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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that involves assessing, treating and preventing movement disorders due to physical disabilities, trauma or illness.

Physiotherapy Fields

Physiotherapy is used to treat a wide range of conditions that affect your muscles, joints, bones, ligament, tendon and nerves including:

burns and plastics surgery rehabilitation, cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, chronic pain management, child developmental assessment/therapy, gerontology, neurological rehabilitation including stroke and head injuries, orthopaedics, child developmental and congenital problems, sports injuries, women’s health and palliative care.

Often, physiotherapists opt to specialise in one or two of such fields.

Physiotherapy Treatments

Physiotherapists are trained to assess your condition, diagnose the problem and help you understand the issue. Your treatment plan will take into account your lifestyle, activities, and general health.

The common treatment methods that physiotherapists employ include:

exercise programs to improve mobility and strengthen muscles, joint manipulation and mobilisation to reduce pain and stiffness, muscle re-education to improve control, airway clearance techniques and breathing exercises, soft tissue mobilisation (massage), trigger point therapy and hydrotherapy.

Physiotherapist Qualifications

In Singapore, a minimum diploma from Nanyang Polytechnic is required for practice as a physiotherapist.

However in other countries such as Australia and the UK, physiotherapy is generally a degree-based profession. In the US, a Doctor of Physical Therapy is required to practise physiotherapy.

It is currently a trend to require an increasingly higher academic requirement to practise for new practitioners; for example, Australia is gradually moving to a Master’s requirement. This eventually results in a comprehensive amount of learning needed to remain competent.

The Thinking Physiotherapist®

At Core Concepts, our physiotherapists are firm believers in curing your problems and not just treating the symptoms. We understand that you don’t want to spend all day on the rehabilitation bed, so we get to the root of the cause right from the first visit.

Our first step in every case is to determine the cause and peel back the layers of inter-locking causes; after all, pain is often very complex and rarely attributable to a single factor.

Our ability to treat patients better, faster is dependent on our history of effective differential diagnosis. Each of our physiotherapists are invested in keeping current with the latest thoughts and practices.

A Hands-On Approach

We are a ‘hands-on’ clinic. We combine muscle activation, strengthening, core, balance, proprioceptive and stretching exercises to complement all of our manual mobilisation, joint manipulation and trigger point therapy.

Manual physical therapy techniques are aimed at relaxing tense muscles and restricted joints, in order to reduce pain and increase flexibility.

In general, soft tissue work applies pressure to the soft tissues of the body such as the muscles. This pressure helps relaxes muscles, increases circulation, breaks up scar tissue and relieves pain in the soft tissues.

Mobilisation or manipulation  uses measured movements of varying speed (slow to fast), force (gentle to forceful) and distances. These calculated movements help loosen tight tissues around a joint, reduce pain in a joint and surrounding tissue and generally help with flexibility and alignment.

Constant Communication

We believe that it is important for you to understand what your problem is, how it occurred and how to manage it. Our physiotherapists work closely with you to help you understand the treatment process and what you can do to help. This will speed up recovery, prevent recurrence and reduce your dependency on your therapist.

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