In most parts of the world, it is almost unheard off to set up a complimentary treatment section. I wish conventional hospitals would consider adopting the same approach as many government hospitals in Thailand. Here, the health authorities know that alternative treatments such as acupuncture, acucupping and traditional massage are effective in treating various health conditions and ailments. This is especially so with pain management, arthritis and rheumatism. Effective, non intrusive and little or no side effects.
Update in 2022: It has been coming up to 5 years since I left my corporate job to become a full time caregiver. I do much more weight bearing movement, including lifting my mother during bed-wheelchair transfers single handedly. But strangely, the issue with painful neck and shoulder muscles that used to affect me during [...]
Since the past year or so, I suffer from stiff neck. Perhaps it was due to the hours I spend sitting in front of the PC and laptop, or perhaps it was due to shortage of certain vitamins and minerals. Anyway, it started as a creaking sound that comes about whenever I turn my neck [...]
Back to Wai Tan Kung page For those seniors who are facing severe pain and are told that the condition cannot be cured or reversed, I have an inspiring true story to share with you. I have the good fortune to interview a senior by the name of Mr Lam. He is 82 years old this [...]
You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]
Most of us underestimate the importance of developing and maintaining shoulder flexibility. We lift weights and try to develop leaner triceps or bulgier arms but we often neglect to stretch and strengthen our shoulders. Shoulder inflexibility, coupled with the fact that we literally sit the whole day hunched on front of a pc, will eventually [...]