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Rabia Shah Senior Physiotherapist At Phoenix Rehab



RABIA SHAH Senior Physiotherapist

  • AHPC Certified and registered.
  • MCSP (UK), Member of SPA, HCPC Registered(UK)
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Sheffield Hallam university)
  • Post Grad Certificate in Osteoporosis and Falls Management (Derby University).
  • Pilates Instructor (APPI, Polestar, Balanced Body).
  • Pilates instructor/Mindful Movement at Duke NUS Medical School.
  • Volunteer Mindfulness Facilitator at Singapore Management University (SMU) and various classes around Singapore.
  • Kinesiotaping Certified

Core clinical Skills

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Acute & Chronic)
  • Chronic Pain, Women’s Health
  • Clinical Pilates,
  • Ante-natal and Post-natal Rehabilitation
  • Injury prevention and pain Management

I am originally from the UK and graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2001. I moved to Hong Kong in 2005 and then to Singapore in 2008. I love being in Singapore and being surrounded by so many great multi-disciplinary Health care practitioners at Phoenix Rehab Group.

I believe in providing holistic, evidence-based care to my patients by using hands-on manual therapy such as joint mobilization and soft tissue work, and I utilize corrective exercises and education to treat the source of pain.

I specialize in Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Pre- and post-natal Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates and Mindfulness for Health.

My Women’s Health experience includes Diastasis Recti management, pelvic floor dysfunctions, incontinence and Pelvic Pain. My sessions always start with a thorough assessment and I start each treatment session with explaining the anatomy and function of parts of the body that need treating.

Once I have completed the treatment, exercise and advice component, I always provide a tailored Home Exercise Programme with Videos, pictures and concise explanations to  ensure the correct muscles are being worked at work and at home!

I enjoy treating complex pain disorders and my approach to Chronic Pain management focuses on using neuroplasticity to re-programme and reduce over-active danger signals in the brain and nervous system. My repertoire includes Therapeutic Neuroscience education, Mindfulness for Pain and Mindful Movement. Some of the key themes I teach my patients are:

  1. Learning ways to manage the stress response and reduce the focus on pain to then be able to manage and function better

  2. Participating in movement, exercise, physical activity in a sensible way and ‘paced’ way to reduce pain hypersensitivity and return to normal activities

  3. Creating new practices e.g. Mindfulness or photography to help use the positive aspects of neuroplasticity to calm and ‘re-wire’ NON-painful nervous system connections and re-train the way in which your mind and body interprets and responds to pain.

I love being a Physiotherapist as it aligns me with my deep aspiration of wanting everyone to be healthy and happy.

My favorite word is ‘Eudaimonia” which Is a Greek word, which refers to a state of being Internally content, healthy and happy. I believe that as a Health practitioner I can help, facilitate and provide tools for individuals to flourish and I genuinely believe this comes from good mental and physical health.

I am grateful that I work with a team of individuals that have a unique and individual way to bring out the best in everyone.

I enjoy mind health and so I facilitate Mindfulness sessions at various locations in Singapore and my personal and professional aspiration is to bring Mindfulness for Health and Pain management to the forefront in Singapore.

In my spare time, I enjoy running, Yoga, Pilates, practicing Mindfulness and laughing with my family and friends. My favourite joke comes from my 7-year old daughter before every meal….

Q: What do skeletons say before eating a meal?

A: Bone appetit!!!!



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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.



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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