A big thank you to all Specialist Rehab Group Singapore Therapists as well as our close partners, Fullerton Healthcare Group, supporting Ops team. Without you, this could not be possible.
Specialist Rehab Group Singapore did a recent SMS survey to follow up with existing and discharged clients (recent up to 1 year ago) who was treated in our clinics in Raffles Place and Orchard Road, to determine the level of outcomes following physiotherapy and rehabilitation treatments with us in Specialist Rehab Group Singapore.
SMSes was sent out to 1484 clients asking specifically about how they are doing now after receiving physiotherapy, hand therapy, Chinese Medicine, massage therapy etc with us, with reference to performance at work, sports and life in general.
We received 150 replies which we grouped the responses according to “Positive” and “Negative” outcomes.
To be precise, I will define what it means to be categorized as “good”, “great” and “awesome” outcomes.
Out of 150 clients who replied back to the SMS, 139 of them (92.67%) fall into this category of Good, Great and Awesome Outcomes.
Some of the examples of almost raw/semi-edited testimonials (by categories):
GOOD Outcomes: Baseline no pain, just occasional mild pain that doesn't last long
Hi! I'm recovering well. Have started playing sports already even though still feel slightly weak on the injured leg - M. Rashid
Hi Nigel, thanks. I am fine. I try to walk daily and do some cycling regularly. As at now, no running or sports. Hope Louise is keeping fine - Jugari I.
Hi Nigel, yes my back has been ok, I have the odd back pain but nothing like how it was so back to running etc. if I have any further problems I shall let you know - Claire D.
Hi Nigel, Yes, thanks, still feeling a very slight resistance when I clench my fist, but functionally completely back to normal. The disfiguration of the middle finger is now almost completely corrected as well - Cathryn W
Outcomes: Back to performance in sports, life and work as per before injury
you, my shoulder is back to normal. Been able to get back to the same level of
sport performance - Ryan L.
Nigel, it was my daughter whom you treated. She's all good and back at gymnastics.
Follow up x ray soon in sep - Hannah L.
social football first time after 11 months yest. Felt gd - Gurdev S.
Well thanks, back in training and sports and back is holding up well so don't
require anything at this stage. Thanks - Matthew B.
feeling much better now and yes back to sports. Thanks - Cindy O.
for yr concern, I am fine n back to golf - Teo K.H.
you . All back to normal and has been enjoying sports like cycling, go Karting,
hiking. No problem - Foo W.S.
u for concern Nigel . Thank u for getting me back to life and sports. Am doing
well. Hope u r doing well yourself. - Mohini K.
All good. I never really took a break lol! - Jaclyn F.
Nigel doing fine now. Everything back to normal for quite sometime. Hand fully
recovered n back to normal. Tq n rgds - Bina A.
Nigel thx for the texting, im back playing football - Zahid A.
Nigel, thanks for the follow up. All is gold now and i will and already have
recommended your practice to friends of mine. Best! - Binder D.
I'm back to my usual sports routine - Enoch C.
nigel ! Im good... back to lacrosse last week and general life now... thanks
for checking up.... send my regards to louise ! :D - Sidney P.
AWESOME Outcomes: Clients who are totally crushing it with more high-level intensity activities
Hey man. Long time. I've been 100% since June. Yes, i've started trying to get myself killed again (with ice hockey) - Samuel C.
Hi there. All good now. Completed Ironman event last weekend! Thanks for asking - Stark N.J.
Hi Nigel, am fine, thanks! Just touched down yesterday night. No problem trekking Mt Kenya - Choa F.F.
Hi! I'm great! Haven't had any issues with my ankle since. I switched from running to doing more HIIT from end of last year. I've also been pregnant since Feb so HIIT has been off limits but I've managed moderate paced 3-5k runs to keep active. Thanks for the physio. Definitely helped a lot! - Nur Filza M.A. (HIIT = high intensity interval training)
There is 11 out of 150 clients who reported outcomes that are classified under the “Negative Outcomes” category. “Negative Outcomes” refer to clients who still experience pain and discomfort.
The almost raw/semi-edited candid replies by clients:
Hi Nigel, can't do sports still as the wrist feels worse lately. I'm considering asking the doctor what's going on to the wrist...
Hi, I'm still having knee tendon pain and back aches. Not doing sport now. I tried to do yoga last months. Once per week. My knee tendon areas will get more pain after that, so I stopped doing yoga..
Hi Nigel. Good to hear from you. Finger is still stiff and cannot make a full fist. I did see the dr but have not yet decided whether to get him to anasthise the finger and bend it fully. If I do I will be back to see you ! Hope all is well with you.
Not much improvement so hv not gone back to sports. But its rather inconvenient to go for the treatments so hv not continued.
Still aching upper back shoulders and neck. Any slot for physio tmr?
No not yet..... i still feel pain while running...Few weeks back i encounter pain while jogging on fast pace but i try to slow down and it get better... is my leg now able to do normal sports? And i seldom exercise on my leg....
I still have trigger finger every morning. Should I consider surgery to.solve the problem?
Not quite, but I just find your service too expensive for the value received. I'm applying methods searched on Internet
Alamak you misdiagnosed. I got tennis elbow and need an injection to stop the swelling. On top of that cannot claim for you fee.
Still pains on upper knee
Hey Nigel, the back pain still exists.
Of the 11 Negative Outcomes, 7 is related to frequency/number of sessions, 1 is an active patient, 1 is a mother to a young baby, 1 is related to price and 1 more is related to location inconvenience.
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