Physiotherapy and Deep Tissue Release Therapy
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Stress Headaches | Physiotherapy and Sports Massage Therapy
Some of the clients we treat in our physiotherapy clinic often complain of persistent headaches.
When probed further, they admitted that they have these specific
episodes of headaches during common events, such as when they’re
managing stressful projects, handling difficult situations, or moving
homes etc (moderate to major stressful events in their lives).
we perform a physical assessment of them and their muscles, we tend
find certain painful, tender spots along muscles of their necks,
shoulders and upper back, and when we palpate these points, they radiate
pain within the muscles, along certain spots near the muscles, and in
some cases, the pain travels to our patient’s heads.
is known as a trigger point – trigger points are essentially taut bands
of muscle fibers that are irritable to the touch. At the site itself,
it can be very sensitive, and upon palpation by physical therapists, the
pain can travel (also known as referred pain) to places much further
than the trigger point location itself.
tender points are not caused by any incidents of trauma, infection or
degeneration, and cannot be explained by neurological examinations.
These are simply “tight knots or bands” of the muscles and connective
tissue, exarcebated by prolonged positioning in a shortened position
(e.g. hunched over a computer or when reading a book) and intensified
through emotions (e.g. stress) causing muscle tightening over a very
The common treatments we provide to relieve the stress headaches painful symptoms are clinical massage therapy, passive and active stretching, and in some cases where we discover there are muscle imbalances and weaknesses, we provided exercise therapy and core strengthening. We also provide corporate ergonomic talks
to raise awareness of possible contributions of repetitive strain
injuries (RSI) in the workplaces, and share with our recipients how to
prevent or at least to minimize the occurrence of RSI.
and worksite assessment is sometimes prescribed to have a more
effective management of RSI prevention, as corporate talks and workshops
are more of a personnel management, but the physical office and its
layout also plays an important element of health risks.
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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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Where to next?
- Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
- Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
- See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat
- See the list of orthopedic surgeons we serve in Singapore
- Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Sports Massage Singapore Home Page from our stress headaches page
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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.
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 xx, thanks!