knee pain

Overcoming addiction to gambling and achieving success & happiness- real story

This story is shared to me first hand by a friend of mine not long ago. When I know him, he was already a very responsible, honest and relatively successful in both his career and his life. He shared with me that prior to this, he was not the person he used to be. It came to a stage where he hit rock bottom and was broke, jobless and saddled with young kids to feed. He was also very depressed. One day he met a successful man who gave him advice that changed his life.

Knee pain when getting up from sitting

Since the last few months, I have been suffering from progressively stiff and painful knees. It can to such an extend that when I attempted to get up, especially after sitting on the floor, my knees were painful and stiff. I had to hold on to something to help boost me up as my legs felt as they were made from lead. It was then that I fully understood the predicament of old ladies and know how they felt when their knees had no energy when getting up. Usually when an elderly person has such a condition, knee replacement surgery is often recommended.

Wet Cupping Therapy (Bekam)- effective for pain relief, gout and various health ailment

I went for wet acu cupping, also known in Malay as berkam or bekam treatment (in Arabic it is known as Hijama) to treat my persistent neck, back and lower back pain. It has been quite an experience and I wanted to share with you the benefits of this alternative treatment. When I first looked up- initially …

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Video of Simple movements to relief backpain and spinal discomfort

The following is based on an inspiring account, being circulated in Facebook. A person by the name Chuah Chong Yi, had suffered a back injury in 2001 during rock climbing where he fell 2m flat on his back. In 2009, his left knee developed neurological spasm which would wake him up. He saw a video in Mandarin that was …

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What can help knocked-knees more than surgery…. lifestyle adaptations

My mom had worked at the Orthopedic section where she had seen patients coming in for knock-knee (genu valgum) correction surgery. She would advise against having the surgery unless really necessary. Because she had noted that after the surgery, it seemed to give the patient more problem than before. For one, I have knocked-knees all my life.  My knees turned inward when …

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