Time waits for no man, and especially fleeting are the times of our youth. Science have been actively researching on ways to reverse aging, or at least preserve what our younger days have given us. This month, we celebrate National Teenager Day by dedicating this article to all the growing teenagers out there on how…

Sleep is essential for optimal health. As physiotherapists we often ask people about their lifestyle and sleep is just one of the variables that can affect your health, healing and wellbeing. Here are some of the most common questions our patients have: How important is sleep? Sleeping less than 7 hours per night on a regular…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Aaron who officially joins us in our Novena clinic and as a Clinic Manager! After graduating in 1996, Aaron gained valuable experience working for three years in public hospitals in Hong Kong and England, before returning to Hong Kong in 2000 to enter private practice. To improve his knowledge…

Dear Patients, As of 28 January 2020, 4:15pm, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed the seventh imported case of Wuhan coronavirus infection in Singapore. In view of this, we are also taking precautionary measures along with the MOH to safeguard the well-being of our patients and employees. Patients who are feeling unwell with flu…

  It is known that growing older is an inevitable part of life. Many changes happen to a person when they age, and these include decreased bone mass density, decreased muscle strength, increased overall body fat, decreased coordination, and reduced joint mobility. An older person is also more likely to suffer from heart diseases, lung…

The rewards of working out can be extremely satisfying when you see changes in your body. Seeing the defined lines of your muscles appearing or noticing how much more functional you are in your daily life makes all that sweat and occasional tears worth it. Suddenly, a business trip or family vacation threatens to put…

Many people work-out for the health benefits both physically and mentally, but perhaps the most common motive for exercising is to lose weight or to get rid of those stubborn calories attached to your body. But what exercises should we be focusing on to effectively lose weight? Here, we will be discussing two different types…

The start of every new year fills us with a renewed sense of determination, enables a fresh start with a clean slate and prompts new goals. Among these goals, many would find “going to the gym more often” or “work out” to be listed. And for some of us, these goals might have been carried…

A common comparison is often made between Dry Needling and Acupuncture. Both of these treatments primarily use needles and visually, both share similarities. However, these two practices are vastly different in theory. Acupuncture originates from the Chinese as part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and aims to target meridian points with needles to manipulate…

Physiotherapist and Certified Clinical Yoga Teacher – Caro Cuypers recently started to offer Clinical Yoga as a new “tool” to help her patients get better. We got the expert in to help answer the most common questions relating to Clinical Yoga and how patients can benefit from it 😉 What is Clinical Yoga? Clinical Yoga is a form…