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    • 16 JUN 19

    Physiotherapy

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    Physiotherapy may be indicated if you have symptoms of pain, discomfort or physical limitation that is restricting you from doing what you wish to and have to do, including difficulties with performing your job, household chores and/or social/recreational activities.

    Our physiotherapist emphasise on the importance for clients to understand their condition and acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to manage their own issues.  We strive to ensure clients have adequate guidance and competency level in self management.

    Our sessions are based on evidence-based therapy practices, with detailed assessment done to understand client’s needs and problem before tailoring appropriate treatment programmes.

    Pain Management

    • Back & neck pain
    • Cervicogenic/tension headaches
    • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain
    • Frozen shoulder

     

    Degenerative Conditions

    • Lumbar/cervical spondylosis
    • Arthritic conditions e.g. OA hip, OA knee

     

    Ergonomics and Postural Correction

    • Scoliosis management
    • Back & neck care programs
    • Ergonomic assessment & advice
    • Sports Injuries
    • Ankle sprains & chronic ankle instability
    • Rotator cuff lesions
    • Ligament /meniscus lesions

     

    Pre/Post Op Management

    • ACL reconstruction and meniscectomies
    • Rotator cuff repairs
    • Joint  replacement – knee replacement, hip replacement

     

    Others

    • Neurogeriatric rehabilitation
    • Falls prevention program
    • Pregnancy-related back pain

     

    Future

    • Urinary Incontinence for ladies

    Massage Techniques

    • Physiotherapy may be indicated if you have symptoms of pain, discomfort or physical limitation that is restricting you from doing what you wish to and have to do, including difficulties with performing your job, household chores and/or social/recreational activities.
    • Our physiotherapist emphasise on the importance for clients to understand their condition and acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to manage their own issues.  We strive to ensure clients have adequate guidance and competency level in self management.
    • Our sessions are based on evidence-based therapy practices, with detailed assessment done to understand client’s needs and problem before tailoring appropriate treatment programmes.
      • Effleurage for swelling
      • Deep tissue massage for tight soft tissue eg Sport massage
      • Acupressure/ trigger point release

     

    Joint Mobilisation And Manipulation

    Electrical And Physical Modalities

    • Ultrasound therapy for micro massage, to decrease pain and swelling
    • Phonophoresis
    • Interferential therapy for pain, swelling
    • Ice-ing for pain and swelling
    • Heat for stiffness of joints and muscles
    • Taping to support, inhibit, or facilitate

     

    Education

    • Stretches
    • Strengthening exercises
    • Ergonomic advice

    Our Physiotherapist

     

    Lim Kit Looi

    Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)

    Kit graduated from South Australian University (Previously known as South Australia Institute of Technology). She has 30 years of clinical and managerial experience under her belt. She started in Mount Elizabeth in 1988, working with acute inpatient cases from an array of disciplines such as Intensive Care Unit, cardiovascular and orthopedic.

    She was one of the pioneers in establishing the Neuro Rehab Unit in Mount Elizabeth, which pride itself to be a multi-disciplinary approach rehabilitation. She was seconded to head the Gleneagles Hospital Rehabilitation Department. After 12 years with Parkway Group of Hospitals, she left to establish her own private practice, PhysioKit, of 16 years.

    After taking 2 years of sabbatical leave, she now joined Physio@Novena Pte Ltd. Conditions that she sees are orthopedic e.g. post trauma, back, neck, upper and lower limbs. Neurological conditions e.g. strokes and Parkinson Disease. She also has special interest in Women’s health relieving ante and post-natal mothers from their concerns with urinary incontinence, bodily pain and getting fit again. Last but not least, she does therapy for patients who have mobility difficulty due to injury or frailty in the comfort of their own homes.

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