Anyone that has recently been diagnosed with a rheumatology condition understands that it can be daunting. There are a growing, but limited, number of support services for people with these conditions in Singapore. What are Rheumatology Conditions? Rheumatology conditions are auto immune diseases that cause pain and inflammation to joints, tendons, muscles and ligaments. As…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Louis Platt who officially joins us in our Raffles clinic. Louis graduated with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from the University of Salford (UK) in 2013. Moving to Singapore shortly after graduation, he subsequently spent three years at Changi General Hospital gaining experience in geriatrics, orthopedics, cardiac rehabilitation, ICU…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Rosena Johnston who officially joins us in our Raffles clinic. Rosena is originally from the UK and qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1994. She began working in sports coaching prior to becoming a physio, with qualifications to teach Weightlifting, Badminton, Volleyball and Tennis. Once qualified, she gained…

You’ve likely heard the same advice as almost everyone else when it comes to soft tissue injuries: rest, ice, compression and elevate? It’s almost standard and universal practice in first aid for sprained ankles, muscle pulls and other such injuries. But what if icing isn’t helping? What if icing is slowing down your full recovery…

Our clients come from all walks of life and we pride ourselves on being there for them on every step of the way, including celebrating their personal achievements. In this feature, we have Ian Wee, winner of the 2019 CrossFit Open (Singapore). Ian has been an Olympic weightlifter and Crossfit athlete since Junior college. In 2016-2017,…

Physiotherapist Anthony Corr was invited to give an ergonomics talk at the science park whereby he shared about common health risks at the workplace and how to prevent them. It can be hard to set aside time for training but it is always possible to turn a lunch hour into a learning hour that will…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Conor who officially joins us in our Novena clinic. Conor graduated with honours from Trinity College Dublin in 2015. During his time at Trinity, he was awarded the Foundation Scholarship and was an active volunteer for the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy. After moving to Singapore in 2016, he…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Wan Ling who officially joins us as a Massage Therapist in our Camden clinic. Wan Ling first got interested in the field of massage therapy while recovering from her sporting injuries. She was curious about how the body recovers and its response towards therapy. Since then, she went…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Breifne who officially joins us in our Camden and Novena clinics. Breifne graduated with an honours degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin (Ireland). She is a member of the Irish Society of Physiotherapists as well as being fully registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council in Singapore. Prior to…

The PhysioActive team extends a very warm welcome to Jia Zhi who officially joins us in our Novena clinic. Jia Zhi graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from SIT (Singapore Institute of Technology) in collaboration with TCD (Trinity of Dublin) in 2015. Before joining PhysioActive, she was working in Tan Tock Seng for 5 years, specialising in…