Phoenix Rehab Novena Clinic Launch

Dear doctors, patients and friends, we are going to launch Phoenix Rehab @ Novena tentatively on Monday, 8th January 2018 (see clinic location and details here), subject to finalizations related to renovations and pre-launch activities. There is lots more to do, including the completion and upgrading of this website, but we are very excited for this opportunity to serve you.

Update you soonest!

Phoenix Rehab Group

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How to Protect Yourself From the Haze in Singapore

Stay indoors as much as possible during the haze

Individuals who suffer from any sort of cardiac (heart) or respiratory (lung) diseases or problems, as well as young children, babies and the elderly should refrain from going outdoors whenever the haze is in Singapore. Even if you don't have any pre-existing health issues or conditions (good good!), you also should reduce any outdoor activities when the air quality is hazy/unhealthy.

Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) reported these air pollution health warnings in Singapore when the air quality reached an unhealthy reading of 155 on the Pollutants Standards Index (PSI, which takes 3-hours reading average) on 17th June 2013. To find the latest readings, go to

PSI readings below 50 is considered good, 51 to 100 is moderately unhealthy, 101 to 200 is definitely unhealthy, 201 to 300 is very unhealthy and anything 301 and above is very, very unhealthy and is classified as hazardous to health.

Sadly, there is an annual occurrence and recurrent of smoke haze here in Singapore, and generally occurs between May to October (yes, it's THAT long), and is generally caused by winds that blow in the tiny haze particles of ash from the massive forest fires from our neighbouring country, Indonesia (it's been around for years, but in the last few years, it has gotten worse unfortunately).

Most of these particles are called PM10 (which "10" here refers to the size of the particulate matters in microns) - breathing in these particles consistently and excessively can/will increase a person's risk of developing viral and bacterial infections, as well as contribute to heart and lung diseases, cancers and potentially causing strokes.

Though the larger air particles are "caught" and filtered out by our respiratory tract system, it's the tiny PM2.5 particles that are the dangerous ones, which are deposited into the lungs. These tiny particles can accumulate over time and harm our lungs and bodies.

“Existing health conditions such as eczema, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and eye diseases like conjunctivitis are made worse by air pollution,” says Associate Professor Loo Chian Min, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital (SGH), a member of the SingHealth group.

“Even healthy people can suffer from irritation in the eyes, nose and throat, coughing and sneezing, if they spend time outdoors during a smoke haze.”

Ways to protect yourself from the haze

Take the following steps to protect yourself from the haze in Singapore:

  • Stay indoors and close your windows for as much as possible (air conditioning can help to filter out some)
  • If you're driving, please drive with the windows fully up
  • Stay/use air conditioning wherever you are, as they help to remove some air particles/pollutants
  • Use air purifiers/air ioniers to have purify out small particles
  • Keep drinking water, which will help your kidneys to flush and remove any toxins that are absorbed through your skin and lungs
  • If you can, cut down on coffee/tea/alcoholic beveages, as they are diuretic in nature and promote fluid loss as well as leech nutrients from your body. If you need to drink them still, be sure to drink lots of water too.
  • Build up your immunity with foods that are rich in

    1) vitamin C such as oranges, guava and strawberries
    2) vitamin E such as nuts and seeds and
    3) omega 3-fatty acids from oily fish

Some nutritional supplements we recommend you consider taking for yourself or for your children:

  • For children and adolescents:

    Total Balance Children's - which helps to support healthy development, healthy immune system and supports learning and physical well being

    Omega 3 DHA Minis - which are rich in DHA, high quality and in mini gels capsules for easy swallowing, making it ideal for children. Also helps with supporting healthy circulation

    Immu-stay - supports healthy immune response to common seasonal ailments, maintain your body's immune function as well as supports healthy inflammation management

  • For teenagers, adults and elderly

    Total Balance Unisex Premium - which contains more than 88 optimized nutrients for cellular health

    Omega 3 - which are rich in DHA and high quality. Also helps with supporting healthy circulation

    Immu-stay - supports healthy immune response to common seasonal ailments, maintain your body's immune function as well as supports healthy inflammation management
  • Do try to wear a mask that helps with filtering the air you breath whenever you go out

Stay healthy and strong!

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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise

Phoenix 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.

To call for inquiries or appointments, please contact us at:

SMS/Call/Whatsapp: 96402670


Tell A Friend About Us

We appreciate you as a patient and want you to know that the #1 way we grow as a clinic is through word of mouth referrals from valued patients like yourself.

We do not rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients.

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!

Please Call/SMS/WhatsApp to
xx, thanks!


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, but you can also make an appointment without seeing any doctors (that being said, if you do need a referral to a specialist orthopedic surgeon or sports GP, we will recommend you too as value added service at no additional costs to you).

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 (we are proud to say that we try our best to only engage the most experienced and specialist therapists - which makes a big difference in clinical outcomes).

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 or email, thanks!




You can also text or WhatsApp and we will call you back too =)


Physio, Rehab &  Insurance

Your physio, hand therapy and rehab with us may be covered under your medical insurance or cashless - find out more here.


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Balance Physiotherapy
Biomechanics Physiotherapy
Chest Physiotherapy
Clinical Massage Physiotherapy
Clinical Pilates
Cold Therapy Physio
Complementary Physiotherapy
Cupping TCM
Deep Tissue Massage
Desensitisation Physiotherapy
Electrotherapy Physio
Ergonomics Physiotherapy
Exercise Physiotherapy
Gua Sha TCM
Falls Prevention Physiotherapy
Hand Physiotherapy
Heat Physiotherapy
Home Physiotherapy
Ice Physiotherapy
Interferential Physiotherapy
Manipulation Physiotherapy
Muscle Stimulation Physio
Musician Physiotherapy
Stroke/Neuro Physiotherapy
Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Hand Splinting Physiotherapy
Pain Management TCM
Pain Relief Physiotherapy
Post Amputee Physiotherapy
Post Surgery Physiotherapy
Postural Physiotherapy
Re-Education Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Singapore
Relaxation Physiotherapy
Sonophoresis Physiotherapy
Splinting Physiotherapy
Sports Physiotherapy Massage
Physiotherapy Stress Relief
Swelling Physiotherapy
TENS Physiotherapy
Tension Headaches Physiotherapy
Thermal Physiotherapy
Traction Back Physiotherapy
Trigger Point Physiotherapy
Ultrasound Physiotherapy
Wax Heat Physiotherapy


Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

Regional Sales Manager

OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%


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