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Phoenix Rehab Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM Singapore

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a long history of practice, more than 5000+ years of refinement and growth - this leads to TCM accumulating centuries of health and healing wisdom and experience.

That is #1 reason why Phoenix Rehab embrace TCM.

TCM has its own unique strengths and advantages in treating various diseases and conditions.

Here are some of the treatments that our TCM physician provides:

  1. TCM Acupuncture
  2. TCM Auricular Therapy
  3. TCM Blood Letting Therapy
  4. TCM Cupping
  5. TCM Gua Sha (Scraping)
  6. TCM Tui Na
  7. TCM Herbal Medicine

categories of tcm service care

There are several groups and categories of Phoenix Rehab TCM Service Care, and they are TCM assessments and treatments of (please click on each link for more information):

Adults Health TCM

Adults medical, neurological (nerve), respiratory (lungs & breathing), gastrointestinal (stomach and gut), urological (bladder), opthalmological (eye), dermatological (skin) and endocrine (hormone) health

Women's Health TCM

TCM has very specific and distinct advantages in treating gynecological disorders - our TCM physician will assess and factor in disease and syndromes and differential diagnoses before customizing women's health treatment to the individual women for constitution, uterine, ovarian, pelvis, fertility etc.

Orthopedics & Sports TCM

There are two kinds of treatment here, which are either acute (new injuries) or chronic injuries (conditions) - these cover damage or pain in dermal (skin), musculoskeletal (muscle, bone, tendon, joint, ligament), vascular (vein and arteries), visceral and meridional injuries, be it due to by external forces, such as slip and fall, sport injury, etc.

Weight Management TCM

The advantage of choosing TCM for weight management is personalized care plan. The treatments allow the body to restore homeostasis, metabolize excessive fat, remove edema, and restore health. It can be done with a combination of  herbal medicine, acupuncture, TuiNa, and ear acupuncture.

Pain Management TCM

Pain is one of the most common complaints of our patients - most of the time, pain is a natural phenomenon which has a good function, which is to protect and warn us from aggravation. Pain signals danger and alerts us that something needs to be done immediately to avoid damage.

Pain is a subjective first-person experience and everybody’s perception and tolerance to pain is different.

However, acute or chronic pain can all have many negative consequences. It affects sleep quality, emotional health, libido and overall quality of life. Most chronic pain worsens over time, and eventually weighs on the body, not to mention all the medical expenses and reduction in productivity and may even lead to depression.

Aftercare TCM

Yellow Emperor’s Inner Cannon states that the best physician provides preventive care; the mediocre catches illness at its start; the worse treats diseases. TCM emphasizes preventive care and strives to facilitate one’s optimal health.

Not only does it take the whole person into consideration, it also analyzes many other environmental and social factors, such as weather, emotion and sleep-wake cycle 

Three subcategories of preventative Aftercare TCM include:

  • Suboptimal Health
  • Puberty
  • Post-partum (post pregnancy & delivery) health

Please click on each link for more information.

tcm for total health and wellness

More and more individuals including parents are exploring and embraing TCM as a complement to the usual conventional Western medicine. The main reason why is because of TCM's holistic nature, which emphasises a lot on total wellness, which includes mind and body healing; as well as TCM's aim to prevent disease, increase immunity and improve quality of life.

What's more TCM is natural with minimal side effects, plus it aims to treat the root causes of disease, conditions and discomfort. Our TCM physician is bilingual (speaks English, Mandarin as well as dialects).

We pay particular attention to details, even twins may not necessarily get the same type of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatments or herbs or dosages - because everyone's body, constitution etc is different at different stages of disease, age and life.

That being said, TCM isn't always the answer, especially with acute conditions such as high fever, vomiting, convulsions, fractures - these kinds of acute issues need to be quickly treated at hospitals.

The Right TCM Partner Provider

As TCM becomes more and more widely accepted as a form of treatment in the world, authorities are taking steps to regulate TCM practitioners - this is good because this provides a layer of safety and starting point as to who patients can choose to trust with their health and wellness.

Our TCM physicians are regulated and licensed by Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board (TCMB) which is a branch managed by Ministry of Health.

Of course good lifestyle and nutritional habits need to be practiced consistently, and this includes getting enough sleep, having moderate exposure to cold weather to improve natural resistance, getting moderate sun exposure to improve yang qi, eating nutritious food and eating less of non-nutritional food - all of which work together with regular TCM treatments and management for building layers and layers of natural health protection.

History of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM; simplified Chinese: 中医; traditional Chinese: 中醫; pinyin: zhōng yī; literally “Chinese medicine”) is a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts which have been developed in China and are based on a tradition of more than 2,000 years, including

  • various forms of herbal medicine
  • acupuncture
  • massage (Tui na)
  • exercise (qigong) and
  • dietary therapy

The doctrines of Chinese medicine are rooted in books such as the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon and the Treatise on Cold Damage, as well as in cosmological notions like yin-yang and the five phases. Starting in the 1950s, these precepts were standardized in the People’s Republic of China, including attempts to integrate them with modern notions of anatomy and pathology.

Read more on TCM traditional Chinese medicine treatments, growth and history here.

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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.


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



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.

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 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 do not 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.

book your physio appointments now

Call or WhatsApp / SMS your name, preferred date, time and inquiries to +6588001830

Email any questions on symptoms / condition / insurance / preferred physiotherapy timings to nigel@phoenixrehabgroup.com

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