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...

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...

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: ...

Allergy Friendly Kids’ Party Treats

With allergies so common in kids, there is a good chance you will encounter a little guest with an allergy or intolerance. Stock up on these readily available treats for parties to be sure...

When is the right age to take children to the Dentist? When is it...

To my dismay, I often hear parents say, “Oh but these are just milk teeth, they will drop out” or “he/she is too young to see a dentist”. A child’s baby teeth play an important...

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...

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...

Straight Teeth for Adults

Many adults with crooked teeth are self-conscious or embarrassed about their smiles. They are however, deterred from seeking a solution because they think that the only options are braces or veneers. Most adults would...

When should you head to the A&E department?

Admission to A&E departments is for patients with serious and life-threatening conditions. Find out if you need to head to emergency, or to your medical clinic.

Teeth Clenching and Grinding: A Modern Condition?

Modern life can be tough! Even with the great technological innovations we have at our disposal, life still becomes overwhelming. People clench and grind in response to stress.  We experience stress in our lives...