Ageing Parents and Physiotherapy Singapore
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In countries where the silver population is expanding fast, such as
Japan, Singapore, Korea, working and/or middle aged children of ageing
parents have to deal with the changing needs and abilities of their
As their parents grow older, issues such as
mobility changes - they may require more help just getting out of bed,
moving to the dining room for dinner, or doing activities of daily
living such as toileting, showering and brushing teeth. Of course there
are the healthier ageing parents who are fiercely independent in all
they do, but children of these parents tend to be more wary of their
In many cases, the children
encourages/forces their parents to minimize their mobility or limit them
to walking around the home or house compound, fearing for their safety
(as the elderly often fall and resulting in injuries). This in turn,
however, is the beginning of a vicious cycle - as the aged parents limit
their mobility and moving around, they progressively get weaker. This
causes them to lose muscle strength and balance, and they realize this
symptom, but not the cause of it, and so they "be extra careful and
slow", which in turn weakens them further. This perpetuates a falls risk
and falling incidents to happen more and more often.
understand that children of parents whose needs are changing as they
grow older may be concerned and overwhelmed, not sure where to start and
whom to talk to. What we usually recommend is for the ageing parents to
come for a physiotherapy session with us for us to assess their
mobility and functional level, and to prescribe the relevant
physiotherapy, occupational therapy or hand therapy intervention to
increase their mobility, function and strength.
the same time, we will refer them to specialist doctors in
geriatric/elder care, that they may receive appropriate medical
consultation for their needs. If necessary, we may even refer them to
nutritionists to review their nutrition intake; podiatrists for safe and
adequate footwear; and day care/day rehabilitation centers for on-going
maintenance and socialization events.
regular physiotherapy, occupational therapy and hand therapy follow up
for maintenance or active intervention will be prescribed, that the
ageing parents may increase and/or maintain their functional and
mobility levels, for better quality of life.
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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise
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
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
- podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
- read more on our specializations here
All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
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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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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