Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak

The World Health Organization has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) an international health emergency as more than 20,000 people has been infected and killed more than 400. Cases of coronavirus infection, believed to have originated from Wuhan, China, has also been recorded in 24 other countries. (1)   What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are … [Read More]

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

If opening containers becomes more difficult because of painful hands, or if climbing stairs produces pain in the knees, “Arthritis” is often the first thing that comes to mind. The two different types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). There are many similarities between OA and RA, including joint pain and inflammation. … [Read More]

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

INTERVIEW Hansen Lee: Yogi

1. How did you get into Yoga? I started yoga about 10 years ago after I hurt my back. I was advised to do surgery to resolve my herniated disc by the Orthopedic doctor and I agreed. Unfortunately, the surgery relieved the sciatica pain issue, but caused a severe weakness in my lower back and … [Read More]

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

If you suffer from joint pain at common areas such as the knees, ankles and shoulders, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, joint pain is such a widespread problem that it has been a persistent complaint we hear from old folks around us.  Joints are connections in between two bones and often so, the pain … [Read More]