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Desensitization and Physiotherapy Singapore

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Desensitization is often closely linked and treated together with sensory re-education. The former refers to decreasing hypersensitivity, the latter refers to normalizing abnormal sensation. After an injury or operation, scars may form. It is a natural process that our bodies do when it heals. When it first forms, scars are very soft, very pliable, but as time does by, scar tissue thickens and matures, becoming tougher and harder.

This occurs because there are more and more collagen fibers that are placed in the operated/injured area, but not aligned. This becomes tight and tough, interfering with achieving the full range of motion, and may develop hypersensitivity on movement or on touch/pressure/temperature.

To help decrease the hypersensitivity of the scar, we will perform scar massage regularly (this increases the pliability and flexibility of the scar, increasing range of motion by aligning the fibers as well as decreasing scar adhesions) as well as the constant pressure and touch will normalize the hypersensitive scar by providing it an ongoing vibration/deep touch during the massage, normalizing the sensory nerves in the process.

Home Exercises:

  1. Scar Massage: using a thick Dermefface scar removal cream lotion, apply constant pressure to the scar in a firm, circular motion for 5 minutes at least 3 times a day.
  2. How To Decrease Hypersensitivity: TAP the scar using comb, spoon or at table edge; RUB comb, bottle cap and cloth (1 minute per object)
  3. Start Using Your Injured Limbs or body part in as much as you can as part of your daily routine. Yes, it may be painful, uncomfortable as you start the stiff joint and scarred joint moving, but the more you use your injured parts (they need to be stable first, which your doctor or physiotherapist will inform you), the faster you will get better.
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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
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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 solution.

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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.

The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at 96402670, thanks!

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