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Bringing quality and reliable Allied Health Services to the Heartlands of Singapore.

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We are a group of Allied Health Professionals with the goal of increasing standards of health in the heartlands through mobility and exercise. Our Physiotherapists are all fully registered with Singapore Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC). We have specialisations ranging from sports rehabilitation, orthopedics rehabilitation to spine rehabilitation.

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Balaji Prem Chand

Principal Sports Physiotherapist, Director

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist®
Medical Educator (World Rugby®)
DMA Clinical Pilates™ Clinician
Rocktape Certified
Advanced Trigger Point Dry Needling Certified

Mr. Balaji has served as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Sports Medicine Association of Singapore (SMAS) as well as the Head Physiotherapist for the National Rugby Academy for the Singapore Rugby Union (SRU). He graduated from Trinity College Dublin with Honours in BSc Physiotherapy. His years of experience have allowed him to attend to various clients, ranging from patients with chronic disease, geriatrics, neurological impairments, all while specializing in musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Whichever the health need, his strong belief in holistic biomechanical correction and incorporation of evidence-based strength and conditioning effectively returns his clients to improved levels of physical activity. Being functionally conversant in many languages including the Chinese dialects has allowed him to build a good rapport with all his clients; his work in providing A-class care has been acknowledged with numerous Service Quality awards.

Outside of work, Balaji keeps active by playing in the National Hockey League for his Alumni Club.

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Gareth Chew

Principal Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Director

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Certified Myofascial Release Technique Therapist (Level 1)
Certified Myofascial Release Technique Therapist (Level 2)
Pre-Hospital Immediate Care In Sports (Advanced)
Trigger Point Dry Needling Certified
Rocktape Certified

Gareth graduated from Trinity College of Dublin (Honors) programme and started his career in NTFGH. Working at an acute hospital, he has a vast working experience, from Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy to the Intensive Care Unit. He believes in hands-on treatments such as movement with mobilisation, myofascial release techniques, and spinal mobilisation techniques. It is equally important to him that his clients understand their condition better and have control over their recovery.

As an athlete who used to represent his school in badminton and sprints, his childhood dream is to provide physiotherapy to young athletes, helping to preserve and optimise their physical and mental well-being throughout their sporting career.

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Timothy Lye

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Certified Myofascial Release Technique Therapist (Level 1)
Certified Myofascial Release Technique Therapist (Level 2)
Combined Movement Theory Certified

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin (Honors) programme, Timothy started his career in NTFGH where he had broad exposure to the many different disciplines within the acute setting. This experience taught him to work comfortably with patients of all age groups. A strong interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy saw Timothy move on to the polyclinics where he treated mainly outpatient musculoskeletal issues. Timothy believes in a holistic physiotherapy programme consisting of various hands-on approach as well as an evidence-based rehabilitation programme to help patients achieve their goals. His dedication and hard work have also earned him the 2018 Star Allied Health Professional Award in the Polyclinics.

Outside of work, Timothy enjoys gymming, soccer and playing music.

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Kieron Phillips

Senior Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
MSc Musculoskeletal Science
Diploma in Biological Science
Singapore Physiotherapy Association Ex-Committee
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Practitioner

After graduating with a first-class (Hons) degree in physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University, Kieron worked for the National Health Service before moving to Singapore in 2014. Kieron has since worked in public and private practice settings gaining experience treating a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders. Kieron is co-chair of the Singapore Physiotherapy Associations (SPA) Musculoskeletal special interest group, Executive Committee of the SPA as well as a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in the UK and a regular content contributor for anatomy-physiotherapy.com. Kieron holds an MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences from University College London and is currently involved in international research efforts to improve sporting and functional outcomes following rotator cuff injury and surgery. His professional interests are musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a focus on tendon and muscular recovery post-injury, application of transitional research to clinical practice, and objective clinical testing and outcome measures. Having attended several training courses conducted by world leaders in physiotherapy and musculoskeletal medicine, he takes a holistic approach to help his patients return to their chosen activities as soon as possible.

Outside of work, Kieron is always trying to keep fit by running and working out at the gym. He also enjoys music, reading, history, and trying to learn Bahasa Melayu and Indonesia.

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Zhen Fang Choy

Sports Massage Therapist

ITEC(UK) Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (Level 3)
Diploma in Education (DipEd)
NCAP Sailing Coach (Level 1)
Certified Sports Trainer (Level 1)

Zhen Fang is a certified Sports Trainer with both a Diploma in Sports Massage and a Diploma in Education (NIE). Having always been an active individual, she found her calling as a Sports Massage therapist; whilst developing herself as an athlete, sports facilitator, and official. Zhen Fang believes that it is possible to play and work hard without unnecessary pain. Her passion lies in holistic health and manual therapy. She finds great satisfaction in being able to release muscle tension to alleviate her client’s pain and improve range of motion. Through her years of practice, she has continuously improved her knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions affecting both sportsmen and office workers.

Outside of work, Zhen Fang enjoys spending time trekking, enjoying nature, sailing, and solving jigsaw puzzles.

Expert Care

At Heartland Rehab, our skilled physiotherapists are trained and well versed in locating the root cause of your problem and implementing evidence-based treatments to promote rapid repair. Our clinicians are committed to consistent professional development, so you can be certain we use the latest and most effective techniques.

Core Values

We respect the value of your time by providing a focused plan that ensures the greatest healing benefit for your issues. Our friendly team will make appointments and billing seamless and our modern facilities will provide everything you need, so you can concentrate on getting better and doing what you do best.

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