Sahail Malik

PHYSIOTHERAPIST


UFIT Sahail Physio - candid

ABOUT 

Sahail Solihin Malik (@SahailSMalik) graduated from La Trobe University, Australia in 2017 and have been practising physiotherapy since then. Prior to joining UFIT Health and Fitness, Sahail completed clinical rotations in various settings at the National University Hospital (NUH), including the high dependency units and paediatric wards. His last rotation was in the musculoskeletal and sports outpatients department, with special interest in postoperative care (e.g. ACL reconstructions, joint replacements, simple and multiple fractures).

During his varsity days in Melbourne, Sahail has worked with amateurs and semi-professional players from the Australian football rules code, rugby union code, and the women’s soccer as a sports medical trainer. He enjoys working in the community and meeting different people from all aspects of life. Sahail’s mother tongue is Bahasa, and can converse proficiently.

Outside of UFIT, you can find Sahail cheering for Melbourne Storm and proudly donning the purple jersey. He practices Brazilian jiujitsu and attained the rank of purple belt under the world renowned 10th Planet Jiujitsu team. In 2018, Sahail represented Singapore in the Southeast Asian Championship and achieved the silver medal for the under-62kg grappling category.

Sahail truly believes that a therapeutic alliance formed between the client and the healthcare professional is paramount to achieve a good outcome. He takes an active approach with rehabilitation, utilising various types of exercises to guide clients back to function, as well as to optimise movements to return back to sports.

Special Interests

  • Postoperative rehabilitation
  • Shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle sport injuries
  • Hip and knee osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder pathologies (e.g. rotator cuff tear, frozen shoulder)

qualifications

  • Master of Physiotherapy Practice (La Trobe University, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (La Trobe University, Australia)
  • Functional Range Conditioning (FRC-ms)
  • Sports Medical Trainer (Sports Medicine Australia)
  • BCLS + AED (National University Hospital)
  • Level 2 Immediate Care in Rugby (World Rugby) - planned