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
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.
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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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