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Electrotherapy Physiotherapy



Electrotherapy refers to physiotherapy modalities that are used to treat muscular, joints, ligamental and bone disorders.

ultrasound therapy (u/s therapy)

Ultrasound therapy uses high frequency treatment sound waves to treat soft tissues, muscles and tendon injuries (as opposed to visual/diagnostic types).

Our senior physiotherapists and senior hand therapists will adjust the wavelength and frequency of the therapeutic sound waves at local specific target areas to maximize clinical effectiveness ie

  • pain reduction
  • accelerated soft tissue healing

Ultrasound therapy increases

  • blood flow
  • circulation
  • cell activity

which in combination, improves and increases local and targeted healing process. As this occurs, patients may also experience pain reduction and/or pain relief as local inflammation decreases. The therapist can also use ultrasound to break down scar adhesions and tissue (due to applied sound waves), this helps to re-align tissue fibers in the proper and best alignment, which increases optimal healing. Injuries and conditions that causes

  • scar adhesions
  • scar tissues
  • painful muscle spasms and
  • neurologically caused pain

have shown fair to good results when treated by ultrasound therapy

Senior physiotherapists and senior hand therapists may augment ultrasound therapy to become sonophoresis therapy.

Interferential Therapy (I.F. therapy)

The basic principle of Interferential Therapy (IFT) is to utilise the strong physiologicaportable iftl effects of low frequency (<250pps) electrical stimulation of nerves without the associated painful and somewhat unpleasant side effects sometimes associated with low frequency stim.

Interferential current therapy is an effective therapy option used by many physiotherapy clinics to relieve pain and accelerate the self-healing process, getting your body back to a healthy, pain free state. The high frequency signals of an IFC penetrate through the skin into deeper lying muscle tissues.

Related Service: Indiba Radio-Frequency Physiotherapy for Pain Relief And Accelerated Soft Tissue Healing

Muscle stimulator (E.M.S. / N.M.E.S.)

Known also as

  • NMES neuromuscular electrical stimulation
  • EMS electro-muscle stimulation

With the use of safe and applied electricity, our senior physiotherapists and senior hand therapists can elicit or stimulate the contraction and relaxation of muscles.

This is particularly useful and good to rehabilitate muscles that are either

  • weakened
  • unable to contract/fire

due to pain or injury or combination.

It's a good support to restore balance (especially in structural imbalance cases), and is commonly used in nerve-related damage physiotherapy and hand therapy, such as stroke or local nerve damage.

t.e.n.s. Pain management
(Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)

TENS helps with relieving pain by intercepting pain nerves and blocking pain messages (Wall and Melzack pain gateway theory).

The TENS unit is very mobile (size is similar to a wallet) and compact.

Patients prefer the TENS compated to taking oral or injection painkillers, because it allows patients to have a decreased pain experience that allows them to participate and function in

  • daily tasks
  • work
  • responsibilities

In many cases, patients elect to use TENS for some long term chronic pains such as back pain, neck pain, arthritis etc.

shockwave therapy (e.s.w.t.)

Shockwave therapy treatment is non invasive and produces an inflammatory response, which will increase metabolic activity around the site of pain.

The number #1 function and goal is to stimulate and accelerate the healing process for the treatment of chronic muscular and tendon disorders, back, lower limb and foot pain.

Read more about shockwave therapy here.



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HAND THERAPY & CUSTOMIZED SPLINTING

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
  2. improve range of motion, strength and dexterity
  3. increase the function of their hand following injuries or post-operations

Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes



REFORMER CLINICAL PILATES & WELLNESS PILATES

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.



TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)

  • Cupping TCM
  • Auricular Therapy TCM
  • Herbal TCM Medicine & Supplementation



DEEP TISSUE RELEASE & SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPY

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.



ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

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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