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

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


PHYSIOTHERAPISTS


Louise Yow
Senior Physiotherapist (since 2006)

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

Core Skills: Physiotherapy (Orthopedics, Spine), Taping

Practice Location: Orchard & Raffles Place

Senior Physiotherapist 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)
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

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

Senior physiotherapist 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 8 years 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)

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

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), SEA Games (Palembang) and World Junior Championship (Sri Lanka).

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.


HAND THERAPISTS


Georgina Tyrrell
Senior Hand Therapist (since 2009)
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), Splinting

Practice Location: Raffles Place

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.


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

Core Skills: Hand Therapy (Orthopedics), Splinting

Practice Location: Raffles Place & Orchard

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.


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

Practice Location: Raffles Place

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

Practice Location: Raffles Place

In addition to her degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Sharon is a qualified sports massage therapist. 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.


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

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

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.


Fawzi
Massage Therapist (since 2011)


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

Practice Location: Ngee Ann City Branch

Fawzi has very deep passion for soccer, and always wants the best for his players to be at tip top performance during their games and in trainings - which explains his constant pursuit to be the best sports trainer, gym instructor and even sports massage therapist that he can be. 

He understand that regular and proper sports massage, combined with sound sports and conditioning helps his athletes and patients to perform better, constantly.

During his free time, he can be found spending time with his lovely family, or exercising.

See Fawzi's credentials below:

Advanced Sports Trainer Level 2 (2013)
ITEC Diploma Level 3 (UK) in Anatomy, Physiology & Massage (2011)
Asian Football Confederation "C" Coaching License (2012)
Diploma in Sports & Exercise Science by PSB Academy (2011)

Australian Strength & Conditioning Course Level 1 (2006)
Kinesio Taping Practitioner Course (2005)
Certificate in Management of Sports Injuries (2003)
SSC Certified in Sports & First Aid (1999)
Certified Gym Instructor (1998)


TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM) PHYSICIANS


Lim Xiang Jun
Current PhD Postgraduate in Acupuncture & Tuina, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
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 & Acupuncturist) 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, Pediatric massage

Practice Location: Raffles Place

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.


HOME PHYSIOTHERAPISTS


Pang Kim Fong
Physiotherapist (since 1994)
University of Queensland (Australia)

Core Skills: Home Physiotherapy

Mr Pang graduation with a Bachelors degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland in Australia, he has served as physiotherapist at a variety of companies since 1993. He is also a PSC Scholar.

To date, Mr Pang has over 20 years of experience and has contributed as a medical station-in-charge at a variety of international sports events. He is also an accredited medical classifier for archery by the International Paralympic Council and is the first Asian and first Singaporean honoured to be selected as the medical classifier in the recent Beijing Paralympic.

Mr Pang is a certified Clinical Pilates Practitioner and a Strength and Conditioning Coach, having trained local S-League soccer players as well as disabled athletes in various sports as part of the Singapore Disability Sports Council.

Mr Pang joined Urbanrehab with strong desires to help patients to regain full functional recovery. He believes that together with Urbanrehab, he is able to develop a distinctive clinic philosophy dedicated to providing superior treatment and exceeding client expectations.

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Disclaimer

We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists,  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.

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 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!