In Jan 2017, I had an acute neck pain with muscle spasm from my right shoulder to my upper back, causing me unable to turn right and bend my head. I was rushed to the A&E, given an injection, NSAID, cervical brace and 2 weeks of hospitalization leave. The x-ray showed cervical disc bulging between … Continue reading My Natural AS Healing Journey
What is Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)? Most of us are aware of gout and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but not AS, this image best explains AS ... Some resources I sieved out which may be helpful for someone who is diagnosed with AS or other chronic pain. I will be updating this post whenever I have any … Continue reading AS & Chronic Pain Resources
Recently, as I practice mindfulness, I realized I have not been genuinely happy for the past 9 years! Omg, this has been on-going for almost a decade, this is shocking to me and myself. I was wondering what could be the reasons ... Stress? Repressed emotions? Personality types? Unrealistic expectations? Or purely the environment and … Continue reading Laughter is the best medicine?
My iyengar yoga journey with my teacher Eng Kiat at Balancing Rocks Yoga started since end April 2017 (yes! the same time I was searching for natural alternative to heal my AS). Previously, I did pilate and others ... From my research and reading, most of the AS guides are recommending yoga. Some poses I did (below) … Continue reading Yoga for life