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.
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Hot Stone Cupping Massage Therapy
Hot Stone Cupping Massage Therapy
Hot Stone Cupping Massage Therapy is
a modified version of the common practice of traditional cupping therapy with
the addition of initial tissue release bodywork with hot stones.
How it is
At the start of the treatment, stones or Bian Shi are heated up and then moved
over the affected area with different techniques to warm, soften, loosen and
relax any tightness to allow the affected area to take in the effects of
further treatments much easily and also to calm the mind down to allow the body
to rest and recover as much as possible during the entire course of treatment.
This is then followed by cupping massage which unlike
common cupping therapy that one may commonly find therapists simply placing
stationary cups over the skin and leave for a period of 5 to 15 minutes, the
cupping that is done here involves moving the cups in accordance to meridian
theories in Traditional Chinese Medicine and myofascia linkages theories in
modern sports medicine, hence the name “cupping massage”.
The entire treatment process will last for 30 minutes.
Read more on cupping massage here.
Why Hot Stone And Cupping Together?
Stone or Bian
Shi therapy is one of the six specialties in Traditional Chinese Medicine
other than acupuncture, moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, tuina/massage and qigong therapies. By manoeuvring the heated stones over affected
areas at the start of the therapy, the heat from the stones can warm up and
allow better circulation to the affected area while the hardness of the stones
will act as strong fingers to smoothen out any nodules from prolonged tightness
in the muscles. By doing so, this will
open up the body and mind to receive more benefits of the therapy and maximise
the effects of all other treatments that follow.
For cupping, by creating suction and negative
pressure, it will have already helped drain excess fluids and toxins formed due
to inflammations. Heat from the flame that is used to create the vacuum in the
cups will also serves to draw out any coldness and dampness in the body which
can cause poor circulations according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. By
moving the cups with attention paid to manoeuvring them in accordance to
meridian and myofascia linkages, it will loosen adhesions faster and lift the
connective tissues accordingly to bring fresh blood to stagnant muscles and
Ultimately, conditions of chronic or acute pain can be
relieved with minimal discomfort and tense muscles softened quickly and
In summary, the therapeutic
benefits of Hot Stone Cupping Massage Therapy are:
- Loosen adhesions
- Tissue release
- Move stagnation
- Relieve inflammation
- Stimulate blood flow
- Lymph drainage
- Sedation of nervous system
A prelude to
all other treatments
Though it can be a stand-alone treatment, Hot Stone Cupping Massage Therapy TM
will serve great as a prelude to all other treatments as it can prepare and
open up the body to receive effects of other deeper tissue treatments such as
acupuncture and clears out toxins and stagnations before scarred tissues are
repaired with castor oil therapy. Thus
helping the body to draw maximum benefits from all therapies that follow and
speeding up the entire recovery process.
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author specializes in management treatment of orthopedic conditions as
well as internal illnesses related to gastro-enterological, respiratory, gynecological, pediatric conditions and post stroke rehabilitation. Her
knowledge in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Bio-medicine and Yoga has led
her to a holistic and all-rounded combined approach in her treatments.
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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 xx or email email@example.com, thanks!