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  • Knowledge of a variety of massage therapy treatments in the field of rehabilitation therapy
  • Committed to providing excellent care and education to my patient's and clients
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Professional, friendly and with a positive attitude
Professional Highlights
  • Active listening skills
  • Courteours demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team Player
  • Professional Ethics
  • Extensive knowlege of Pathologies associated with soft tissue
  • Able to explain and communicate to the patient or client in a didactic manner the therapeutic procedures that are being performed
Physcial Therapist and Physiotherapist, 01/1991 to 11/2000 Clinica De Rehabilitacion "Jesus Maria" Lima , Peru
  • Provided effective massage therapy to clients such as Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Therapy, Deep and Modalities for Therapeutic Interventions.
  • Designed sessions based on clients needs and Dr.s prescriptions.
  • Educated patients while applying treatments in a way they can understand
Physical Therapist and Physiotherapist, 01/1985 to 12/1990 Consultorio Del Dr. Cesar Cruz Lima, Peru
  • Responsible for the rehabilitation of patients according to Dr.'s prescription.
  • Responsible for applying all modalities for physical interventions (tents, ultrasound, infrared, galvanic electric current).
  • Responsible for educating patients and explaining treatment procedures.
Physical Therapist and Physiotherapist, 03/1983 to 09/1985 Instituto Peruano de Rehabilitacion Lima, Peru
  • Responsible  for all Rehabilitation Therapies according to Dr.'s prescription
  • Responsible for applying all Modalities for Physical interventions.
Physical Therapist and Physiotherapist, 02/2001 to 09/2014 Self Employed Lima, Peru
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Licensure in Physical Therapy and Physioterapy, 1982 "Universidad Villareal" Lima, Peru
Advanced Therapeutic Sports & Clinical Massage: Massage Therapy, 2016 Praxis Institute Miami, FL, USA
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Professional Summary
Caring physiotherapist with strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in patient assessment, time management and therapy-program design and execution. Broad background in orthopaedics, geriatrics, paediatrics and neurology.
  • Patient assessment expert
  • Skilled in patient relations
  • Patient-focused therapy 
  • Focused on consistent, quality care
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Orthopedics specialist
  • Broad understanding of Neurology
  • Pediatrics knowledge and experience
  • Bobath trained therapist
  • Dry needling and acupuncture training
  • Pelvic floor and advanced pelvic floor training
Work History
Physiotherapist, 10/2000 to 05/2002
Physio-Intermed Pretoria, South Africa

Out patient clinic and hospital work.
Responsibilities included:
Assessment, treatment (post-injury to final rehabilitation phase) and management of patients with the following conditions:
Orthopaedic, Spinal, Neurological and Pulmonary conditions. Intensive care patients, post operative rehabilitation and sports related injuries.

  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Facilitated outpatient physical therapy for patients with knee and hip replacements, chronic pain and balance disorders.
  • Delivered home care physical therapy to homebound patients.
  • Conducted precise assessments of patient condition and functional abilities.
  • Collaborated closely with other healthcare providers.
Physiotherapist, 01/2001 to 05/2002
New Hope School Pretoria, South Africa
  • Assessed children's developmental progress, specializing in perceptual/sensory motor skills, fine motor skills and activities of daily living.
  • Evaluation of perspective pupils
  • Treatment of children (age 3 - 18 years) with spastic quadriplegia, diplegia, ataxia, athetosis, traumatic head injuries and various other syndromes.
  • Prescription of home exercise programs.
  • Parent interviews and support to parents.
  • Management of orthopaedic problems in children - attendance of orthopaedic clinics.
  • Post operative rehabilitation of children.
  • Sports coaching of classified athletes.
  • Ergonomics assessment and intervention for children in classroom environment.
  • Multidisciplinary team discussions of individual children.
  • Supervision of 4th year Physiotherapy students.
Senior 2 Physiotherapist, 07/2002 to 11/2003
Ayrshire & Arran NHS Trust Ayrshire, Scotland
  •  Worked in a variety of departments within a hospital setting, including, neurology, geriatrics, rehabilitation (post surgical) and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
Senior 1 Physiotherapist, 11/2003 to 10/2006
Ayrshire & Arran Health Services Kilmarnock, Scotland

Worked as a physiotherapist in the general out- patient services department. Responsibilities included:

  • Diagnosis, treatment and management of out-patient clients.
  • Liaising with allied  health professionals.
  • Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash, dislocations, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke and neuropathies.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Participated in the on-call rotation system. Responsible for assessing and treating patient with acute problems during unsociable hours.
  • Planned and administered a range of treatments and therapeutic exercise programs involving active and passive ranges of motion and muscle reeducation.
  • Recorded detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in patient charts.
  • Supervision of junior staff members.
Physiotherapist, 01/2008 to Current
Provincial Health Services Authority Vancouver, BC

Worked at the BC Women's Health Centre as a Women's health physiotherapist on a casual basis. Responsibilities include:

  • Detailed assessment and treatment of women with pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary or mixed  incontinence and OAB.
  • Patient education regarding diagnosis and management of their condition.
  • Use of bio-feedback and other devises to help in patients rehabilitation.
Physiotherapist, 11/2006 to Current
Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic Vancouver, BC
  • Evaluated and treated a wide range of conditions, including chronic and acute pain, disc prolapse, whiplash associated disorders, post surgical rehabilitation, arthritis, sports related injuries, nerve entrapment and peripheral neuropathies.
  • Treatment techniques including needling, manual therapy, joint mobilization techniques, exercise prescription and rehabilitation.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding diagnosis, injury prevention and therapeutic treatments.
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress in response to therapy.
  • Planned individually-designed treatment programs to restore, maintain and improve physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent disability.
  • Recorded detailed prognosis, treatment, responses and progress notes in patient charts.
  • Liaising with WCB, ICBC and medical professionals regarding patient progress and treatment plans.
  • Assessment and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Bachelor of Science: Physiotherapy, 2000
University of Pretoria - Pretoria, GP, South Africa
Bachelor of Science: Human Movement Studies, - Completed 2nd year in 1996 before transferring
Stellenbosch University - Stellenbosch, WC, South Africa
  • Paediatric Neuro-developmental Therapy (Bobath approach) - 276 hrs of training.  May 2001-August 2001
  • Certification in Orthopaedic Medicine (OMI). October 2002 -November 2004
  • Pelvic floor assessment and treatment. January 2007 & November 2008
  • Anatomical approach to Acupuncture (AFCI). October 2010 - January 2012
  • Thoraxic Ring Approach. September 2015
  • Mobilization of the Myofascial System. November 2016.
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Professional Summary
Background in Physiotherapy

Have experience in sales , customer service and administration.
  • Public Speaking 

  • Research Skills

  • Project management
  • Coordination Skills

  • Microsoft Office Skills

  • Strong verbal communication
Work History
CUSTOMER SERVICE Super Success Consultancy - Petaling Jaya, SELANGOR 01/2016 - Current
  • Assist China clients in the product knowledge and the IT  system operations
  • Coordinate events and classes to educate our clients in Chin

  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
EDUCATION COUNSELOR / SALES INTI International College Subang - Subang Jaya, Selangor 04/2015 - 12/2015
  • Grow sales and enrolment
PHYSIOTHERAPIST / PERSONAL ASSISTANT Peads & Ortho Sdn. Bhd. - Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 01/2015 - 03/2015
  • Worked with an orthopedic doctor and pediatrics doctor
INTERN PHYSIOTHERAPIST Hospital Rehabilitasi Cheras - Batu 9 Cheras, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 07/2014 - 12/2014
  • Learnt the settings of rehab hospitals ,roles of each interdisciplinary teams members in the hospitals .
INTERN PHYSIOTHERAPIST Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur 01/2014 - 06/2014
  • Gained experience in acute and chronic sports injury cases, as well as exposure to various isokinetic fitness equipments.
  • Learned about military settings and success through authoritarian approach.
Clinical Placement Student Father Muller Hospital - General Wards - Mangaluru, KA 11/2013 - 01/2014
  • In Mangalore India, I was empowered with the knowledge of clinical reasoning in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy, as well as interpretation of diagnostic investigations.
  • Member of Toastmasters International Club
  • Bronze Medallion   and International Life Saver  Certified
  • An open water Recreational Swimmer
GPA: GPA: 3.19 GPA: 3.19
AS (A,B, C)


Spoken Written English Excellent (IELTS overall Score of 6.5) Excellent Malay Excellent Excellent Mandarin Excellent Good (SPM level) -
Additional Information
  • Speaks  English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Thai, Hokkien, and Cantonese
  • PERSONAL SKILLS A proactive, all-rounded physiotherapy graduate who is interested to bring health and wellness in the business world.
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Professional Summary

Committed to connecting with people to provide innovative problem solving; across the domains of coaching, teaching and physical therapy.

  • Physiotherapy patient consultation 
  • Objective musculoskeletal physical assessment 
  • Treatment management planning
  • Exercise prescription, monitoring and progression
  • Deep understanding of the human musculoskeletal, nervous and endocrine systems
  • Written medical documentation and liaison with other health professionals
  • Scientific writing (Honours and Masters theses)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Weightlifting and Powerlifting skills coaching 
  • Weightlifting and Powerlifting performance programming
  • Track and Field events coaching (sprints, long jump)
  • Group management 
  • Excellent time-management skills (able to manage full patient case load)
  • Native Australian-English speaker
  • Amateur photography and photo-editing
  • Highly self-motivated and curious
  • Highly independent learner
Work History
Coach 03/2016 to Current
Apex Athletic Sydney, NSW

I have established my coaching business, Apex Athletic, in which I take responsibility for all operating and administrating aspects:

  • Coaching barbell and accessory lifting skills.
  • Teaching strategies for improving range of motion and stability.
  • Coach linear acceleration, deceleration, maximum velocity sprinting, start, jump, land, rotation and non-linear models for the sprint and jump track and field events.
  • Programming athletes for improvements in track, long jump, weightlifting and powerlifting performance, and general health.
  • Account management
  • Marketing and self-promotion
Athletics Coach 01/2018 to Current
Meriden Anglican School for Girls Sydney, NSW

I am employed as a coach for the Track and Field Program at Meriden Anglican School. My responsibilities include:

  • Coaching high school girls aged 11-18 within the sprint events.
  • Managing small groups to faciliate learning.
  • Outstanding attention to detail when observing athletes learning and performing skills.
  • Providing timely, concise and actionable feedback to athletes.
  • Developing strong interpersonal communication with athletes, other coaches and parents
Physiotherapist 08/2015 to Current
Sutherland Seahawks Gridiron Club Sydney, NSW

I am the physiotherapist for the Colts (15-19 years) and Division 1 teams Football teams. I take primary responsibility for:

  • Athlete pre-game preparation (manual therapy, taping, physical asssesment)
  • First responder injury assessment, treatment and appropriate referral.
  • Liason with coaches, athletes, parents, and club personnel. 
  • Ongoing injury rehabilitation management of athletes in gym and field settings.
Physiotherapist 02/2018 to 05/2018
Pontifex Physiotherapy Sydney, NSW
  • I was employed as a part-time physiotherapist within a specialist physiotherapy clinic. My clinician duties included:
  • Conducting subjective and objective physical assessments of patients.
  • Planning appropriate treatment interventions and management plans.
  • Communicating and educating patients regarding diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan.
  • Providing strength coaching to youth elite Baseball athletes.
  • Providing sprint skill coaching to youth elite Baseball athletes.
  • Liaising with medical practitioners, Work Cover case managers and coaches regarding patient's progress.
Physiotherapist 08/2016 to 12/2017
Elite Physiotherapy Sydney, NSW

I was employed as a full-time physiotherapist within a private clinic. Clientele predominantly presented with musculoskeletal or sporting injury/pain. My clinician duties included:

  • Conducting subjective and objective physical assessments of patients.
  • Planning of appropriate treatment interventions and management plans.
  • Develping rapport with patients.
  • Instruction, demonstration and supervision of patients in the performance of therapeutic exercise to increase strength and ROM.
  • Devising home exercise programs and return to sport management plans.
  • Liaising with medical practitioners, Work Cover case managers and coaches regarding patient's progress.
Sports Trainer/Physiotherapist 02/2016 to 08/2016
Sutherland Shire Football Association & Jubilee Sports Physi Sydney, NSW

I was employed as the sports trainer/physiotherapist for the U15, U17, Reserve and First Grade Women's Premier League teams. My role included first aid, injury assessment, taping, massage, documentation and maintaining close communication between SSFA club coaching staff and Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy.

Personal Trainer 12/2013 to 03/2016
Optimal Health Australia Exercise Physiology Sydney, NSW

I was employed as a personal trainer to program, coach and supervise exercise prescription. I worked primarily with adults over 40 years of age, with considerations for chronic disease management. I was contracted by the Sydney University Breast Cancer Research Team to deliver exercise interventions investigating the effect of resistance training in women with post-mastectomy lymphedema.

Dooctor: Physiotherapy June 2013 - June 2016 Macquarie University - Sydney, NSW

Clinical Placements:

  • Elective: St George Hospital Pain Management Unit               (May- Jun. 2016, 5 weeks)
  • Sports: Mounties Rugby League Club (Mar- Aug 2015, 70 hours)
  • Workplace Health and Safety: Cochlear Australia (Mar-Apr 2015, 70 hours)
  • Chronic Disease: Traumatic Brain Injury, Royal Ryde Hospital (Mar- Jul 2015, 70 hours)
  • Paediatrics: Community based, in conjunction with St George and Westmead Children's Hospitals (Mar- Jul 2015, 70 hours)
  • Rehabilitation:  Geriatric rehabilitation, War Memorial Hospital (Nov - Dec 2014, 5 weeks)
  • Acute Care: Orthopedics and Trauma, St George Hospital (Oct - Nov 2014, 5 weeks)
  • Primary Care: Sutherland Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic (Aug - Sep 2014, 5 weeks)
Bachelor of Applier Science, (Exercise & Sport Science), Hon: February 2009 - November 2012 The University of Sydney - Sydney, NSW

Thesis: Investigating the effects of a single nucleotide polymorphism coding the CD36 membrane transporter on glucose metabolism.

Professional Accreditations
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach (Feb. 2018 – Present)
  • AHPRA Physiotherapist Registration (Aug. 2016 – Present)
  • SIRA Workers Compensation Regulation Approval (Feb. 2017 – Present)
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Member (Jun. 2013 – Present)
  • Accredited Athletics Australia Club Coach Level 2 (Feb. 2016 - Present)
  • Sports Medicine Australia Sports Trainer Level 1 (Feb. 2015- Present)
  • Apply First Aid & CPR (Dec. 2006 – Present)
  • The Starting Strength Seminar (Houston, Texas) (Feb. 2015), (3 Days)
  • Reactive Training Systems Seminar (Dec. 2013), (2 Days)
  • Australian Weightlifting Federation Club Coach Level 1 (Sep. 2013), (2 Days)

Mr. Nick Pontifex: Physiotherapist, Pontifex Physiotherapy Phone: +61 451 100 490
Mr. Peter Upham: Head Coach, Shire Speed and Strength. President, Sutherland Seahawks Phone: +61 415 889 952
Mr. Scott Swinson: Physiotherapist, St George Hospital Pain Management Unit          Phone: +61 426 889 355