Ms Vernetta Wong

PhysioAdvance (The Centrepoint)

176 Orchard Road #06-01 The Centrepoint Singapore 238843

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Sunday or Public Holidays: Closed

6733 9560
Designation

Physio Advance

Qualifications

BHSc Health Science (Physiotherapy), Masters in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) (Australia) University of Queensland

Conditions Treated

Surgical conditions

  • Discectomy (Surgical removal of the whole or a part of an intervertebral disc)
  • Lumbar fusion (Surgical procedure used to correct problems with the small bones in the spine)
  • Total knee/ hip replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair

Non-surgical conditions

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Chronic low back pain or neck pain
  • Whiplash and headache or dizziness relating to the neck
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Vertigo related to vestibular dysfunction

Lymphoedema conditions

  • Shoulder and irreversible arm swelling (lymphoedema), which usually arise after mastectomy and excision of the lymph nodes.

Urinary incontinence

  • Management of patients with urinary incontinence arising from post pregnancy in women and post robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP) in men with pelvic floor management

Vestibular conditions

  • BPPV
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Vestibular hypofunction
  • Balance dysfunction
Achievements
  • Masters in Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) scholarship from the Health Manpower Development Programme by the Singapore National Healthcare Group at the University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital, 2012
Medical Philosophy

“Seeing my patients regain their functions is my greatest joy in being a physiotherapist.”

Education
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy, Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore, 2006
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Health Science (Physiotherapy), 2008
  • Completed the following certificate courses:
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation, 2007
  • DMA Clinical Pilates, 2010
  • Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen, 2013 and Craniosacral Therapy 1, 2014 at The Barral Institute
  • Craniomandibular Dysfunction at the Cranio Facial Therapy Academy, 2014
Background
  • 10 years’ clinical experience with the last 7 years in specialist musculoskeletal conditions
  • Former Senior Physiotherapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital outpatient clinic
  • Certified Lymphoedema Therapist with the Dr Vodder School since 2009
  • Co-led the development of Physiotherapy and Lymphoedema services at the Breast Clinic, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, since 2010
Academic & Research Contributions
  • Conducted workshops and held public forums on trauma and dizziness, degenerative spine disease, manual therapy in management of neck pain and physiotherapy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus for the Lupus Association, Singapore
  • Mentored junior Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy students
Professional Memberships
  • Registered Physiotherapist, Allied Health Professions Council, Ministry of Health, Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Physiotherapy Association