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Eastern Community Health Centre


Services offered

Digital Diabetic Retinopathy Photography

Digital diabetic retinopathy photography allows early detection and management of eye problems caused by diabetes.

Diabetic Foot Screening

Diabetic foot screening helps patients identify early foot abnormalities and reduce the morbidity associated with diabetes through the use of a neurothesiometer.

Nurse Counselling and Education

Patient education is a vital part of the diabetes management plan. Nurse counselling and education includes:

  • Diet and lifestyle education
  • Insulin therapy skills
  • Medication education

Dietetic Services

Dietetic counselling aims to promote health through healthy eating habits, and to reduce the risk of diet related diseases. Dietary management is part of the treatment plan in the management of conditions such as heart conditions.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy services are provided for the following areas: 

Musculoskeletal conditions

Our physiotherapists provide assessment and treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, strains and sprains. 
Conditions suitable for musculoskeletal physiotherapy include:

  • Back pain (lower back)
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Knee injuries (e.g. ligament/meniscal injuries)
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fracture and other post-operative orthopaedic management
  • Pain management
  • Joint sprains and strains
  • Tennis elbow and golfer's elbow

Falls risk assessment and balance training

Falls can cause serious injuries leading to loss of independent ability to walk and move, and deterioration of health. Our physiotherapists provide assessment and treatment for patients with poor balance and at risk of falling, to improve their safety and mobility.
Prevention is key, and physiotherapists are able to: 

  • Assess and identify patients with high risk of falling e.g. patients with a history of stroke, Parkinson's Disease
  • Prescribe a physical conditioning programme to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls
  • Provide advice on appropriate use of walking aids and advice on home modifications to prevent falls

Fitness advice and conditioning

Our physiotherapists provide assessment and practical advice for patients who wish to start an exercise programme to manage health conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. 


Contact Details

Address:

Our Tampines Hub

1 Tampines Walk

#03-33 Singapore 528523

Email:eastern.chc@cgh.com.sg
Tel:6782 6885
Fax:6782 9591
Operating Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 12.00pm, 1.00pm to 5.00pm

Closed on weekends and public holidays

Bus Services:

  • Bus stops A and B: 3, 10, 20, 23, 31, 34, 39, 65, 67, 292, 293
  • Bus stops C and D: 22, 293

Resources for Patients

Referral Forms for GPs