The Physio Centre Dubai
Who We Are
Specialised in Sports and Orthopaedics
Miffy has been working in Dubai since 2008 and prior to that was in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom as a physiotherapist. She treats a wide variety of orthopaedic conditions, but has a preference for lower limb and sporting injuries. She has worked with professional athletes in tennis, skiing, football and running. Biomechanics is her specialty and is often paramount in her assessment, treatment and prevention strategies. Miffy’s treatment is a mix of manual therapy and individual exercises, using some Integrated Dry Needling along with this.
Physiotherapist, Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Vaughan has extensive experience in treating musculoskeletal disorders and sports injuries both as a private practitioner in a sports medicine clinic and working with sports teams and individual athletes in New Zealand. He has post graduate training in Sports Medicine, Manual Therapy, Dry Needling, Exercise Prescription, McKenzie Therapy, Ergonomics, Biomechanics, Sports Taping and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. Vaughan prides himself on providing high-quality, evidence-based care, as well as his ability to try all things sport and diet related, often just for the thrill.
Physiotherapist, Specialised in Orthopaedic and Certifed Manual Spinal Physiotherapist
Aisling is an Irish educated Physiotherapist who graduated from the UK. She has worked as a Sports Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in both Hospital and Private Clinical settings. Having played sport at a national level, Aisling knows firsthand the demands on a player to return to sport after injury. Aisling uses an AIM tool which is a revolutionary new movement analysis approach in examining pain and dysfunction through postural and gait analysis, in a bid to unravel the root causes behind recurrent acute injuries/persistent back/neck/extremity pain. Her goal is to enable the body to return to balance. She shows great enthusiasm for postural corrections, strength training to compliment her manual therapy approach.
Occupational Therapist, Specialised in Health, Safety and Ergonomics
Camilla is an Australian educated Occupational Therapist who has worked for a variety of companies and industries including Government, Mining, Hospital, Rail, Service Industries, Insurance companies and Office Based organisations. She has extensive experience in the field of Workplace Rehabilitation, Injury Management, Worksite Assessment, Manual Handling, Physical Pre-employment Assessment and Occupational Health and Safety. Camilla brings to the team years of skills and experience to help prevent injuries within your workplace and increase productivity through ergonomic assessment and manual handling training. She can also help your company to achieve fast return to work after injury and help you determine the right employee for your job through pre-employment physical assessments.
Exercise and Technical Aide
A graduate of physiotherapy from the Philippines, Lea joined The Physio Centre from the start! She is our essential Exercise Therapist under the guidance of our physiotherapists. Her exercise prescription skills have been enhanced in this position and she joins us to focus on rehabilitation from injury and helping people achieve optimal performance. Personally, Lea competes on a regular basis in triathlons, marathons and distance events, culminating in 2 half IM’s so she knows how important it is to rehab well, and maximize performance.
Lady In Charge
Insurance questions should be directed here! Ruby hails from the Philippines and has worked in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. We were lucky enough to get hold of her to run our front desk, which she does with pure efficiency and professionalism. On her days off, you’ll find our diamond at Bounce, getting her trampoline on.
Go To Man
A recent addition to our team, also come from the Happy Phiilippines. Charles has exceeded all our expectations and is not only our ‘Its an emergency and we need…..’, but has become a much needed third reception member who can save the day when we’re a man down. Charles is working on his baking, but has mastered his diplomatic skills!