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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Self Care: Can You Love Yourself To Recovery?

We hear generic, almost "useless", health advice on a regular basis. You probably would have sit through a family dinner lecture on the importance of sleeping early. Your friends or colleagues, maybe even your chiropractor or physiotherapist, may have asked you to exercise more. Most of us would brush off such advice. But, what if [...]

Scoliosis Treatment: Does Exercise Work? A Chiropractor’s Perspective

Recently, a parent reached out to ask about what treatment options are available for her adolescent girl. They had saw a scoliosis specialist and also went for physiotherapy treatment in a public hospital. Initially, they opted out of bracing but they have decided to go ahead now. By this stage, the physiotherapist had discharged them [...]

How To Restore Leg Function? Exercise For Limping Seniors

I cannot explain my obsession with helping people to get back to daily life. If you want to get back to running pain-free, I want to help you. If you want to get back to sitting eight hours at the computer pain-free, I want to help you. If your parent is struggling with getting around, [...]

If most of wellness is nonsense, is there evidence-based wellness care?

There is a lot of value in good health. If you struggle to identify with that, talk to some one who had just paid for a $10,000 chiropractic package. Perhaps also talk to some one who works in palliative care. Once we are in agreement that good health has insurmountable value, we can dig deeper [...]

80 Years Old Man Died After Seeing A Chiropractor – What Is Going On?

There is no point for chiropractors to live with their head in the sand: Yes, an 80-year old man died after seeing a chiropractor. Here is what we know: The patient was indeed an 80-year old man The patient did receive manual therapy treatment from a chiropractor It is still unclear what exactly was the […]


Is ‘exercise’ a generic good-for-you health advice? A chiropractor’s perspective

Too often as a society we emphasise the importance of exercising and working out without truly understanding its long-term value. As a result, the “exercise” advice sometimes become empty words. Thankfully with science, we can answer specific questions regarding exercise. We can with confidence advise on the purpose of exercise and the long term benefits […]


You have tight hips, so what? Truth behind the psoas release mystery

If you have been told by a chiropractor or physiotherapist that you need to correct your excessively lordotic posture, check out our article on anterior pelvic tilt.  Are you experiencing “tight” hip flexors or psoas muscles? Perhaps you are looking for some one to release them for you? What if I told you that it […]


Applying a Growth Mindset to Pain or Injury | Free Chiropractic Advice

You might be familiar with the term growth mindset. At its foundation, it's about you being in control of your life and that you can work your way to getting where you want to me. When it comes to chiropractic treatments, I am aligned to think the same applies. The Fixed Mindset in Chiropractic Care [...]

How To Get Back To Sports After An Injury | Chiropractor Singapore

Recently I started getting back to running after a ten-year break. I wasn't actually injured for ten years. I had shin splints and I took a break from running for six months. After the break I struggled to get back to running so I stopped running altogether. To give a bit of context, I used [...]
Clinical Cases

Paediatric Trigger Finger Treatment Options | Singapore Chiropractor

We have never discussed paediatric conditions because we don’t see babies or children at our chiropractic clinic. This morning a past client texted us to ask if there was anything we can do for his infant son’s trigger thumb. He saw a specialist previously and was immediately referred for surgery without conservative care options. Paper […]


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Lower Back Pain | Chiropractor Singapore

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a psychological approach to helping people deal with various issues from mental health (depression, anxiety) conditions to chronic pain. It includes elements of mindfulness practice. Today we want to discuss what ACT is and how it might apply to your lower back pain. Six Core Elements of ACT The [...]

How to maximise your treatment outcomes? | Singapore Chiropractor

You have probably heard people making comments saying  'physiotherapy doesn't work' or 'chiropractic doesn't work'. These are fair opinions but that is all they are: opinions. Let's be real. Treatments fail for a lot of reasons and today we want to share with you five ways to get the most out of your physiotherapy or [...]