In Touch Physio is a well established physiotherapy practice in Singapore, conveniently located at Raffles Place in Singapore's CBD.
In Touch Physio was established in 2005 in Singapore and built its reputation on personal, professional and progressive physiotherapy and rehabilitation services.
Our multinational team of physiotherapists are internationally trained in Australia, New Zealand or UK and are highly skilled and experienced.
We are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. We believe in empowering people to help themselves and be active in their own recovery. Our focus is on treating the cause of the injury and not just the symptoms.
Our goal is to resolve pain, minimise injury time, maximise function and promote early return to activity and sport. We also analyse and address core issues for the individual, to then be able to advise on injury prevention.
B.Phty. (N.Z.); Grad.cert M.T. (Aust.); M.S.P.A.
Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation
Kat graduated from Otago University, New Zealand in 1994 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has 25 years experience in musculoskeletal assessment and treatment. In 2003 she completed a Graduate certificate in Manual Therapy at Curtin University, Australia, and in 2004 she completed the Polestar Rehabilitation Pilates course. READ MORE
Kat has worked in New Zealand, U.S.A and the United Kingdom. Most recently she owned a successful multi-practitioner physiotherapy and pilates practice on Harley Street in London for 7 years before moving to Singapore with her young family. Kat has a keen interest in spinal (back, neck) and lower limb (hip, knee and ankle) pain and dysfunction, and has considerable experience treating both dance related injuries and pregnancy-related (pre and post natal) musculoskeletal issues. She often incorporates pilates-based exercise into her clients rehabilitation to facilitate their recovery from injury.
APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
B.Sc. Physio (Aust); M. Manual Therapy (Aust); M.S.P.A.
IOC Diploma Sports PT
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach
As an Australian Physiotherapy Association Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with over 24 years of clinical experience, Michael is a highly qualified physiotherapist with expert knowledge and skills in all areas of musculoskeletal practice. READ MORE
After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1995, Michael worked in the public health system for 4 years in both Australia and the UK. Upon returning to Sydney he entered private physiotherapy practice and during the seasons of 2000 and 2001, he was a physiotherapist for the Wests Tigers Rugby League Club. In 2002 he became an associate partner of a busy private practice where he regularly worked with high-level triathletes, cyclists and distance runners.
In 2009 Michael returned to the UK to work as an Extended Scope Practitioner where his expertise was sought on complex musculoskeletal cases and his practice extended beyond the recognised scope of general physiotherapy practice.
After returning to Australia, Michael completed his Master's Degree in Manual Therapy at The University of Western Australia in 2011 where he received the prize for top student in the subject of Rehabilitation Science. In 2012 he opened The Runner's Physio which focused on running gait assessments, technique modification, exercise prescription and programming, and treating clients’ running-related injuries. Michael was busy managing The Runner’s Physio and consulting more broadly at two other physiotherapy clinics in Sydney.
Prior to moving to Singapore in January 2018, Michael had the opportunity to work in Hong Kong from October 2015. His main focus was on the management of clients sports and general musculoskeletal injuries and the rehabilitation of clientele following sports-related orthopaedic surgery. He worked closely with referring surgeons to optimize his clients' rehabilitation outcomes and their return to sports goals.
Michael uses manual therapy exclusively to treat his clients and invests in educating them regarding the pathology and physiology of their particular condition to ensure they understand their role during the recovery process. Michael’s professional philosophy is firmly entrenched in sound patient-centred clinical reasoning, accurate diagnosis/classification and high-quality manual therapy selection and exercise prescription. His clinical decisions are influenced by current evidence-based research which he enjoys keeping up to date with. Michael has also successfully completed The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Diploma in Sports Physical Therapies. Conducted from the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland, this course has further developed Michael's skills in sports injury management over the past 2 years of study.
Formerly an NRL grade rugby league player in Sydney, Michael practices what he preaches and is dedicated to his own health and fitness. Upon hanging up his boots, his focus shifted to triathlon then distance running and now to road cycling. He also continues to enjoy a rigorous regime of high-intensity strength training.
B.Sc.(Hons) Physiotherapy (UK); M.S.P.A.
Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Certified
Sarah has over 16 years of qualified experience as a Physiotherapist, and previously worked in Singapore for a Private Physiotherapy and Pilates Practice for 5 years. Prior to this she was the Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Team Leader in the UK for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Sarah has consistently worked with top sports medicine doctors, international sports teams and private practices throughout her profession. READ MORE
In addition, Sarah has excellent expertise in treating musculoskeletal conditions and chronic spinal occupational injuries as well as providing acute physiotherapy treatment. She has attained a certificate in the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine, as well as a Manipulation and Manual Concepts Course from Curtin University (Perth, Australia). Sarah is also fully qualified in Polestar Pilates.
Sarah has a young family of 3 boys and works passionately at treating pregnancy related issues. These include back pain, SIJ discomfort and carpel tunnel syndrome. She incorporates her Pilates programmes as an excellent way to improve core strength and fitness. Sarah also manages post natal issues including rectus diastasis.
Sarah approaches assessing and treating client’s conditions using manual techniques, electrotherapy, Pilates and home based exercise programmes that are individually prescribed to ensure clients reach their full potential.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physio (Aust); Dip Sports and Ex. Sc. (Sg)
Ben attained his Bachelors (Hons.) in Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, with a preceding Sports and Exercise Sciences Diploma. READ MORE
Having previously worked in the largest hospital in Singapore, he has been exposed to an array of complex cases within various rehabilitative settings, working primarily with musculoskeletal conditions. Apart from being involved in the post-operative knee and shoulder service, and as a member of the combined pain management team, Ben worked closely with medical doctors and other allied health professionals, in developing a holistic approach towards the betterment of patients with either acute or chronic spinal and peripheral issues.
Convinced that the quality of life is more important than life itself, Ben strives to achieve that with his clients with an approach specifically adapted to each individual’s goals. Fluent with the use of electrical modalities, manual therapy and dry needling, he adopts their uses in adjunct with a progressive and sustainable rehabilitative exercise plan.
As an avid sportsman through his high school to university days, Ben represented the Singapore national water polo team in both the local and international scene. His devotion towards sports has facilitated his appreciation for the human physiological prowess, as well as his respect and disposition for its preservation and sanctity.
BSc Hons Physiotherapy (UK)
Level 1 Triathlon Coach
Wendy is a UK qualified physiotherapist, obtaining first-class honours in her BSc Physiotherapy degree from St George’s, University of London. Post-qualification, she has attended courses to develop manual therapy skills and the treatment of pregnancy and other women’s health issues, including pelvic pain. Wendy is also a qualified Mummy MOT practitioner. READ MORE
Since graduation, she has worked in one of the largest hospitals in Singapore as well as in private practice in the UK, specialising in musculoskeletal conditions. Wendy has also worked with the Wales under 17 and under 21 netball teams.
Being a firm advocate of the value of rehabilitative and preventative exercise, Wendy frequently will combine in-clinic therapy with pilates-based or gym exercises, often for a client to repeat at home. Having suffered injuries herself, Wendy can empathise with her clients but also be a helpful role model by practising what she preaches.
Wendy is also a triathlete and has represented team GB at age group world championships in Holland and Australia at sprint and olympic distances. She has also qualified several times for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships.