Wellbeing / 11 Jan, 2021

Combating muscle loss during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Lau Pik Onn

Combating muscle loss during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic many Singaporeans have reduced their physical activity as a result of restrictions, leading to loss of muscle mass and function. This can affect your balance, gait and ability to perform daily tasks, such as walking and lifting objects, with doctors now very concerned about the consequences of significant muscle loss in the future. Icon Health Screening’s Dr Lau Pik Onn recently featured in The Straits Times December 2 2020 where she discussed the importance of preventing muscle loss and practical tips to help you take control of your health – click here to read the full article.

For more information on managing age-related muscle loss, click here.

 

Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission.

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