knee pain

Why caffeine is bad for our body

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Most of us cannot function without our daily dose of coffee. We may have a vague suspicion that the daily fix may ran havoc to our health- and our instincts are right. If you suffer from the following symptoms and is an active coffee/ tea drinker, perhaps you may want to go about to gradually [...]

Relieving pains, stiffness and nightmares with a simple home remedy

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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 [...]

Knee Pain & Feelings of Lack of Support in Life

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Factors such as gait, being overweight, aging, wear and tear, past injuries, inactive, wearing the wrong footwear/ high heels are obvious reasons for knee pain. When you go to a doctor with a knee pain complaint, he/she will commonly examine these symptoms. These are physical and lifestyle symptoms related to getting knee pain. But can [...]

Tui Na and Bamboo stick beating to clear pain in Singapore

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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 [...]

Exercising and Knee Pain

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The following advise was given by an experienced personnel called Ben who have been working for many years in a store specializing in sales of fitness and rehabitation items. I feel it’s worth the while to include it here as this person was kind enough to offer me this advise free of charge even though [...]

Knee beating with bamboo stick to clear blockages and reduce pain

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When I was down in Singapore, I had the chance to witness ….and being on the receiving end of a beating by a Chinese traditional healer using fine bamboo strips. Before the beating is done, the healer who first press on a few acupressure points to determine the cause of the problem. He would then [...]

Lower back pain and when one cannot afford ongoing treatments

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Just yesterday, my uncle shared with me about the constant back pain that he was experiencing for decades. It started decades ago while he was loading a huge basket of fruits up in a lorry. Suddenly he heard a twisting sound followed by such an intense pain that he could not straighten his back. That [...]

Acu cupping- releasing toxins and blood clots from the body

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I have been told about the benefits of acucupping by those who have tried it. A number of middle aged ladies refer this treatment as “release dirty blood”. They did not read about this treatment from books but try it through recommendation of friends and relatives and find it to be very effective. Basically, explained [...]

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 [...]