Pediatric Massage Singapore
Pediatric Massage Singapore
Pediatric massage is a form of external therapy to stimulate specific acupuncture points or areas for treating and preventing pediatric diseases in children. It also helps to stimulate growth and brain development in children.
During a pediatric massage session, the physician uses specialized techniques and pressure points that are particularly beneficial for children. It works by applying pressure to acupoints, meridians and groups of muscles or nerves to remove blockages that prevent the free flow or circulation of qi and blood.
Benefits Of Pediatric Massage Singapore
Pediatric massage is performed according to the characteristics of children's physiology and pathology. The effects of the treatment for common pediatric diseases such as the respiratory system and digestive system are pronounced. Other than that, it is also suitable for illnesses like flu, fever, cough, stomach ache, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, frequent bedwetting, night crying, stiff neck, short sightedness.
Pediatric massage also improves overall health by strengthening the
child's immune system. The child is less lethargic and has a better
appetite. In turn, this promotes growth in children and boosts their
Current findings provide varying levels of evidence for
the benefits of pediatric massage in children who have diverse medical
conditions, with anxiety reduction showing the strongest effect.
(Reference: Beider S, Mahrer NE, Gold Jl. Pediatric massage therapy: an
overview for clinicians. Pediatr Clin North Am (J). 2007;
Overall, pediatric massage is gentle, safe and without side effects.
What to expect in a session of Pediatric massage singapore
Before the massage, a diagnosis will be done and your child's history, including physical traumas, medication, past surgeries and lifestyle will be recorded.
Typically before the start of the session, the child will be required to expose the affected parts of the body. A towel will be used to cover these parts to prevent your child from catching a cold.
Each session is usually 30 mins or less, depending on the techniques used and the duration for each point. The duration of treatment can vary according to your child's age, physical body condition and type of illness.
Things to take note before and after a session
Before the session:
- do not go on an empty or a full stomach
- wear loose clothing
After the session:
- Keep warm and avoid cold places
- Drink warm water
- Avoid raw and cold foods, sweet and oily foods
Who is suitable
Children below 6 years old.
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author specializes in management treatment of orthopedic conditions as
well as internal illnesses related to gastro-enterological, respiratory, gynecological, pediatric conditions and post stroke rehabilitation. Her
knowledge in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Bio-medicine and Yoga has led
her to a holistic and all-rounded combined approach in her treatments.
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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
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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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