Li Ting's Profile...
Li Ting is a registered physiotherapist under the Allied Health Professions council in Singapore as well as Health & Care Professions Council in the U.K. She started practicing in 1999 after graduating from Nanyang Polytechnic (Singapore). She furthered her studies and received a Bachelor of Health Science (Australia) in 2001 and a Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports (Australia) in 2009. She was awarded full scholarships for both her diploma and postgraduate studies by Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).
Li Ting has more than 18 years of working experience in areas such as Orthopaedics, Oncology, Palliative, Cardiopulmonary and Neurology. She has worked with patients with various muscles, joints and spine problems, patients after various orthopaedic surgeries and neurological conditions. Li Ting has also worked with cancer patients in Johns Hopkins Singapore and palliative patients in Dover Park Hospice. Li Ting is trained in DMA Clinical Pilates and uses it as one of the treatment techniques in patient's therapy. It helps patient with their musculoskeletal problems and to achieve better core stability with specific exercises.
Since being certified as a Lymphedema Therapist in 2002 in Australia, Li Ting has developed a strong passion in lymphedema management and treated patients with varying degree and complexity of lymphedema or limb swelling related to surgery, injury, or any type of cancers and cancer treatments. She has led the development of Physiotherapy and Lymphedema services in TTSH Breast Clinic when it was first established in 2010. She worked closely with breast surgeons and nurses in providing comprehensive therapy and exercises for breast cancer patients after their surgery to improve their shoulder stiffness and breast-cancer related lymphedema.
Besides clinical work, Li Ting was also a dedicated mentor and educator to many physiotherapy students, fellow junior and senior physiotherapists. Li Ting believes that prevention is better than cure and has been active in providing physiotherapy and lymphedema education to the public and breast cancer survivors in several public forums.