Matthew is a Senior Physiotherapist of almost 15 years experience in addition to being a qualified Functional Medicine Practitioner. Having completed a broad spectrum of hospital experience in acute medical and musculoskeletal care, he moved into the private arena before pursuing integrative healthcare. Matthew seeks to understand the underlying causes of pain and dysfunction to prescribe a treatment plan that deals with root cause, putting the body in the best position to heal itself. He has experience in treating specialised conditions involving the jaw, neck and shoulder.
A Sports Physiotherapist for the Singapore Rugby Union, Matthew deals with pitch-side trauma and sports injuries while also leveraging on his interest in chronic musculoskeletal pain. His work in Rugby has seen him lead pitch-side medical teams at Singapore Cricket Club Sevens, World Rugby 10’s competition, the HSBC Sevens and Super Rugby competitions.
Matthew’s research on hamstring injuries was presented at the Singapore Scientific Congress. Matthew has taught Physiotherapists in China on back and neck pain. He has also taught across Southeast Asia as a Senior Medical Educator (Medical Trainer) for the World Rugby Courses “First Aid in Rugby” and “Immediate Care in Rugby”, as well as the RFU Pre hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PHICIS). Matthew sits on the Singapore Rugby Union Medical Committee and Pitch-side Medical Education Sub-Committee.