I started this blog to offer evidence-based chiropractic content so people could make informed-decisions about their pain treatment.

It has since grown to include other topics, in over 200 posts, to provide a true biopsychosocial, whole-person approach to helping you find freedom from pain.

I’ll like to thank the support of my readers — all 10,000 of you — who have helped this site grow to become the most read chiropractic/physiotherapy blog in Singapore.

To facilitate your reading experience, I am compiling an essential reading list. If you prefer, you can scroll down to access the blog in reverse chronological order (newest entries first).

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Worst Chiropractic Clinic in Singapore | One-Star Google Review

I think we have come to realise that recovery is indeed a difficult and challenge process. And sometimes, things just don't fit. This article was rewritten to reflect on the two one-star Google reviews we have received and what that means for you. I took up the $54 promo that includes adjustment, recommended by a [...]

How shoulder pain affected my life?

I broke my shoulder back in 2017 and had corrective surgery to fix it. Post-surgery, I was referred to physiotherapy to help me recover my full range of motion and strength. However, after six months of visiting, I still did not return to my full pre-surgery strength. Eventually, my insurance coverage ran out and I [...]

Staying Healthy During Holiday Season

_As festive seasons draws near -- be it Christmas, New Year, or Chinese New Year -- we often find ourselves eating and drinking more. This comes as no surprise in Singapore where eating and drinking are the predominant social activities. With COVID-19 measures in place, limiting gatherings to five (and soon to be eight) people, [...]

Five Things People Do That Contributes to Low Back Pain

Most of us, no matter our age and gender, would have experienced sharp and acute pain at our lower back before. This could happen literally at any time of your life -- from lifting heavy weights to mundane day to day activities such as sleeping. Whatever it is, we know how painful and bothersome back [...]

Five exercises for low back pain

Many people in Singapore experience back pain on a daily basis. It disrupts our daily lives and affect everything from work productivity to mundane daily activities. While pain killers and massages may be the go-to-treatment for most people, clinical guidelines around the world all agree that staying active and exercising is the first-line treatment for [...]

What does it mean to be healthy?

As stated by WHO, "health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." As of today, Singapore has over taken Japan to have the longest healthy life expectancy in the world. This is wonderful news. Our public health policies to encourage Singaporeans to participate [...]

Five Reasons Square One Active Recovery Is Not Your Usual Chiropractor

You may have been told by your friends or colleagues to try a chiropractor for your chronic pain. You did a look online and you can't seem to find one to your liking. Today we will share with you why Square One Active Recovery is not your usual chiropractor. Chiropractor without the chiropractic adjustments Chiropractor [...]

Three updates to the chiropractor industry in Singapore

Over the last couple of months, there have been some changes to the chiropractic clinics in Singapore. Because this may be confusing to some of you, we have decided to compile these changes for you. Natural Healings is now Natrahea 康愈源 It is not clear why Natural Healings have rebranded themselves to Natrahea. If I [...]

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI): Should I Be Considering Surgery?

What is Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)? If you have been experiencing hip pain with hip flexion (moving your knee upwards), external rotation, or internal rotation, you would have probably experienced some stiffness or even locking in your hip. Very often, patients will describe their hip as being misaligned or that something is out-of-place. This is how [...]

Plantar Fasciitis: Should you be buying custom orthotic insoles?

  Insoles are no doubt making a comeback in Singapore. Be it Dr. Scholl's Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis from Lazada, custom-made insoles from Happy Walker, or a podiatrist-prescribed pair of orthoses from the hospital, tons of options are available! Before jumping in to buying your first pair to ease the pain at your plantar fascia [...]

Weight Loss: The Ultimate Eating and Exercise Guide I

I may not be that knowledgeable in most things but when it comes to losing weight, I have a story to tell. Being obese since most of my childhood, I was no stranger to the relentless teasing at school. "Eh Kaiwen, how come you eating double of mine sia?” To a large extent, I hear [...]

Beginner’s Guide To Personal Training in Singapore

Maybe you’re new to the gym and you are at a total lost of what to do. Maybe you’re frustrated at not seeing the results you want from your training program. Maybe you need a little more motivation to help you reach the new year resolutions you have set some ten months ago. Maybe you [...]