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Muscle Imbalance Physiotherapy Singapore

Muscle Imbalance Physiotherapy Singapore

Imbalances in your muscles refers to the imbalance of the relationship of muscle tone, muscle strength and muscle length...and it is this imbalance that often leads to injuries.

How can muscle imbalance cause injuries?

You see, our body is an entire system, where muscles work together for certain functions. When a muscle is supposed to work but doesn't, another structure such as another muscle, joint or soft tissue, picks up its job and compensates for it.

This overworks the compensating structure, and accelerates overuse, and leads to overuse injuries (see repetitive strain injuries)

The three items involved are:

  • muscle tone - refers to how "taut" the muscle is in resting and active mode. Different people have different tone throughout the day and activities
  • muscle strength - refers to the amount of force that a muscle group that is banded together is able to generate during a group motor unit use. Usually muscle strength is calculated in kilograms force or newton (N)
  • muscle length - refers to the length of a particular muscle; muscle lengths are vital to the strength it is able to generate. When a muscle is in relaxed and optimal length mode, it is able to contract easily to generate the force you need. Unhealthy length muscles are shortened muscles due to habit or abnormal use, and causes inadequate contraction (means: poor strength and utilization)

Symptoms of Imbalanced Muscles

Muscle imbalances are one of the common causes for much pain for the patients that we see in our clinics daily. For example, the common back pain – often it is caused by imbalanced back muscles that are both weakened because of a sedentary lifestyle (as well as lack of exercises), coupled with poor posture during work and sleeping that causes and aggravates this problem.

Physiotherapy Treatment 

During the first session, our musculoskeletal physiotherapists will assess and diagnose your condition, and identify the core problems that is aggravating it. Then we will put together a rehab intervention program for you to redress your muscle imbalance.

We will address some problems such as postural habits, strengthen up weakened muscles (such as our core strengthening programs), and correct your muscle imbalance to return to healthy muscle balance.

You will also be given "homework", that you will need to do regularly and between sessions, to accelerate your results.

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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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Physio, Rehab &  Insurance

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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Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

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OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%


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