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Chest Physiotherapy

Chest physiotherapy are performed by our senior specialist physios to improve breathing by both direct as well as indirect removal of fluids (phlegm, mucus etc) from the breathing passages or lungs inasmuch as possible.

These sessions may also be termed as respiratory physiotherapy, and our physios will start the chest physio session with a chest examination of the patients lungs, usually using a stethoscope.

Chest physio are common request for home physiotherapy sessions, as patients tend to be more bed or home bound, and have less energy/stamina to travel to our clinic for respiratory physio sessions with us.

chest / respiratory physio techniques that we may use

  1. Clapping (percussion) therapy: using cupped palms, the senior physiotherapist lightly percusses the patient's chest, back, and area under the arms. Patients may be lying on side, supported face up or face down

  2. Chest flutter (vibrations/vibratory) therapy: using a type of manual hands-on therapy, the senior physio will apply manual/mechanical oscillating-alternative pressure over the back and front of patient's lungs to loosen any mucus or phlegm

  3. Specific breathing exercises such as regulated deep breathing exercises (DBE) and regulated exhalation exercises with the use of a regular incentive spirometer to measure and gauge volume

  4. Suctioning using a machine and tubing/catheter, specificly to clear retained or excessive lower respiratory tract secretions in patients who have difficulty or unable to clear themselves. It is can be done on a patient with or without tracheostomy, even on babies where required. Works well in combination with other chest physiotherapy approaches.

  5. Autogenic drainage

  6. Prescribe and supervise general cardiovascular exercises: for patients who are well enough, the senior physiotherapists will assess and prescribe general exercises and activities which aims to improve the patient's well being, strength, stamina as well as clear secretions/sputum and improve lung strength/function

postural drainage

Our senior physios will also teach/train patients together with caregivers on how to best rest in seated or lying down, for optimal and maximum fluid-clearing position, and using gravity to assist.

Patients can do so with electrical beds, or also with firm pillows (even bed wedges that we carry will help), that are placed strategically to help improve lung recovery and function.

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Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists (sprains and fractures) and fingers, usually will benefit / require Hand Therapy to

  1. manage and decrease hand pains
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  3. increase the function of their hand following injuries or post-operations

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Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility and breathing.

It is a system of safe and effective exercises, which meet specific individual needs, to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions.

You may do Pilates as matwork or with the reformer or both, and every session will be customized 100% to your fitness, injury and tolerance.


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Sports and deep tissue release massage helps to increase nutrient-rich blood flow to tired, tight and tense muscles to accelerate recovery and  shorten downtime / recovery period required.

It also prevents muscles from scar tissue micro-tears (and potential ruptures), and increases muscle performance. Having regular deep tissue and sports massage will keep your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence.

Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.


All our allied health therapists and TCM physicians are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCMB).

See our entire team here with introductions and their specializations.

At the first session, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover as well as provide treatment in the same session.

Follow up sessions are inline to 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.

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