Principal Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Diploma in Physiotherapy, Singapore
Master in Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy) (Aus)
AHPC Registered Physiotherapist
Member of International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
Lian Guojie is a Principal Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who completed his Master Degree in Clinical Physiotherapy from Curtin University (Australia) in 2012. He also held an Advanced Certification in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, a one-year vigorous program of 5 musculoskeletal workshops and exams conducted by Specialist Physiotherapists (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists).
Before joining Physio & Sole Clinic, Guojie spent 6 years working in all aspects of orthopaedic physiotherapy in Singapore General Hospital (SGH). During his time in SGH he served as the pioneer physiotherapist within a multidisciplinary auto-immune and rheumatology team, treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis and fibromyalgia. He has also amassed tremendous experience working in the Emergency Department, getting early access to patients with acute low back pain, whiplash-associated disorders and giddiness.
Guojie’s has experienced working with professional athletes as well, serving as Team Physiotherapist for the U-21 squad with the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) in 2010.
Guojie’s passion lies in managing clients with complex pain disorders, especially persistent low back pain and has gained a reputation of being one of the very few physiotherapists who specialises in chronic pain management. He has been a trailblazer in Singapore General Hospital Physiotherapy department, advocating an evidence-informed, multi-dimensional approach in the management for persistent pain. He believes that every client’s problem is unique, and it requires a good listening ear, expert clinical reasoning and communication skills to be able to form an excellent therapeutic alliance.
Guojie practises at Kovan.