James Wood

James Wood

  • BSc Physiotherapy (Hons) UK, HCPC
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
  • Certified Sports Massage Therapist
  • Certified IASTM Level 1 & 2
  • Registered Physiotherapist

Area of Expertise

  • Sports Massage and Soft Tissue Manual Therapy
  • Musculoskeletal conditions, with an interest in knee and ankle injuries
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation/ Graston Technique Level 1 & 2
  • Sports Injuries and Tailored Rehabilitation

Tell us about your background in physiotherapy:

I completed my Bachelor’s Degree in the UK. Throughout my degree, I had always been particularly interested in musculoskeletal and sports injuries. When I first returned to Hong Kong after graduating, I worked at a football club as an on-field medic and physiotherapist. Furthermore, I have been consistently upgrading my “rehabilitation toolkit” and currently pursuing a Diploma in Acupuncture, as well as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist Course.

What are your interests?

I am heavily involved in sports even after working hours.  I am an avid fan of football, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai and working out.

Tell us about a life-changing experience or adventure you’ve been on.

I participated in a student exchange study tour to Xi’an during secondary school. We travelled to different rural areas in China and visited several schools there. After understanding the hardships of the students, to see them always smiling and being welcoming to us, I have come to realisation that we should cherish what we have. Even after all these years, it is still an unforgettable experience and has a massive impact on my attitude towards life.

What is your area of expertise?

I have a wide variety of tools in my “rehabilitation toolkit”, which includes soft-tissue manual therapy, pain relief and individually customised treatment plans for clients.

However, my most important area of expertise is communication and empathy for clients. For them to understand every step of the process in their rehabilitation is essential for effective treatment.

What is the most fulfilling part of this job?

Building rapport with clients, working alongside them to help restore their quality of life, and getting them back to what they love doing definitely brings me a lot of satisfaction!

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What Our Clients Say

Friendly staff. convenient location. James is very passionate about his work and really helps relieve pain in my lower back

Amy Chan

I want to give 10 stars to my therapist James Wood. I had a serious muscle tightness on my back but it’s all good after 2 months.

Clemens YoungJoo Ku

Been here to help with the recovery of my hamstring. Shout out to James Wood for his patience and help to better strengthen the injured part and help my physical movement get better.

Ian Tan

I highly recommend sports & spinal physiotherapy , they have professional physiotherapist and the place is very centrally located. My physiotherapist Mr. James Wood is a cheerful , friendly guy with full of passion on his job. He always shows his expertise and professionalism by thorough explains to me patiently about my injury condition and given practical exercise advise which I can practise at home. It is very helpful. Thank you.

Joanne Mak

My heartfelt thanks to James Wood, a young, passionate and caring physiotherapist who has been kind and patience, providing me very professional manual therapy for my long irritated neck degeneration problem. I feel much better since the first 3 sessions! He greatly motivated me to build up a self management style of life in long run. I surely will! Much appreciation for your great efforts, James! Mabel

Mabel Chan

Came with severe lower back pain. James took his time, listened to my symptoms, showed me the right exercises and revisited all steps with me one by one, taking into consideration the practical aspects of being able to do exercises at home. Finally, I’m leaving without pain and with a firm set of exercises to avoid back pain in future. Thanks James.

Marko Jeličić

Finally found someone to fix my back! James has done an amazing job to address a decades old recurring back injury. I would highly recommend.

Nicho K

Great and professional place. James is an excellent physio who I’d recommend to anyone!

Ryan Kiely

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