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Introduction

Since 1990, Department of Physiotherapy of TMH has started to provide quality physiotherapy service to the residents in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long district.

With the gradual increase in the service demand, wide spectrum of specialty services provided at TMH and the commencement of rehabilitation services, at the Rehabilitation Block in 2007, the physiotherapy service has been modernized to provide a one-stop service from acute care to extended care and community care.


Scope of Services

Acute & Extended Care

Acute & Extended Care

In acute setting, physiotherapists are responsible to assess patients' condition and provide timely intervention to prevent complications due to prolonged bed-rest, accelerated recovery and to maximize patients' physical function. When they are medically stable, they may be transferred to rehabilitation setting for receiving intensive physical rehabilitation and providing professional advice to patients and their carers to facilitate early return to community.

  • General Medical Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Post-surgical Rehabilitation
  • Cardio-pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Rehabilitation
  • Palliative Care

Ambulatory and Community Services

Ambulatory and Community Services

After discharge, patients will be transferred to different community physiotherapy services according to their individual needs in order to prevent re-admission.


Community Services

1. Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation
  1. Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH)
  2. Community Geriatric Assessment Service (CGAS)
  3. Integrated Care Model (ICM)
  4. Allied Health Fall Prevention Program

2. Community Rehabilitation

Community Rehabilitation
  1. Community Physiotherapy (CPT) & Home Visit
  2. Primary Health Care Service:
    • Degenerative Knee Care
    • Frozen Shoulder Class
    • Back Clinic

Ambulatory Out-patient Services (Adult)

Ambulatory Out-patient Services (Adult)
  1. General Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  2. Work Rehabilitation
  3. Spinal Rehabilitation
  4. Incontinence & Constipation Management
  5. Spinal Cord Rehabilitation
  6. Sports Rehabilitation
  7. Hand Rehabilitation
  8. Neurological Rehabilitation
  9. Metabolic Disease Rehabilitation

Out-patient (Pediatrics)

Out-patient (Pediatrics)
Out-patient (Pediatrics)
Out-patient (Pediatrics)

Physiotherapist working in paediatric field in well-trained in child development and movement analysis. He/ She plays an important role in a family with a disabled child. Physiotherapists provide relevant information, accurate assessment, tailor-made training and home advice to the disabled children and their care takers. The functions of the children will be maximized with proper physiotherapy rehabilitation.

1. Neuro-developmental Rehabilitation

  1. Developmental delay
  2. Cerebral palsy
  3. Early intervention for premature baby
  4. Down's syndrome
  5. Brain tumour
  6. Traumatic brain injury
  7. Infantile spasm
  8. Epilepsy
  9. Developmental coordination disorder
  10. Autism

2. Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

  1. Fractures, soft tissue or sport injuries
  2. Congenital muscular torticollis
  3. Congenital foot deformities
  4. Brachial Plexus Injury (Erb's palsy)
  5. Developmental foot problem: flat foot, in-toeing gait
  6. Scoliosis
  7. Post-orthopaedic surgery rehabilitation
  8. Joint and bone deformities management

3. Cardio-respiratory Rehabilitation

  1. Asthma
  2. Congenital heart problem
  3. Patients who require equipment to help with their breathing, clearance of secretions or cough
  4. Patients with other long term respiratory issues

4. Motion Analysis

  1. Instrumented motion laboratory analysis for cerebral palsy and other indicated clients
  2. Pre- and post-operative evaluation

5. Hydrotherapy

  1. Muscular dystrophy
  2. Post-operative rehabilitation

6. Special Program/ Clinic

  1. Spasticity management
    • Selective dorsal rhizotomy
    • Botulinum toxin
  2. Cerebral palsy clinic
  3. Seating clinic
  4. Paediatric orthopaedic clinic

Office Hours

Adult/ Paediatrics Ambulatory Care Unit (in Special Block)

Monday to Friday 8:45 am - 12:15 pm
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
New Case Arrangement Monday to Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm, 2:00pm to 4:30 pm (New case registration)

Saturday 9:00am - 12:00 pm (For new case registration only)
Sunday and Public Holiday No Service

Adult Ambulatory Care Unit (in Rehabilitation Block)

Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm (For new case appointment only)
Sunday and Public Holiday No Service

Contact Us

Main Block

Address: Physiotherapy Department, G/F Special Block, Tuen Mun Hospital. NT
Telephone: 2468 5211
Fax: 2468 5213

Rehabilitation Block

Address: Physiotherapy Department, 4/F Rehabilitation Block, Tuen Mun Hospital. NT
Telephone: 3767 7466
Fax: 3767 7454

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