Myofascial trigger point

Many people probably have experienced this: After finishing a long, hard working day, you try to massage your shoulder but find there’s a bend-like distribution pain on your muscle which hurts to press. That is a myofascial trigger point. Myoascial trigger points are described as localized tightness and tender spots in a certain muscle. These […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement

Updated: 16/3/20 We want to reach out to you to inform you about what Back to Active Sports and Spinal is preparing and doing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are working hard to keep our staff and clients safe, and have implemented a number of proactive steps and precautionary measures in order to maintain […]

Exercise and immune competency

How does exercise interact with our immune system? Will I catch coronavirus if I do exercise? Coronavirus is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot. There are a lot of justified fears circulating around this virus due to its virility and extent of symptoms. But what are the instances between coronavirus and exercises? Am […]

Forward Head Posture

Introduction According to the definition, human posture can be defined as the “carriage of the body as a whole, the attitude of the body, or the position of the limbs”.  An ideal posture indicates proper body alignment whilst using the least energy expenditure to maintain a long term desired position. Posture plays an important role […]

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD)

What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD)? A temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a prominent injury affecting up to 33% of the population. TMD is often viewed as a repetitive stress injury of the masticatory/chewing muscles and structures; and has many similarities to musculoskeletal disorders of other parts of the body. TMD is generally treated by a combination […]

Non-Specific Low Back Pain (NSLBP)

According to the definition, non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) is a painful episode which is not triggered by a known pathological reason eg: infection, lumbar spinal fracture, radicular syndrome, cauda equina syndrome and structural deformity.     Lumbar Structure Our lumbar consists of 5 lumbar vertebrae, which are the largest boney structure in our spine […]

Headaches

Headaches – types, causing, and management It is undoubtable that headache is one of the most unpleasant experience in our life. There are more than 170 types of headaches, this article is going to introduce four of the most common headaches. Tension headaches Tension headaches, also known as stress headaches, are the most common type of […]

Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

Walking and making a turn very quickly and feeling dizzy? Abruptly turning your head, changing directions or even watching things move past; have any of these elicited dizziness or a general feeling of imbalance? All these movements fall under the umbrella category of dizziness and are a symptom called vertigo: type of dizziness associated with […]

Post Sport Injuries Training Program

We all have experienced sports injuries once since our childhood.  Recent evidence has showed that exercise training can help you fight against sport injuries effectively, but a “well-planned” exercise training can help you to avoid it. Before you put on a get into gear and strap on your sneakers, please spend few minutes thinking about […]

Scoliosis

Scoliosis When you look in the mirror you may notice that your spine isn’t directly running straight or that your breast plate isn’t sitting exactly in line with your belly button. This is a subtle and Scoliosis is defined as an abnormal curve or rotation of the spine. Generally, there are two types of scoliosis, […]