4/11/2021 0 Comments
Stretching Therapy in Singapore
Stretching Therapy in Singapore
Stretch therapy in Singapore is increasingly growing, seeing more clients as working from home becomes a new normal now. When that happens, movements decline & tightness or a new pattern emerges from the body being in a constant or more exposed posture, all of which, will cause aches turning into pain from repetitive motion with bad biomechanics.
Whether you're looking for pain management, pain relief, to improve flexibility, performance, or sports injury, read on to learn how you can benefit from stretch therapy & how you can choose which one is right for you.
What is stretch therapy?
Stretch therapy is an effective & efficient form of manual therapy that helps with a range of muscle & skeletal dysfunctions. Most of the stretch systems such as Dr Stretch, Fascial stretch therapy(fst), & Functional Stretch therapy(fst) uses stretching techniques & methods uniquely to their goal, however there is a single stretch system that allows for more complete assessments, & approach to your body(more below). Stretch therapy sessions are a one-to-one service, with you being on a treatment table to help with improved blood circulation in muscles, decrease pain, & improve flexibility.
If you have tight connective tissues that's causing frequent headaches, low back aches, you may want to find a centre that specialises in helping you release those tissues & stay in the normal ranges of motion, this is mainly due to mechanical overloading from posture or simply put your centre of gravity has changed & your body is trying to keep up the load as much as it could possibly do. Most times when pain arrives at the conclusion of an activity, it would always be an accumulation of compensation all these while doing the same things that you thought would be ok for you,most times doing daily activities. Allow your body to be more aligned & those pesky nagging knee, low back, & neck pain suddenly gets better. Read on how we can help by stretching your body the way it needs to be stretched out, & have a pain/ache-free life.
Functional Stretch Therapy(fst)
Unlike Dr stretch which can be found in many locations in Singapore, functional stretch therapy(at our sports medicine centre) uses a comprehensive musculoskeletal(muscles/ bones) assessment to take into account your current pain/complaints:
How to become a Functional Stretch Therapist?
Students go through a 7 weeks course learning deeper anatomy, physiology of stretching, & the principles behind how to stretch different musculoskeletal conditions safely. Along with that, students need to undergo & clock 30 hours of practise before going through a practical & theory exam to qualify. The benefits to being a functional stretch therapist(fst) is that you can offer a complete stretch therapy system to help posture, improve blood flow from blood vessels, stretching problem areas such as low back shoulders knee pain, etc. Help give your clients their body back by increasing/ improving flexibility using neuromuscular techniques stretches(unlike dr stretch).
Find a Functional Stretch Therapist
The benefits of stretches not only extend to competitive athletes, as stretching technique employed by our stretching therapist help can even the weekend warrior, office worker, & those seeking to decrease tightness in muscles in the body. A member of a gym? Ask if the personal trainers are trained in Functional Stretch Therapy to offer you the same benefits with stretches to improve your connective tissue(muscles) flexibility. If you're ready to experience the best stretching service, come down to our centre by booking yourself in for an appointment below.
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