Our Team

Sally Ann Spencer (South Africa)

Pain Specialist Physiotherapist

Jordi Dinkla (Netherlands)

Manipulation Physiotherapist

Marika Desousa

Manipulation Physiotherapist

Revic Reyes

Administration

Jeizle Santos

Administration

Sally Ann

Sally-Ann has been qualified as a physiotherapist for over 35 years, with a passion for giving the best to her patients and her vast background of experience, she treats the person not only the pain. Her physio team is selected for their unique skills and the team approach is used for each patient with excellent results. 

Sally - Ann has worked in the UAE for over 29 years; after establishing 2 private clinics in Kwa- Zulu Natal, South Africa, she accepted a 4-year academic post at the University of Sharjah, as part of the start-up team to develop the BSc. physiotherapy degree in partnership with Mc Master University, Canada. She then lectured theory and practical for Orthopaedics, MSK and sports injuries, and during this time Became a founding member of the Emirates Physiotherapy Society (EPS) and co-authored EPS standards of practice and code of ethics. In 2005, seeing the need for an exceptional physiotherapy clinic, Sally-Ann established her Physiotherapy Centre within the grounds of the Aviation Club, a prestigious sports and fitness club. The clinic has earned a good reputation with Dubai’s best Orthopedic, Neuro and sports medicine Doctors and well respected in the Aviation industry for good physiotherapists. Annually Sally- Ann and her team are the lead physiotherapist at the Dubai tennis men’s championships and provide physio to players at the Dubai Rugby 7”s, and other international and local sports events.

Sally-Ann has been an invited speaker at several international conferences, as well as a member of conference organising and academic committees. She remains connected with the University of Sharjah as invited lecturer and examiner.

Jordi Dinkla

Jordi is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist skilled in orthopedic manual therapy which includes joint, spinal manipulations and deep soft tissue massage.

He uses evidence based techniques with excellent results in low back pain, neck, headaches, and shoulder pain. He includes analysis and education for lifestyle changes in his treatment approach.

He puts his passion for fitness and sport to good use when doing rehabilitation of post-op and orthopaedic / sports injuries patients. In his free time Jordi loves outdoor activities, competitive football and when younger, played baseball in the youth national championships in Holland.

He also likes to read a good book!

Qualifications

  • MSc Ortho Manual Therapy (Netherlands) 
  • BSc Physiotherapy ( Netherlands) 
  • Diploma McKenzie Therapy (Belgium)

Marika Desousa

Marika’s special interest is in chronic pain with a holistic and passionate approach and her specialist postgraduate skills. Marika includes manual therapy, dry needling and Pilates with her positive mindset and never give up attitude to reach her main goal of dramatically improving quality of life through pain relief.

In a career spanning 19 years in orthopedics, musculoskeletal injury, neuromuscular rehab , post - op and joint replacement and 13 years at top institutes in Dubai with her previous position as lead Physiotherapist, Marika has developed an excellent ability to interact with all cultures, which allows for a deep connection and understanding of your specific needs. 

Qualifications 

  • MSc in Pain Management (under completion) 
  • BSc Physiotherapy (India) 
  • Pilates Practitioner (APPI Australia) 
  • Dry Needling Certified (South Africa) 
  • Diploma Chronic Pain Management (UK) 
  • Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapist (Australia)

Languages Spoken:

English, Arabic, Hindi and Marathi

Revic

Revic is the senior member of our excellent front desk administration team who together keep the clinic running smoothly- we could not do our physio work without our lovely ladies in front! Revic is brilliant at public relations and customer service having graduated in associate hotel and restaurant management from the University of San Recoletos, Cebu City Philippines.

Before joining us in May 2014 she had a solid working background in customer service, and well known by Aviation club members as she previously worked at sports reception. Revic manages a large part of our admin and is a master at juggling patient bookings to ensure the patient has the exact booking requested, this is helped by her incredible memory for names! She is very well informed of the wide network of specialist Drs we refer to and refer to us and is super knowledgeable about medical insurance details and what is required for submission.

Revic will efficiently assist you with all physio related queries.

Jeizle Santos

Jeizle is from the Philippines and has been an integral part of our wonderful front desk admin team since 2015, taking appointments, ensuring the days bookings go smoothly, answering patient questions and passing info to the physios. Jeizle is brilliant at creating our flyers, brochures and our social media postings (please do like us on face book and visit us on Instagram!), and keeps our website updated.

Jeizle is very experienced at navigating the patient through the various medical Insurance requirements, preparing all the necessary paperwork for patients and getting patients specialist Doctors bookings. She is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have!

Jeizle has a back ground working in the fitness industry and still enjoys keeping fit entering up to 10 km running events.

Patient Reviews

"Professional and amazingly skilled!! Solved my shoulder issues rapidly. 10/10"

twrichardsoncamera, a year ago

"Absolutely recommended. Couldn't be more satisfied. One of a kind!!!"

Eleni Gnr, a year ago

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