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Ligament Sprain Physiotherapy And Hand Therapy
Soft tissue injuries refer to injuries to non-bony tissues of our body, namely the:
our specialist physiotherapists and rehab therapists can assess and
provide specific diagnosis to determine what structure(s) are
damaged or involved plus how severe the condition is.
That's why we spend more time on the initial / first session to assess more and once we've
made the conclusive medical diagnosis, we will then customize a
customized physiotherapy and hand therapy treatment plan that is tailored to you and provide specific treatment
Unfortunately....I personally have:
I have personal experience with ligament strains / tears, and for my
left ACL tear, I got it repaired in 2006 and underwent intense 6 months
post operative knee physiotherapy to get back to running and sports
This is a personal and professional reasons why I am very passionate and pro Phoenix Rehab physiotherapy and hand therapy.
So our ligaments get strained when traumatic stress is placed on the joint
which can either sprain (micro / mini tears) or in worse case scenarios,
you can completely tear the ligament (means that it's a 100% full rupture).
The symptoms depends entirely on the level of the damage but the most common symptoms include
- decreased movement
- decreased joint stability
- decreased strength
cases, patients may also have fractures (also known as avulsion
fractures) - which will require an X-ray imaging to confirm.
If you do have an avulsion fracture, we may have to adjust and customize your physiotherapy or hand therapy rehabilitation further to factor in fracture rehabilitation.
Initial / Early Stage:
- Protect the injury site and do not cause additional injuries
+ Compression + Elevation to decrease the bruising and swelling, which
will decrease pain experience and secondary complications due to
swelling (such as stiffness etc).
Please note that ice should be applied
for not more than 20 minutes, and wrap ice in plastic bag which is then
wrapped in towel (never apply ice directly because that'd cause
superficial level cooling and possibly also cause iceburn)
- Load it optimally whilst protecting it (not loading it sufficiently causes it to heal suboptimally) typically protected or very gentle active range of motion exercises
Phoenix Rehab specialist therapists may also
apply a joint guard or taping to help protect your joint and decrease
the swelling and at the same time, provide limitation to the movement to
protect the injured structure.
Any injuries should be raised / elevated
above the waist for as long as you can whilst you provide cold therapy to it, and this
combination will work synergistically together to reduce your swelling
Physiotherapy and rehab interventions and treatments
will then commence, and it will depend on the level and severity of your
injury. Once you're ready, our specialist
physiotherapists will start specific hands on rehab program that is
tailored to your injury needs.
Where applicable, we may apply also:
When the strained ligament is stronger, we will progressively increase
the load and difficulty to improve joint stability, strength and
Our goal is to restore full strength and stability of the joint
Our Specialist Expertise
Our Specialist Physiotherapists are hand picked and we only with with
specialists who have experience, expertise and passion for management
of soft tissue, sports, and orthopedic injuries.
In the beginning,
our specialist physiotherapists will first conduct a detailed clinical
assessment to understand and determine the level and severity of your
ligament sprain, and then customize a ligament rehab program that is
tailored to you.
Then they will provide specific and expert
treatments for your pain as well as prescribe very specific exercises to
treat your injury, to reduce your risk and decrease recurrence of your
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Phoenix Rehab physio Services
Phoenix Rehab Group works with specialist
physiotherapists and rehab therapists who are highly
trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of
expert care to our patients.
PHYSIOTHERAPY & PHYSICAL THERAPY
HAND THERAPY & SPLINTING
Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists
(sprains and fractures) and fingers, and requires Hand Therapy to increase the function of their hand
following injuries or post-operations as well as custom made hand splints.
Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes
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
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)
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
Done regularly, it will keeps 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
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