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About Physiotherapy You May Not Know About
ever wondered what else about physiotherapy that you don’t already know? Here
are the top 8 things you may not know about physiotherapy.
8. Physiotherapists can work in a big variety
of settings – the usual ones are the hospitals, clinics and nursing homes;
but they can also be found in schools, emergency rooms and even the ministry of
7. There are many different types of
physiotherapy disciplines, from academics (teaching) to clinical practice such
as neurology, orthopaedics, respiratory, lymphedema, wound care, hand therapy
and even mental health physiotherapy.
6. Physiotherapists are often very trained
health personnels – don’t be surprised to see them having Masters, double
Masters or even Doctorates. Why such growth in having more training and
education is as the physiotherapy domain has grown so much that many
universities have developed Masters and Doctors and other post-grad programs
for us to grow, so that the physiotherapists can serve the population better.
5. Physiotherapists can treat dizziness and
vertigo. Some clients who has vertigo may experience sessions of dizziness
with a change in their head position or with a head movement (common cause of
dizziness). This is in fact a dysfunction within the vestibular system in their
4. You can actually be assessed and treated by
a physiotherapist without a doctor’s referral. You may just walk into a
physiotherapy clinic to get treatment…but as physiotherapists work closely with
doctors, you may still be referred to a doctor as a cross-referral.
3. If you tell your physiotherapist that a
particular exercise is easy…we definitely will make it more difficult.
If you tell your physiotherapist that a particular exercise is difficult, we
will help you do it.
2. Physiotherapy massages are not the same as
the ones you get in a spa where you can smile and relax and sleep – when we
do the massages for you, it’s to decrease muscle tightness and increase the
mobility of a particular structure, to help increase function. It can be
tender, but can be very beneficial.
1. The magic lies in both the physiotherapists
but also the compliance to the physiotherapy home program – you need to put
in the effort and time to participate in the home program – the more you
participate, often, the quick your recovery.
Are any of the 8 things about physiotherapy something you already know about?
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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Disclaimer We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.
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