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Simple exercise to fix trigger thumb that you can do on your own

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Trigger thumb is a very uncomfortable and often painful condition where one experiences pain and a locked feeling of unable to move the thumb. It is getting more and more common for those who use their Smartphones or gamers. A friend of mine who does a lot of cooking for many people (which involves hours [...]

Treatment after stroke for a chance of being able to walk again

Chiropractor treatment afterstroke

Years ago, when my neighbor’s family member got stroke, she immediately sent him for acupuncture treatment the moment he was discharged from hospital. One of my relatives also had stroke and would have been paralysed had not been the wife who diligently brought him to acupuncture treatment. My dad was not so fortunate. The first [...]

Why Active People like Runners Get Blood Clots

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It does not make sense to many as to why active people like runners and those who participate in marathons can get blood clots. These have been observed prior to these people developing blood clots: they have been immobile for hours- usually during long flights or road journeys- related to lack of circulation they have been [...]

Cane Exercise at Robina Park Penang

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Update in August 2017– View the updated location of cane exercise classes in Penang. Update 1 May 2014- Cane exercise venue has changed from Mengkuang Dam to Robina Park. Robina Park is after the RMAF at Teluk Air Tawar ( Butterworth ). Is by sea side & the exercises are conducted under the trees. Even [...]

Rattan canes used for improving circulation and heal pain

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Recently I chanced upon rattan canes (rotan or known as wicker canes in the West)- basically made from the rounded strips of rattan being tied together. They were sold in the market for RM15 each: According to the seller, each rattan stick is bounded very tightly together and it can be used for even 15, 20 years. He had [...]