Complementary Therapy And Physiotherapy Singapore
Physiotherapy has been established as an independent profession more than 100 years ago, and it has since adapted and evolved its treatments and techniques as technology and research progressed. Complementary techniques that link with with core fundamentals of physiotherapy, that is research-proven and with sound medical analysis has been added to the services that we are able to provide to our patients.
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and hand therapy - we all aim to boost mobility, function and independent by restoring balance and facilitating each patients' own mobility and functional journey, as compared to just targeting "this condition, this symptom" - which relates to the areas of complementary therapy.
Fundamentally, all therapists from the fields of physiotherapy, practice:
Op top of the core physiotherapy treatments that we provide, we also add complementary physiotherapy interventions to complement the therapy that we provide. This is because our patients are looking for a more well-rounded approach to the management of disorders of mobility and independence. We see each individual as a whole person, not just an illness or a symptom, so we take into consideration the person's medical, social and working background, activity levels and interests, as well as lifestyle preferences before we co-partner with them to tailor-make a physiotherapy intervention program that is a best fit for them.
Here you can find out about the complementary therapy that we provide, and how they can help improve your health and wellness. We will add more to this list as research grows, and as we assimilate those which we choose to adopt.
Bowen Technique Treatments
The Bowen Therapy Technique is a gentle, soft-tissue remedial therapy approach. It is non-invasive, using gentle strokes by fingers or thumbs over key points and muscles over various parts of the body to stimulate energy flow and healing. It is a safe approach for all ages, all occupations, even to sports people.
Clinical Massage Therapy
This is a core skill in the field of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and hand therapy that Physiotherapists have been using for more than a hundred years, but many people have since perceived that it is an alternative medicine. This approach uses the sensitive hands of the physiotherapist to palpate, massage, manipulate muscles, joints and soft tissues of the human body to reach a point of muscle relaxation, improving the muscle's ability to contract-relax, boosting circulation, causing healing and improving health.
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