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Spinal Pain Physiotherapy



Up to 6 out of 10 adults suffer from spinal pain each and every year (spine pain includes neck pains and/or back pains)...and worse still is that out of these 6 adults, 50% of them, their spine pain became long term (chronic pain).

That basically means: 30% of adults have long term back pain or neck pain.

It is both shocking and not shocking, because it has unfortunately become a norm. So spine and back pain can be caused by a variety of reasons or issues, be it due to:

  • back and neck discs
  • back and neck joints
  • back and neck muscles
  • back and neck ligaments

...but most of the time it's usually directly linked to

  • trauma such as falls, direct blows/hits or motor vehicle accidents
  • poor posture / poor postural habits
  • repetitive strain injury

Of course, there are other causes of spine pain too, such as inflammation or sometimes rare but serious medical conditions such as

  • arthritis (like juvenile arthritis, spondylosis etc)
  • other progressive diseases that can affects bones, muscles and joints of the spine

Spinal Pain Physiotherapy

Back and neck problems can cause sciatica which basically means that the spine nerve is being compressed somewhere along the spine, and this leads to

Sciatica can be triggered even by very small "unsuspecting normal everyday activities or movements" such as leaning forward to pick up your toothbrush or bag.

Sciatica can also be caused by a stretch injury. And yes, in some cases, sciatica may happen due to a muscle strangling it (see Piriformis Sciatica) or even for no obvious reason at all (no obvious reason can mean no real memorable memory of an event that can link to it, but there may be something that happened some time back that we cannot recall).

It usually affects one side of the leg/hamstrings, and patients often report experiencing:

  • tingling
  • tightness

that travels (radiates) down the back of their thigh and sometimes to the front of their shin too.

Phoenix Rehab senior specialist physiotherapists are carefully selected to join the team, and they're experienced experts in assessing, diagnosing and treating back and neck problems that you or your loved ones may face.

Spinal Pain Physiotherapy Symptoms

Spinal physiotherapy treatments by senior spine physios are generally regarded as effective conservative management for your back and neck pain.

Treatments by our specialist senior physiotherapists will help to:

  • decrease muscle spasms related to spine pain
  • relieve spinal nerve root compression caused by slipped disc
  • treat secondary conditions caused by compression of the sciatic nerve

Other than treating the symptoms of pain, discomfort and nerve symptoms (such as radiating sensation/tingling), we will do our best to ensure that we go through with our patients specific customized and effective back exercises to strengthen their core and back muscles to build better stable supporting muscles.

Research shows that specific exercise therapies and prescription from fully qualified and experienced specialist physiotherapists is vital in the successful management and treatment of spine-related pains.

Spinal Pain Physiotherapy Treatments

Our specialist spine senior physiotherapists are trained, passionate, experienced and experts in assessing and treating spine conditions.

One of the most important thing for patients to note is that spine problems can be prevented from occurring or recurring by regular training and keeping the back and core muscles strong but flexible

Spinal physiotherapy treatments may include:

If you find that you have any back or neck pain, be it recently or have been experiencing it for some time already; or know someone who does, do consider seeing our specialist spine physiotherapist. You may even prevent the need for back or neck surgery by early spinal physiotherapy intervention.

Do not hesitate or wait for it to go away - pain is a normal response by our bodies to signal to us that there is some issues to resolve, and the earlier it's resolved, the faster it'd be resolved. When/if one delays on it, it may become worsen/progress into something more serious that may take much more time to resolve.



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

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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