Phoenix Rehab Novena Clinic Launch

Dear doctors, patients and friends, we are going to launch Phoenix Rehab @ Novena tentatively on Monday, 8th January 2018 (see clinic location and details here), subject to finalizations related to renovations and pre-launch activities. There is lots more to do, including the completion and upgrading of this website, but we are very excited for this opportunity to serve you.

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Phoenix Rehab Group

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Prof Hee Hwan Tak 
Spine, Back, Neck & Scoliosis Surgeon

Adj A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak (Medical Director)
Panel of Medical experts, The Subordinate Courts of Singapore

Adj A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specialises in degenerative, traumatic, neoplastic, and congenital disorders of the spine, as well as spinal deformities. His practice is solely dedicated to conservative as well as surgical treatment of various spinal disorders. His special areas of interests are in surgery for congenital and acquired spinal deformity, minimal access spinal surgery, spinal tumour surgery, cervical spine surgery and artificial disc replacement (non-fusion) surgery.

Adj A/Prof Hee has been in clinical practice since 1990 when he graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He obtained his post-graduate degrees in surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow and Edinburgh in 1995. He underwent his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the National University Hospital (NUH), and completed advanced surgical training in Orthopaedics in 1999. In 2000, he spent a year on a Clinical Fellowship in Spinal Surgery in USA, training at the Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana and the University of Kentucky in Louisville and Lexington. Prior to setting up Pinnacle Spine & Scoliosis Centre as Medical Director and Senior Consultant, he was Medical Director of the Centre for Spine & Scoliosis Surgery (CSS).  Adj A/Professor Hee also previously served as Senior Consultant and Deputy Head of the University Spine Centre at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUH. He was previously also the Clinical Director at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUH.

Adj A/Professor Hee has won multiple awards for excellent patient care including the NUH STAR Award in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, as well as the SPRING EXSA Gold Award in 2009. Adj A/Professor Hee is actively involved in the teaching of both undergraduate and post-graduate medical trainees. He has also been invited overseas to many countries to impart and share his knowledge of spinal surgery to his overseas counterparts.

Adj A/Professor Hee's research interests are in degenerative spinal disease, in particular the basic science of intervertebral disc degeneration and regeneration. He is also involved in the evaluation of a novel non-invasive quantitative assessment method for functional recovery in patients after low back surgery, as well as the clinical outcomes after spinal surgeries. His research work was recognised at the 15th Triennial Congress of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association 2007 and the 81st Annual Congress of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association 2008.

Adj A/Prof Hee Hwan Tak is currently Visiting Consultant at Parkway Group of Hospitals (Mount Elizabeth, Mount Elizabeth Novena, Gleneagles, and Parkway East Hospitals), Mount Alvernia Hospital, Raffles Hospital, Westpoint Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. He also holds an adjunct Associate Professor position at NTU and is a Visiting Professor at the Clinical Medical College of Yangzhou University, China.

Adj A/Professor Hee is a member of several international spine societies including the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, the Spine Arthroplasty Society and the AO Spine International. Regionally, he is a member of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and the Singapore Medical Association. He sits on the editorial board of The Spine Journal, the Journal of Orthopaedic Science, the Open Spine Journal, the Open Orthopaedic Journal and the World Journal of Orthopaedics.

Adj A/Professor Hee is currently President of the Singapore Back Society (since 2005) and past Chairman of the AO Spine Singapore chapter (2007 to 2010). He currently sits on the Panel of Medical Experts, The Subordinate Courts of Singapore.

Clinic & Contact Details

3 Mount Elizabeth
#04-07 Mount Elizabeth
Medical Centre
Singapore 228510

Contact No: 6737 0680 // 9771 8964 (24hr emergency)

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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise

Phoenix Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

Areas of specialization

  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
  • hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
  • podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
  • read more on our specializations here

All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

To call for inquiries or appointments, please contact us at:

SMS/Call/Whatsapp: 96402670


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We appreciate you as a patient and want you to know that the #1 way we grow as a clinic is through word of mouth referrals from valued patients like yourself.

We do not rely on advertising - instead, we prefer and appreciate the goodwill and positive reinforcement from patients.

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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations.

As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth, but you can also make an appointment without seeing any doctors (that being said, if you do need a referral to a specialist orthopedic surgeon or sports GP, we will recommend you too as value added service at no additional costs to you).

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver (we are proud to say that we try our best to only engage the most experienced and specialist therapists - which makes a big difference in clinical outcomes).

The information available on this site is for educational purposes only, if you need a full professional advise on physiotherapy, hand therapy and occupational therapy, please schedule an appointment with us by contacting our staff by Call/SMS/WhatsApp at xx or email, thanks!




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Physio, Rehab &  Insurance

Your physio, hand therapy and rehab with us may be covered under your medical insurance or cashless - find out more here.


Acupuncture TCM
Balance Physiotherapy
Biomechanics Physiotherapy
Chest Physiotherapy
Clinical Massage Physiotherapy
Clinical Pilates
Cold Therapy Physio
Complementary Physiotherapy
Cupping TCM
Deep Tissue Massage
Desensitisation Physiotherapy
Electrotherapy Physio
Ergonomics Physiotherapy
Exercise Physiotherapy
Gua Sha TCM
Falls Prevention Physiotherapy
Hand Physiotherapy
Heat Physiotherapy
Home Physiotherapy
Ice Physiotherapy
Interferential Physiotherapy
Manipulation Physiotherapy
Muscle Stimulation Physio
Musician Physiotherapy
Stroke/Neuro Physiotherapy
Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Hand Splinting Physiotherapy
Pain Management TCM
Pain Relief Physiotherapy
Post Amputee Physiotherapy
Post Surgery Physiotherapy
Postural Physiotherapy
Re-Education Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Singapore
Relaxation Physiotherapy
Sonophoresis Physiotherapy
Splinting Physiotherapy
Sports Physiotherapy Massage
Physiotherapy Stress Relief
Swelling Physiotherapy
TENS Physiotherapy
Tension Headaches Physiotherapy
Thermal Physiotherapy
Traction Back Physiotherapy
Trigger Point Physiotherapy
Ultrasound Physiotherapy
Wax Heat Physiotherapy


Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

Regional Sales Manager

OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%


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