Heidi Maccanti – Physiotherapist
Heidi received her Bachelor of Physiotherapy from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia in 1997. Heidi then went onto complete her Masters of Physiotherapy in Neuroscience in 2003 at the University of Melbourne. Her thesis research and paper involved the development of a measuring tool for patients who have had a stroke.
Heidi has had nearly 17 years experience working in the area of Neurological physiotherapy in Australia and Singapore, in rehabilitation hospitals as well as private practice settings. Heidi also has vast experience in Home Rehabilitation and Therapy, both with orthopaedic/post surgical and neurological patients.
Heidi has also been involved in many research projects involving patients who have had a stroke, and has had several articles published relating to this work.
Since arriving in Singapore, Heidi has worked with and treated children and adults who have had musculoskeletal, sporting and neurological injuries. She is passionate about and has been involved in educating these plus other groups regarding health maintenance, pain avoidance and injury prevention.
Heidi has also been involved in providing physiotherapy for netball, football and rugby teams in the past.
Heidi moved to Singapore in 2011 with her husband and two boys. Heidi is an avid runner at both sprint and marathon distances, and also continues to play netball here in Singapore.