Rehabilitation Centre

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Mahkota Rehabilitation Centre is made up of a multidisciplinary team that provides a wide range of holistic services focused on your needs. Our team includes full-time experienced Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist and Speech Therapist.  Our therapists are committed to getting back on your feet and helping you improve your quality of life.

 

Physiotherapy Service

A physiotherapist is an allied health care professional dedicated to restore normal health and improve the overall quality of life of individuals with physical disabilities, impaired movements and functional inabilities through physical assessment and rehabilitation using evidence-based theory and hands-on skills.

  1. Pain Management for
    • Back Pain
    • Neck Pain
    • Knee Pain
    • Shoulder Pain
  1. Stroke and neuro rehabilitation
  1. Sport rehabilitation
  1. Geriatric rehabilitation
  1. Post rehabilitation of surgery
  1. Chest physiotherapy
    • Correction breathing
    • Effective cough
    • Suction –for elderly and children
  1. Vestibular rehabilitation
  1. Others
  • Health talk, workshop and education programmes for corporate companies, insurance agents, associations, NGOs and schools.
  • One-on-one rehabilitation consultation e.g. ergonomics, posture awareness and pain management etc.
  • Antenatal & postnatal programme for mothers.

 

Occupational Therapy Service

An Occupational Therapist is another allied health and social care professional who helps people of all ages – babies, children, adults and elderly. They can identify strengths and difficulties you may have in everyday life, such as dressing or getting to the shops and will help you work out practical solutions. An occupational therapist can work with you to identify goals that can help you maintain, regain or improve your independence by using different techniques, changing your environment and using new equipment.

Additionally, an Occupational Therapist also helps people across the lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.

  • Assessment
  • Hand function training
  • Early intervention programme
  • Activities for daily living training
  • Cognitive and attention training
  • Fine and gross motor training
  • Sensory integration treatment
  • Oral-facial muscle training
  • Visual perception training
  • Social interaction skills training (group therapy)
  • Behavioural modification
  • Splinting
  • Pressure garments
  • Sensory stimulations
  • Stroke rehabilitation

For adults with

    • Head injury
    • Stroke
    • Neurological disorder
    • Burn injury
    • Amputation
    • Hand injury
    • Tendon repair

For special needs children who have

    • Developmental delay
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Down syndrome
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism and related disorder
    • Learning disorder
    • Sensory integration dysfunction
    • Behavioural problems
    • Sucking & swallowing problems

 

Clinical Psychological Service (By appointment only)

Clinical Psychology is a specialised field within the discipline of psychology. Practitioners are trained to conduct psychological assessments of feelings, behaviour and thoughts to understand the psychological disorder and to diagnose it. Clinical Psychologists are also trained to conduct psychological interventions on individual or groups living with psychological disorders or related problems such as intellectual disabilities and learning disabilities. (Quoted from: http://mentalhealthmalaysia.com/mental-health-in-malaysia/)

  • Psychological testing
  • Individual therapy
  • Couple/family therapy
  • Support group (e.g. parenting support group, caregiver support group etc.)
  • Psychological assessment
  • Intellectual assessment
  • Behavioural assessment
  • Emotional assessment
  • Talks and workshops

For children with developmental issues:

  • Speech problems: unclear pronunciation, delayed speech development, stuttering
  • Sensory problems: touch, high sensitivity to sounds, food texture/taste
  • Gross and fine motor problems: clumsy, falls easily, unable to self-feed or dress-up
  • Social interaction: not interested to interact with others, withdrawal, being aggressive towards others, challenge group rules
  • Behavioural problems: unable to sit still, forgetful, easily distracted, specific interest (e.g. likes playing with wheels only), impulsive
  • Emotional problems: throw tantrum easily, fearful about new environment, separation anxiety, clingy
  • Learning issues: unable to write well, confused with words, slow in copying, not interested in studies, performs badly in exam

What should you do when you notice that your child has the symptoms related to the difficulties stated as above?

  1. See a Paediatrician to find out if your child has any health problems (e.g. stomach ache, gastric). If the child is ruled out from any health or physical issues, please refer to a Clinical Psychologist for further evaluation of your child’s developmental issues.
  2. See a Clinical Psychologist to evaluate child’s developmental issues and the Clinical Psychologist will make recommendations for further intervention if needed (e.g. speech therapy, occupational therapy, school intervention etc.).
  3. Work with a Clinical Psychologist to address issues related to education and parenting at home.
  4. Clinical Psychologist will work with school, parents and other therapists to improve child’s functioning at home and school.

For Adults:

If you have experienced the symptoms as stated below for more than one month, it is advisable to seek professional help to address the presenting problems.

  • Emotional: moody, angry, depressed, sad, worry, anxious, resentful, fearful, traumatic sense
  • Behavioural: not interested to do anything, paranoid, do something repeatedly, self-harming behaviour, impulsive, aggressive, unable to focus, insomnia, forgetful, procrastinate
  • Social interaction: withdraw from others, isolate and unwilling to go out, fear of being alone, clingy, not willing to communicate
  • Performance: poor self-care, unable to perform at work, poor working relationship with others, lack of motivation to improve self

What are the possible causes for the above symptoms?

  • Relationship problems: courtship/marital problems, extra-marital affairs
  • Family problems: parent-child relationship problems, parenting problems, inter-generational conflicts
  • Social relationship: peer bully, stigma, peer pressure, peer conflicts and miscommunication
  • Work/academic performance: high stress at work/school, poor stress-coping skills, poor organisation skills
  • Traumatic experiences: physical/emotional/sexual abuse, car accident, loss of someone
  • Medical problems: cancer, infertility, dementia, chronic illness

What should be done to address personal problems?

  1. Seek medical consultation from a Medical Doctor to find out the medical-related problems and get necessary medical treatment to address the issues.
  2. If there is no medical-related problem, see a Psychiatrist to rule out the mental-related problems and receive necessary psychiatric treatment to reduce the presenting symptoms.
  3. Seek a Clinical Psychologist for further psychological treatment to address the underlying causes for the presenting symptoms and learn how to cope and manage the difficulties at this stage.

How to seek psychological services?

  1. You will need a referral letter from a practicing Medical Doctor. If you are referred by a school counsellor/clinical psychologist, you are encouraged to get a referral letter that is endorsed by a practicing Medical Doctor.
  2. You may call to schedule an appointment with our Rehabilitation Department staff (Karim) at 06-285 2901/2704.
  3. You will be called to attend the session according to the scheduled appointment. Please bring your referral letter, identification card or birth certificate/Mykid card (for children) for verification and personal information filling.
  4. Once your personal information form is filled, your therapist will then call and attend to you. Your therapy session will start in a short while.

Privacy and Confidentiality

All the obtained information will be private and confidential and no information will be released without consent (written or verbal form) from the patient. However, some information will be reported accordingly if there are circumstances which possess danger to oneself. This is in accordance to the duty to report based on the ethical practice guideline for a therapist in Malaysia.

 

Speech and Language Therapy Service (By appointment)

When communicating and swallowing difficulties affect your ability to socialise and participate in daily activities, our Speech and Language Therapist can help you by providing detailed assessment, diagnosis and therapy.

  • Articulation and phonological disorder
  • Receptive language delay/ disorder
  • Expressive language delay/ disorder
  • Communication difficulties
  • Eating, feeding and swallowing difficulties
  • Voice disorder

Infants/ Children/ Adults with the conditions stated below need Speech and Language Therapy

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), stroke, progressive neurological conditions (Alzheimer’s’ disease, dementia, motor neuron diseases, Parkinson’s disease, etc)
  • Head, neck and throat cancer including laryngectomy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hearing loss and impairments
  • Learning difficulties (specific language impairments, centre auditory processing disorder)
  • Pragmatics difficulties
  • Tracheostomies
  • Cleft lips and palate
  • Down syndrome, ADHD, ASD and etc.
  • Childhood apraxia of speech
  • Adult who has dysarthria
  • Child or adult with stuttering problems

 

Operating Hours

8:30am – 5:30pm   (Monday–Friday)

8:30am – 12:30pm  (Saturday)

* Sunday and Public Holiday working hours are at appointment basis.

 

Where are we located?

Basement, Mahkota Medical Centre

 

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Mahkota Medical Centre’s medical team of experienced specialists and officers are dedicated  in caring for your medical needs. Trained in different disciplines, the doctors consult in diverse specialties.

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See What Our Patient Says

  We would like to say that our experience in the Physiotherapy department has been an excellent one, we have found the staff to be very knowledgeable, patient and very accommodating. The equipment and upkeep of the department is also to a very high standard. In addition, the in-ward visits for on location physio sessions have also been very thorough with real attention to detail. Excellent work guys, we would definitely come again, however due to the quality of your work, that may not be necessary!Many thanks,Joseph Bal