Recovering Strong: Your Comprehensive Guide to ACL Tear Rehabilitation

By Kayden Wu (M. physio)  Introduction:  An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear is one of the most common sports-related injuries, especially prevalent in activities that involve sudden stops, pivoting, or jumping. Whether you’re a professional athlete or an active individual, an ACL tear can be a devastating setback. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore […]

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

Many of my patients tell me: “Oh I go to yoga, and I stretch all the time, I don’t understand why I’m still so tight and why I still have pain!” Undoubtedly, this leads to great frustration. So let us talk about this.   The Misconception About Stretches  One of the most common misconceptions that people […]

The Most Potent Anti-inflammatory Foods And Supplements Backed Up By Science

By Taras Makarenko, certified Nutritionist at Hong Kong Sports Clinic  Inflammation is a natural process that helps the body heal and protect itself from infection and injury. However, chronic inflammation can lead to a range of health problems, including heart disease, cancer, and autoimmune disorders. Fortunately, there are many foods and supplements that have potent […]

Why Chiropractic Care is Essential in for Pre-, Ante/Peri- and Post-Natal Care

 By Dr. Elaine Leung (B.ChiroSc, M.Chiro)  Chiropractic care is a safe and effective approach to help alleviate pre- and post-pregnancy pain. This approach focuses on the alignment of the spine and other joints in the body, reducing pressure on the nerves and improving overall function. Chiropractic care has been shown to provide numerous benefits for […]

Chiropractic is more than just cracking backs

By Dr. Elaine Leung (B.ChiroSc, M.Chiro)  When it comes to chiropractic care, many people associate it with the cracking or popping of the spine. However, this is just one technique used by chiropractors to help patients achieve optimal health and well-being. In fact, chiropractic care is based on a holistic approach to healthcare that emphasises […]

A pop knee during Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. What is it? When should I be concerned?

 A knee pop is one of the biggest nightmares amongst Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. But what does it mean when the knee pops? When should I be concerned?  Knee injuries are a common occurrence in BJJ due to the nature of the sport. BJJ involves a lot of twisting, turning, and quick changes of direction, which […]

Rear-foot, mid-foot or fore-foot. Is there an ideal strike technique in running?

When it comes to running, there are different techniques for how the foot strikes the ground, including rear-foot, mid-foot, and fore-foot striking. In this article, we will discuss the differences between these techniques and the potential advantages and disadvantages of each.  Rear-Foot Striking Biomechanics  Rear-foot striking, also known as heel striking, is the most common […]

How to correctly incorporate cardio training alongside strength training

Cardiovascular training is an essential component of overall health and fitness. It offers numerous benefits, such as improved heart health, increased endurance, and reduced risk of chronic diseases. However, when it comes to strength training, finding the right balance between cardio and resistance training can be challenging. High-intensity cardio can interfere with muscle building by […]

Importance of thoracic mobility and rehab for shoulder pain for swimmers 

Swimming is a unique sport that requires a great deal of range of motion and strength in the upper body. The shoulders, chest, and arms all work together to help swimmers propel themselves through the water efficiently. However, many swimmers experience pain and discomfort in their shoulders, which can be caused by a lack of […]

Treatment for a humped neck 

A humped neck, also known as a dowager’s hump, is an abnormal curvature in the upper spine that results in a hump-like projection at the base of the neck. This condition is common in older adults, particularly in women, and is often caused by poor posture, osteoporosis, or other medical conditions.  In addition to its […]

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