Managing Knee Osteoarthritis With Physiotherapy

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis affecting more than 30% of Malaysians. This progressive joint disease is caused by the inability of the damaged joints to self-repair and typically affects the knee. Although it can occur without any apparent cause, there are some risk factors that can potentially increase the chance of osteoarthritis like obesity, gender, age, congenital defects and joint injury or overuse.

World Blood Donor Day

The World Blood Donor Day falls on 14th June every year. On this day, we express our gratitude to all the voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. The global theme of the World Blood Donor Day changes each year and this time round, the slogan is “Give blood and keep the World beating”. It highlights the essential contribution that blood donors make in saving lives and improving each other’s health.

A Look Into Hypertension

Living in a fast-paced world and juggling between work and personal life, it is apparent that taking good care of our health has become an increasingly difficult task.

Nutritional Management During Fasting Month of Ramadan

Muslims around the world are nearly halfway through the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslim adults and adolescents who have reached puberty abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk. In Southeast Asian countries like Malaysia, the average fasting hours range from 12 to 14 hours a day. Certain groups such as pregnant and lactating women, and individuals with severe illnesses, are exempted from fasting for health reasons.