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Stress Headaches
Physiotherapy and Deep Tissue Release Therapy

Stress Headaches | Physiotherapy and Sports Massage Therapy

Some of the clients we treat in our physiotherapy clinic often complain of persistent headaches. When probed further, they admitted that they have these specific episodes of headaches during common events, such as when they’re managing stressful projects, handling difficult situations, or moving homes etc (moderate to major stressful events in their lives).

When we perform a physical assessment of them and their muscles, we tend find certain painful, tender spots along muscles of their necks, shoulders and upper back, and when we palpate these points, they radiate pain within the muscles, along certain spots near the muscles, and in some cases, the pain travels to our patient’s heads.

This is known as a trigger point – trigger points are essentially taut bands of muscle fibers that are irritable to the touch. At the site itself, it can be very sensitive, and upon palpation by physical therapists, the pain can travel (also known as referred pain) to places much further than the trigger point location itself.

These tender points are not caused by any incidents of trauma, infection or degeneration, and cannot be explained by neurological examinations. These are simply “tight knots or bands” of the muscles and connective tissue, exarcebated by prolonged positioning in a shortened position (e.g. hunched over a computer or when reading a book) and intensified through emotions (e.g. stress) causing muscle tightening over a very localized position.

The common treatments we provide to relieve the stress headaches painful symptoms are clinical massage therapy, passive and active stretching, and in some cases where we discover there are muscle imbalances and weaknesses, we provided exercise therapy and core strengthening. We also provide corporate ergonomic talks to raise awareness of possible contributions of repetitive strain injuries (RSI) in the workplaces, and share with our recipients how to prevent or at least to minimize the occurrence of RSI.

Workstation and worksite assessment is sometimes prescribed to have a more effective management of RSI prevention, as corporate talks and workshops are more of a personnel management, but the physical office and its layout also plays an important element of health risks.

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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


Where to next?

  1. Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
  2. Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
  3. See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat 
  4. See the list of orthopedic surgeons we serve in Singapore
  5. Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Sports Massage Singapore Home Page from our stress headaches page

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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!




You can also text or WhatsApp and we will call you back too =)


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!

Regional Sales Manager

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


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