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Simple tools for pain management and self massage

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In Thailand, when you visit the marketplace, small stalls at shopping complex or street bazaars, you would be able to see many stores selling simple massage items.  These items are inexpensive and can be used as a quick relief for muscle aches and discomfort. The items are (kindly refer to the pictures for the diagram): [...]

Incorporating complimentary treatment like acupuncture in hospitals

Hospital incorporating traditional Chinese medicine

In the past when I was working in corporate, being sedentary, work stress and spending hours sitting in front of a computer caused me a number of pain and discomfort. I’ve had severe shoulder pains that caused pain even with the slight turning of my head. As well as severe lower back pain- I always [...]

Stroke: What to do after being discharged from hospital

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When a person suffers from stroke, the person needs immediate treatment at the hospital. However, what should one do upon discharge from hospital? Based on research done, it is very likely to get a second stroke after the first one. Both my dad and his elder brother had suffered from stroke.  The second stroke caused [...]

How to reduce pain due to bow legged in older adults

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Being bow legged can cause knee pain and as one gets older, the pain affects a person’s mobility. The condition can be heritary or result from posture or muscle weakness. Take a look at the photos below: The old lady on the photo above had bow legs. As she pushed the trolley (which she also [...]

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 [...]

Self Massage Exercise to release tension in the head

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If you feel pressure building up in your head due to stress and you constantly suffer from headache, neck stiffness, eyes that are too strained/tired, tight jaw or even a feeling of numbness, here’s a video that can help you relief your stiffness, discomfort, tension in your head, eyes, jaw, face. You can view the [...]

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 [...]

Numb Feet with Feeling of “Leaking Air” Sensation

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If you feel that your feet is numb with the sensation that air seemed to be flowing out from the middle point of the underside your feet, it indicates that your blood flow in your body is not well. The signs that blood flow is not flowing well can be seen when your legs and [...]