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Sports And Deep Tissue Massage Physiotherapy
Here in Phoenix Rehab, we have a specialized sports and deep tissue
massage service done by specialist senior massage therapists who has
been working alongside with our senior physiotherapists team for years.
makes sports and deep tissue massage physiotherapy effective compared
to the usual "cheap" massage is that we come from a medical clinical
perspective of deep tissue release and sports massage AND working
synergistically with a team senior physiotherapists, hand therapists,
occupational therapists who are licensed under Allied Health Professions
Council (AHPC; a branch of Ministry Of Health Singapore).
The Phoenix Rehab team are
comprised of very senior physiotherapists who have studied the human
anatomy, movement and
physiology, graduated, more than thousands hours of hands-on clinical
practice and experience - as a collective whole, we can confidently say
that we do understand the human body, pain and movement much
better than anyone else.
Our senior therapists will be able to prescribe and perform a varied range of massage
techniques improves the function of affected muscles and soft
tissues in daily tasks and activities.
What we do is that we assess, diagnose, treat and intervene at specific tender and
tense areas strategically with minimal discomfort for maximal muscle release/restoration to normal length.
(Normal length = good and normal performance)
You see, regular sports and deep tissue release massage helps to
- dissolve tight knots and normalize muscle fibres
- aligns the superficial, middle and deep layers of muscles, connective tissues, soft tissues
Which decreases pain associated with movement, improves performance with movement, and feeling good (and confident).
These strokes are similar to clinical massage, but they tend to be deeper, slower, penetrative, that is focused on specific tender, tight, tense points all over the body. Done regularly, they will keep your muscles and movements free of tight/abnormal muscle knots and adhesions.
Adhesions are "sticky" situations that causes soft tissues to stick to something/each other, and it negatively restrict how soft tissues (such as muscles, ligaments, tendons etc) move, and this may cause:
- abnormal/unnatural pain or discomfort with movement
- "locking" or limited movements
- swelling and pain even
...this causes discomfort and limited mobility, function, confidence.
Regular sports and deep tissue release massage physiotherapy will break down and loosen these adhesions, which then relieves pain and restores normal muscle/soft tissue gliding movements, and to improve normal movement, mobility.
How our senior massage therapists do this is to apply regulated deep tissue pressure and forces cross-fibers of your muscles and connective
Most of our sports and deep tissue massage therapy patients often report an immediate
- improved active
range of motion
- muscles and soft tissue feels less tight
- they feel lighter and able to move better
Why we recommend patients to regularly engage in sports and deep tissue release massage, which is at least once (1x) per week, is because:
- tight muscle knots happens every day
- adhesions occur every day
- shortening of muscles happens every day
That's why it's an ongoing event to manage, treat and prevent the tight muscles, adhesions and short muscles from getting progressively worse - hence the need for at least once per week treatment.
Regular ports and deep tissue massage physiotherapy is useful for some of the following conditions:
- Muscle stiffness, aches and pains such as back aches, neck pains, calf tightness, hip tightness etc
- Worries, stress and anxiety
- Chronic and long term pain
- Consistent headaches
- Decreased mobility and difficulties moving
- Chronic illnesses
- Muscle and joint disorders
- Stroke and other neurological problems
- Post surgery (after wounds healed, but can start with secondary/non-surgical site first)
- During the rehabilitation post injuries
- Before and after sports/sporting events such as marathons, basketball/football/rugby/triathlons etc
If your back, neck, shoulders, hands and hips are aching and seems to be tired/tight/sore, or if you have aching back/neck from prolonged sitting, having regular sports and deep tissue release massage physiotherapy will help to provide you pain relief, less pain, and quicker recovery.
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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.
PHYSIOTHERAPY & PHYSICAL THERAPY
HAND THERAPY & SPLINTING
Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists
(sprains and fractures) and fingers, and requires Hand Therapy to increase the function of their hand
following injuries or post-operations as well as custom made hand splints.
Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes
CLINICAL PILATES & WELLNESS PILATES
Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on
- core stability
- flexibility and
It is a system of safe and effective exercises, which
meet specific individual needs, to treat a wide range of injuries
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)
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
Done regularly, it will keeps your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence. Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.
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
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