We know how crazy things have been since the start of 2020. In fact, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Social Distancing, Lockdown, etc. are terms we’ve barely heard of before the pandemic! With the rapid changes and uncertainty, everyone is also staying in more often than ever. In the clinics, we’ve experienced a surge in cancellation of appointments due…

Dear Patients, As the COVID-19 situation rapidly evolves, we want you to know that we’re in this together, and that we’ll always put your health and safety first. We have been in close contact with relevant authorities since the outbreak in Singapore, and are adhering strictly to advisories that guide clinical practices like ours. While…

Once upon a time, the scary tale of how firmly toned abs could turn into mush of fats if left neglected plagued the minds of beginner gym-goers. Hard and defined triceps were said to convert into flabby arm fats through time and the horrors stopped many on their tracks from the aim to build muscles….

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…