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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Physiotherapist

Physiotherapists are in great demand today. From accidental injuries to old age, the need for physiotherapists has increased. Physiotherapy relieves you from long-term pain, muscle pain and joint pain. It is also helpful in accidental injuries, post heart surgeries and many more. It pushes your healing process. Physiotherapy consists of massages and exercises in a professional way to help you get rid of the pain and increase your muscle movement. Physiotherapy has become incredibly important. There are many physiotherapy clinics that you can find and choose from. It might not be hard to spot a clinic but make sure you choose the right one for you.

Choosing the Right Physiotherapist
Here are five tips for choosing the right physiotherapist:

1. Qualification

You should always check for the qualification of the physiotherapist. Just like every medical branch has a sub-branch, going into detail of your treatment, similarly, physiotherapy has a lot of expertise areas. Make sure your requirement matches with that of the physiotherapist. Ensure that they have a legal license to practice and they have been trained well. Check if the clinic has the required instruments that you would need during the process. Hygiene is an important factor also. Make sure the clinic is clean and healthy. Ask your doctor if they have experience in treating a similar patient before. This will ensure that he/she is well experienced and professional. Richmond physiotherapy has all your needs covered in one place.

2. Location

It might not seem like a huge deal at first, but make sure your clinic is located at a reasonable distance from your house. Physiotherapy sessions go on for a long period of time. Driving would become a tedious task and would take up a lot of time. It would also not be preferable to drive long distances when you’re going through a musculoskeletal problem. Driving back and forth at a long stretch might even make things worse for you instead of making it better. Make sure you have a clinic nearby that is easily accessible without putting more pressure on your muscles.

Choosing the Right Physiotherapist

3. Timing and cost

Timing is an important factor to consider while picking your physiotherapist. You need to visit your doctor regularly. It would be impractical to have that many sick leaves. You should look for a doctor whose timing matches with your commitments. Working people usually prefer early morning or late afternoons. You can also find doctors that are available on the weekends. Physiotherapy treatment is a long commitment. Skipping your physiotherapy sessions won’t benefit you properly. Choose a doctor to match your schedule to avoid missing sessions. Make sure you inquire about the cost of the treatment and how much your insurance would cover to avoid any problems in the future.

4. Privacy

Physiotherapy sessions have a personal essence to them. The last thing you would want to have is being uncomfortable while being treated. Make sure to see where and how you will be treated. The clinic should be large enough to give you enough privacy to be comfortable while being treated. Physiotherapy consists of massages, exercises, acupuncture, reflexology, hydrotherapy, etc. You need to have your own space to do these things comfortably and efficiently. You also might want to discuss your problems personally. Make sure your clinic has enough space to give you the required privacy.

Choosing the Right Physiotherapist

5. Attention

Before finalizing on a clinic, make sure to check the services offered and the number of physiotherapists. Physiotherapy requires great attention and care of the patient. In cases where ultrasonic and electric shock waves are applied, the patient needs to be observed before sending them home. Ensure that there are enough physiotherapists in the clinic that are available in a single time slot. Clinics having more patients than physiotherapist usually offer sessions in a hurried manner which won’t be beneficial and effective. They also won’t be quickly available during an emergency. Make sure you choose a clinic that attends well to your needs.

It is important to be sure before choosing a clinic. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and the way your treatment will take place. Make sure you’re comfortable. You can also go to the therapist that your doctor recommends because they would have a good understanding of your case. Choose the right therapist.

 

An Hour Well Spent : Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

Having a foot reflexology treatment can be one of the best therapies for any mom who always run after kids and busy with other daily chaos! So, I had such opportunity recently to experience a relaxing foot massage at the Feet Haven Upper Bukit Timah Branch. Well, Feet Haven is not only for moms who run after their kids. 🙂 It is open for anyone who loves to relax and rejuvenate! It is always good to find the right physiotherapist or visit a spa for a foot massage!

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

It was bit dark when I came out after my treatment.

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

Nestled in a beautiful corner of Upper Bukit Timah, the newest branch of the Feet Haven is the perfect place for relax your body from all sort of aches and pains. Having a body massage or feet reflexology treatment there can make you relax and rejuvenate. As I am a satisfied customer, here is my detailed review on Feet Haven Upper Bukit Timah, so you can visit the place soon!

As always, I like to visit such places because this mommy wants some ‘me time’ too. My hubby is always helpful for me by taking care of the kid, so I have my own time at least few times a month. Although it is easy to hire a taxi, I selected to walk after alighting at Beauty World MRT. But, if you chose to walk, it is better to prepare with the directions. From the Beauty World MRT, you need to walk towards the Bukit Timah Plaza. Then walk along the Off Rifle Range Road. It is easy to find the place once you are in Off Rifle Range Road.

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

The cozy environment at Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

So, finally I was in Feet Haven. As the name says, it is completely a Haven! It will make you to forget the hustle and bustle of the busy city. At the time I entered into the Feet haven, I was relaxed. I was not in a hurry. The people at the Feet Haven welcomed me cordially. They even asked me about having a drink, though I didn’t want at that time.

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

Views are relaxing and beautiful!

Having Foot Reflexology Treatment at Feet Haven

After spending few minutes talking with the team at Feet Haven, I was sent to the treatment area. Earlier I was offered a complete full body massage. However, I preferred to experience foot massage. I am always with painful feet at night times, so I asked them for foot reflexology treatment as it may benefit me.

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

I also requested a female therapist. All these were arranged as per my choices. My treatment started after soaking my feet in warm water.It was perfect to relax my tired feet.

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

Having Foot Reflexology treatment at Feet Haven -Upper Bukit Timah

Finally the therapist started feet massage. She is a nice experienced lady who also shared some tips and advices with me on taking care of myself. She didn’t waste any second during the treatment period. Although she asked me to relax and have a nap, I spent time experiencing every bit of the treatment. Foot reflexology treatment was not uncomfortable. There were times I experienced the sensations of pressure points. It’s an hour well spent. While having the foot massage at Feet Haven, I also experienced the calm music. Don’t forget the aroma inside the treatment rooms. Finally, it is a place to treat your body and mind with five sensations. The flower tea I received after the treatment was perfect to make me warm and relax!

My Review about Feet Haven Reflexology (Upper Bukit Timah)

Feet Haven Reflexology -Upper Bukit Timah

Just after the treatment!

Well,all above are the details and my experience at the Feet Haven.After spending an hour indulging in a foot reflexology treatment,I want say that it was an hour well spent!I was totally relaxed.The sensation of pressure points were awesome.That could fade away all my tiredness.After all,I was rejuvenated.

If you want to relax your body ,mind and soul; then experience such a treatment from an well experienced therapist.You will see the difference!

Feet Haven Reflexology (Upper Bukit Timah) –Useful Information

There are different treatments available including Foot Reflexology, Acupressure Point Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Shoulder reflexology and combination of body massage and foot reflexology. You can easily select the treatment according to your condition and choices. Finally, you will never regret about the time you spend at the Feet Haven.

Visit their website www.feethaven.com for more details and for available packages.

Opening Hours : 11am to 11pm (Last appointment is at 10pm)

Do you like foot reflexology treatments? How about your experiences? Please share your thoughts below.

Disclosure: I was invited to experience this service.However,all opinions are mine.

 

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