Sylvia Chen completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University, Australia, graduating in 2000. Since then, she has worked in a range of settings in Melbourne, in both clinical and administrative roles. Her early career focus was acute trauma/accident care, particularly rehabilitation post-surgery/injury.
In 2010, she moved to Hong Kong where she commenced work at an international hospital, attending to clients in the Maternity and Orthopaedic wards. She provided manual therapy for clients with musculoskeletal issues, in addition to conducting Pilates training for a range of clients. These included antenatal and postnatal women, individuals affected by orthopaedic or soft tissue injuries and patients recovering post-surgery. Sylvia enjoys team sports and having played competitive volleyball for 10 years in Australia, she has a thorough knowledge of a variety of sports injuries. Her approach to rehabilitation is empathetic, with the ultimate aim being the return to full activity.
Sylvia also has a special interest in Ergonomic evaluation and education and has conducted posture assessments for executives. Having worked as a physiotherapist in both clinical and office settings, she has a special appreciation of common workplace injuries and prevention strategies.
Sylvia has completed numerous courses over her 15 year career. Specifically, she has completed Pilates training with Polestar Pilates, is certified in Dry Needling and Infant Massage Instruction. To expand her skills in the area of Women’s Health, she has completed post-graduate training in Sydney. She is fluent in both English and Cantonese.
In her free time, Sylvia enjoys various water sports and on holidays, she can often be found indulging her passion for scuba diving around Southeast Asia.
Sylvia embraces the values of Client-Centered Care, empowering clients to manage their condition, by taking the time to explain their diagnosis, potential treatment and help them develop healthy behaviours.