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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Can Chiropractor Fix Back Pain? Guide to Back Pain Singapore (2024)

If you're among the countless individuals who suffer from back pain, you know firsthand the profound impact it can have on your daily life. Whether it's a dull ache or a sharp twinge, back pain can limit your mobility, disrupt your sleep, and hamper your overall well-being. As a chiropractor in Singapore, I work with [...]

Five things you should know about ACL tears recovery

If you had a ACL tear ten years ago, you'd probably be considering surgery. Because the understanding then was that if something is torn, surgery is the only way to fixed it. In fact, for the longest time, we probably expected ACL tear patients to live in pain unless they surgically repair their ACL. Do [...]
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The Ultimate Guide to Sciatica Treatment in Singapore 2024

Sciatica or sciatic pain can be debilitating. If you are suffering from it, you would know exactly what I mean. Today we will discussed sciatica and what you can do about it to help yourself. What is sciatica? Sciatica pain is awful. Even the Pope had to take a sick day because of it. If [...]
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Slipped Disc Treatment in Singapore (2024)

"Slipped disc" can be very scary. Its name suggests you have permanent damage in your spine. Maybe you even think you have to live in pain for the rest of your life.  Maybe you have been told you will never run or squat again. What if I told you none of this is true? This [...]

Nine High Value Tips for your Tendon Pain: From a Chiropractor’s Perspective

We know tendon pain is awful. You start to miss your weekly tennis practice or evening runs. You may not be able to turn a door knob or open a sauce jar without help. Tendon injuries can be intrusive to our daily lives. Today we give you nine tips to help you through your journey to a full, functional, and happy life.


11 Best Recommendations for your Musculoskeletal Pain and Low Back Pain

It has been all too busy but I thought I will drop by real quick and do a short post on the paper What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? Eleven consistent recommendations from high-quality CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES. There are quite a bit of good stuff in there but we will briefly [...]
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Understanding Pain: What Is Pain Neuroscience Education?

Most chronic pain sufferers I work with want to get straight into the "treatment" aspect of recovery. That is to get the exercises going, to get them strong and fit again so they can return to their daily lives without pain. That is a great attitude towards chronic pain management. The can-do, let's-go, take-action mentality [...]

Sport Injuries: 7 Low Back Truths Every Athlete Should Know

We all know some one who have had a low back injury from sports. Maybe you yourself are recovering from low back pain. Today we want to share with you 10 truths (references included) everyone should know about their low back.


Four Things Your Singapore Chiropractor Doesn’t Want You To Know

We know finding the right chiropractor in Singapore can be frustrating. We blogged about cheap chiropractors previously and today we are going to focus on the clinical aspects of what to look for in a good chiropractor! We hope this helps.


Why Your Pain Hurts: From a Bayesian Brain Approach

If you have been following our blog for a while, you would know we highly, highly emphasise that pain does not equal to damage. This is confusing to most people because we think of our symptoms in the biomedical model. What if we are wrong?


We can’t tell your future, but we can make educated predictions

Most pain sufferers want concrete answers in their recovery. Is this going to make my pain go away 100%? Unfortunately, as a chiropractor, I don't have the definite answer to that. We can make predictions about what is most likely to happen but we can't say for sure what exactly will happen. This uncertainty is [...]

Your recovery is always not what you expect

Because we don't follow a cookie cutter approach at Square One Active Recovery, what we do with each client is often unique and outside of the client's expectation. We always emphasised that if you want really good results, you must engage in radical change. This is where the unexpectedness lies. Having a working mental approach [...]