Overcoming Fear

Last week, Aotearoa New Zealand – beloved homeland for some of us, cherished neighbour to others - came face to face with the shadow of violence. For many of us, this was an unthinkable...

Teens and eating Disorders

What is an ‘eating disorder’? What form can it take? The condition is signified by an abnormal perception of one’s body image as being fat and an overvaluation of a thin body ideal. A fear...

HAND, FOOT, and MOUTH DISEASE (HFMD): WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

As parents with young children living in Singapore, many of us have had first-hand experience with Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD). If not, it will not be long before one will hear about...

Poison Control

Children are notorious for putting everything in their mouths. It is natural and a common way for children to learn about their surroundings. While it is important to encourage our kids to explore and...

When Does an Insect Bite Need Medical Attention?

Although insect bites or stings can cause irritation, redness, pain or itch, most of the symptoms can be managed at home and they settle within a few hours or days. Most insect bites are...

Mind, Body, Health! How Mindfulness will make you happier and healthier

This article is co-written by Dr. Magdalena (Health & Performance Coach) and Dr. Sairupa (Naturopathic Doctor). Mindfulness nurtures a relationship to our body that welcomes healing of the whole self. The Chinese script for “mindfulness”...

I’m exercising so well, why did I get injured?

This is a question often asked when clients come in to see us at In Touch Physio. The best strategy to prevent injury is to modulate your load ! To do this you have to: ...

Children’s Teeth: What All Parents Should Know

For the first time in decades cavities in children are on the rise.  The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that nearly 28% of children aged 2 - 5 develop at least...

Perimenopause: The Facts

What is ‘perimenopause’? Perimenopause means “around menopause.” It is a phase in a woman’s life marked by alterations in the quantity and frequency of oestrogen production, which is the main female hormone produced by the...

Teenage Eating Disorder

What is an eating disorder? There are three main types of eating disorders. The first one is anorexia, where your child or teenager will refuse to eat adequate amount of food/calories due to an irrational...