Mr. Nicholas Kan
BSc Physiotherapy (HONS) Trinity College Dublin
Fully registered Allied Health Professions Council Physiotherapist, Singapore
Areas of Clinical interests: Shoulder and Neck, Chronic Pain management, Post-operative Sports Rehabilitation
Nicholas specialises in chronic pain management. Having trained in cognitive behavioural therapy, he utilizes a bio-psychosocial model approach to manage patients with chronic pain. Pathologies include chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain and headaches, chronic regional pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, post-herpetic neuralgia (shingles pain), and peripheral neuropathies.
Nicholas has an interest in shoulder and neck rehabilitation, and has treated a wide variety of conditions including rotator cuff injuries, SLAP lesions, post-operative and degenerative shoulders, shoulder hyper mobility, and adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Having been a lead in conducting and teaching group therapy classes in the hospital, he is well versed with the most advanced techniques for post op shoulder rehabilitation treatments. He has also developed online educational materials for junior therapists on rotator cuff repair protocols and rehabilitation.
He has worked extensively with patients in the acute and sub-acute setting in the areas of physiotherapy for musculoskeletal conditions, orthopaedic post-operative care, and sports physiotherapy. Treatment techniques include manual therapy, myofascial releases, sports massage therapy, sports taping, electro-physical modalities, cognitive behaviour therapy etc
His main sports interest is in active physical team-based sports that include rugby, soccer and basketball. He has also recently taken up an interest in Karate.
- CPD in Sports Massage Therapy
- Singapore Rugby Union Certified in First Aid in Rugby
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