24 July ​2016 – AGM for Psoriasis Association of Malaysia


2016 Annual General Meeting – Psoriasis Association of Malaysia 

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Venue: Pusat Pembelajaran Dermatologi (bersebelahan wad Dermatologi), Aras 2, Hospital Kuala Lumpur.

Date: 24 of July 2016 
Time: 12 noon to 4pm

Agenda and event details to be announced soon.

For enquiries, please contact us via this website or via Facebook. Thank you. 

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Strong muscles can ease joint pain – Psoriathic Arthritis


Strong muscles can ease joint strain if you have PsA. No need to hit the gym, though. Here’s an abdominal exercise you can do at home.

Strengthening your abdominal muscles and your legs can make it much easier to move around. Strong muscles also will ease the strain on your joints.

The key to this bridging exercise is to start small with very small lifts. As you get stronger, you’ll be able to lift yourself higher.

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Lie down on the floor or your bed with a pillow under your head and knees bent. Your feet should be about 8 to 12 inches apart from each other

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Gently lift your hips up, as high as you comfortably can. If you get cramping in your legs, start with very small lifts. Hold the lift for 2 seconds, then gently lower your hips.

Do one or two sets of 10 to 20 repetitions. For your second set, try putting your feet a little further away from your body so that you feel the exercise more in the muscles in the back of your thighs.

Psoriatic arthritis exercise guidelines:

Regular exercise decreases pain, improves strength and flexibility, improves health, and helps manage stress and fatigue.
Before you get started, think about your personal goals. Would you like to have more endurance? You’ll want to start with a gentle exercise that gets your heart rate up a bit, like walking or an exercise bike. Do you want to improve your ability to participate in daily activities? Stretching and strengthening exercises will help.
Start exercising at least three days a week, building up to five to seven days per week. Daily stretching will help you maintain joint mobility.
Listen to your body. You should not feel unusual pain for more than two hours after exercising. Muscle soreness is good, increased joint pain is not. Starting light and gradually increasing the intensity of your workouts will help prevent injury.
Be sure to warm up before exercise and cool down afterwards to prevent post-exercise soreness.
In all 50 states, patients may go directly to a physical therapist to receive some form of treatment without a physician referral. To find out more about how physical therapy can help and to locate a physical therapist near you, please visit http://www.MoveForwardPT.com.
This exercise was created by Tasha MacIlveen, P.T. with guidance from the American Physical Therapy Association.

Special thanks to our Move of the Month model Lisa Schmidt

This Article is sourced from http://www.psoriasis.org

World Psoriasis Day 2014 (Malaysia) 19 Oct Sunday


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You are cordially invited to attend World Psoriasis Day (Malaysia) on 19 Oct 2014 Sunday. This event is especially useful for psoriasis patients or caregivers who are new to psoriasis. Come and meet other patients who know first hand about psoriasis. Stand a chance to win RM 100 hampers via lucky draw.

2014 World Psoriasis Day Theme:  “Building a better world for people with psoriasis”

Agenda:

0930 Arrival of guests

1000 Launch of product by the major sponsor

1100 Light exercise – line dancing

1200 Talk by Dr Mazlin Baseri (Association Medical Advisor) – “Understanding Psoriasis”

1300 Lunch and get together

Venue: Academy of Medicine Of Malaysia
G-1 Medical Academies of Malaysia, 210 Jln Tun Razak,
50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
http://www.acadmed.org.my/

Please register by  17 Oct  2014  using the form below as we need to prepare enough  food for lunch &  ensure no wastage.

Psoriasis Association Event & AGM – Sunday 25 May 2014


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Psoriasis patients in Malaysia are cordially invited to this year’s latest event on 25th May 2014 (Sunday).

Among the interesting items included in this event are:

  • Research findings from last year’s blood donation
  • Election of the committee
  • Update about the National Psoriasis Registry. 

All members are invited to attend. Patients who had donated their blood for genetic research at World Psoriasis Day 2013 are invited to attend this event where Dr Raoul & other doctors will spend some time with you from 415 pm onwards to explain about your blood donation genetic results.

Please tick the box in the registration form below in order for the doctors to prepare your personal report.

Please register by 22 May 2014  using the form below as we need to prepare enough  food for lunch &  ensure no wastage.

Agenda
1300 Lunch
1400 Introduction by President & Doctors
1415 AGM
1515 Dr Raoul & Dr Suhaili to announce the summary of research findings
1530 National Psoriasis Registry Update
1540 Talk by Dato’ Dr Rajen on “Ayurveda – The Oldest Healing Science”
1610 Other Updates
1630 Patient Consultation – Personal Research Findings
1700 Tea Time & Patient Catch up

Venue: Academy of Medicine Of Malaysia
G-1 Medical Academies of Malaysia, 210 Jln Tun Razak,
50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
http://www.acadmed.org.my/

 

 

Please register