Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that affects the hand and wrist. It is caused by pressure on the median nerve, which runs through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. This pressure can lead to pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers.While traditional treatments for CTS include surgery and medication, many […]
You know that feeling– the dull ache in your back that flares up and persists all day. Back pain can interrupt your daily routine and affect your quality of life. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has a history of effectively treating back pain (and other pains) for thousands of years. TCM looks at back pain differently from […]
Knee pain is a prevalent issue affecting people of all ages and lifestyles, from athletes to older adults. Whether it’s a dull ache or sharp discomfort, knee pain can significantly impact mobility and quality of life.The knee joint is one of the most complex and crucial joints in the body, facilitating movements such as walking, […]
ankle sprain being bandaged
Ankle sprains are a common occurrence and a bad fall may cause you to experience one or more of the following symptoms:Swelling and discolouration due to bruisingPain around the ankle or footDecreased mobility and strength in the affected areaChallenges in walking, especially up/ down stairsSensations such as tingling, numbness, or pins and needlesIn traditional Chinese […]
Some festive delicacies are only available during the Lunar New Year, and they have a special significance of being lucky or auspicious.It’s often said that if you eat such foods, they bring good luck, fortune and good health to those who enjoy and eat them. How true is that? PULSE Clinical Dietitian Adelyn Khoo shares more […]
In Singapore, many mothers practise confinement, a traditional practice of seclusion or special treatment which typically begins immediately after birth and lasts for 30 days. Practice and duration may vary depending on different cultures.1 After this month, many mothers may feel that they are free from these restricting and rigorous guidelines, but in fact, there […]
Experiencing sore muscles for a day or two after an intensive workout or vigorous exercise is common, especially if you are increasing your exercise intensity or starting on a new sport or exercise.Read on to find out how to speed up muscle recovery with 3 easy steps!
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is usually believed to be an ‘old man’s issue’ as its prevalence increases with age as testosterone falls.However, this condition is a common and rising issue even in younger men these days due to high levels of stress— with as many as one in two sexually active men suffering from ED. ED […]
Singapore’s weather has been unusually warm and humid for the past 2 weeks.Rest assured that it’s not just you who feel this way. Many Singaporeans have feedbacked that it’s been abnormally warm and humid in April and May 2022.The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) has stated that warm and wet weather is expected to continue into […]
A recent article from Channel News Asia (CNA) features a breakthrough study that suggests acupuncture is a viable treatment option for people who suffer from dry eye syndrome.The study jointly published by Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institute (SCHMI) shows that acupuncture significantly improves composition of actual tears and lowers […]
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