Abby is a British trained Physiotherapist (BSc (Hons) Physio) and Hong Kong trained acupuncturist (Dip. Clinical Acupuncture) who is fluent in both English and Cantonese. She is also a qualified Women’s Health Physiotherapist who is able to treat the full spectrum of issues in this specialty area. Her career in orthopaedic physiotherapy and specialised skills sets in both women’s health and acupuncture, give her a unique set of abilities to truly treat patients holistically by being able to assess a problem to find the underlying cause.
Lucy Baker is an experienced Physiotherapist from the United Kingdom having graduated
from the University of East Anglia in 2007. She also has a Post Graduate Certificate in
Advanced Neuromuscular Physiotherapy and is a qualified acupuncturist.
She started her career working in the National Health Service (NHS) and in private
practice where she gained invaluable experience in medical and orthopaedic related
physiotherapy care in a hospital setting. As part of her private practice work, she was the
Team Physiotherapist for the National 7’s Rugby Team. This role encompassed the
management of elite level athletes in an acute on-field environment, injury rehabilitation
with a full return to sport and a pro-active role in injury prevention.
Mandy obtained her Doctorate in Physiotherapy from the University of Melbourne (Australia) and returned to her native Hong Kong in 2018. She was born in Canada, but has spent her childhood and young adulthood here in Hong Kong. She also has a Bachelor of Science from McGill University (Canada) before pursuing her career in Physiotherapy.
Melanie is a British Physiotherapist who was born and raised in Hong Kong. In 1996, she completed her Bsc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in the United Kingdom and worked briefly there before returning to Hong Kong where she has embarked on an accomplished career in Physiotherapy. Melanie at PhysioMotion offers an exclusive service as a Lactation Pain Specialist Physiotherapist.
Nathan Bridgeman is an American trained Physiotherapist having graduated Summa Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1998. From early on, he chose to specialize in the areas of Lymphedema management and vestibular rehabilitation. He was trained as a certified Lymphedema Therapist by Gunter Klose, whilst also completing advanced studies in vestibular rehabilitation, both in 2005. In 2010, he when on to further specialize by receiving advanced training at the Foeldiklinik in Germany, currently the world leader in lymphedema care. He is a member of the (USA) National Lymphedema Network and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist in the Lymphology Association of North America.
Olivia is a South African trained Physiotherapist having started her studies initially at the
University of Quinnipiac in Connecticut before completing her Bachelor’s Degree in
Physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town. She is also a qualified acupuncturist (Hong Kong University Space). During her studies, she gained invaluable
experience working with the medical teams at the Cape Town Rugby 7’s, University of
Cape Town’s Men’s Division 1 Rugby Team and Cape Argus Cycle Race. Her
responsibilities included on field management of elite athletes from acute injuries to
prescribing a rehabilitation and fitness therapist for a full return to sport. Such exposure to
high performance athletes and her own sporting pursuits both as a provincial
representative for hockey and tennis, developed her keen interest in the specialty of
Wendy is a British trained Physiotherapist who completed her Bachelor of Science
(Hons) in Physiotherapy at King’s College (London) in 2005. Upon graduation, she returned to Hong Kong and began her career in private practice, but also spent four years gaining invaluable orthopaedic, paediatric and cardio-respiratory physiotherapy experience working in Hong Kong’s public hospitals. In 2011, she successfully completed her Master’s Degree in Manual Therapy (University of Western Australia) giving her the expertise to treat the full spectrum of spinal and sports injuries from acute injuries, chronic repetitive overuse problems to biomechanical analysis for performance enhancement.
Gordana Vignjevic came to Hong Kong fifteen years ago and joined PhysioMotion in 2011 as our Massage Therapist. She is originally from Serbia, but lived in South Africa for many years. She studied Anatomy and Physiology, in addition to Sports Massage through the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) in London in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Her career as a massage therapist has included treating elite level athletes in ironman triathlons, marathon runners, rugby players and she also was the official massage therapist for the Cirque Du Soleil Quidam performance in 2005.
Ron Alexander is an Australian trained Remedial Massage Therapist with over twenty-five years of clinical experience who moved to Hong Kong in 2017 having lived for eight years throughout Asia. He has had a distinguished career working amongst elite level athletes for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football Premier League and was the full time Principal Soft Tissue Therapist for the Australian Ballet for eight years. In both roles, he was responsible for the pre-competition preparation and post training / competition recovery process. The learning experiences gained in these roles have been invaluable in his knowledge in treating all his clients whether they are elite level professional athletes or any person who requires remedial muscular and myofascial release. In addition to these roles, Ron has also worked in private practice settings and sports medicine clinics liaising closely with Physiotherapists, which has further developed his expertise in soft tissue injury management. When treating his clients, Ron uses a variety of techniques to address the patient’s presenting problem ranging from deep tissue release, tissue tension technique (Myofascial Release), trigger point therapy, cross fibre and muscle energy technique.
Emma Ross joins PhysioMotion’s holistic team of therapists to offer stress reducing aromatherapy based massages for expectant mothers or anyone suffering from muscular tension, particularly from stress related issues. Originally from the UK, Emma and has been living in Hong Kong since 2007. She holds a diploma from ITEC in Holistic Massage qualifying in 2005 and is a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA).
Treatment sessions are focused on a clinical aromatherapy that takes a holistic approach to client’s health & wellbeing. Each session will involve a detailed medical history to safely and carefully select the most appropriate treatment techniques and aromatherapy oils.