Lisa Gold AHPC

Since graduating from the University of Nottingham (UK) Lisa has gained extensive experience in the fields of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation working in clinics and hospitals in both the UK and Singapore. Lisa has continued to progress her clinical knowledge as a post-graduate supplementing her skills with qualifications in sports massage, spinal and peripheral manual therapy (Lisa is a certified mulligan practitioner), dry needling, Pilates and pre- & postnatal coaching.

Having experienced a number of sports related injuries herself, Lisa’s main passion lies in helping patients return to their activities as quickly as possible, while ensuring their rehabilitation provides long term solutions that will minimize their risk of future injury. She strongly believes in a holistic, evidence based approach and enjoys working with her patients to provide rehabilitation through hands-on techniques and prescriptive exercise therapy.

Jacob Praveen AHPC

He 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. Contact Jacob directly at jacob@urban-rehab.org

Qualifications & Achievements: Masters of Physiotherapy (Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy), New Zealand Post Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (Manipulative Physiotherapy), New Zealand DMA Clinical Pilates, Australia Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Care, India Bachelor of Physiotherapy, India AHPC Supervisor AHPC Registered, Singapore MIAP, India

Core Skills: Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal, Sports, Spine), Taping, Clinical Pilates, Manipulation, Mobilisation, Muscle Energy Technique, Positional Release Technique, McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment, Mulligans Concept, Biomechanical analysis, Exercise prescription, Physiotherapy Education, Wellness Instructor.

Practice Location: Orchard Road & Robinson Road (CBD) Making a difference is what motivates Jacob each day to perform his duties as a Physiotherapist. Jacob, whose core specialisation is Manipulative Physiotherapy attained his Post Graduate Diploma from University of Otago. He also proceeded to complete his Masters in Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy from the same University. He has 13 years of experience in physiotherapy practice and holds strong interest in assessing and managing musculoskeletal conditions, spinal pain (back pain, neck pain, sacroiliac joint pain and pelvic girdle pain) and sports related injuries. Jacob has always kept himself abreast with learning different musculoskeletal skills such as Mckenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Mulligan’s concept taught by Dr Mulligan himself, DMA clinical pilates taught by Dr Craig Philips, Muscle Energy Technique, Positional Release Technique, Exercise prescription, Shock wave and Chronic pain taught by Dr Lorimer Mosely. Jacob has been working in urban-rehab for the last 3 years. He enjoys working with patients with various musculoskeletal disorders. He practises holistically with his attained knowledge, skill and reasoning in treating his clients which helps them to recover to the fullest and fastest. 

He connects with several orthopaedic specialists and pain specialists to expedite rehabilitation process. He loves organising continuous professional development (CPD) educational talks to the physiotherapists, sports trainers and strength and conditioning therapists. Prior to private practice, Jacob worked in Changi General Hospital for 6 years as a Senior Physiotherapist. His work involved assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with various bone, muscle and joint conditions. He also worked closely with the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department to treat all kinds of acute musculoskeletal conditions (acute back strain, ligamentous sprains, muscle strains, discogenic back pain, acute neuropathic pain). Working in A&E, challenged him to assess, diagnose and help patients alleviate their pain and improve functions within short span of time. Jacob also works as a Clinical Lecturer/Instructor at School of Physiotherapy, Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) instructing, teaching and guiding physiotherapy students to excel in clinical knowledge, skills and practice. He is also a supervisor for Allied Health Professional Council – Singapore, administering regulatory framework in bringing up competent physiotherapist and leading them to attain full practicing licence and registration from Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore. 

Jacob has presented and published various research studies in National and International conferences such as:

  • “Is manipulation effective in the treatment of sacroiliac joint pain and function? A systematic review” at the World Congress of Physical Therapy (2015) in Singapore. Access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.2158
  • Efficacy of hydrotherapy exercise versus land exercises for post-operative lumbar spine at the World Congress of Physical Therapy (2015) in Singapore. Access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.2081
  • Determining the level of evidence for the effectiveness of spinal manipulation in upper limb pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Manual Therapy (2015). Access at DOI:10.1016/j.math.2014.11.004
  • Neck pain in CGH in Singapore Proceedings (2014). Access at https://doi.org/10.1177/201010581402300306
  • Return to run: Lateral ankle sprain with sural nerve involvement – A case study in Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy (2014). Access at http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:ijpot&volume=8&issue=4&article=030
  • Case report on return to work: Efficacy of mobilisation and manipulation in a patient with lumbar zygoapophyseal joint lock at MUCH International conference (2009) Malaysia.
  • Is manipulation effective in the treatment of acute low back pain – A systematic review at Annual Scientific Meeting (2009) in Changi General Hospital, Singapore.
  • Constraint induced movement therapy – A descriptive study at PHYSIOFEST, South Indian conference (2006), India.
  • McKenzie’s approach a main play in treating low back pain at SIRPAM, South Indian Conference (2004), India.

He also has given public talks in creating awareness on spinal health at National University of Singapore, FEDex, Fullerton group, Prudential, PROFIT and also in various private firms. He also conducted workshop on various manual therapy techniques to colleagues and taping (rigid and rock tape) workshops for students at Nan Yang Junior College, Singapore. Jacob has been the recipient of various awards such as:

  • Singhealth Gold Award in 2011
  • Singhealth Silver Award in 2010
  • Best Service Award in 2009 at CGH

Emily Lim AHPC

Emily is a highly experienced physiotherapist who has worked with numerous national athletes in SouthEast Asia games and Special Olympics World games since 2011. Emily has special interest in treating running related injuries, sports taping, dry needling, aquatic therapy and post operative rehabilitation.

In addition to her clinical work, Emily is passionate about teaching young physiotherapists and is a clinical adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Singapore Institute of Technology.

Outside work, Emily is an active volunteer with Special Olympics Singapore (SOSG) for 15 years. She is an avid marathoner and triathlete who loves to travel to participate in road and trail endurance races.

Mary Sidhom AHPC

Mary is an avid traveller. Being widely travelled, she has working experience in Australia, Shanghai and Singapore. These opportunities have enabled to Mary to work with many prominent surgeons and health professionals and allowed her to hone her ability to build rapport with her patients, appreciating individuals’ expectations and cultural differences.

Jolene Ng AHPC

Jolene graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013. She lived in Australia for ten years and practised as a physiotherapist there for ~4.5 years in acute and rehabilitative care. Being a competitive golfer during her younger days, Jolene enjoys playing golf and working out at the gym in her free time.

Nisha Mistry AHPC

Nisha is herself a very active person and practices as she preaches in way of exercise and healthy living. She enjoys Badminton, Skiing, Hiking, Diving, Running, Cycling & Swimming. She has taken part in many races and she has completed a 70.3 Half Ironman, hiked up to Everest Base Camp and summited Mount Rinjani.

Stephen Forbes AHPC

Stephen is a dedicated therapist with over 11 years of experience including hospital rehabilitation, care homes settings, private musculoskeletal practice and hydrotherapy centres both in Singapore and internationally. Stephen has continued to progress his clinical skills with post graduate certificates in spinal manual therapy, dry needling, aquatic therapy, and orthopaedic rehabilitation. 

Stephen works closely with his patients during their rehabilitation journey; he readily provides hands-on treatment options and combines these with prescriptive exercise programs to ensure the best possible outcome and long-term solutions. 

 

Jacky Goh AHPC

Jacky has many years of dedicated experience in treating musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. He has expertise in the formulation and execution of varied therapy programs and performing patient assessment.

Jacky has extensive knowledge of the human anatomy and internal body structures and techniques for improving body movements, restoring mobility, and strengthening muscles. He specialises in Treating Neck and Lower Back conditions and Manual Therapy, Electrotherapy, Dry Needling, Clinical Pilates. He is also experienced in rehabilitating post-operative patients.

Jordan Cave AHPC

As a Doctor of Physiotherapy graduate from the University of Melbourne, Jordan trained as a sports physiotherapist whilst working in private practice and with Heidelberg Football Club (Australia). He relocated to Cambodia to join the Board of an NGO and continued to grow his passion for physiotherapy In 2015, Jordan returned to Australia where he expanded his skill set as an intensive care and war veteran physiotherapist. Exposure to a diverse range of injuries, surgeries, medical conditions, cultures, and communities has given him a more developed understanding of his patients and their values. Since relocating to Singapore in late 2015, Jordan has established himself as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. He has a keen interest in hip, shoulder, knee, and sporting injuries. 

 

Jordan is a qualified Dry Needling practitioner, and also practices resistance training, manual therapy, IASTM, Pilates-based exercises, chronic pain management, and education as a part of his treatments. Jordan is a firm believer in exercise as means for pain management, exercise prevention, and overall health and wellness. Having lived, trained, and served in diverse communities and healthcare systems, Jordan has a unique life and clinical experience, skills, and culturally sensitive healthcare delivery.