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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The dangers of a Y-strap neck adjustment

The Y-strap neck adjustment is a technique commonly used by chiropractors and even TCM practitioners to help with neck pain. It is used to help with cervical traction or depression. Along with its perceived benefits, this procedure also comes with significant risks and potential dangers. In today's blog post, we will discuss what you should [...]

Resistance band exercises to build a more robust and strong neck

As an office worker immersed in the daily grind, you're no stranger to the persistent neck aches and stiffness that come with prolonged sitting. Hours hunched over a desk can take a toll on your neck, leaving you yearning for relief and renewed vitality. While we often focus on ergonomic chairs and posture correction, there's [...]

Justyn Vicky dies after breaking neck during squat accident

A 33-year-old Indonesian personal trainer died after a barbell broke his neck. Justyn Vicky was doing squats in The Paradise Bali gym yesterday when the accident happened. From a video circulating on social media, he can be seen struggling to ascend from a squat. With the barbell on his shoulder, both him and his spotter [...]

Exercises for sedentary office workers with neck pain: Bench press

Neck pain is a common ailment in Singapore. It particularly affects people who are sedentary, spend long hours at desks, or engage in repetitive activities. As chiropractors, we often see patients seeking relief from neck discomfort caused by poor neck conditioning. Chiropractic care plays a crucial role in addressing neck pain. Incorporating specific upper body [...]

Understanding neck pain contraptions: Denneroll

Neck pain is a multibillion industry. From cervical traction devices to neck pillows and posture correctors, the market is filled with an array of options. But do these neck pain contraptions truly deliver on their promises? Today we will be discussing the cervical Denneroll. The Denneroll is a type of spinal orthotics designed to change [...]

Understanding neck pain: What are the main muscles in the neck?

Welcome to an exciting journey of self-discovery as we explore the main muscles residing in your neck. This intricate network of muscles plays a vital role in supporting your head, facilitating movement, and maintaining proper posture. Understanding these muscles can empower you to take better care of your neck health. While there are 26 muscles [...]

Neck Pain Treatment in Singapore

Neck pain is one of the most frustrating conditions to live with. This is many people seek help from chiropractors in Singapore. While it may be a scary experience, you don't have to worry just yet! Most neck aches and stiffness are very treatable, and can be addressed with an evidence-based recovery. For those of [...]

A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Become a Chiropractor in Singapore

Have you ever considered becoming a chiropractor in Singapore? Chiropractic is a fascinating field that focuses on natural healthcare and optimising the body's healing abilities. While chiropractic is not regulated in Singapore, you can still embark on a fulfilling career as a chiropractor by following the steps outlined below. Let's explore the journey to becoming [...]

Understanding the relationship between overweightness and pain

Chronic pain and overweightness are two prevalent health concerns that impact millions of people even in Singapore. Over 40% of Singaporeans are either overweight or obese! In this blog post, we exploring the factors contributing to overweightness and chronic pain as well as the importance of addressing both simultaneously for improved well-being. What is chronic [...]

Should I take protein powder if I am trying to lose weight?

In the pursuit of weight loss, people often explore various strategies to optimise their diet and exercise routines. One common question that arises is whether protein powder should be incorporated into a weight loss plan. Protein powder has gained popularity in the fitness world due to its potential benefits for muscle recovery and satiety. In [...]

How to get your loved ones onboard for your weight loss journey

Weight loss is a complex journey that extends far beyond simply eating less. While a calorie deficit is a fundamental aspect, numerous psychosocial factors come into play, significantly influencing both successful weight loss and the ability to maintain it over time. One critical aspect worth exploring is the impact of social factors on weight management. [...]

How being overweight affects your health

You may be surprised to learn that overweightness and obesity in Singapore carry a hefty price tag of $261 million. According to a study conducted by Duke-NUS Medical School, overweight and obese adults between the ages of 40 and 80 in Singapore contribute significantly to medical expenses and absenteeism costs, amounting to a staggering $261 [...]