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The Urbanrehab Family
Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Hand Therapy Team, Sports Trainers and Therapists, Massage Therapists, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Physician

Meet our team of physiotherapists, hand therapist, chiropractors, occupational therapist, massage therapists, podiatrists and even Chinese Physicians in Urbanrehab - we work together to bring you the best of multi-disciplinary rehab expertise.

If you know someone who is a good fit (experienced, experts and seeking growth) with us and our practice, please direct them to our Join Our Family Page here.


PHYSIOTHERAPISTS


Louise Yow
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2006)

BSC (Honours) in Physiotherapy, Queen Margeret's University (UK), AHPC

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy
(Orthopedics, Spine, Sports Physiotherapy), Taping
Complementary: Visceral Manipulation, Craniosacral Therapy

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Louise graduated with an Honors Degree in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret’s University, Scotland. To pursue her career in spinal and musculoskeletal physiotherapy, she moved back to Singapore since 2006, where she worked in a variety of spinal and musculoskeletal setting such as Changi General Hospital, Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Following the time spent in outpatients physiotherapy and rehabilitation of the spine and musculoskeletal injuries, she developed an interest in back and neck injuries and rehabilitation.

Louise enjoys her work tremendously and has much satisfaction from seeing her patients improve and recover and is a strong advocate of independence and rehabilitation. Being an active and outdoor individual, she believes in being healthy and having a balanced lifestyle to achieve the best quality of life.


Nisha Mistry
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2006)

BSC (Honours) in Physiotherapy, Middlesex University, London (UK), AHPC
MSc Orthopaedic Medicine (Masters) The University of the West of England, Bristol (UK)

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy (Orthopedics, Sports), Acupuncture, Taping, Clinical Pilates

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Since achieving her Bachelor’s and Master's education, she has gone on to learn the following:

  • Rocktape Kinesiology and Power Taping
  • DMA Clinical Pilates Levels 1-4
  • Brian Mullgan’s Concept, Mobilisations With Movement, NAGs, SNAGs. Lower Quadrant
  • Diploma in Injection Therapy and Advanced clinical Reasoning
  • Spinal Differential Diagnosis Rehabilatation after Meniscal Repair
  • Acupuncture Foundation Course

Nisha has undergone extensive postgraduate education, which means that her assessment, diagnosis and treatments are based on the most up to date clinical evidence. This transpires into better patient outcomes. Nisha uses biomechanical analysis as well as a comprehensive assessment in order to tailor her treatment to match the patient's specific problem. She has been a musculo-skeletal specialist for since 2006 and deals with multiple physical problems; some of which include sports injuries, whiplash injuries, disc herniations, ACL reconstructions, repetitive strain injuries and various arthritic problems, at many times she does with great success.

Above all, Nisha is approachable and prides herself on building good patient rapport in order to achieve the best possible care for her patients. She readily employs hands on therapy to get the best treatment care.

Nisha is herself a very sporty person and practices as she preaches in way of exercise and healthy living. She currently enjoys Muay Thai, Badminton, Skiing, Diving and Running. She has completed a half marathon and many smaller scale races. She will soon be taking on a triatholon.


Emily Lim
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2011),
AHPC
BSc (Honors) Trinity College of Dublin (2015)
Diploma in Physiotherapy (Nanyang Polytechnic)
Diploma in Special Needs Education (NTU/NIE)
State Registered Staff Nurse (Singapore Nursing Board)

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy (Orthopedics, Sports, Spine), Taping

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Alexandra Physiotherapy Clinic (AIA Alexandra)

Emily began her physiotherapy career after having worked as a special needs educator for 7 years. She decided to do the career switch as she saw how physiotherapy improved and changed the lives of special children whom she was working with.

Since then she has never looked back and has also worked with both special needs and national athletes at various prominent meets like:

  • Singapore Olympics World Summer Games (Athens) 2011
  • SEA Games (Palembang) 2011
  • World Junior Championship (Sri Lanka) 2012
  • SEA Games (Singapore) 2015 National Track & Field Physiotherapy coverage
  • Special Olympics world summer games LA 2015
  • Healthy Athletes Clinical Director (Singapore)

Emily is passionate about human movement and believes that movement is the best medicine for all. Being a long distance runner and short course triathlete, and a volunteer running coach with Singapore Special Olympics, she works the talk of being active and is the best person to empathize with the patients whom she treats.

Running:

  • Singapore national games 400m relay masters 1st
  • Singapore national games road run 4th 2015
  • Nike goddess masters 1st 2011
  • Northface trail run 2012 6th

Read more about Emily here.


Mary Rizkalla
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2006)
, AHPC
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (La Trobe, Australia)

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy (Orthopedics, Sports, Spine), Taping, Clinical Pilates, Women's Health Physiotherapy

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Mary has worked in a variety of very reputable health organizations in Australia, which included private hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation centers, as well as large teaching hospitals and Emergency Departments. These experiences have provided Mary with a very solid foundation in treatment of acute and chronic Musculoskeletal conditions.

Mary has a strong interest and relevant experience within the area of women's health physiotherapy, especially in relation to management of pregnancy related (ante & post-natal) musculoskeletal aches and pains

Every patient is different and valued and treated individually and holistically. Through her experiences and thorough assessment, treatment, exercise and education,  Mary is able to successfully treat and empower her patients.


Jenny Huang
Senior Physiotherapist (since 1997)
, AHPC
BHSc Hons, Masters in Physiotherapy Magna Cum Laude
University of Texas Medical Branch

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy
(Orthopedics, Sports, Spine), Taping

Practice Location:
Shaw Centre Physiotherapy Clinic

Jenny Huang specializes in both dynamic and kinesiotaping to help an array of clients to return to their daily life activities with fitness as goal.   As an athlete herself, she completely understands the importance of exercise, the need to return to sports, and the body's ability to heal with movement.  She received her Masters in Physiotherapy in the USA in 1997 with summa cum laude (highest distinction). 

She practiced in the USA in inpatient, outpatient hospital settings, and orthopaedic clinics.  Currently she practices physiotherapy in a Pilates-based outpatient private gym setting as well as orthopaedic outpatient clinic.  She is a passionate mother of two, a sponsored athlete by New Balance and an avid runner here in Singapore. 

She has won first place in the following races: the most recent 100km Sundown Ultra, 21km Great Eastern 2014, Singapore National Games Stadium Run Masters 2014, Singapore National Games 400m relay Masters 2014; third place in The North Face 25km trails 2014; seventh in Standard Charter Marathon Masters 2014. 

Jenny enjoys staying active and loves doing hands-on physiotherapy amongst her Ironmen and Triathlete friends and especially her two children.

Read more about Jenny here.


Jacob Praveen
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2005)
, AHPC
Masters Physiotherapy (OMT) New Zealand, PG Dip Physiotherapy (Manips) New Zealand

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy
(Orthopedics, Sports, Spine), Taping

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Jacob holds strong interests in assessing and treating musculoskeletal injuries especially spinal conditions. His interests led him to learn different approaches in musculoskeletal practice like Mckenzie’s MDT, Mulligan’s technique, DMA clinical pilates, muscle energy technique, positional release technique, and chronic pain management.

At Changi General Hospital (CGH), he worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in out-patient spine clinic for 6 years. His work involved assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with various bone, muscle and joint conditions. For 18 months, he worked closely with the Accident and Emergency department to treat all kinds of acute musculoskeletal conditions.

He has received various awards like Singhealth Gold Award in 2011, Singhealth Silver Award in 2010 and best service award in 2009 at CGH. He also has provided physiotherapy coverage for various National and International sports and games like Youth Olympic Games in 2010, Asian Youth Games in 2009, Nan Ling badminton tournaments in 2013 and in various sporting activities.

He also has done public talks in creating awareness of spinal health at National University of Singapore and in various private sectors.

Read more about J Jacob Praveen Singapore Physiotherapist here


Joanna Sibbald
Senior Physiotherapist (since 1986)
, AHPC
Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy, St Thomas’s Hospital School of Physiotherapy, London, UK
Body Control Matwork Pilates Instructor Training, Covent Garden, London, UK

Core Skills
Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics, Spinal and Sports injuries), Clinical Pilates, taping

Practice Location
Shaw Centre #17-08/09, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208

Since graduating from St Thomas’s Hospital, Joanna has had more than 30-years career practising physiotherapy in the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. During this time she has worked in both the UK National Health Service and private hospitals, private practice clinics and domiciliary care residences; this includes providing physiotherapy support for three London marathons.

Joanna loves her work and is very enthusiastic about educating her patients in owning and taking control of their injuries. Her training in Pilates compliments her clinical skills that afford her patients a variety of approaches to treat their conditions.

Joanna loves to take advantage of the consistently fine weather in Singapore and being active outdoors.  She is a keen swimmer and walker, and attends bi-weekly Pilates/ Gyrotonic sessions for her own fitness and strength.  She also enjoys cooking and is currently, and slowly, trying to learn some basic Mandarin.

Read more about Joanna Sibbald here


Rabia Shah
Urbanrehab Head of Operations

Senior Physiotherapist (since 2001), AHPC

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Sheffield Hallam University)
  • Post Grad Certificate in Osteoporosis and Falls Management (Derby University)
  • Pilates Instructor (APPI, Polestar)
  • Member of Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC), Singapore
  • Member of Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), UK
  • Member of Singapore Physiotherapy Association

Core Clinical Skills

  • Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics, Chronic Pain, Therapeutic Neuroscience Education, Taping, Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Clinical Pilates, Post-natal rehabilitation and Ergonomics)
  • Clinical Pilates and Mindful Movement

Pain Management

  • Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Neuroscience of Pain and Sports Performance
  • Therapeutic Neuroscience Education for Pain.
  • Mindfulness for Health and Pain
Practice Location:

Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Rabia, originally from the UK, graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2001 and moved to Asia in 2005. Rabia’s role at Urban Rehab is part managerial and part clinical. Rabia heads our operations to ensure Urban Rehab provides our clients with the most efficient service.

Rabia’s clinical areas of specialism are Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Women’s Health. This repertoire has now extended to a special interest in chronic pain, Therapeutic Neuroscience education and Mindfulness for Pain management.

Rabia’s extensive postgraduate education has included Pilates for post-natal strengthening, Rock taping, Pelvic floor re-education, Mindfulness for Athletic Performance and the management of spinal disc injuries all of which combine a Mindful Movement and hands-on Physio-therapeutic approach.

Rabia’s main aim is to help her patients gain control of their pain/condition and manage their symptoms in order to return to normal activities. In her spare time, Rabia enjoys Yoga, Pilates, practicing Mindfulness and laughing with her children.

Read more about Rabia Shah, senior physiotherapist here.


Michelle Tong
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2011), AHPC

  • Master in Clinical Physiotherapy (Curtin, Australia)
  • Grad Certificate in Manipulative Therapy (Curtin, Australia)
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy (Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore)
  • Certified Craniosacral Techniques Therapist (UI, USA)
  • Registered member of Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC)

Core Clinical Skills

  • Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics, Post-op physiotherapy, Chronic Pain, Taping, Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Post-natal rehabilitation and Ergonomics)
  • Craniosacral Therapy
Practice Location:

Urbanrehab@Raffles Place (RB Capital Building)
Urbanrehab@Raffles Place (Clifford Center)

Michelle graduated from Curtin University, Western Australia with a Master Degree in Clinical Physiotherapy, majoring in Manipulative Therapy. Having a passion for all things Manual Therapy, Michelle has developed several interests in various conditions such as Chronic Spinal Pain, Headaches, Whiplash and Low back pain.

Her previous employment history includes founding her own practice: Manual Therapy, working at Mount Alvernia Hospital, Republic Polytechnic Sports Clinic, Core Concepts and DBC clinic. She has since completed the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy Major) from Curtin University, Australia. She is also a Certified Craniosacral Therapist under the Upledger Institute from Florida, USA.

Having a keen interest in Manual Therapy, Michelle has been pursuing regular professional upgrading courses on this subject both locally and internationally. She has also attended courses by the Upledger Institute, Barral Institute and Chikly Institute, and readily uses CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation and Articular Lymphatic drainage techniques in her practice.


REHABILITATION THERAPISTS

Francesco Di Mattia
Senior Manual & Rehabilitation Therapist (since 2009)
BHSc in Physiotherapy, University of Rome – Sapienza (Italy)
Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative), Curtin University (Australia)

Core Skills:
Treatment and management of disorders of spinal origin, chronic pain, anterior knee pain and tendinopathy. Additional areas of interest: joint hypermobility, breast cancer-related lymphoedema.

Practice Location:
Metropolis Physiotherapy & Rehab Clinic (Buona Vista MRT, inside Fullerton GP Clinic)

Francesco graduated in Physiotherapy in 2009 at Università di Roma – Sapienza. Through his Bachelor's years, he consistently applied the core clinical reasoning skills of different manual therapy methods combined with a rigorous evidence-based perspective. As he attended a number of different medical wards, he increased his confidence to work in delicate clinical settings and collaborate within cross functional teams.

After graduation, he has practiced manual therapy as an independent professional for five years complementing field work with high-caliber courses and the consistent study of relevant literature.  As he progressed through the years, he felt the need to bring his clinical reasoning and manual skills to the next level. This pushed him to invest on a higher educational path and undertake a master in clinical physiotherapy in Australia. He therefore had the opportunity to learn from world class professionals and share experiences with peers from different backgrounds, further developing his technical, management and reasoning skills.

He devotes plenty of time to study the latest scientific literature with a critical approach, while maintaining a humble and open-minded attitude towards what clinical experience teaches him.


CHIROPRACTORS

Micaiah Meuer
Senior Chiropractor (since 2013)
Palmer College of Chiropractic West, San Jose, CA

Core Skills:
Manual therapy (manipulation & soft tissue mobilizations), functional movement screening & diagnostic assessment; corrective exercise rehabilitation instruction & foundation training. Active Release Technique Singapore.

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Dr. Micaiah Meuer, DC is an evidence-based chiropractor who specializes in sports therapy and musculoskeletal care, with a focus on spine related conditions. Upon receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison he went on to complete his Doctorate in Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA.  Dr. Meuer holds advanced certifications from Nike (NG360) as a Golf Performance Specialist, the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Active Release Technique (ART), Rock Tape, and other performance industry leaders.  As a former competitive golfer, Dr. Meuer has played golf on both the U.S. NCAA collegiate and Wisconsin State PGA Sectional level. His goal is to create a symmetrical balance between passion and professional expertise.

Read more about him here.


HAND THERAPISTS


Georgina Tyrrell
Senior Hand Therapist (since 2009), AHPC
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
Postgraduate certificate Hand Therapy, University of Derby (UK)
Member of British Association of Hand Therapists

Core Skills:
Hand Therapy
(Orthopedics, Sports), Splinting, Taping

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Buona Vista Physiotherapy Clinic (The Metropolis)

Senior Occupational Therapist Georgina graduated with an honours Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2009. Following graduation she moved to London where she began specialising in Hand Therapy. While working in London’s largest trauma hospital, she began specialising in complex hand and upper limb trauma, mainly seeing post-operative plastic surgery and orthopaedics patients. Following this she moved to another large London hospital and gained valuable experience in rheumatology. In January 2014 she relocated to Singapore and worked briefly in National University Hospital getting an understanding of Singapore’s healthcare system. She is currently undertaking her masters in Hand Therapy from the University of Derby.

Georgina joined Urbanrehab in July 2014 with a passion for empowering and educating her patient’s through their rehabilitation process. She builds good rapport and ensures each patient receives client centred and evidence-based care.

Georgina very much enjoys Singapore’s outdoor lifestyle and trying most of the local delicacies. She is enjoying travelling around Asia and working towards running her first marathon this year. She is a keen cyclist and cook. She speaks fluent Spanish and is currently learning French.

Read more about Georgina our hand therapist here


Nigel Chua
Senior Hand Therapist (since 2005)
, AHPC
BHSc in Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney (Australia)
Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Nanyang Polytechnic (Singapore)

Core Skills: Hand Therapy (Orthopedics), Splinting

Practice Location: NA (Management, Strategy, Business Development)

In 2005, Nigel graduated with a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from Nanyang Polytechnic (Singapore) and started working in Changi General Hospital to serve his bursary bond with them. Later in 2007 he pursued an offshore Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Sydney.

Following the time spent in Changi General Hospital in orthopedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, he developed his passion and interest in the rehabilitation of the upper limb and hand therapy. He later developed his own treatment style and philosophy, managing patients’ physical pains and problems and taking into consideration the emotional and psychosocial aspect of each patient.


PODIATRY & PODIATRIST


Dorcas Sholanke
Senior Podiatrist (since 2009)
BSc Hons in Podiatry, Southampton University

Practice Locations
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Road Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Centre)

Core Skills: Podiatry, conditions of the foot and ankle, orthopedics and sports injuries, taping, orthotic/insole therapy

Dorcas graduated from The University of Southampton with an Honors Degree. She moved to Singapore after graduation in 2010 and took up a role as a Podiatrist at Tan Tock Tock Seng Hospital. During her time at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Dorcas treated patients at the Foot Care Clinic. Managing a varied caseload she worked with a wide range of patients treating routine and complex cases. Dorcas is well practiced in the management of musculoskeletal conditions of the foot and ankle and has worked with many of Singapore’s most prominent Orthopedic and Sports Physicians. While at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Dorcas quickly rose to the position of Head of the Podiatry Department and while she very much enjoyed her time there she decided to leave in 2016 to focus on the musculoskeletal aspects of clinical podiatry.

Dorcas is committed to the management of lower extremity sports and fitness injuries for all weather they are young, old or elite athletes. She is friendly and approachable and takes pride in building relationships with her patients. Dorcas is a regular runner, joins in with bootcamps around Singapore and enjoys yoga. She is also is a keen diver. Dorcas is a member of the Podiatry Association Singapore.

Read more about Dorcas here


SPORTS AND DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE THERAPISTS


Lucy Ho
Certified Neuromuscular Therapist
Certified TCM Massage Therapist
Member Of International Association of Healthcare Practitioners

Core Skills:
Sports Massage
, Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Myofascial Release, Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Since 2004, Lucy Ho has integrated TCM and the Western alternative approach to dealing with chronic pain and other health issues. Lucy has more than 10 years of experience in treating clients of all ages, children with special needs, as well as adults with chronic and acute pain, postural imbalance, emotional and health conditions. She has also conducted workshops for Face Massage with Ear-Candling and Abdomen Massage with Tummy Candling which helps to treat people who suffer from Colic, Reflux and Bloatedness. She continues to conduct workshops focusing on Fitness & Stretching, General Healthcare Therapies, Chi Nei Tsang - Internal Organ Massage and Head Reflexology.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Holistic Massage (ITEC, UK)
  • Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage (ITEC, UK)
  • Diploma in Traditional Massotherapy (Chengdu University of TCM, China)
  • Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage (Dr. Vodder SchoolTM, Canada)
  • Lymph Drainage Therapy I (The Upledger Institute, inc, USA)
  • Neural Manipulation (The Barral Institute, USA)
  • Visceral Manipulation (The Barral Institute, USA)
  • St. George Posture, Soft-tissue & exercise (Australia)
  • Myofascial Release Technique (Australia)
  • Muscle Energy Technique (New Zealand) 
  • Craniosacral Therapy (USA)
  • Chi Nei Tsang - Internal Organ Chi Massage (Chang Mai, Thailand)

Sharon Khoo
Sports Trainer & Massage Therapist

BSc (Exercise and Sports Science)
Diploma in Remedial Massage
EIMS Clinical Fitness Professionals Certification

Core Skills:
Sports Massage
, Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Myofascial Release
Personal Training

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

In addition to her degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Sharon is a qualified sports massage therapist. She does strength and conditioning/ functioning training to aid patients/ individuals in returning to sport after injury or to improve performance. As an avid triathlete, she has participated in local and overseas races, such as Bintan triathlon and Port Dickson international triathlon. Sharon’s area of interest is in clinical exercise rehabilitation, and she enjoys helping patients achieve their potential.

Read more about Sharon Khoo Sports Therapist Singapore


Jacqueline Jeou
Massage Therapist (since 2005)

ITEC Diploma Level 3 (UK) in Anatomy, Physiology & Massage

Core Skills:
Sports Massage
, Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Myofascial Release

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Jacqueline has been practicing as a massage therapist since 2005. After graduating, she has massaged in spas at the 5-star hotels and in physio pilates studio.

Massage was a natural evolution for her as it suits her intuitive feel for helping people. She incorporates an eclectic style of massage that is both intuitive and functional at the same time. Her sessions combine a multitude of experience and training including Swedish, Shiatsu, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, CranioSacral and other more subtle modalities, and additional health regimes, such as stretching and strength exercising to aid and improve her client's musculoskeletal condition. First and foremost, Jacqueline’s focus is on respecting her client’s needs whether they visit for relaxation or therapeutic purposes. Her work is most often described as intuitive and nurturing.

Jacqueline also took an interest in Pilates. In 2012, she went on to study mat pilates course to complement her massage therapy. Pilates is a body conditioning routine. She discovered Pilates when seeking rehabilitation for a recurred lowerback injury 5years ago and was so impressed with how effective it was! From then onwards, she continued maintaining her fitness level with practicing pilates and other exercises during her free time. She enjoys traveling, maintaining an active lifestyle and spending time with her family and friends.


Ken Lim
Massage Therapist (since 2014)

ITEC Diploma Level 3 (UK) in Anatomy, Physiology & Sports Massage Therapy
FINA Certified Swimming Coach Level 2
SSC National Coaching Accreditation Level 2
National Coach for the 26th SEA Age Group Championship

Core Skills:
Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Myofascial Release

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Ken Lim grew up in a swimming family and his passion for swimming had led him to being a competitive swim coach in The Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) for 19 years. To name one of his career highlight, he was instrumental in nurturing National swimmer, Joseph Isaac Schooling during his formative years at the tender age of 6.     

Ken is also passionate about triathlon. He represented Singapore as a national triathlete (1994 to 1995) and competed in several prominent meets like Asian Triathlon Championship. Subsequently, Ken went on to complete several Ironmans and marathon races until he was diagnosed with cancer.

Yet, cancer did not kill his love for sports - upon recovery he returned to running and cycling almost immediately and has never looked back. Cancer also took him to give back by doing what he does best, rendering therapeutic massages for some elderly whom he crossed path.

Being an athlete and cancer survivor, Ken is the best person to relate with those who are plagued by injuries and frustrations of not being able to do what they love. He would not just be the hands that seek to serve the sufferers, but also an inspiration to those who are in the journey of recovery.


Riesal Idries
Certified Manual Therapist
Specialising in Structural Integration (Rolf Method), Myofascial Release (MFR), Functional Range Release; Visceral Manipulation; Neural Manipulation and Manual Articular Approach (Barral); Craniosacral Therapy (Upledger & Milne); Kinesio Taping; Neurosomatic Therapy (Paul St John); IASTM (Technica Gavilan)

Core Skills:

Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, and as above

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)
Orchard Physiotherapy Clinic (Shaw Center Scotts Road)

Riesal is a manual therapist based in Singapore. Prior to his entry into this line, he was in the fitness and movement fields. He is a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He is also certified in TRX suspension training, ViPR (created by Michol Dalcourt) and Functional Movement Screening Level 2 (created by Gray Cook). As an undergraduate in National University of Singapore, Riesal was an active dragonboat paddler with the varsity team, winning medals in national races and representing Singapore in international races as well.

He is also trained in Pilates (Matwork) with Balanced Body, CoreAlign and Gyrotonic. His exploration and interest in movement took him further into learning classical Yoga (the 8 aspects of Yoga) and Taijigong. It started out to be an interest in aesthetics and enthusiasm in learning the biomechanics in movement became a quest in deeper subjects such as energy and philosophy. Riesal is also a registered 500-hour Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. He is currently an active disciple with Nam Wah Pai Taijigong School under the lineage of the late Great Grandmaster Wu Tu Nan. Riesal is also a Reiki practitioner under the Usui-Hayashi-Takata lineage.

Read more about Riesal, our manual and massage therapist, here


TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM) PHYSICIANS


Lim Xiang Jun
Master's of Acupuncture & Tuina,
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (2013)
Double Degree BSc in Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honors) & Bachelor of Medicine (Chinese Medicine), Nanyang Technological University and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (2010)
Fully registered Licensed TCM Practitioner (TCM Physician) in Singapore (2010)
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 Certified Yoga Teacher (2008)
Advanced Tea Artist/Connoisseur, 2010
Ancient Chinese Seven-Stringed Zitherist (Guqin 古琴) (Grade 8)

Core Skills:
Acupuncture
, Auricular Therapy, Cupping, Blood-letting therapy,
Pediatric massage, herbal oil therapy

Practice Location:
Raffles Place Physiotherapy Clinic (RB Capital Building)

Alexandra Road Physiotherapy Clinic (AIA Alexandra)

Having to have spent more than 6 years in Beijing has given Xiang Jun time to explore deeply into the Chinese culture and develop the wisdom to apply the philosophies behind the different artistry to her clinical TCM practice. Having to be trained under masters from both top academic field and those who have live incognito, Xiang Jun is well versed in administering TCM and acupuncture treatments that bring surprisingly immediate relief to many painful conditions.  She is currently pursuing her PhD degree in Acupuncture.

A practising yogini too, Xiang Jun often incorporates knowledge from Yoga as a form of therapeutic homework for patients.  

Not only is she apt to traditional forms of healing, her Biomedical Science background has aid her to understand and handle a clinical condition from the modern Western medical point of view.

Besides pain management, Xiang Jun also specializes in treating conditions related to gynaecology, paediatric and stroke sequelae.

Xiang Jun converses well in both English and Mandarin.

Read more about Xiang Jun, our Singapore TCM Chinese Physician


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS


Felicia Lee
Senior Occupational Therapist (since 2006)

Nanyang Polytechnic (SG)

Core Skills: Occupational Therapy; Stroke Rehabilitation (Upper Limb), Dementia Occupational Therapy; Geriatric (Elderly) Rehabilitation, Home Occupational Therapy

Practice Location: Home Occupational Therapy

From young, Felicia has loved spending time with people, especially the elderly population. She loved understanding what motivates them and therefore how she can help them.

She started out her career in St Luke's Hospital and having had the chance to run the dementia ward during her stay there, ignited her love for working with elderly patients with dementia. 

Also, having seen the huge improvements her stroke clients had, following stroke rehab, she was determined to work and effect positive change in the lives of stroke survivors and reable as many of them as she can.


Pang Kim Fong
Senior Physiotherapist (since 1993)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (University of Queensland, Australia); PSC Scholar

Core Skills:
Home Physiotherapy
, House Call Physiotherapy

Practice Location: Home Physiotherapy

Pang has been practicing physiotherapy since 1993 and has been a medical in-charge at a variety of international sports evens. He is also an accredited medical classifier for archery by the International Paralympic Council and is the first Asian and first Singaporean to be selected as the medical classifier in the Beijing Paralympics.


Ee Laine Lee
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2003)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Uni.of SA, Australia)

Core Skills:
Physiotherapy (
Home-based, Geriatrics, Neurology, Orthopedics)

Practice Location: Home Physiotherapy

Ee Laine has worked amongst mainly aged clients in the home setting and therapy centres in Australia where her main interest lies in helping people manage their pain and lead independent lives. After her move to Singapore, she continued to work in the home setting with a variety of clients, building good rapport and guiding them towards achieving their physical goals. She has a strong interest and expertise in the management of Parkinson’s Disease, mobility and balance issues and post-surgery deconditioning.

Ee Laine enjoys the active lifestyle with her two boys and loves to cook. Her new found interest in running (first half marathon in July 2015) has motivated her to expand her knowledge and experience in this area.


Resident Musculoskeletal GP

Dr Kwong Seh Meng
Deputy Medical Director
Fullerton Healthcare Group (Singapore)

MBBS (Singapore), MRCS (Edinburgh), GDOM (Singapore),
Designated Workplace Doctor (DWD), Medical Review Officer (AOEMM)

Urbanrehab-Fullerton Musculoskeletal Centre

Location Of Practice: Raffles Place (Ocean Financial Centre)

10 Collyer Quay, #03-08, Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315

Clinic Hours:

  • Tuesday 1030-1200h 
  • Friday 1530-1700h

By Appointment Only

Dr Kwong Seh Meng is the Deputy Medical Director for Fullerton Healthcare Group. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore (MBBS), and has extensive training in Orthopaedics and Hand Surgery with post-graduate credentials from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (MRCS).

He is certified as an EIMS (Exercise Is Medicine Singapore) doctor and incorporates motivational interviewing to enable his patients to achieve results with the right kind of diet, exercise and awareness.

He is very experienced in the treatment of musculoskeletal ailments and believes all good outcomes can arise from patient education, targeted physical therapy and a wide selection of non-surgical interventions.

An avid sportsman in swimming, waterpolo and CrossFit, he has had more than his fair share of injuries requiring surgery and joint reconstruction and is well versed in rehabilitation medicine.

His clinical training has also translated into a keen interest in the practice of Men’s Health and Workplace Health and Injury Management. As an advocate for Men’s Health and Wellness, he has published a chapter, as an invited author, to the Urology Guide for Primary Care Physicians in 2013.

He has a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (GDOM) and is a Designated Workplace Doctor (DWD) registered with the Ministry of Manpower. He also serves as an Occupational Medicine Advisor to Fullerton Healthcare Group’s strategic client base.

Read more about Urbanrehab-Fullerton Musculoskeletal Centre here.

To call to make inquries or appointments, please contact us at:

97402164 or 98352929

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We appreciate you as a patient and want you to know that the #1 way we grow as a clinic is through word of mouth referrals from valued patients like yourself.

We do not rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients.

When you have the opportunity, please take the time to tell your family, friends and physicians about the positive results and experience you have had in our clinic.

Thank you so much, and stay healthy!

URBANREHAB APPOINTMENTS & ENQUIRIES
Please Call/SMS/WhatsApp to 97402164, thanks!

Disclaimer

We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists,  chiropractors, sports massage therapists and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.

The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at 97402164, thanks!

Connect With Us!

SMS/WhatsApp/Call

Raffles Place Clinic

97402164

Shaw Clinic

98352929

Clifford Centre / The Metropolis

97402164

98352929

You can also text or WhatsApp to the above numbers and we will call you back too =)

See all our clinic locations and hours here.

Email

nigel@urban-rehab.org

OUR SERVICES

Acupuncture TCM
Balance Physiotherapy
Biomechanics Physiotherapy
Chest Physiotherapy
Clinical Massage Physiotherapy
Clinical Pilates
Cold Therapy Physio
Complementary Physiotherapy
Cupping TCM
Deep Tissue Massage
Desensitisation Physiotherapy
Electrotherapy Physio
Ergonomics Physiotherapy
Exercise Physiotherapy
Gua Sha TCM
Falls Prevention Physiotherapy
Hand Physiotherapy
Heat Physiotherapy
Home Physiotherapy
Ice Physiotherapy
Interferential Physiotherapy
Manipulation Physiotherapy
Muscle Stimulation Physio
Musician Physiotherapy
Stroke/Neuro Physiotherapy
Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Hand Splinting Physiotherapy
Pain Management TCM
Pain Relief Physiotherapy
Post Amputee Physiotherapy
Post Surgery Physiotherapy
Postural Physiotherapy
Re-Education Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Singapore
Relaxation Physiotherapy
Sonophoresis Physiotherapy
Splinting Physiotherapy
Sports Physiotherapy Massage
Physiotherapy Stress Relief
Swelling Physiotherapy
TENS Physiotherapy
Tension Headaches Physiotherapy
Thermal Physiotherapy
Traction Back Physiotherapy
Trigger Point Physiotherapy
Ultrasound Physiotherapy
Wax Heat Physiotherapy

Client Testimonials

Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

Derrick
Regional Sales Manager

OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%

Deepak
Banker

Read more testimonials here