Meet the team

Get to know the people behind Physiofocus Singapore.

About Lucas Tay

Lucas graduated from the Singapore Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. With a foundation rooted in both acute hospital care and the private sector, Lucas possesses a well-rounded understanding of patient needs across different settings allowing him to tailor treatments effectively and compassionately.

Lucas also has had the privilege of working closely with elite athletes, including the national handball team and the Lion City Sailors – Women’s Premier League Team in Singapore. His involvement in sports coverage has given him a unique perspective on injury prevention and performance enhancement. Lucas’s practice extends far beyond sports-related injuries.

Lucas’ areas of specialisation encompass musculoskeletal conditions such as neck and lower back pain, osteoarthritis, and post-operative rehabilitation. He is also skilled in treating conditions like frozen shoulder and various knee-related sporting injuries. With a commitment to delivering personalized care and a holistic approach to physiotherapy, Lucas is dedicated to helping his patients achieve their physical goals and regain their quality of life.

At Physio Focus, Lucas brings his extensive knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions to offer dry cupping therapy. With a focus on enhancing circulation and improving joint mobility, Lucas uses specialized cups, ensuring a safe and effective treatment option that caters to a wide range of patients. This technique benefits patients with headaches, back, neck, knee, and shoulder pain.

Lucas Tay

B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy (Singapore) AHPC Registered (Singapore)

About Rowena Chance

Rowena qualified in UK in 1985. She worked initially in large regional hospitals working in both in-patient and out-patient care before moving to Switzerland to work in a rehabilitation centre in the Alps. She moved to Asia in 1992, working for 14 years in private practice in Hong Kong and then setting up her own clinic on moving to Macau. She joined Physio Focus in 2009 when the family relocated to Singapore.

She has a wealth of experience in Private Practice and is an experienced manual therapist treating all types of musculo-skeletal and sporting injuries. Her more recent clinical interest has been in the area of women’s health, including ante- and post- natal problems and pelvic pain disorders often presenting as hip or back pain. She is passionate about exercise rehabilitation and has taught Pilates-based exercise for over 20 years. She has worked with clients with long term pain and postural issues as well as elite athletes and professional dancers. In Hong Kong she worked with dancers from Hong Kong Ballet, taught dance students at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts and with Cirque du Soleil artists while in Macau.

During her time in Asia she has been heavily involved in treating clients with sporting injuries at all levels. She worked at the Hong Kong International Sevens competition for 20 years and worked for a premier league Rugby Club providing ‘on-field’ assessment and treatment for the majority of her time in Hong Kong. Rowena is one of our longest serving physiotherapists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Shermi Chew

Shermi graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physiotherapy (Singapore). With a passion and motivation to optimize her patient’s quality of life through physiotherapy, Shermi has dedicated herself to journey alongside her patients with attentiveness and compassion to regain their functions to the fullest extent.

Among 9 years of experience, Shermi spent 4 years specializing in neuro-rehabilitation. She worked extensively and proficiently with patients suffering from stroke, spinal cord injuries, and different neuro-muscular diseases. Additionally, she is adeptly trained in the assessment and management of patients with vestibular pathology.

She has established a strong foundation in acute rehabilitation wards in public hospitals and outpatient physiotherapy clinics where she is committed to providing the best of care to all her patients.

At Physio Focus, Shermi will put forward her extensive neuro-rehabilitation skills to provide her patients with quality care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rowena Chance

MCSP (Chartered Physiotherapist UK) Clinic Pilates Instructor Member of the Singapore Physiotherapy Association and registered as a Physiotherapist under the Singapore Allied Health Professions Act 2011.

Shermi Chew

Physiotherapist

About Michi Cole

Michi has a vast experience in treating athletes with her magical hands. Michi works part time with the clinic in between travelling with a variety of Singapore national teams, including badminton, table tennis, and para athletes.

Michi first became interested in massage therapy twelve years ago. She has been pursuing this passion ever since and obtained an ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage and certificates in sports massage, full body massage and foot reflexology. In addition, Michi is qualified as a Level 1 Sports Trainer from Sports Medicine Australia.

Michi Cole

Sports massage therapist

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