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Lymphoedema Therapy Singapore

Lymphoedema Therapy Singapore

When our body's lymphatic system becomes blocked due to damage or whatever reasons, the lymphatic fluids will get blocked and accumulated in the tissues, causing long term swelling in different parts of our bodies.

Patients who suffer from lymphoedema, and is seeking treatment for it should only be seen and treated by a qualified and traind therapist - always look for a practitioner with an appropriate qualification such as manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) certification.


Most of the time, lymphoedema affects the limbs (arms and legs) more of the time, but can also occur in other areas such as the face, the genitals, neck and abdomen as well as the internal organs.

Babies can be born with it, but it can also be caused by damage to the body's natural lymphatic system, such as radiotherapy after cancer treatments, or from nasty infections, severe injuries or any other forms of trauma that is introduced to the body and its lymphatic system.

Unfortunately, lymphoedema cannot be prevented or treated to a 100% cure, but trained and experienced manual lymphatic drainage therapists can help to reduce and prevent the uncomfortable effects.


Manual lymphatic drainage therapists or physiotherapists who are trained in the management of this condition primarily uses manual lymphatic drainage, which is the draining of lymphatic fluid from tissues, as well as the application of multiple layers bandaging, caring for your skin as well as prescribing exercises to accelerate the dispersement of the accumulated fluids.

In some of the cases with our patients, the therapists may employ the use of specific positioning to encourage an even higher level of drainage with the help of gravity.

They may also advise on the use of special sleeves or support stockings as well as provide general advice to further improve the condition and not do anything to worsen it.

Depending on the severity of the condition, you may require to start frequently first for the initial few weeks to months, then gently taper off to maybe once or twice a week, and then to once per week for maintenance and management, to ensure the edema is kept at bay.

At any point in time even during the maintenance or management phase if you find that you have a flare up of lymphoedema, please call in to book at least two to three lymphoedema therapy singapore appointments for the week, spaced at least a day a part (but the therapist will advise if you need more or less sessions)

Visit our team page to see our therapists who are specialized in the management of manual lymphatic drainage

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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise

Specialist 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 solution.

To call for inquiries or appointments, please contact us at:

SMS/Call/Whatsapp: 96402670


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We appreciate you as a patient and want you to know that the #1 way we grow as a clinic is through word of mouth referrals from valued patients like yourself.

We do not rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients.

When you have the opportunity, please take the time to tell your family, friends and physicians about the positive results and experience you have had in our clinic.

Thank you so much, and stay healthy!

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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.

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.

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, thanks!




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Your physio, hand therapy and rehab with us may be covered under your medical insurance or cashless - find out more here.


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