PROFILE OF STAFF CLINICAL TEAM
Monika Verma, PT, AHPC registered
BPT Managing Director
Graduated as a Physiotherapist, she holds clinical experience of over 27 years. Her experience includes working with the Singapore General Hospital, Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre and in a private sector.
She has gained over 19 years of experience in private practice and outpatient set-up and is involved in Clinical Services Management, protocol Developments and Operational Management for Out-Patient Services.
Monika’s strength lies in managing Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management. She is also involved in the development of SCORES – a spinal core stability program using Achievo Pressure Biofeedback and Real-Time Ultrasound that is presently being used in Physio Asia. She has been providing trainings to professionals/physiotherapists locally n abroad for the same. She has also presented on SCORES in international symposiums in Korea and Philippines.
She also has a special interest in posture training and breathing techniques and focused strengthening of deep/core muscles.
She is also a registered member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy MCSP and HCPC (UK) and the Singapore Physiotherapy Association .
Danielle Barratt , PT, AHPC registered
BSc (Physiotherapy),BA (Business Admin)
- Graduate Diploma Acupuncture
- Graduate Certificates in Manual & Patient Handling-Manutention Loads & Patient Handling
- Graduate Certificate IV in Training / Education and Workplace Assessors Training
- Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (WA) and also in Work Station and Computer Ergonomics
- Certificate in Counselling and Medical Terminology
Danielle has over 18 years experience in providing holistic physiotherapy care for adults and children of all ages. Qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 1996 (Australia), Danielle has worked both in the public and private healthcare systems in Australia, UK and Singapore.
She has a post-Graduate certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy (Continence & Women’s Health) and is now working towards the completion of her Master’s degree in Women’s Health. She is also the only Manutention Manual and Patient Handler Trainer in Singapore; specialising in the safe handling (transfer and movement) of patients, heavy loads, people with disabilities and/or injuries, safe ergonomic postures and movements for sports, daily functioning, and working at the office.
Through personal experience and clinical practice, her passion is in the prevention and management of chronic pain both pre and post pregnancy. She is also passionate about empowering her clients (both male and female) with the knowledge to develop their inner core muscle strength, strengthen their pelvic floors, lower back and abdominal muscles, so that they caaintain a happy active life style.
Danielle’s treatment approach involves a combination of physiotherapy skills – a functional approach to postures and movements and life skills.
She is also a registered member of HCPC (UK ), Singapore Physiotherapy Association and Australian Incontinence Association .
Gitanjali Ramesh, PT, AHPC registered
Gitanjali is a trained physiotherapist, having qualified in 2002. With over 13 years of experience across reputed hospitals, clinics and also independently as a freelancer, she is well-versed in a broad range of therapies like Manual therapy, Electro-therapy and Exercise therapy. Her key focus areas are clinical orthopedic rehabilitation and pain management. Besides, Gitanjali is a certified Aqua Therapist and uses it greatly for core strengthening, post-operative rehabilitation, Arthritis management and weight management.
She is also a registered member of the Singapore Physiotherapy Association and Indian Physiotherapy Association
Alice Hale: PT, AHPC registered
Alice Hale is a Chartered Physiotherapist graduating in 2014 from King’s College, London. Her main interest is Musculo-skeletal physiotherapy but has special interest in paediatric physiotherapy as well as neuro-rehabiliatation. She has worked in a variety of settings in England and also has worked at the French Alps where she was providing assessment and treatment of sports injuries to skiers and snowboarders, as well as treatment for long-standing back and knee conditions.
She is also a registered member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy MCSP and HCPC (UK)
Swati Prakash: PT, AHPC registered
BSc (Physiotherapy), MSc.
Qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2002, Swati completed her Masters in Neuromusculoskeletal healthcare (Keele University ,UK ) in 2006. Having worked across a variety of settings, clinical as well as research in UK, Australia and India besides regular physiotherapy she also had been conducting hydrotherapy classes in community care. Her main interest is Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapy.
She is also a registered member of the HCPC (UK), AHPRA(AUSTRALIA), MAPA (AUS), MIAP (INDIA)
Dinesh Verma: PT, AHPC registered
BPT, MBA, Director
A Physiotherapist and MBA-Gold Medalist, an accomplished Professional and an Entrepreneur with over 2 years of experience, Dinesh is also the Director of Physio Asia Therapy Centre. He is actively involved in teaching and development of new technologies and has key competencies in Electro-Physical Agents.
He is a registered member of the the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy MCSP and HCPC (UK) and the Singapore Physiotherapy Association .
Zaila is an outgoing and efficient receptionist in our clinic who does administrative work such as, attending to client’s inquiry and needs and also, making sure your experience with us is smooth and hassle free throughout your sessions with Physio Asia.