Spondyloarthritis

Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine.  It may also affect other joints like the arm and leg as well as intestine and eyes.  It is found in young … Read More

Spondyloarthritis Exercises

Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine.  There is a strong family history associated with the HLA B-27 gene where the condition is called Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).  If untreated, … Read More

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis is a chronic joint and skin disease due to auto-immune inflammatory disorder.  It is often found in association with the skin disease Psoriasis (where there are scaly red … Read More

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) is an auto-immune inflammatory disorder which is characterised by widespread muscle aches and joint stiffness especially neck, upper arms, lower back and thighs.  The hands and feet … Read More

Gout

Gout is a common type of arthritis that causes intense pain, swelling and stiffness in joints due to the formation of uric acid crystals in the joints causing inflammation.   It … Read More

Stress and Ergonomics at Work

We spend almost 2/3rd of our waking day at the office in a sitting position over a desk and computer terminal.  Anyone working more than 4 hrs with computer can … Read More

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelets are cells in your blood which play an integral role in blood clotting blood and tissue regeneration because they are rich in growth factors. Platelet Rich Plasma (known as … Read More

How to Prevent Back Injury

Our back provides support for the head and trunk of the body as well as providing strength in the trunk of the body to allow movement of our upper and … Read More

Back Pain

Around 80% of adults complain of at least one episode of back pain in their lifetime.  This prevalence increases with age due to increase wear and tear on our spine. … Read More