Spinalive is a chiropractic and rehabilitation centre that provides professional and modern non-invasive spine, muscle and joint care. Our services are family-friendly, and cater to people of various backgrounds.
ABOUT OUR PRACTITIONERS
YOUR SPINAL HEALTH IS OUR PRIORITY.
AT SPINALIVE,YOUR SPINAL HEALTH IS OUR PRIORITY.
WHAT ARE WE?
MEET THE TEAM
The professional, yet dynamic team at Spinalive is always here to help keep your spine alive.
Although Ivan treats various chiropractic conditions ranging from arthritis to sciatica, he is particularly known for treating sports injuries and educating proper biomechanics to patients. His expertise and dedication have earned him the trust of many national athletes and professional fighters, as well as local celebrities such as Sarimah Ibrahim and Jack AhZhe.
When time permits, Ivan involves himself in voluntary work. In the past, he has volunteered in events such as Malaysia Ultimate Frisbee Open and Asian MMA. In addition, he had also travelled to Philippines to look after paralympics athletes. Ivan is also a recognised member of the Association of Chiropractic Malaysia.
Out of work, Ivan enjoys badminton and martial arts. Due to his love for sports, Ivan often finds himself subconsciously encouraging his patients to lead active lifestyles, which he believes is the key to great health.
Julie understands that the painful symptoms that bring patients to the clinic are often caused by seemingly unrelated imbalances in the spine. Hence, she takes the time to understand her patients’ concerns and performs thorough exams to customise treatment in addressing condition of each patient.
Her sociable character serves as an upper-hand, as she often finds herself sharing great conversation with her patients. She believes that patient education is beneficial in contributing to their own healing process. Julie educates on topics such as workplace ergonomics, improving poor posture and other everyday factors that often cause injuries.
An animal lover, Julie finds joy in taking care of the stray dogs in her neighbourhood.
A chiropractic, sportsman, and a foodie here at Spinalive.
His treatment methods are based on how his patients can create better habits, make better decisions, and live better lives.
As a chiropractitioner, Wicky believes that the best way to care for his patients is to understand their daily activities and the amount of strain they put on their bodies so that he can help advise and correct issues where necessary.
Wicky’s inspiration to be a chiropractitioner stems for his love for sports. Being an avid sportsman, he was always looking for ways to ensure that he and his team mates were always performing at their optimum. Thus it was only natural that he began to delve deeper into studying the motor functions of the human body which ultimately led him to become a chiropractitioner.
Today Wicky treats patients who go through various activities in their daily lives and helps not only treat them but choose a suitable and sustainable repertoire of activities and exercises in order to help them maintain and improve their quality of life.
Samantha is hoping to inspire people to take action on their personal well-being, as she understands a healthy lifestyle is fundamental to a happy life. In frequently communicating change, she walks the talk. After work, she loves to go to the gym to sweat it out as she believes that is the best way to sustain her health to serve her patients.
Passionate in treating his patients, he is patient and calm in identifying the root cause to reduce discomfort and pain with adjustments and is happiest when his patients recovers well. He loves to educate his patients on long term care by staying active and coming for regular maintenance. Furthermore, he enjoys treating patients of all ages as he believes there is always something he can learn from them.
The unique thing about Kelvin is that he was one of us, a patient many years ago who was also a sports enthusiast, who had the misfortune of being involved in a futsal mishap that resulted in a severe neck injury resulting in several months of sleepless nights due to pain. In his search for a solution, he found that chiropractic treatments helped with most of his conditions. After going through several treatments for his condition and finding himself returned to a full bill of health, Kelvin decided that he would like to pursue a career as a chiropractor as a way to help others learn about proper scientific alternative methods to seek relief from pain without hurting their wallets.
Tuck Hoong is also great at communicating with individuals from various background and has a high satisfaction rate. Due to his enthusiastic nature and love towards chiropractic, he aims to consistently provide excellent service and ensure a successful recovery among his patients.
A graduate of University of Information & Technology Rzeszow in Poland, Josiah is a strong adherent of pursuing education in bettering his career, being a certified personal trainer from the National Academy of Sport Medicine (NASM), he is looking forward to being able to further advance his knowledge in the future regarding the human movement system
Apart from enjoying the experience in treating patients, Josiah has passion in active sports such as weightlifting, as it allows him to explore the mechanics of the muscles. He believes that his constant curiosity of the human muscular system will help him accelerate his knowledge and skills in treating every patient
When treating patients, Akmal observes his patients’ conditions and reaction to the treatments so that he is able to assess properly the correct path the patient should be taking during their care under him. When treating patients, Akmal observes his patients’ conditions and reaction to the treatments so that he is able to assess properly the correct path the patient should be taking during their care under him. He focuses mainly on ensuring that the patient is able to handle the regime set out and support them both mentally and physically.
Akmal possess qualification is instrumental assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). Hailing from KPJ University College, Akmal is still pursuing more knowledge and has his sights set on obtaining trigger point dry needling and Performance in Sports and Functional Movement Screening qualifications. He feels that by delving deeper into anatomical understanding, he will be able to make a bigger difference in the lives of those under his care.
At Spinalive, Dini performs deep tissue massage, which is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. She also operates the clinic’s facility such as Indiba, which helps accelerate the healing process of certain conditions.
An expert in human muscular system, Dini guides patients with stretches and exercises that will assist in healing and keep them out of pain. She also works collaboratively with Spinalive’s chiropractors to help patients reach their rehabilitation goals.
Dini is also highly interactive with her patients, as she can spend up to an hour with patients during treatment. If you have questions about how your muscles function of need some self-care advice, Dini is the person to go to.
Dedicated to continuing education, Dini also looks forward to receiving dry-needling and myofascial release qualifications. Her ultimate goal is to help patients to meet their overall health and lifestyle goals.
When not caring for patients, Dini enjoys being active by sweating out on the aerobic dancefloor.
Coming from a family who have always had a strong belief in good medical practices, Susie was eager to make her mark in the world of medicine. She was however afraid of getting her hands covered in blood and thus opted to become a physiotherapist.
While pursuing her degree, Susie began to develop an interest in dry needling. She was fascinated by the fact that a few punctures from a needle could alleviate so much of stress from the human body and thus decided to specialize in it.
In her free time, Susie relaxes by swimming. She’s also an avid traveller so during long breaks you’ll definitely find her scouring our planet for new experiences. When asked whether she’d be scared of going to foreign places she simply replies that she just loves the new friendly faces she meets anywhere.
Susie also believes in healthy practices and strongly advocates that to her patients. She believes that an organic and wholistic approach to life eradicates the need for any form of drugs and leads to a happier and fulfilling lifestyle.
The greatest wealth is health, and Navreet is your go to person to spend time with during sessions to talk to for your mental health too! Feeling stressed out? She will save your day! She has a great sense of humour and is great to be around
Now a graduate from AIMST University, Tan uses his enthusiasm and hands-on therapy skills to effectively treat his patients on top of sharing whatever knowledge he has gathered as a means to further educate those he comes in contact with.
Working as a Physiotherapist, she is diligent and open-minded when treating patients to achieve their goals, where her patients can get back to their usual lifestyles functioning optimally. Her theory is that the patients improvement in health recovery makes her happiness to continue serving the community with proper education and intellect.
Being an active person herself, Nicole is very passionate about running and joins marathon every year to challenge herself. For Nicole, seeing her patients feeling better is the greatest achievement throughout her whole physiotherapy journey and she hopes for a future where she is able to raise more awareness on the benefits of physiotherapy to others out there.