Emergency And Acute Physiotherapy
Emergency And Acute Physiotherapy
musculoskeletal conditions are commonly encountered in clinical
practice. General Physicians (GP) or Accident and Emergency (A&E)
Doctors are the first line of contact with these kinds of patients. The
onsets of acute musculoskeletal injuries are either traumatic or
Traumatic onset includes road traffic accidents,
direct or indirect injuries, falls, sporting clashes and industrial
accidents which warrant an immediate attention to the Accident and
Emergency Departments. Non-traumatic onset are usually mechanical in
nature such as lifting heavy weights, getting up from bed from awkward
positions, sudden onset of pain with faulty postures, acute sprains and
strains with sporting activities and acute exacerbation of chronic
Common Emergency And Acute Physiotherapy Conditions
Common acute musculoskeletal conditions include acute back pain with
prolapsed disc or facet joint locks, acute muscle strains and acute
ligament sprains in the knee’s and ankle’s. Such patients are
self-referred to GP’s or A&E for first line of medical management.
After their consultation, patients will be referred to Specialist
Physiotherapist for emergency physiotherapy services, as an adjunct to
medical management for pain relief and to improve functions in the acute
Role Of The Emergency And Acute Physiotherapy
Specialist Physiotherapists identifies the cause, nature and
behaviour of pain, pathology of pain and classifies the acute
musculoskeletal condition under either inflammatory or mechanical or
inflammatory imposed by mechanical nature.
With appropriate examination
and sound clinical reasoning, physiotherapist administers different
management techniques to relieve pain and maximize function along with
the medical management.
Specialist physiotherapists includes
various techniques like McKenzie approach (Mechanical Evaluation,
Diagnosis and treatment) to reduce acute pain secondary to disc
pathology, Manual techniques like joint mobilisation, manipulation,
muscle energy techniques, positional release technique, neural
mobilisation technique’s (if necessary), soft tissue and deep tissue
mobilisation, preferred therapeutic exercises, pilates exercises,
electro physical agents like therapeutic ultrasound, TENS and
stabilisation supports like brace, corset and tapping to reduce pain and
to improve the functional activities like sitting, standing, walking,
sleeping and return to sports as early as possible.
This Emergency Physiotherapy Services arrests the pain at early stage and inhibits progressing to sub-acute and chronic stage which improves patient’s quality of life immediately and operationally it minimises the costs, waiting time and length of stay in the acute hospitals.
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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
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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 +6588001830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, thanks!