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Darek Lam

Head Physiotherapist
BSc (Physiotherapy) Manchester UK
Master (Sports Physiotherapy) Queensland


Over 15 years experience
Converse in English, Mandarin and Hokkein

Darek started his physio career in Changi Sports Medicine Centre (CSMC) and Singapore Sports Medicine Centre in 2003. He led a team of physiotherapists and sports trainers from 2009 to 2011 and is also in-charge of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), cartilage repair and golf rehabilitation programme.

Darek has special interests in treating knee pains and is regarded as an expert in knee rehabilitation amongst his peers. He also has special interest in treating runners and golfers.

His treatment techniques include the use of clinical Pilates and Visceral Manipulation to treat movement dysfunction. This very powerful technique is known to induce instant functional improvement. He believes that our body should operate in a pain-free environment for the individual to enjoy and excel in his/her sports.

In 2012-2013, Darek set up his own private practice GoPhysio which specialises in providing top notch home physiotherapy services. The following year BMJ Therapy was conceived to bring together a team of Allied Health Professionals to provide quality rehabilitative care to our clients.

Vanessa Goh

Senior Physiotherapist
BSc (Physiotherapy) Sydney
Master of Manual Therapy UWA
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist


Over 9 years experience
Converse in English, Mandarin and Hokkein

Vanessa started her Physiotherapist career in 2009 upon graduating from the University of Sydney in 2009, where she obtained her Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) and in 2015 she completed her Masters in Manual Therapy from the University of Western Australia.

She had previously worked in Changi General Hospital and Changi Sports Medicine Centre where she clocked in experience in Orthopaedics, Cardiopulmonary, Neuro Physiotherapy and Musculoskeletal cases. She was also involved in clinical education for both students and junior physiotherapists.

She is also a Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist from the American College of Sports Medicine, a Level 2 Clinical Pilates Practitioner, a Certified RockTape practitioner and has completed the International Rugby Board (IRB) Level 2 Immediate Care Medical Course in 2014.

She has been involved in the coverage of various sporting events such as OSIM Triathlons, Standard Charted Marathons, 2009 Asian Youth Games, 2012 Clash of Continents and the 2013 Li Ning Singapore Badminton Open.


Crystel Tan

Senior Hand Therapist / Occupational Therapist
BSc. (Occupational Therapy) La Trobe University


Over 10 years experience
Converse in English, Mandarin, Malay and Hokkein

Crystel started her Occupational Therapy career in Changi General Hospital in 2008. She is a Senior Occupational Therapist with in depth experience in the areas of Orthopaedics, Geriatrics and Neurology. She graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelors of Occupational Therapy and has has since worked closely with clients with a variety of hand injuries ranging from mild repetitive strain injuries, acute fractures of the upper limb and upper limb dysfunction post stroke.

With many years of providing customized hand splinting in both acute restructured hospitals and private hospitals, she has gained in depth experience in treating upper extremity conditions to optimize recovery and functional use of the upper limb.

Her therapy treatments are rooted both from a biomechanical approach as well as a functional, occupation based approach to ensure the holistic and meaningful recovery for the clients.

She emphasizes on achieving positive outcomes on goals that are functional and of client's priority to enable them to live an abundant life, engaging in meaningful roles within their family and community again.

Petro Kuiper

Senior Rehabilitation Therapist
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Pharmacology for Physiotherapists WITS (South Africa)
Diploma in Orthopaedic Manipulative techniques WITS (South Africa)
ACE certified Health Coach


Over 25 years experience
Converse in English

Petro started her career in sports clinic specializing in rugby and soccer injuries. Upon emigrating to Australia in 2000 she opened her first clinic. During this time she worked with the local swim squad and doing swim screening for AIS.

She is also specialized in biomechanical problems and the use of Orthotic prescription in helping lower limb problems, as well as running injuries prevention.

She is certified in bike fitting, aimed to create the perfect union between cyclist and the bike, resulting in harmonious motion, optimal power and aerodynamics, and a comfortable cycling experience.

Petro uses a variety of manual techniques, including dry needling, in her treatment combined with exercise prescription. Petro is also trained in mat based, as well as reformer and trapeze Pilates exercise instruction. She has a keen interest in treating swimming, cycling and running injuries and her special interests is in treating neck, shoulders and lower limbs.


Lee Yuen Wan

Senior Hand Therapist / Occupational Therapist
BSc. (Occupational Therapy) La Trobe University


Over 8 years experience
Converse in English, Mandarin, Malay and Bahasan Indonesia

Yuen Wan started her Occupational Therapist career in Changi General Hospital in 2010. She is a Senior Occupational Therapist with vast experience in the areas of Orthopaedics and Hand rehabilitation. She graduated from La Trobe University of Melbourne with Bachelors of Occupational Therapy. She has since worked closely with clients with hand injury, providing customised hand splinting in the acute hospital setting and has experience in treating orthopaedic-based upper-extremity conditions to optimize the functional use of the hands.

She was part of a specialised rehabilitative ergonomics team and had been actively involved in conducting worksite assessment to prevent repetitive strain injury. She strongly believes that using an occupation-based and client-centred approach not only helps to identify the participation needs of the client accurately but also makes therapy meaningful. She emphasises on achieving positive outcomes on goals that are functional and of client’s priority so as to help them maintain their ability to engage in their meaningful roles within their family and the community.

Cheok Shiunn Huei

Sports Massage Specialis
BSc in Exercise and Sports Science
Advanced UK Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy


Converse in English, Mandarin and Hokkein

Cheok has worked in the rehabilitation field for 5 years and is well versed in therapy for sports injuries and general lifestyle- related aches and pains.

He has a background in Basketball and Triathlon, which has given him valuable experience in issues rising from both team and endurance sports. His hobbies include comedies and trying new foods.


Aw Boon Wei

Sports Massage Specialist
BSc Degree (Exercise and Sports Science), ECU
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA ACSM EIMS Certified


Converse in English, Mandarin and Hokkein

Boon Wei has vast experiences from various medical institutions for his past 6 years career in rehabilitation field. He was trained at one of Singapore's most recommended private sports medicine clinic, where he coaches patients in rehabilitation and strength training. He also worked with one of the largest Physiotherapy chain in Singapore as a Functional Exercise Rehabilitationist. His role includes implementing strength and conditioning programs for patients returning back to sports, optimise their sporting performance and also assist in exercise and metabolic testing for athletes and patients who aspire to better their performance in sports.

Boon Wei is also a qualified football coach who had worked with children of age 5-16. He understand the needs and demand for different age groups. Boon Wei is also a certified fitness professional through the Exercise Is Medicine Singapore (EIMS) program by Changi General Hospital to help patients with chronic diseases workout safely.

Amanda Pang

Sports Massage Specialist
BSc in Exercise and Sports Science
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science


Converse in English and Mandarin

Amanda specializes in exercise rehabilitation. Her interest in Swedish and Sports rehabilitation massage allows her to work with many athletes for the past 4 years to help optimise their performances and prevent injuries. She is also certified in Kinesiology taping to boost recovery.

She was a Sports therapist in a private clinic upon graduation where she managed injuries by prescribing strength and conditioning exercises. She also conducted sports massage therapy and gave corporate talks on injury prevention. She has now moved on to working with Sports Physiotherapists by helping patients with training exercises to optimize performance or get them back to their sports goals.

Amanda also supported events like Sundown marathon, Army Half marathon, Worlds Paintball and South zone Netball Tournaments, as a Sports Trainer.


Fawzi

Senior Sports Massage Specialist
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science
ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage


Over 17 years experience
Converse in English and Malay

Fawzi is a rehab sports trainer with 17 years experience. He started out as a personal fitness trainer in the 90s when he decided to use his talents and knowledge in exercise prescription to help people recover from their injuries.

He is very well versed in working in both a clinical setting and attending to injuries in the field of play. His experience also includes working closely with physiotherapists in phase 3 and 4 of ACL reconstruction surgery rehabilitation.

Fawzi's past work experience includes working in Changi Sports Medicine Centre, (Being the 1st sports trainer in a hospital), working with Geylang United FC before progressing to Football Association of Singapore. He now works concurrently with Sport Singapore and travels extensively with teams covering SEA games (Laos2009, Indonesia2011, Singapore2015, Malaysia2017), SEA para games, ASIAN para games, Asian Youth games Nanjing2013.

He is well known in the football community and his work is well respected.  He is highly sought after by the professional S-League clubs. He holds a Diploma in Exercise and Sports Science and also an ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage. He enjoys sports , especially  football and is also an Asian Football Confederation 'C' Licence coaching kids age 8-12.