• meet our team

  • Dr. Belinda Ting

    Principal Physiotherapist

    Belinda graduated from Columbia University with a Masters and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy specialising in Orthopedics and Pediatrics. She spent close to 10 years in California working closely with Sports Physicians and Surgeons in the Stanford area to rehabilitate post-op, orthopedic patients and athletes to achieve their goals.

     

    Belinda’s passion is in teaching and clinical work. She was a Clinical Coordinator and Instructor to PT students from USC, Northwestern,SUNY Buffalo when practicing in the US.

     

    Belinda is the only Fellow in Singapore belonging to the prestigious American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy committed to advance orthopedic manual therapy and also received the title of Orthopedic Certified Specialist since 2006. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a certified Health Fitness Instructor with the American College of Sports Medicine.

     

    In addition to being a Physical Therapist, Belinda is a certified Pilates Instructor trained in the classical technique under the pupillage of Romana Kryzanowska. a ballet dancer who was a student of Joseph Pilates. The combination of fitness and rehabilitation through core strengthening and dynamic stretching from Pilates she is able to help her patients to optimally help maintain injury and pain-free.

    Belinda’s interest in sports began at an early age with her participation in competitive tennis and gymnastics. Her background in gymnastics combined with her recent research in this field gives her a very well rounded understanding towards these athletes.

     

    Belinda believes strongly that ‘Our body’s dysfunction is an accumulation of our lifetime of sports and daily activities. It is movement that brought us to this dysfunction and I believe that movement through rehabilitation can bring back function but only through manual therapy and exercise can we expedite this process’.

    Sarah Tan

    Senior Physiotherapist

    Sarah is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who completed her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta, Canada in 2013. Upon returning to Singapore, she has worked in both restructured and private hospitals collectively for around 5 years before joining Performance Sports & Rehab Specialists.

    Sarah enjoys working with patients of all ages and has gained experience in treating infants, children and adolescents with musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions during her time at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital. From there she went on to specialise in the area of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy when working in the outpatient clinic at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, where she was exposed to more post-operative orthopedic cases and conservative management for musculoskeletal conditions.

    With a keen interest in sports injuries and pre-rehabilitation, she believes in education and training in functional movement to prevent the occurrence and recurrence of injuries. Sarah has completed courses in the areas of manual therapy, clinical pilates, strength & conditioning, dry needling and taping which she employs as part of rehabilitation.

    As an ex-rugby player and with a passion in immediate care in sports, Sarah has served as the Team Physiotherapist for the National Womens’ Rugby 7s team since 2015 and has travelled with Team Singapore for regional competitions like the annual Asia Rugby Sevens Series, SEA Games (2017), Asian Games (2018) and SEA Games (2019). She is a World Rugby certified medical practitioner and educator, and is also actively involved in sports coverage at both local and international rugby tournaments that are held in Singapore. In addition, she assists as a seasonal clinical tutor for the Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine programme under Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU.

    Takayuki Hotta

    Senior Physiotherapist

    Takayuki, our Japanese physiotherapist who graduated in 2013 from Kyoto University and completed a Master’s degree of Human Health Science in 2015 from Kyoto Graduate University. He has 6+ years of experience in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation and is a JARTA (Japanese Athletes Rehabilitation Trainer Association) Certified Sports Trainer and also trained in Functional Movement Screening Levels 1&2 and Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level 1.

    Before moving to Singapore, Taka was working in both a hospital and a private orthopedic surgery clinic. At the Yukioka hospital (a general hospital in Osaka), he specialised in musculoskeletal and sports injuries, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis and was exposed to post-operative orthopedic cases such as artificial joint replacement, anterior crucial ligament reconstructions and also worked closely with athletes with their rehabilitation to return to sport. At the Aso clinic (an outpatient private clinic in Shiga), he treated all ages from children to the elderly with musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions such as neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, low back hip, knee and ankle injuries.

    Taka’s interest in a physiotherapy began when he was a runner in junior high school. During training he experienced severe low back pain that he couldn't run for several months. He was treated by a physiotherapist so that he was able to run again and it was this experience that led him to decide to become a physiotherapist to help other athletes who suffer from injuries.

    Over the years he has supported many athletes from track and field, baseball, soccer, lacrosse and karate as a sports trainer where he taught injury prevention and to provided rehabilitation for the athletes who have injuries. He also has experience to support the top athletic athletes, and the Japanese national beach handball team when they go abroad for training camp and international competitions.

    Taka believes that a sound body and mind is not just for athletes but for everyone.

    Doreen Ho

    Senior Physiotherapist

    Doreen is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with a keen interest in Sport.
    She obtained her qualification in 2010 from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK, on a Ministry of Health Scholarship.


    Upon graduation, she worked at Changi General Hospital and found her specialisation in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy after doing a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy in 2013.
     

    When treating patients, Doreen makes it her duty to get to the root cause of musculoskeletal pain and sporting injuries.
     

    She has a keen eye for viewing the patient holistically, considering all contributing factors and observing impairments arising from movement patterns.
    With her manual therapy techniques, she believes in first restoring range and movement, accompanied by training motor control to solidify the correction of mechanical impairments, for the ultimate aim of optimising function and achieving maximum potential in physical activity and sport performance.
     

    Doreen has provided services for a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions, from treating acute pain and injuries in the Emergency Department, to managing chronic pain in the clinic.
     

    When encountering patients with chronic conditions, Doreen utilises her Pilates training to elevate function and alleviate symptoms and has conducted Pilates classes for chronic low back pain.
     

    Within the sports setting, she has a vested interest in overhead sports and related shoulder conditions and has built a protocol and an upper limb throwing class to rehabilitate overhead athletes back to their sport and is often the go-to person in the team for complex shoulder conditions.
     

    In June 2015, Doreen provided her services to competing athletes at the SEA Games and later that year, organised Physiotherapy services at the ASEAN Para Games.