Denis Mecklenburg recently completed a high-level sporting shoulder course conducted by shoulder physiotherapy clinician, researcher and course presenter – Lyn Watson. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, which also makes it prone to injury. If you’re an athlete, taxing your shoulder over time with repetitive, overhead movements or participating in contact sports may put…

It’s finally the summer holidays! This well-deserved break calls for a vacation but do you know that travelling on flights that extend beyond 4 hours can be associated with serious health threats? Blood clots, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), can form in the deep veins of your legs during travel because you are…

Our clients come from all walks of life and we pride ourselves on being there for them on every step of the way, including celebrating their personal achievements. In this feature, we have Ian Wee, winner of the 2019 CrossFit Open (Singapore). Ian has been an Olympic weightlifter and Crossfit athlete since Junior college. In 2016-2017,…

Dry Needling is a treatment technique whereby a sterile, single-use needle is inserted into the muscle to assist with decreasing pain and improving function through the release of trigger points. At PhysioActive, we have physios who are well trained to utilise dry needling in conjunction with other interventions to offer a holistic approach to treating…

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…

Physiotherapist Anthony Corr was invited to give an ergonomics talk at the science park whereby he shared about common health risks at the workplace and how to prevent them. It can be hard to set aside time for training but it is always possible to turn a lunch hour into a learning hour that will…

Your neck muscles can be strained from poor posture — whether it’s from leaning over the computer or sleeping in a wrong position overnight. Physiotherapists Padraig & Liam demonstrate one great way to alleviate some of these aches and pains by foam rolling. — Contact us Call us: 6258 5602 Email us: info@physioactive.sg PhysioActive is…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Conor who officially joins us in our Novena clinic. Conor graduated with honours from Trinity College Dublin in 2015. During his time at Trinity, he was awarded the Foundation Scholarship and was an active volunteer for the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy. After moving to Singapore in 2016, he…

Last month, Denis Mecklenburg had an opportunity to learn about the treatment of Frozen Shoulder using the renowned Niel-Asher Technique™. He was tutored by Stuart Hinds, a leading Australian soft tissue therapist with over 28 years’ experience in professional practice. What is the Niel-Asher Technique™? The Niel-Asher Technique™ is a ‘natural’ method of treatment that does not involve…

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…