactive Jakarta while I was on my uni break last February. My main expectations out of…

There is growing concern that the new coronavirus may be going undetected in Indonesia, where officials have not confirmed a single case of infection among the 272 million-strong population despite the country’s close links to China. As of January 30 2020, Indonesia said it had no confirmed cases of the coronavirus and that 238 Indonesians…

One afternoon I was watching the television at home when the legendary Dave Mustaine, lead vocalist/guitarist of Megadeth, appeared on my 50 inch screen. My vision and attention was immediately captured by this iconic image as my mind went down memory lane, to the times I used to head-bang to his tunes. I am a…