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Posture-related Neck Pain



Our healthy human posture has been slumping and sloping with the recent years due to a combination of:

  •     decreased activity levels (more sedentary lifestyle)
  •     increased screen-based activities for leisure and work

In many of our patients who are office workers, because of the forward head posture (see picture on right, and yes, that is right mugshot of Justin Bieber - Justin, if you're reading this, then you need to come to see us to get treated ok =D).

This posture places a lot of unnecessary strain on the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the:

  •     neck
  •     shoulder
  •     back
  •     arms and all the way to the wrist

What happens is that the muscles have to work doubly or triply hard to hold the weight of our about 5-6 kg head for 8-10 hours every day. That's like carrying a watermelon with a slightly outreached hand - the pain from strain is tremendous.

This leads to:

How can our treatment help?

Here in Phoenix Rehab, our senior physiotherapists will carry out an in-depth assessment including postural analysis to understand your discomfort, strains and pains.

From there, we will work on:

  • Releasing tight, shortened and overused muscles with trigger point release technique
  • Correction of posture
  • Recruitment, activation and strengthening of specific upper body muscles to decrease abnormal muscle strain/overuse
  • Taping to create postural awareness

Consider engaging in our state-of-the-art Indiba Therapy to help you accelerate your body’s pains and core problem.

How can you help?

As postural correction also targets posture habit correction, it'd be helpful if you can bring a partner along to your session, as he or she can then:

  • see how the session is done specificly to help you
  • be taught on how to correct and feedback for you to improve to take away your posture-related neck pains

(There are lots to do by our back and neck specialist physiotherapists too, which includes

How long will it take for my posture related neck pains to go away?

This really depends from individuals to individuals.

Some patients need a couple of sessions, just 2-3 sessions. Some need less, some need more, and it depends on the speed their bodies repair, how their bodies respond to therapy etc.



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HAND THERAPY & CUSTOMIZED SPLINTING

Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists (sprains and fractures) and fingers, usually will benefit / require Hand Therapy to

  1. manage and decrease hand pains
  2. improve range of motion, strength and dexterity
  3. increase the function of their hand following injuries or post-operations

Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes



REFORMER 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 and conditions.

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)

  • Cupping TCM
  • Auricular Therapy TCM
  • Herbal TCM Medicine & Supplementation



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 performance. Having regular deep tissue and sports massage will keep your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence.

Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.



ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

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 solution.

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We prefer not to rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients. When you have the chance, please tell your family, friends and physicians about the positive results and experience you have had in our physio clinics.

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