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Limping and Physiotherapy
How we can help improve your walking

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Did you know that 4% of children presented in hospital accident and emergency departments see a doctor for a limp?

Limping and Physiotherapy

A limp is a type of asymmetrical abnormality of walking (also known as gait). Some of the causes of a limp includes pain, weakness, neuromuscular imbalance or even skeletal deformity.

That being said, the most common cause of a painful limp is really physical trauma or injury. Where there is no trauma, it can be caused by problems such as arthritis or a slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

If you have a limp or know someone who has one, there is a potential need to do diagnostic testing such as X-rays, blood tests and sometimes joint aspirations to rule out more serious problem.

Initial management always includes pain management, where the doctors will often prescribe medicine and refer to physiotherapists, and that's where we come in.

When a pain is the main cause of a limp, medically it's termed as an antalgic gait pattern - where the foot's contact with the ground is shorter than usual (to decrease pain experience). Sometimes hip issues and deformities with an associated muscle weakness may present with a Trendelenburg gait, where one's body shifts over the affected him in a "bowled over" posture.

Limping And Physiotherapy - How we can help

What we first would need to do is to assess and determine the causes of the limping gait, and find out if they can be corrected with athletic conditioning and stretching programs, or by wearing arch supports or other orthotic devices.

Where necessary, we can also refer you to orthopedic surgeons that specializes in foot or knee (where applicable) for a consult with them.

Where to next?

  1. Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
  2. Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
  3. See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat 
  4. See the list of orthopedic surgeons we serve in Singapore
  5. Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Sports Massage Singapore Home Page from our limping and physiotherapy page
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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 solution.

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Email: ask@specialistrehabgroup.com

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When you have the opportunity, please take the time to tell your family, friends and physicians about the positive results and experience you have had in our clinic.

Thank you so much, and stay healthy!

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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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