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Frozen shoulder is a very painful condition. I've experienced it at one time, accompanied with neck pain and it literally placed daily activities....like carrying a shoulder/handbag, driving, bathing and working on a computer to be painful. At night, it is hard to sleep because of the pain. If you have lower back pain, the pain [...]

Update @ August 2013- The actual name is call Origin Point Medicine/therapy invented by Dr Chang Chao Han from Taiwan.  There are YouTube videos (in Mandarin) but I've found a guide book in English via this url: http://cch-foundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Booklet_EN.pdf  (do note the size is 16.1MB and will take sometime to download) I came across this couple [...]

Personally for me, I carry a guasa board with me whenever I travel. Now due to constant neck muscle tension due to hours sitting in front of the computer, I also bring along my guasha board to work. It is very useful to soothe tension headaches and muscle stiffness. Because I find that it is [...]

It is often that ladies suffer from PMS or pre menstrual symptoms during that time of the month or sometimes, few days prior to the menstration. In a previous post, I've written on How to relieve PMS Syndrome for you to note on how to avoid certain type of food and doing the sun salutation [...]

Since the past year or so, I suffer from stiff neck. Perhaps it was due to the hours I spend sitting in front of the PC and laptop, or perhaps it was due to shortage of certain vitamins and minerals. Anyway, it started as a creaking sound that comes about whenever I turn my neck [...]

The following remedy is almost free- easy to do and quite effective- it helps to relieve muscle aches, neck and shoulder stiffness/aches, back pain/discomfort. It is known as guasa- and it is practiced during the olden days, passed down from ancient Chinese practice. My grandaunt, who lived to be over 90 and was relatively healthy [...]

Update: It is with deep regret to announce that Uncle San has already retired after in this profession for decades. A friend who previously visited Uncle San due to his mother's leg is very painful is finding wet acupping (bekam) to be very helpful. I myself have tried it and you may read about my [...]

Now, in traditional diets in India which contained heavy spices and oil, drinking tea is fine as it helps to cool down the effects of heavy spices and oil. Therefore, those who eat diets that are heavy in spice and oil would need to take tea. Even after a dish of fried rice or Hokkien [...]

Once, I tried to be a hero and attempted to carry a heavy box containing lots of documents. The box was very heavy-  and at a sudden jerk movement, I lifted the box up- without following the normal precautions like bending my knees or lifting it gradually. Immediately, I felt a slight discomfort on my lower [...]

You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]

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