ABOUT

STAFF

    Zhen (Zane) Ma Chief Executive Officer (Chiropractor)

    Zane is the CEO of Fort Healthcare.

    Qualification

    Zane graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2006 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008

    Experience

    Zane undertook further study under renowned Chinese doctor, Dr En Kun Chong in Kogarah. Under Dr Chong’s tutelage, Zane developed a method that combined the principles of Chinese Medicine and Chiropractic to help the patient achieve longer lasting results with minimal discomfort.

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    Languages

    He is fluent in Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    He has a special interest in treating and rehabilitating lower back conditions (acute and chronic) such as sciatica, disc injury or herniations and its effect on surrounding musculature.

    Zane’s main hobbies are golf and functional training. His knowledge of the human body allows him to understand and express the body movements required to help with his golf swing which unfortunately is constantly under maintenance.

    His main clinical interest are golf injuries and training the muscles needed for a more effective swing.

    Location

    Zane is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Burwood and Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

    Peter Luan - Chief Operating Officer (Chiropractor)

    Qualification

    Peter graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2006 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008.

    Experience

    Peter’s focus is on sports injury, biomechanical deficiencies, chronic postural imbalances and shoulder conditions such as frozen shoulder and impingement. He has extensive experience dealing with injuries arising from basketball, dancing, volleyball, weightlifting and running. Peter also has over ten years worth of remedial massage and soft tissue manipulation experience in addition to his chiropractic skills.

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    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    Having recovered from a number of injuries over the years (including two ACL operations), Peter understands the importance of finding the source of the problem and correcting the issue with a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription to correct faulty biomechanics. Peter is seeking to continually push the boundaries of his body to allow for a greater understanding of movement and human body. He has continued to improve in old hobbies such as basketball and weightlifting while learning new skills such as parkour, gymnastics and sailing.

    Location

    Peter practises at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Fort Healthcare Hurstville

    Additional Courses:

    • Bachelor of Chiropractic Science, Macquarie University
    • Masters of Chiropractic, Macquarie University
    • Diploma of Remedial Massage
    • Certificate in Rock Tape
    • Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Level 1
    • Soft Tissue Injury Management, NSW Workers Compensation

    Raymond Lo (Physiotherapist)

    Raymond is the Practice Manager of Fort Healthcare Sydney.

    Qualification

    Raymond attended the University of Sydney where he successfully completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). He further advanced his knowledge by completing a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Management at Curtin University in 2015.

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    Experience

    Raymond has worked for public hospitals and private practices from which he has developed his clinical interest for within back and neck pain. He is passionate about postural correction and workplace ergonomics.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Special Interest

    Raymond uses a “hands-on” manual approach, combined with functional rehabilitation to provide short and long-term relief of symptoms. Raymond’s cultural experiences has given him fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. It also gave him a desire to see Western and Eastern medicines combined. Raymond is highly qualified and he is also trained in acupuncture and dry needling, and uses this as an adjunct to normal physiotherapy treatment.

    Location

    Raymond is a physiotherapist at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

    Additional Courses

    • Graduate Certificate Occupational Health and Safety Management, Curtin University
    • Clinical Educator, University of Sydney
    • Internationally Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (Level 1, 2 & 3 – advanced training)
    • Occupational Health Physiotherapy Level 1, Australian Physiotherapy Association
    • Functional Acupuncture, Australian Physiotherapy Association
    • McKenzie Therapy (back and neck conditions)
    • Muscle Energy Technique (pelvic & sacral conditions)
    • Advanced Assessment and Management of Whiplash, Motor Accident Authority
    • Soft Tissue Injury Management, NSW Workers Compensation

    Royce Chen (Physiotherapist)

    Royce is the Practice Manager at Fort Healthcare Rhodes and Castle Hill.

    Qualification

    Royce completed his studies in physiotherapy at the University of Sydney, where he gained a wide variety of work experience in both the public and the private sector.

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    Experience

    Whilst completing his studies, he volunteered and worked in multiple private clinics and gained a broader knowledge of the healthcare industry. He is passionate about biomechanical analysis and understanding the underlying postural issues and muscular imbalances that lead to a wide variety of injuries and chronic issues. Royce believes that most people suffer from too many postural issues, and is a big believer in working together with his patients to come up with strategies to implement better positions and movements into their daily lives and routines.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    Having played many sports in the past and having dealt with his fair share of injuries, Royce now continues to spend his spare time at the gym, where he studies movements and exercises that are both effective and safe, implementing this into his clinical practice. Royce is a keen powerlifter himself, with a current combined total of 500kg. He has plans to compete in a powerlifting competition if his busy schedule permits. He has a keen interest in sporting injuries, and works together with the sporting population to not only rehabilitate their injury but make them stronger and better than before.

    Location

    Royce is practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill, Rhodes, Burwood, and Hurstville.

    Adrian Wong (Physiotherapist)

    Qualification

    Adrian Wong completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney in 2014. He has undertaken numerous post-study courses including dry needling and performance therapy and training.

    Experience

    Adrian has worked in private practice clinics since 2014, helping people with acute or chronic pain and injuries to feel and move better, and return to the activities they love to do. He has experience with a range of patients from young to elderly and understands the different needs, struggles and concerns that they might have, having experienced long term injuries in the past himself. Adrian has also seen a lot of work and motor vehicle accident cases, and has succeeded in getting many people back to work without fear of injuring themselves again. He has encouraged many people to take an active part in their own recovery with the right mindset to become confident and capable in managing their own health.

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    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese and has Mandarin speaking skills.

    Special Interest

    Adrian has an interest in postural and activity related neck, back, hip and shoulder pain. As many people have postural problems and imbalances in the body, Adrian aims to find all the causes of the problem and address them all to get the best results. Adrian works together with people to develop treatment plans so they can do what their pain is stopping them from doing, whether it be playing sport on the weekends, looking after their kids or even being able to sit in an office or walk without pain. His treatment involves using a range of manual therapy techniques and dry needling together with individualised exercise programs that progress over time, so patients can move and perform better than ever in their daily activities. .

    Location

    Adrian is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Burwood.

    Allen Liu (Chiropractor)

    Qualification

    Allen has completed a Bachelor of Science and Technology (Physiology) at the University of Sydney in 2012. He then went on to complete both a Graduate Diploma of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie university in 2013 and 2015 respectively.

    Experience

    Allen has a strong interest in musculoskeletal system and rehabilitation after spending a year volunteering the Discipline of Anatomy and histology at The University of Sydney. He then was passionate about the human body and decided to do further studies.

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    Special Interests

    Allen having spinal surgery performed in 2008 due to a severe scoliosis, Allen understands the importance of a healthy spine and the impact it can have. Through his studies and learning from personal experience, he believes posture plays an important role in body function and wishes to share his knowledge to deliver the best treatment to his patients. He believes active care and exercise essential in maintaining overall body function and health.

    He trains regularly in the gym to maintain fit and exercise to help keep his body functioning at his best. Being a health conscious practitioner, Allen is keen and determined to educate patients on not only exercises, but also prevention of injuries. Allen has plans to volunteer to use his skills to help disadvantaged communities in Vietnam in 2018.

    Languages

    Allen is fluent in Mandarin.

    Location

    Allen practises at Fort Healthcare Rhodes, Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Fort Healthcare Burwood.

    Selina Cai (TCM)

    Selina is the Fort Healthcare Integrative and Period Pain co-ordinator.

    Qualification

    Selina is an accredited TCM practitioner. She graduated from one of the most prestigous professional Universities of Chinese Medicine - The TianJin university of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She acquired her Bachelor and Masters degrees after 7 years of professional education.

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    Languages

    Selina is fluent in Mandarin.

    Experience

    She has ten years of experience and has also practiced TCM in other countries - Malaysia, Indonesia and South Africa. Her hobbies are bushwalking, music and fitness.

    Special Interests:

    Her special interests are pain management, digestive diseases and menstruation problems. She is the coordinator for the Integrative Program which aims to integrate aspects of TCM and allied health together.

    Location

    Selina practises at Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Rhodes.

    Alex Chan (Physio)

    Alex is the Practice Manager of Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

    Qualifications

    • Alex completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney. He has also completed the Mulligan and Dry Needling courses.
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    Experience

    Alex is an enthusiastic physiotherapist who loves working with people of all ages. He began working in private practice since 2017. He continues to pursue further education into the current research surrounding injuries and management to provide optimal care to his patients.

    Languages

    Alex is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    Alex enjoys playing basketball and running in his spare time. He understands the athlete’s feeling when he/she has injury. His aim is to try to bring them back to the sport as soon as possible under a safe and healthy condition. Alex has a particularly keen interest and enjoys treating lower quadrant (lower back, knees and ankles), shoulder(shoulder impingement and frozen elbow) and elbow pain(such as tennis and golfer elbow).

    Location

    Alex practices at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Hurstville.

    Kelly Xiao (Podiatrist)

    Kelly is very fortunate to have extensive experience in different podiatric settings in the Aboriginal and metropolitan communities, Australian and overseas hospitals, private and University clinics and has dealt with an array of clientele in all aspects of Podiatry.

    Kelly has a specific interest in the biomechanics of the lower limb and foot. She is also skilled in assessment and treatment of diabetic and elderly patients. During her time overseas, she worked in post amputation care and in the management of high risk foot ulcers.

    Kelly understands the importance of building a good relationship with patients, colleagues and other health practitioners by communicating with them effectively with a professional and friendly manner. Kelly speaks both English and Mandarin Chinese .

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    Experience

    • Previous trained at Singapore General Hospital, Queens Elizabeth Hospital and Adelaide Royal Hospital

    Qualifications:

    • Full Registration as a Podiatrist, Podiatry Board of Australia (Current)
    • Bachelor of Podiatry 2014 (University of South Australia)

    Areas of interests

    • Sports injury
    • Paediatric foot
    • General foot care
    • Diabetic foot care
    • Diabetic foot and footwear education
    • Ingrowing toe nails treatment
    • Lower limb rehabilitation
    • Lower limb biomechanic
    • Orthotics therapy
    • Sports shoes education and selection

    Rachel Lee (Speech Pathologist)

    Rachel is a certified and experienced speech pathologist and has a passion to see children and adults communicate to the best of their ability. She is known for her warm and friendly manner and goes the extra mile for her clients with the aim of achieving meaningful change in everyday life. Rachel has a particular interest in voice disorders; she is an experienced voice therapist with the training and expertise in the assessment and treatment of voice difficulties.

    Qualification

    Rachel completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at The University of Sydney. She also conducted research investigating voice behaviours and techniques for which she was awarded first class honors at the University of Sydney. She is a full practicing member of member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) and the Australian Voice Association (AVA).

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    Special Interest

    Rachel has an extensive background as a vocal coach and singing teacher with both children and adults for over 10 years. This includes assisting singers, actors, broadcasters, teachers and other professional voice users to improve and maximise their vocal quality. This can also involve remediating the voice for transitioning sustainably to a full vocal load in the workplace or fulfilling performance schedule demands. Rachel can also assist with accent modification training for non-native English speakers wishing to improve the clarity and intelligibility of their speech.

    Experience

    • Speech
    • Language
    • Voice
    • Stuttering
    • Accent Modification
    • Pragmatics/Social Skills
    • Pre-literacy and Literacy Skills
    • Developmental Delays

    Victoria Lee (Dietitian)

    Victoria is a passionate lover of good food and different cuisines. She has had working experience in the food industries with companies such as Nestle and Pfizer Nutrition. She has has a special interest in management of Diabetes and insulin resistance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and food intolerance. She can also prescribe dietary advice for other chronic illness such as cardiovascular disease, liver health, women’s health (PCOS), obesity etc.

    Qualification

    • Bsc. (Food Sci & Nut), M. (Diet)
    • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist

    Yen Yen Ku (Dietitian)

    Yen Yen has been a dietitian for over ten years. She has worked in many areas in the different hospitals in National University Hospital, Singapore , Bowral hospital and Liverpool hospital in Sydney as well as a food technologist in a Malayan flour mill. Her areas of interests are diabetes (type I, type II and gestational diabetes, with insulin and insulin pump), hyperlipidemia and other cardiovascular diseases, weight management, geriatrics (constipation, malnutrition, arthritis, osteoporosis), pregnancy and maternity, gall stones, acid reflux, IBS and other gastro-intestinal diseases, anaemia, cancer (post-surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy), paediatric failure to thrive, acute renal failure and chronic renal failure, etc. Yen Yen believes her patience is her most invaluable asset to attending her patient and strongly believes in educating the community.

    Qualification

    • Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology)
    • Master of Nutrition and Dietetic (USYD)
    • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist

    Sherry Guo (Dietitian)

    Sherry aims to deliver the latest nutritional information to the public. Her long-term goal is to coach people to recover from age related diseases with the proper nutrition, appropriate treatment and a positive mindset. Sherry has been actively providing nutritional education to the public both online and offline. People should have good health, energy and vitality.

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    Qualification

    Sherry graduated with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and is registered as a member of Dietitian Association of Australia.

    Special Interest

    She has worked as private practice dietitian and has a special interest in Aged Care, Bowel’s health, Cardiac health, Diabetes, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pregnancy, and Weight Management.

    Ira Thapa (Chiropractor)

    Qualification

    Ira graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2013 and completed a Masters of Chiropractic in 2016.

    Experience

    Ira uses a combination of soft tissue work and manual therapy to provide immediate relief. She values techniques that provide long term relief and improvement in posture and function. She is continuing to learn new treatment methods to provide the best care possible. Her interests are reading, crafting and rollerblading.

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    Special Interest

    She has an interest in working with patients with chronic postural imbalances as well as neck pain and headache sufferers. She also has an interest in working with her patients in maintaining good pelvic health during pregnancy.

    Languages

    She is fluent in Nepali and Hindi.

    Location

    She is practising at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

    Michael Cheung (Psychologist)

    Michael is a Psychologist with extensive experience working with adolescents, families and adults who are experiencing emotional, social, behavioural and mental health difficulties. His clients describe him as insightful, approachable and compassionate.

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    Qualification

    • Psychologist - BSc (Psych), GradDipPsych, BPsychSc(Hons), DipPsychPractice
    • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of Sydney
    • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist
    • Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Bond University
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Australian College of Applied Psychology
    • Diploma of Psychological Practice, College of Professional Psychology

    Experience

    Michael has worked in a wide range of settings including private,public, research and community i.e. beyondblue, lifeline support services, headspace, disability services, Universities, the Department of Health and Quitline.Having spent much of his life overseas he has a culturally sensitive therapeutic approach. He also enjoys working with clients across the lifespan; from young adolescents to geriatrics. Michael has particular expertise in the assessment and treatment of adolescents with emotional difficulties.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    Michael works collaboratively with his clients to reach their treatment goals by providing individualised support, utilising psychometrics and evidence-based therapies. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. His clinical interventions encompass the mind-body connection and compassion for self and others. Michael is passionate about helping clients achieve positive change in their lives, build resilience and foster stronger relationships.

    Location

    Michael is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney, Chatswood, Burwood and Rhodes.

    Kevin Miao (Podiatrist)

    Qualification

    Kevin is a fully qualified Chinese Medicine practitioner as well as a licensed Podiatrist. He has a Bachelor of Podiatry (University of South Australia).

    He has previously trained at Gosford Hospital, Campsie Hospital, Wyong Hospital and various private podiatry clinics including general foot care and sports podiatry.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

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    Special Interest

    He has a special interest in

    • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
    • Paediatric foot
    • General foot care
    • Diabetic foot care
    • Diabetic foot and footwear education
    • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
    • Fungal nail treatment
    • Lower limb rehabilitation
    • Lower limb biomechanic
    • Acupuncture
    • Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Location

    Kevin is consulting from Fort Healthcare Burwood, Chatswood and Rhodes.

    Hailey Ho (Physiotherapist)

    Qualifications

    Hailey completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

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    Experience

    She is experienced working in a variety of settings, including aged care, community and rehabilitation. She is keen on providing patient-centered treatments for different kinds of musculoskeletal conditions. Not only emphasizes on exercise based rehabilitation, she also teaches strategies for patients to achieve independence and to maximize their quality of life.  

    Languages

    She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Location

    Hailey is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney.

    Chaeyung Cho (Podiatrist)

    Qualification

    • Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric Practice, La Trobe University
    • Bachelor of Sports Medicine, Kyung Hee University in South Korea
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    Languages

    He is fluent in Korean.

    Special Interest

    He has a special interest in

    • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
    • Paediatric foot
    • General foot care
    • Diabetic foot care
    • Diabetic foot and footwear education
    • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
    • Fungal nail treatment
    • Lower limb rehabilitation
    • Lower limb biomechanic

    Location

    Cho practices at Fort Healthcare Burwood, Hurstville, Chatswood and Rhodes.

    Faisal Khan (Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualification

    Faisal completed his Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science at the University of Sydney and then after practising with elite athletes and the general population, he went on to further pursue his passion and completed his Masters in Exercise Physiology. He now practices as an Exercise Physiologist, Sport Scientist & Personal Trainer.

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    Experience

    After completing his studies, Faisal worked with the Sydney Roosters as a Sport Scientist as well as working with the University of Sydney as a Research Assistant. He then began to work with the general population in clinics and gyms as an Exercise Physiologist and gained years of experience. He is passionate about holistic health to enhance your overall health and wellbeing, but specifically he enjoys musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Faisal believes in providing guidance and support to his clients to empower them to become the best version of themselves - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

    Languages

    He is fluent in English, Punjabi, Urdu & Hindi.

    Special Interest

    Faisal played Soccer at an elite level and dealt with a serious injury that changed his career course. He has successfully rehabilitated and managed his own injury and feels stronger than ever. This lead to him to his career that allows him to help people with scientifically proven methods of exercise. He continues to play amateur soccer and enjoys all forms of sports. He loves food, escape rooms, and travel.

    Location

    Faisal is practising at Fort Healthcare Rhodes.

    Kavan Chen (Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualification

    Kavan graduated from his Bachelor of Applied Science: Exercise Physiology (University of Sydney) and is currently undertaking a Masters in Physiotherapy. and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008

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    Experience

    Kavan is skilled in strength and conditioning programming, as well as sports specific training. He gravitates toward musculoskeletal conditions, but has experience with other populations such as: disability (mobility & cognitive), cardiac (heart), pulmonary/respiratory (lung) and mental health. He has worked in various gyms, colleges and community centers around Sydney.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese

    Special Interest

    Exercise Physiology is individualized and client-centred; meaning assessments and outcomes are focused on bio-medical impairments as well as what the client perceives to be the main issues.

    He has a special interest in the follow areas:

    • Disability
    • Sports Injury
    • Rehabilitation (Musculoskeletal and Neurological)
    • Weight loss
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Chronic disease management

    Location

    Kavan is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

    Lucas Kao (TCM)

    Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Qualifications

    Graduated from BeiJing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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    Experience

    Lucas has experiencing in treating cervical diseases, frozen shoulder, lumbar disc herniations, sciatica, knee arthritis, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries.

    Languages

    Lucas is fluent in Mandarin.

    Special Interest

    Lucas has a special interest in the Spine-Muscle balance of the body and will use Tuina manipulation, Acupuncture and other TCM supplementary methods to treat complicated health conditions.

    Location

    Lucas practises at Fort Healthcare Sydney and Chatswood.

    Susanna Luo (TCM)

    Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Qualifications

    Susanna graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Clinical Internship Certificate in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China.

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    Experience

    Susanna had extensive experience in hospitals and Traditional Chinese Medicine clinics both in Australia and in China.

    Languages

    Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Special Interest

    Susanna areas of interest are pain management, gastrointestinal diseases, and gynaecology. Having worked with physicians from a wide range of disciplines, Susanna understands the need to integrate Chinese medicine and conventional medicine.

    Location

    Susanna practices at Fort Healthcare Sydney

    Raymond Zhu (TCM)

    Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Chinese Medicine

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    Experience

    Raymond has over twenty years of clinical experience in Australia. He has treated a variety of conditions such as Osteoarthritis, cervical disease, frozen shoulder, Tennis Elbow, sciatica, Gout, other musculoskeletal conditions, Acute and chronic bronchitis, cough, asthma, Rhinitis, Stomachache, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Intestinal irritation syndrome.

    Languages

    Raymond is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Location

    Raymond practises at Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Burwood.

    Xuwei Luo (TCM)

    Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Qualifications

    Xuwei has a Bachelor of Medical Science (Usyd), Bachelor of TCM (UTS) and a PhD of Medicine (UNSW)

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    Experience

    Xuwei has significant experience in Internal Medicine and musculoskeletal injuries. He has studied both Western and Eastern approaches to health and applies them to the treatment of his patients.

    Languages

    Xuwei is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin

    Special Interest

    Xuwei has a special interest in research and is a TCM tutor at UTS.

    Location

    Xuwei practises at Fort Healthcare Sydney and Hurstville.

    Vickson Lee (Physiotherapist)

    Vickson is the Senior Physiotherapist of Fort Healthcare Sydney.

    Qualifications

    Vickson graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Over the years, Vickson has acquired various skills through continued professional development courses presented by leading physiotherapists in Australia. He values the importance of keeping abreast with evidence based treatment approaches that have been proven successful in a clinical setting.

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    Experience

    Vickson has worked in both private hospital and private practice settings where he has developed strong diagnostic skills and treatment interventions focusing on delivering effective rehabilitation and injury prevention to deliver good quality care for his patients. These extensive experiences gave him a strong knowledge in treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and pre/post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation.

    Languages

    He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Cantonese

    Special Interest

    Vickson is well trained in a variety of manual treatment techniques such Mulligan therapy, Thoracic ring approach, Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and Sacroiliac mobilisation to provide the best possible treatment outcome for his patients. He has a clinical interest in treating patients with tendinopathies, shoulder conditions and postural related neck/back pain. His extensive knowledge in functional rehabilitation and kinesio taping technique also helps his patients to achieve a better long term clinical outcome.

    Location

    Vickson is practising at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

    Jenny Cai (Physiotherapist)

    Qualifications

    Jenny completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney.

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    Experience

    She has volunteered and worked in multiple private clinics and gained a wide variety of experience. She is keen on providing patient centered care for musculoskeletal conditions, postural correction and exercise based rehabilitation.

    Languages

    She is fluent in Mandarin and English

    Location

    Jenny is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney

    Linda Yang (TCM)

    Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Qualifications

    Linda graduated from Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has trained under many famous TCM practitioners including Peng Jingshan,and Wang Leshan. She is also the third generation of her family to enter the TCM profession

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    Experience

    Linda has has substantial experience in manyfields such as endocrinology; miscellaneous diseases and health preservation for individual wellness.

    Languages

    She is fluent in Mandarin

    Special Interest

    Linda has a special interest in treating patients with mental health disorders or disabilities. She has recently publshed a case study of successfully combining acupuncture with early childhood intervention in the treatment of a autistic child to bring them back to normal development.

    Location

    Linda praticses at Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

    James Zhang (Physiotherapist)

    Qualifications

    James has obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Australian Catholic University. He uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise therapy to help clients manage their issues/injuries.

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    Experience

    James has gained experience in both private and public hospital sectors through volunteer work as well as university practical placements for a whole of his 4th year of studies. He has sound knowledge in general rehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions, particularly issues with the hip, knee and shoulder.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese

    Location

    James is practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

    Maninder Kaur Rai (Physiotherapy)

    Qualifications

    Maninider has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has underwent further training to become a Women's Health and Hand physiotherapist.

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    Experience

    She worked in a variety of public and private settings in the UK and Australia.

    Languages

    She is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi.

    Location

    Maininder is practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

    Howard Yee (Chiropractor)

    Qualification

    • Howard graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2016 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2018.
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    Languages

    He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Special Interest

    Howard has a strong belief in manual therapy, soft tissue work and rehabilitation based on his own experience dealing with injuries at an early age. He was then inspired to provide chiropractic care to people and assist them back to a healthy lifestyle. He understands the importance of regular care and rehabilitation is essential to improve performance and manage injuries. Although Howard is very capable in typical chiropractic treatments for headaches, neck, shoulder and back problems, he has particular interests in the management of pain (acute and chronic) and sports injuries. He is continuously learning new techniques and the neurology of chiropractic in order to provide the best care possible.

    Location

    Howard practices at Fort Healthcare Hurstville, Chatswood and Rhodes.

    Eva Lee (Chiropractor)

    Qualification

    Eva is an enthusiastic and compassionate Chiropractor who has graduated with a Bachelor’s in Medical Science at UNSW and Master’s in Chiropractic from Macquarie University.

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    Experience

    Her knowledge of biomechanics and preventative approaches has allowed her to treat musculoskeletal conditions, postural imbalances and injuries. Eva incorporates her assessments and management with strong evidence-based approaches. She emphasises a combination of muscle release techniques, chiropractic adjustments and rehab plans to optimise patient outcomes and functional movements. Eva acknowledges that everyone has different conditions; and she will personalise each treatment plan to achieve their goals.

    Languages

    Eva speaks fluent Mandarin as her second language.

    Special Interest

    Eva is your typical Generation Z girl, she enjoys the café hopping, movies, Netflix and chill. She also takes an interest in Yoga, Pilates and Pregnancy care. Eva works closely with local health professionals such as yoga & Pilates studios, gyms and personal trainers in order to provide the best patient care. Eva lives close to the Northern/Inner West suburbs and she is ecstatic to be bringing Kinetic Sports Chiropractic to the local community; to help and educate people from office workers to pregnancy women and kids.

    Location

    Eva is practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

    Kevin Wong (Physio/Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualification

    Kevin has a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and an Masters of Physiotherapy.

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    Experience

    Kevin has gained a deep understanding of perspectives from both patients and practitioners from his experience completing two degrees within the Allied Health Industry. He has gone on to acquire further experience working as a Sports Trainer for the Parramatta Blues 2s in addition to being an assessor for the Western Region Academy of Sport at Charles Sturt University. Furthermore, he is currently working as an Aged Care Physiotherapist.

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese as a second language

    Special Interest

    Kevin has a passion for introducing strength training to the elderly with the goal of empowering them with a strong body and mind. His goal is to combine his strong background in Exercise Physiology with Physiotherapy treatment techniques to provide a scientific approach which will help you stay healthy and progress for life. His keen interest for strength training has allowed him to become familiar with a broad range of common musculoskeletal injuries and his attempts at improving his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills make fight athletes his favourite patients to treat.

    He has a special interest in the follow areas:

    Location

    Kevin is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

    Isabella Ho (Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualifications

    Isabella graduated from her Bachelor of Applied Science: Exercise Physiology (University of Sydney) and is currently undertaking a Masters in Physiotherapy (University of Sydney). She has also completed her Certificate III in fitness in 2016.

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    Experience

    Isabella is skilled in prescribing evidence-based exercises to manage chronic disease with a strong focus on weight management, strength training and conditioning. She has provided rehabilitation for various populations such as metabolic, cardiopulmonary disability and mental health. She has work experience in hospital and various clinics around Sydney and enjoys delivering group exercise classes. Languages

    Languages

    Isabella is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English

    Location

    Isabella is practising at Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

    Tony Choo (Podiatrist)

    Qualification

    • Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric Practice, La Trobe University
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    Languages

    He is fluent in Korean.

    Special Interest

    He has a special interest in

    • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
    • Paediatric foot
    • General foot care
    • Diabetic foot care
    • Diabetic foot and footwear education
    • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
    • Fungal nail treatment
    • Lower limb rehabilitation
    • Lower limb biomechanic

    Location

    Tony practices at Fort Healthcare Castle Hll.

    Shima Jafari (Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualification

    Shima has a Bachelor of Sport Science, Master of Community Nutrition and a Master Of Clinical Exercise Physiology

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    Experience

    Shima is an Accredited Exercise Physiology with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA), having completed Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Australian Catholic University. She believes exercise is medicine and enjoins helping people reach their full potential by providing a safe and effective exercise program, her passion is to motivate, guide, and assist clients in achieving their new, happy and healthy lifestyle. Shima special interest is in strength and conditioning, weight loss, pre and post injury and rehabilitation, neck and back pain and also posture correction. In her spare time, Shima likes remaining active and exercising regularly and has a strong passion for swimming and Pilates.

    Languages

    She is fluent in English and Farsi

    Special Interest

    Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, chronic disease management, weight loss, diabetes management, neuromuscular conditions and working with cancer patients to assist with treatment.

    Location

    She is practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

    Lawerence Ho (Exercise Physiologist)

    Qualification

    Lawerence has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)

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    Experience

    Lawrence is a passionate Exercise Physiologist comitted to providing professional and quality health services. Driven by science and patient-centered care. Devoted to education and professional development..

    Languages

    He is fluent in Cantonese

    Special Interest

    He has a special interest in the follow areas:

    • Disability
    • Sports Injury
    • Rehabilitation (Musculoskeletal and Neurological)
    • Weight loss
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Chronic disease management

    Location

    Lawrence is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

Zhen (Zane) Ma Chief Executive Officer (Chiropractor)

Zane is the CEO of Fort Healthcare.

Qualification

Zane graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2006 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008

Experience

Zane undertook further study under renowned Chinese doctor, Dr En Kun Chong in Kogarah. Under Dr Chong’s tutelage, Zane developed a method that combined the principles of Chinese Medicine and Chiropractic to help the patient achieve longer lasting results with minimal discomfort.

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Languages

He is fluent in Mandarin.

Special Interest

He has a special interest in treating and rehabilitating lower back conditions (acute and chronic) such as sciatica, disc injury or herniations and its effect on surrounding musculature.

Zane’s main hobbies are golf and functional training. His knowledge of the human body allows him to understand and express the body movements required to help with his golf swing which unfortunately is constantly under maintenance.

His main clinical interest are golf injuries and training the muscles needed for a more effective swing.

Location

Zane is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Burwood and Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

Peter Luan - Chief Operating Officer (Chiropractor)

Qualification

Peter graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2006 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008.

Experience

Peter’s focus is on sports injury, biomechanical deficiencies, chronic postural imbalances and shoulder conditions such as frozen shoulder and impingement. He has extensive experience dealing with injuries arising from basketball, dancing, volleyball, weightlifting and running. Peter also has over ten years worth of remedial massage and soft tissue manipulation experience in addition to his chiropractic skills.

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Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Special Interest

Having recovered from a number of injuries over the years (including two ACL operations), Peter understands the importance of finding the source of the problem and correcting the issue with a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription to correct faulty biomechanics. Peter is seeking to continually push the boundaries of his body to allow for a greater understanding of movement and human body. He has continued to improve in old hobbies such as basketball and weightlifting while learning new skills such as parkour, gymnastics and sailing.

Location

Peter practises at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Fort Healthcare Hurstville

Additional Courses:

  • Bachelor of Chiropractic Science, Macquarie University
  • Masters of Chiropractic, Macquarie University
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Certificate in Rock Tape
  • Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Level 1
  • Soft Tissue Injury Management, NSW Workers Compensation

Raymond Lo (Physiotherapist)

Raymond is the Practice Manager of Fort Healthcare Sydney.

Qualification

Raymond attended the University of Sydney where he successfully completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). He further advanced his knowledge by completing a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Management at Curtin University in 2015.

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Experience

Raymond has worked for public hospitals and private practices from which he has developed his clinical interest for back and neck pain. He is passionate about postural correction and workplace ergonomics.

Languages

He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Special Interest

Raymond uses a “hands-on” manual approach, combined with functional rehabilitation to provide short and long-term relief of symptoms. Raymond’s cultural experiences has given him fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. It also gave him a desire to see Western and Eastern medicines combined. Raymond is highly qualified and he is also trained in acupuncture and dry needling, and uses this as an adjunct to normal physiotherapy treatment.

Location

Raymond is a physiotherapist at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

Additional Courses

  • Graduate Certificate Occupational Health and Safety Management, Curtin University
  • Clinical Educator, University of Sydney
  • Internationally Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (Level 1, 2 & 3 – advanced training)
  • Occupational Health Physiotherapy Level 1, Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Functional Acupuncture, Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • McKenzie Therapy (back and neck conditions)
  • Muscle Energy Technique (pelvic & sacral conditions)
  • Advanced Assessment and Management of Whiplash, Motor Accident Authority
  • Soft Tissue Injury Management, NSW Workers Compensation

Royce Chen (Physiotherapist)

Royce is the Practice Manager at Fort Healthcare Rhodes and Castle Hill.

Qualification

Royce completed his studies in physiotherapy at the University of Sydney, where he gained a wide variety of work experience in both the public and the private sector.

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Experience

Whilst completing his studies, he volunteered and worked in multiple private clinics and gained a broader knowledge of the healthcare industry. He is passionate about biomechanical analysis and understanding the underlying postural issues and muscular imbalances that lead to a wide variety of injuries and chronic issues. Royce believes that most people suffer from too many postural issues, and is a big believer in working together with his patients to come up with strategies to implement better positions and movements into their daily lives and routines.

Languages

He is fluent in Mandarin.

Special Interest

Having played many sports in the past and having dealt with his fair share of injuries, Royce now continues to spend his spare time at the gym, where he studies movements and exercises that are both effective and safe, implementing this into his clinical practice. Royce is a keen powerlifter himself, with a current combined total of 500kg. He has plans to compete in a powerlifting competition if his busy schedule permits. He has a keen interest in sporting injuries, and works together with the sporting population to not only rehabilitate their injury but make them stronger and better than before.

Location

Royce is practising at Fort Healthcare Rhodes, Castle Hill, Burwood, and Hurstville.

Adrian Wong (Physiotherapist)

Qualification

Adrian Wong completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney in 2014. He has undertaken numerous post-study courses including dry needling and performance therapy and training.

Experience

Adrian has worked in private practice clinics since 2014, helping people with acute or chronic pain and injuries to feel and move better, and return to the activities they love to do. He has experience with a range of patients from young to elderly and understands the different needs, struggles and concerns that they might have, having experienced long term injuries in the past himself. Adrian has also seen a lot of work and motor vehicle accident cases, and has succeeded in getting many people back to work without fear of injuring themselves again. He has encouraged many people to take an active part in their own recovery with the right mindset to become confident and capable in managing their own health.

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Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese and has Mandarin speaking skills.

Special Interest

Adrian has an interest in postural and activity related neck, back, hip and shoulder pain. As many people have postural problems and imbalances in the body, Adrian aims to find all the causes of the problem and address them all to get the best results. Adrian works together with people to develop treatment plans so they can do what their pain is stopping them from doing, whether it be playing sport on the weekends, looking after their kids or even being able to sit in an office or walk without pain. His treatment involves using a range of manual therapy techniques and dry needling together with individualised exercise programs that progress over time, so patients can move and perform better than ever in their daily activities. .

Location

Adrian is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Burwood.

Allen Liu (Chiropractor)

Qualification

Allen has completed a Bachelor of Science and Technology (Physiology) at the University of Sydney in 2012. He then went on to complete both a Graduate Diploma of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie university in 2013 and 2015 respectively.

Experience

Allen has a strong interest in musculoskeletal system and rehabilitation after spending a year volunteering the Discipline of Anatomy and histology at The University of Sydney. He then was passionate about the human body and decided to do further studies.

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Special Interests

Allen having spinal surgery performed in 2008 due to a severe scoliosis, Allen understands the importance of a healthy spine and the impact it can have. Through his studies and learning from personal experience, he believes posture plays an important role in body function and wishes to share his knowledge to deliver the best treatment to his patients. He believes active care and exercises are essential in maintaining overall body function and health.

He trains regularly in the gym to maintain fit and exercise to help keep his body functioning at his best. Being a health conscious practitioner, Allen is keen and determined to educate patients on not only exercises, but also the prevention of injuries. Allen has plans to volunteer to use his skills to help disadvantaged communities in Vietnam in 2018.

Languages

Allen is fluent in Mandarin.

Location

Allen practises at Fort Healthcare Rhodes, Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Fort Healthcare Burwood.

Selina Cai (TCM)

Selina is the Fort Healthcare Integrative and Period Pain co-ordinator.

Qualification

Selina is an accredited TCM practitioner. She graduated from one of the most famous professional Universities of Chinese Medicine - The TianJin university of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She acquired her Bachelor and Masters degrees after 7 years of professional education.

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Languages

Selina is fluent in Mandarin.

Experience

She has ten years of experience and has also practiced TCM in other countries - Malaysia, Indonesia and South Africa. Her hobbies are bushwalking, music and fitness.

Special Interests:

Her special interests are pain management, digestive diseases and menstruation problems. She is the coordinator for the Integrative Program which aims to integrate aspects of TCM and allied health together.

Location

Selina practises at Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Rhodes.

Alex Chan (Physio)

Alex is the Practice Manager of Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

Qualifications

  • Alex completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney. He has also completed the Mulligan and Dry Needling courses.
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Experience

Alex is an enthusiastic physiotherapist who loves working with people of all ages. He began working in private practice since 2017. He continues to pursue further education into the current research surrounding injuries and management to provide optimal care to his patients.

Languages

Alex is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Special Interest

Alex enjoys playing basketball and running in his spare time. He understands the athlete’s feeling when he/she has injury. His aim is to try to bring them back to the sport as soon as possible under a safe and healthy condition. Alex has a particularly keen interest and enjoys treating lower quadrant (lower back, knees and ankles), shoulder(shoulder impingement and frozen elbow) and elbow pain(such as tennis and golfer elbow).

Location

Alex practices at Fort Healthcare Chatswood and Hurstville.

Kelly Xiao (Podiatrist)

Kelly is very fortunate to have extensive experience in different podiatric settings in the Aboriginal and metropolitan communities, Australian and overseas hospitals, private and University clinics and has dealt with an array of clientele in all aspects of Podiatry.

Kelly has a specific interest in the biomechanics of the lower limb and foot. She is also skilled in the assessment and treatment of diabetic and elderly patients. During her time overseas, she worked in post-amputation care and in the management of high-risk foot ulcers.

Kelly understands the importance of building a good relationship with patients, colleagues and other health practitioners by communicating with them effectively with a professional and friendly manner. Kelly speaks both English and Mandarin Chinese .

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Experience

  • Previous trained at Singapore General Hospital, Queens Elizabeth Hospital and Adelaide Royal Hospital

Qualifications:

  • Full Registration as a Podiatrist, Podiatry Board of Australia (Current)
  • Bachelor of Podiatry 2014 (University of South Australia)

Areas of interests

  • Sports injury
  • Paediatric foot
  • General foot care
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diabetic foot and footwear education
  • Ingrowing toe nails treatment
  • Lower limb rehabilitation
  • Lower limb biomechanic
  • Orthotics therapy
  • Sports shoes education and selection

Rachel Lee (Speech Pathologist)

Rachel is a certified and experienced speech pathologist and has a passion to see children and adults communicate to the best of their ability. She is known for her warm and friendly manner and goes the extra mile for her clients with the aim of achieving meaningful change in everyday life. Rachel has a particular interest in voice disorders; she is an experienced voice therapist with thetraining and expertise in the assessment and treatment of voice difficulties.

Qualification

Rachel completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at The University of Sydney. She also conducted research investigating voice behaviours and techniques for which she was awarded first class honors at the University of Sydney. She is a full practicing member of member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) and the Australian Voice Association (AVA).

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Special Interest

Rachel has an extensive background as a vocal coach and singing teacher with both children and adults for over 10 years. This includes assisting singers, actors, broadcasters, teachers and other professional voice users to improve and maximise their vocal quality. This can also involve remediating the voice for transitioning sustainably to a full vocal load in the workplace or fulfilling performance schedule demands. Rachel can also assist with accent modification training for non-native English speakers wishing to improve the clarity and intelligibility of their speech.

Experience

  • Speech
  • Language
  • Voice
  • Stuttering
  • Accent Modification
  • Pragmatics/Social Skills
  • Pre-literacy and Literacy Skills
  • Developmental Delays

Victoria Lee (Dietitian)

Victoria is a passionate lover of good food and different cuisines. She has had working experience in the food industries with companies such as Nestle and Pfizer Nutrition. She has a special interest in management of Diabetes and insulin resistance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and food intolerance. She can also prescribe dietary advice for other chronic illness such as cardiovascular disease, liver health, women’s health (PCOS), obesity etc.

Qualification

  • Bsc. (Food Sci & Nut), M. (Diet)
  • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist

Yen Yen Ku (Dietitian)

Yen Yen has been a dietitian for over ten years. She has worked in many areas in the different hospitals in National University Hospital, Singapore , Bowral hospital and Liverpool hospital in Sydney as well as a food technologist in a Malayan flour mill. Her areas of interests are Diabetes (type I, type II and gestational diabetes, with insulin and insulin pump), hyperlipidemia and other cardiovascular diseases, weight management, geriatrics (constipation, malnutrition, arthritis, osteoporosis), pregnancy and maternity, gall stones, acid reflux, IBS and other gastro-intestinal diseases, anaemia, cancer (post-surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy), paediatric failure to thrive, acute renal failure and chronic renal failure, etc. Yen Yen believes her patience is her most invaluable asset to attending her patient and strongly believes in educating the community.

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology)
  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetic (USYD)
  • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist

Sherry Guo (Dietitian)

Sherry aims to deliver the latest nutritional information to the public. Her long-term goal is to coach people to recover from age related diseases with the proper nutrition, appropriate treatment and a positive mindset. Sherry has been actively providing nutritional education to the public both online and offline. People should have good health, energy and vitality.

Qualification

Sherry graduated with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and is registered as a member of Dietitian Association of Australia.

Special Interest

She has worked as private practice dietitian and has a special interest in Aged Care, Bowel’s health, Cardiac health, Diabetes, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pregnancy, and Weight Management.

Ira Thapa (Chiropractor)

Qualification

Ira graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2013 and completed a Masters of Chiropractic in 2016.

Experience

Ira uses a combination of soft tissue work and manual therapy to provide immediate relief. She values techniques that provide long term relief and improvement in posture and function. She is continuing to learn new treatment methods to provide the best care possible. Her interests are reading, crafting and rollerblading.

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Special Interest

She has an interest in working with patients with chronic postural imbalances as well as neck pain and headache sufferers. She also has an interest in working with her patients in maintaining good pelvic health during pregnancy.

Languages

She is fluent in Nepali and Hindi.

Location

She is practising at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

Michael Cheung (Psychologist)

Michael is a Psychologist with extensive experience working with adolescents, families and adults who are experiencing emotional, social, behavioural and mental health difficulties. His clients describe him as insightful, approachable and compassionate.

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Qualification

  • Psychologist - BSc (Psych), GradDipPsych, BPsychSc(Hons), DipPsychPractice
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of Sydney
  • Accredited Practising Dietitian/ Nutritionist
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Bond University
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours), Australian College of Applied Psychology
  • Diploma of Psychological Practice, College of Professional Psychology

Experience

Michael has worked in a wide range of settings including private,public, research and community i.e. beyondblue, lifeline support services, headspace, disability services, Universities, the Department of Health and Quitline.Having spent much of his life overseas he has a culturally sensitive therapeutic approach. He also enjoys working with clients across the lifespan; from young adolescents to geriatrics. Michael has particular expertise in the assessment and treatment of adolescents with emotional difficulties.

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Special Interest

Michael works collaboratively with his clients to reach their treatment goals by providing individualised support, utilising psychometrics and evidence-based therapies. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. His clinical interventions encompass the mind-body connection and compassion for self and others. Michael is passionate about helping clients achieve positive change in their lives, build resilience and foster stronger relationships.

Location

Michael is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney, Chatswood, Burwood and Rhodes.

Kevin Miao (Podiatrist)

Qualification

Kevin is a fully qualified Chinese Medicine practitioner as well as a licensed Podiatrist. He has a Bachelor of Podiatry (University of South Australia).

He has previously trained at Gosford Hospital, Campsie Hospital, Wyong Hospital and various private podiatry clinics including general foot care and sports podiatry.

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Special Interest

He has a special interest in

  • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
  • Paediatric foot
  • General foot care
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diabetic foot and footwear education
  • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
  • Fungal nail treatment
  • Lower limb rehabilitation
  • Lower limb biomechanic
  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine

Location

Kevin is consulting from Fort Healthcare Burwood, and Rhodes.

Hailey Ho (Physiotherapist)

Qualifications

Hailey completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Experience

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She is experienced working in a variety of settings, including aged care, community and rehabilitation. She is keen on providing patient-centered treatments for different kinds of musculoskeletal conditions. Not only emphasizes on exercise based rehabilitation, she also teaches strategies for patients to achieve independence and to maximize their quality of life.  

Languages

She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Location

Hailey is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney.

Chaeyung Cho (Podiatrist)

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric Practice, La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Sports Medicine, Kyung Hee University in South Korea
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Languages

He is fluent in Korean.

Special Interest

He has a special interest in

  • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
  • Paediatric foot
  • General foot care
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diabetic foot and footwear education
  • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
  • Fungal nail treatment
  • Lower limb rehabilitation
  • Lower limb biomechanic

Location

Cho practices at Fort Healthcare Burwood, Hurstville, Chatswood and Rhodes.

Faisal Khan (Exercise Physiologist)

Qualification

Faisal completed his Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science at the University of Sydney and then after practising with elite athletes and the general population, he went on to further pursue his passion and completed his Masters in Exercise Physiology. He now practices as an Exercise Physiologist, Sport Scientist & Personal Trainer.

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Experience

After completing his studies, Faisal worked with the Sydney Roosters as a Sport Scientist as well as working with the University of Sydney as a Research Assistant. He then began to work with the general population in clinics and gyms as an Exercise Physiologist and gained years of experience. He is passionate about holistic health to enhance your overall health and wellbeing, but specifically, he enjoys musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Faisal believes in providing guidance and support to his clients to empower them to become the best version of themselves - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

Languages

He is fluent in English, Punjabi, Urdu & Hindi.

Special Interest

Faisal played Soccer at an elite level and dealt with a serious injury that changed his career course. He has successfully rehabilitated and managed his own injury and feels stronger than ever. This lead to him to his career that allows him to help people with scientifically proven methods of exercise. He continues to play amateur soccer and enjoys all forms of sports. He loves food, escape rooms, and travel.

Location

Faisal is practising at Fort Healthcare Rhodes.

Kavan Chen (Exercise Physiologist)

Qualification

Kavan graduated from his Bachelor of Applied Science: Exercise Physiology (University of Sydney) and is currently undertaking a Masters in Physiotherapy. and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2008

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Experience

Kavan is skilled in strength and conditioning programming, as well as sports specific training. He gravitates toward musculoskeletal conditions, but has experience with other populations such as: disability (mobility & cognitive), cardiac (heart), pulmonary/respiratory (lung) and mental health. He has worked in various gyms, colleges and community centers around Sydney.

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese

Special Interest

Exercise Physiology is individualized and client-centred; meaning assessments and outcomes are focused on bio-medical impairments as well as what the client perceives to be the main issues.

He has a special interest in the follow areas:

  • Disability
  • Sports Injury
  • Rehabilitation (Musculoskeletal and Neurological)
  • Weight loss
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Chronic disease management

Location

Kavan is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

Lucas Kao (TCM)

Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Qualifications

Graduated from BeiJing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Experience

Lucas has experiencing in treating cervical diseases, frozen shoulder, lumbar disc herniations, sciatica, knee arthritis, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries.

Languages

Lucas is fluent in Mandarin.

Special Interest

Lucas has a special interest in the Spine-Muscle balance of the body and will use Tuina manipulation, Acupuncture and other TCM supplementary methods to treat complicated health conditions.

Location

Lucas practises at Fort Healthcare Sydney and Chatswood.

Susanna Luo (TCM)

Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Qualifications

Susanna graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Clinical Internship Certificate in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China.

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Experience

Susanna had extensive experience in hospitals and Traditional Chinese Medicine clinics both in Australia and in China.

Languages

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Special Interest

Susanna areas of interest are pain management, gastrointestinal diseases, and gynaecology. Having worked with physicians from a wide range of disciplines, Susanna understands the need to integrate Chinese medicine and conventional medicine.

Location

Susanna practices at Fort Healthcare Sydney

Raymond Zhu (TCM)

Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Qualifications

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine

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Experience

Raymond has over twenty years of clinical experience in Australia. He has treated a variety of conditions such as Osteoarthritis, cervical disease, frozen shoulder, Tennis Elbow, sciatica, Gout, other musculoskeletal conditions, Acute and chronic bronchitis, cough, asthma, Rhinitis, Stomachache, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Intestinal irritation syndrome.

Languages

Raymond is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Location

Raymond practises at Fort Healthcare Hurstville and Burwood.

Xuwei Luo (TCM)

Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Qualifications

Xuwei has a Bachelor of Medical Science (Usyd), Bachelor of TCM (UTS) and a PhD of Medicine (UNSW)

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Experience

Xuwei has significant experience in Internal Medicine and musculoskeletal injuries. He has studied both Western and Eastern approaches to health and applies them to the treatment of his patients.

Languages

Xuwei is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin

Special Interest

Xuwei has a special interest in research and is a TCM tutor at UTS.

Location

Xuwei practises at Fort Healthcare Sydney and Hurstville.

Vickson Lee (Physiotherapist)

Vickson is the Senior Physiotherapist of Fort Healthcare Sydney.

Qualifications

Vickson graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy). Over the years, Vickson has acquired various skills through continued professional development courses presented by leading physiotherapists in Australia. He values the importance of keeping abreast with evidence based treatment approaches that have been proven successful in a clinical setting.

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Experience

Vickson has worked in both private hospital and private practice settings where he has developed strong diagnostic skills and treatment interventions focusing on delivering effective rehabilitation and injury prevention to deliver good quality care for his patients. These extensive experiences gave him a strong knowledge in treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and pre/post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation.

Languages

He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Cantonese

Special Interest

Vickson is well trained in a variety of manual treatment techniques such Mulligan therapy, Thoracic ring approach, Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and Sacroiliac mobilisation to provide the best possible treatment outcome for his patients. He has a clinical interest in treating patients with tendinopathies, shoulder conditions and postural related neck/back pain. His extensive knowledge in functional rehabilitation and kinesio taping technique also helps his patients to achieve a better long term clinical outcome.

Location

Vickson is practising at Fort Healthcare presents Active Health Sydney.

Jenny Cai (Physiotherapist)

Qualifications

Jenny completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney.

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Experience

She has volunteered and worked in multiple private clinics and gained a wide variety of experience. She is keen on providing patient centered care for musculoskeletal conditions, postural correction and exercise based rehabilitation.

Languages

She is fluent in Mandarin and English

Location

Jenny is practising at Fort Healthcare Sydney

Linda Yang (TCM)

Accredited Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Qualifications

Linda graduated from Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has trained under many famous TCM practitioners including Peng Jingshan,and Wang Leshan. She is also the third generation of her family to enter the TCM profession

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Experience

Linda has has substantial experience in manyfields such as endocrinology; miscellaneous diseases and health preservation for individual wellness.

Languages

She is fluent in Mandarin

Special Interest

Linda has a special interest in treating patients with mental health disorders or disabilities. She has recently publshed a case study of successfully combining acupuncture with early childhood intervention in the treatment of a autistic child to bring them back to normal development.

Location

Linda praticses at Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

James Zhang (Physiotherapist)

Qualifications

James has obtained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Australian Catholic University. He uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise therapy to help clients manage their issues/injuries.

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Experience

James has gained experience in both private and public hospital sectors through volunteer work as well as university practical placements for a whole of his 4th year of studies. He has sound knowledge in general rehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions, particularly issues with the hip, knee and shoulder.

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese

Location

James is practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

Maninder Kaur Rai (Physiotherapy)

Qualifications

Maninider has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and has underwent further training to become a Women's Health and Hand physiotherapist.

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Experience

She worked in a variety of public and private settings in the UK and Australia.

Languages

She is fluent in Punjabi and Hindi.

Location

Maininder is practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

Howard Yee (Chiropractor)

Qualification

  • Howard graduated from his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science in 2016 and then completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2018.
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Languages

He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Special Interest

Howard has a strong belief in manual therapy, soft tissue work and rehabilitation based on his own experience dealing with injuries at an early age. He was then inspired to provide chiropractic care to people and assist them back to a healthy lifestyle. He understands the importance of regular care and rehabilitation is essential to improve performance and manage injuries. Although Howard is very capable in typical chiropractic treatments for headaches, neck, shoulder and back problems, he has particular interests in the management of pain (acute and chronic) and sports injuries. He is continuously learning new techniques and the neurology of chiropractic in order to provide the best care possible.

Location

Howard practices at Fort Healthcare Hurstville, Chatswood and Rhodes.

Eva Lee (Chiropractor)

Qualification

Eva is an enthusiastic and compassionate Chiropractor who has graduated with a Bachelor’s in Medical Science at UNSW and Master’s in Chiropractic from Macquarie University.

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Experience

Her knowledge of biomechanics and preventative approaches has allowed her to treat musculoskeletal conditions, postural imbalances and injuries. Eva incorporates her assessments and management with strong evidence-based approaches. She emphasises a combination of muscle release techniques, chiropractic adjustments and rehab plans to optimise patient outcomes and functional movements. Eva acknowledges that everyone has different conditions; and she will personalise each treatment plan to achieve their goals.

Languages

Eva speaks fluent Mandarin as her second language.

Special Interest

Eva is your typical Generation Z girl, she enjoys the café hopping, movies, Netflix and chill. She also takes an interest in Yoga, Pilates and Pregnancy care. Eva works closely with local health professionals such as yoga & Pilates studios, gyms and personal trainers in order to provide the best patient care. Eva lives close to the Northern/Inner West suburbs and she is ecstatic to be bringing Kinetic Sports Chiropractic to the local community; to help and educate people from office workers to pregnancy women and kids.

Location

Eva is practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.

Kevin Wong (Physio/Exercise Physiologist)

Qualification

Kevin has a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and an Masters of Physiotherapy.

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Experience

Kevin has gained a deep understanding of perspectives from both patients and practitioners from his experience completing two degrees within the Allied Health Industry. He has gone on to acquire further experience working as a Sports Trainer for the Parramatta Blues 2s in addition to being an assessor for the Western Region Academy of Sport at Charles Sturt University. Furthermore, he is currently working as an Aged Care Physiotherapist.

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese as a second language

Special Interest

Kevin has a passion for introducing strength training to the elderly with the goal of empowering them with a strong body and mind. His goal is to combine his strong background in Exercise Physiology with Physiotherapy treatment techniques to provide a scientific approach which will help you stay healthy and progress for life. His keen interest for strength training has allowed him to become familiar with a broad range of common musculoskeletal injuries and his attempts at improving his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills make fight athletes his favourite patients to treat.

He has a special interest in the follow areas:

Location

Kevin is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

Isabella Ho (Exercise Physiologist)

Qualifications

Isabella graduated from her Bachelor of Applied Science: Exercise Physiology (University of Sydney) and is currently undertaking a Masters in Physiotherapy (University of Sydney). She has also completed her Certificate III in fitness in 2016.

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Experience

Isabella is skilled in prescribing evidence-based exercises to manage chronic disease with a strong focus on weight management, strength training and conditioning. She has provided rehabilitation for various populations such as metabolic, cardiopulmonary disability and mental health. She has work experience in hospital and various clinics around Sydney and enjoys delivering group exercise classes. Languages

Languages

Isabella is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English

Location

Isabella is practising at Fort Healthcare Chatswood.

Tony Choo (Podiatrist)

Qualification

  • Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Podiatric Practice, La Trobe University
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Languages

He is fluent in Korean.

Special Interest

He has a special interest in

  • Sports injury and orthotics therapy
  • Paediatric foot
  • General foot care
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Diabetic foot and footwear education
  • Ingrowing toe nail treatment
  • Fungal nail treatment
  • Lower limb rehabilitation
  • Lower limb biomechanic

Location

Tony practices at Fort Healthcare Castle Hll.

Shima Jafari (Exercise Physiologist)

Qualification

Shima has a Bachelor of Sport Science, Master of Community Nutrition and a Master Of Clinical Exercise Physiology

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Experience

Shima is an Accredited Exercise Physiology with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA), having completed Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Australian Catholic University. She believes exercise is medicine and enjoins helping people reach their full potential by providing a safe and effective exercise program, her passion is to motivate, guide, and assist clients in achieving their new, happy and healthy lifestyle. Shima special interest is in strength and conditioning, weight loss, pre and post injury and rehabilitation, neck and back pain and also posture correction. In her spare time, Shima likes remaining active and exercising regularly and has a strong passion for swimming and Pilates.

Languages

She is fluent in English and Farsi

Special Interest

Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, chronic disease management, weight loss, diabetes management, neuromuscular conditions and working with cancer patients to assist with treatment.

Location

She is practising at Fort Healthcare Castle Hill.

Lawerence Ho (Exercise Physiologist)

Qualification

Lawerence has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)

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Experience

Lawrence is a passionate Exercise Physiologist comitted to providing professional and quality health services. Driven by science and patient-centered care. Devoted to education and professional development..

Languages

He is fluent in Cantonese

Special Interest

He has a special interest in the follow areas:

  • Disability
  • Sports Injury
  • Rehabilitation (Musculoskeletal and Neurological)
  • Weight loss
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Chronic disease management

Location

Lawrence is currently practising at Fort Healthcare Hurstville.