Posture

Why Do I Get Knee Pain after Exercise?

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If you find yourself suffering from knee pain after exercise, it could be due to something obvious like below or it could mean something more. 1. Insufficient warm up or cool down during exercise Before you begin your cardio like running or aerobic exercise, you need to warm up by doing very light aerobic exercises to [...]

Knock knees, bow legs and back pain due to structural and muscle imbalance

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As mentioned in my previous article, massage by traditional Thai healers (not your usual over-the-counter masseur) is effective to overcome structural imbalances that bring about conditions like knock knees, bow legs, knee pain and back pain. Such massage sessions are usually very painful as the healer worked to clear blocked channels. Still, professional therapists who [...]

Curing Knock Knees through Clearing Meridian Blockages

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Since there is no conventional cures offered todate for knock knees, I would like to state my recent experience and what traditional Thai healing via massage could offer. This is not the usual kind of massage that you get from a spa or a masseur. Recently during a trip to Thailand, I had the chance [...]

Possible mental factors behind that creaking knee

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Most of the time, knee that creaks like old teakwood stairs when do a little front kick motion. It’s scary but often, there is no pain accompanying the creaking knees, at least during the initial stage. According to Chinese healing system, the creaking knees occur when there is a blockage at one of the meridian [...]

How to Clean Constantly Dirty Feet and Cracked Heels

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Everyone knows if you step onto mud or other dirty places, you will come back with both dirty black feet. That is common sense. But what I am referring to is folks who have feet that seemed to act like dirt vacuums. That is, your feet tends to trap dirt easily and it’s difficult to [...]

Do you really need expensive shoes if you have knee/leg pain?

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I am not sure about others but I used to suffer from knee pain on the days I was overweight. Another reason was because I could not give up iced drinks then. So, I bought expensive shoes that are said to be designed for user comfort and worth the price to be paid for. There are [...]

Fixing knock knees and knee pain

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Knocked knees or genu valgum is a condition that both knees turned inward instead of being straight.  Usually the person’s feet will also turn inward to what is commonly observed as ‘duck’s feet’. This is quite common in children. As the child grows up, the legs would generally revert to their normal position.  However, if it is observed that the [...]

How to reduce a hunched back through exercising

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Due to occupational hazards, some people are developing a hunched back prematurely.  When we think of a hunched back, or a gradual forward bending body, we normally think of seniors at the age of 60 or above. But I am beginning to observe younger and younger people having a hunched back due to: occupational hazards [...]

Bunions & Cracked Heels

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Do you have bunions and cracked heels at your feet? Most of the time, we dismissed as dry skin or the fact that we may have stepped on something without knowing (for bunions and blisters). But strange enough, after we remove the bunion, it comes back a few weeks later- on the SAME spot. Or [...]