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Semir Bakija, BSc. PT

Semir Bakija, BSc. PT

Semir is the Medical director and senior physiotherapist at Get on Track. He initially trained and worked in Sarajevo and has since attained more than 30 years physiotherapy experience working in both hospitals and rehabilitation clinics.

Semir is well known for his vast experience and holistic approach in the treatment of his patients. His approach initiates with a thorough assessment, aimed at identifying the underlying causes of the patient’s symptoms, then he tailors a patient-centered plan in order to deliver the best treatment and achieve the desired goals. He is an expert in pre &/or post surgical rehabilitation, musculoskeletal and neurological cases of different ages.

Background:

He served as a Senior Physiotherapist, in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Rashid Hospital in Dubai (UAE) for 15 years before he established his private physiotherapy clinic, Get on Track.  Semir is certified as an MLD and CDT therapist by the Foldi College Hinterzarten Germany. Recently he was certified from the Joanneum University of Applied Sciences as a Trainer of Trainers in Complex Decongestive Therapy, to be the first in the Middle East. Moreover, he is an international instructor for the ‘Jenny McConnell’ courses in the Middle East and East Europe and a regional instructor for the Medical Taping Concept for TapeConcept Ltd.

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Complete Decongestive Therapy Teaching/Education
  • All musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema/Lipedema Therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches

Special interest:

  • Lymphedema treatment and Complete Decongestive Therapy



Angelika Stark, BSc PT

Angelika Stark, BSc PT

Angelika is a Sports Physiotherapist from Germany with more than 5 years of experience. She started her career here in the UAE in 2015. She specializes in lymphedema treatment, post surgical and sports injury rehabilitation.

 

Background:

She obtained her degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 at State of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. She started her career right after graduation and practiced her profession in her home country for 2 years in a Home Care and out-patient setting. She then continued her professional endeavors in the UAE in 2015.

 

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage
  • Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy & Bandaging

 

Special interest:

  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy
  • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation



Jumana Hanna Salim Qaqish, MSc. MSK PT

Jumana Hanna Salim Qaqish, MSc. MSK PT

Jumana is a Senior Physiotherapist, holding a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University (UK).  She has more than 10 years of experience.

Background:

She started her career as a lecturer and a clinical supervisor at the University of Jordan in Amman where she helped to develop the physiotherapy course up to the international standards and integrate the clinical placement program for graduate students. She has then been working in Dubai since 2011 in outpatient clinics treating patients with musculoskeltal problems mainly like back and neck pain disorders using Manual therapy Techniques and therapeutic exercises.

Jumana is trained in Schroth Method concept used for the treatment and management of  Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Assessment, treatment and management of acute and chronic sports and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Full body movement assessment
  • Manual Therapy including myofacsial release, and joint mobilization.
  • Pre and Post operative surgery treatment
  • Therapeutic exercise programs
  • Schroth Method for Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis
  • Gait assessment and training

Special interest:

  • Lower back and Neck pain
  • Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis
  • Postoperative and post fracture cases



Daniela Fleckenstein-Mabrouk, MSc. MSK PT

Daniela Fleckenstein-Mabrouk, MSc. MSK PT

Daniela is a German Senior Physiotherapist, holding a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from University Wuerzburg (Germany).  She has more than 27 years of experience.

Background

She started her career in several private clinics in Germany  before she worked as a teacher for 6 years with giving lectures about Lymphatic drainage, Rheumatology and orthopedic surgeries. She has then been working as a head of Physiotherapy department in a clinic in Germany close to Frankfort before she joined Get on Track in Dubai.

Daniela is also a certified Lymphatic drainage therapist,  Manual therapist, Trigger point therapist, Bobath therapist and is holding a Certificate in applied Kinesiology

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Assessment, treatment and management of acute and chronic sports and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Full body movement assessment
  • Manual Therapy including myofascial release, and joint mobilization.
  • Pre and Post operative surgery treatment
  • Therapeutic exercise programs
  • Gait assessment and training
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Cyriax concept
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Bobath (neurological concept)

 

Special interest:

  • Lower back and Neck pain
  • Gynecology: Breast cancer and pelvic floor problems
  • Edema problems ( primary and secondary edema)
  • Shoulder problems
  • Postoperative and post fracture cases
  • Lymphedema treatment



Olivia Raafat Essam Felobos, BSc PT

Olivia Raafat Essam Felobos, BSc PT

Olivia is a Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist, with over  7  years experience in physiotherapy rehabilitation, prevention, Orthopedic disorders and sport injuries.

Background:

She graduated from Misr University of Science and Technology in Egypt, then took Orthopedic Manual Therapy Diploma & Sport Injuries Diploma certified from the UK (Sheffield Hallam University ) . She worked at multiple hospitals in Egypt for five years specializing in the treatment of sports and musculoskeletal injuries.  Then she has been working in Dubai for the last two years, working in the same field in outpatient setting.

She is also acquired certification in Schroth Method and is specialized in the treatment and management of Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Assessment & Treatment of acute and chronic Musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Assessment of body posture with Correction
  • Gait and running analysis and training.
  • Assessment Sport Injuries and give appropriate treatment.
  • Soft tissue, Myofascial and Trigger point release.
  • Joint Mobilisation and manipulation.
  • Kinesiotaping .
  • Pre and Post operative surgery Rehabilitation
  • Pre and post natal physiotherapy treatment

Special interest:

  • Upper & Low back pain
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Pregnant Women Health Care
  • Scoliosis Management & treatment



Peter G. Tuason I, BSc Bio, BSc PT, MPH

Peter G. Tuason I, BSc Bio, BSc PT, MPH

Peter is a Physiotherapist from the Philippines. He is well experienced in homecare and outpatient clinical settings with in-depth training and professional experience in the treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of sports related injury. He is specialized in the treatment of neck pain and post surgical rehabilitation.

Peter is also a holder of  Masters degree in Public Health and Bachelors degree in Biology. He is also certified in Functional Dry Needling, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Kinesiotaping.

 

Background:

He started his career by volunteering in a hospital sports rehabilitation facility in the United States in 2003. He then developed passion in Sports rehabilitation and worked as a physiotherapist in Philippine Olympic Commission. In 2017, has was proudly one of the Physiotherapists for the South East Asian Games (Philippine Delegate).

Apart from that, he extended his passion in sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation working as an Internship Coordinator and Clinical Instructor at the University of Baguio, Philippines for 4 years.

He is currently pursuing his continued educational program and certification in Schroth Method Concept for Scoliosis therapy.

 

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Manual Therapy (Strain-Counter strain, Myofascial Release, Peripheral Joint Mobilization, Manipulation)
  • Functional Dry Needling
  • IASTM (Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Dry Needling
  • Sports Massage
  • Schroth Method therapy
  • Postural Correction & Gait Analysis

Special interest:

  • Cervicogenic Headaches
  • Sports Injuries
  • Back Pain (Low back pain/SI Joint pain)
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Scoliosis



Sandra Koder

Sandra Koder

Sandra is a Health & Wellness Coach and proud member of Get on Track since 2015. In 2006 she graduated from the Private sports school “Glucker Schule” (prestigious school in the Stuttgart – GERMANY, who are already committed since 1923 to train young people to become competent sports and gymnastics teachers) and become registered Group Fitness Instructor, Pilates teacher, Personal Trainer.

Prevention, Rehab and Health programs are her specialties, as well as balance, proprioception and coordination training with XCO and FLEXI-BAR and Technogym Ambassador for UAE- Senior Master Trainer educator.

Sandra’s vision is to support people around the globe to learn and understand how step by step to get stronger, more balanced, to feel good and free in their own bodies and to become the best versions of themselves.

As part of Technogym educational team, she was in Rio supporting the athletes and their coaches, doctors, physiotherapists, and physiologists from all over the world at the Technogym fitness facility of the Olympic village.

She has also contributed (as a Technogym Master Trainer) to the UAE’s Health and Fitness magazine, and Sports 360 Newspaper and much more.

 



Tanja Kalezic

Tanja Kalezic

Tanja is a Certified Lymphedema therapist by Foldi College ( European Centre & Specialist clinic for lymphology)  in Hinterzarten, Germany (2015.). She graduated from Medical school as a Physiotherapist  technician, in Novi Sad, Serbia in 2007.

Background:

Her main interest is cancer related lymphedema, mostly rehabilitation and patients care after breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery and therapy. Using techniques of manual lymphatic drainage and complete decongestive therapy ,Tanja successfully treats even the most severe cases.

She is spreading awareness about lymphedema among doctors, professionals and patients .In the past few years she had many presentations and case studies about lymphedema and lipedema and tried to make it more recognizable in society.

For Tanja, the well-being of her patients is very important. She also gives them self-care suggestions related to her diverse background in health care.

Skills/Treatments provided:

  • Assessment and treatment of Lymphedema(primary and secondary)
  • Assessment and treatment of Lipedema
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage after all kind of plastic surgeries and non-invasive face and body treatments
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage for body detoxification and other conditions
  • Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy & Bandaging
  • Patients care and education
  • Therapeutic, Swedish, sports, pre & post natal and relaxation massage

Special interest:

  • Cancer related Lymphedema treatments
  • Therapeutic & Remedial massage



Vina Marie Curaraton, BSc PT

Vina Marie Curaraton, BSc PT

Vina Marie is a Physiotherapist from the Philippines with over 5 years of experience in both Hospital and Homecare setting. She worked in a hospital in the Philippines servicing both In-patient and Out-patient departments and treated a variety of cases ranging from pediatrics, geriatrics, neuromuscular, orthopedic and musculoskeletal.

 

Background:

She graduated from one of the most prestigious schools in Cebu, Philippines. And initially worked in a 300-bed capacity clinical setting in both in-patient and out-patient departments. And underwent intensive training in injury treatment and management. She then worked in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates in a Home Care Facility specializing in pediatrics and orthopedic treatment. She is certified in dry-needling, IASTM (Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) and kinesiotaping. And is currently pursuing her continued education program with special interest in Scoliosis treatment (Schroth method) and Masters in Sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

 

Skills/ Treatments provided:

  • Assessment, treatment and management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries
  • Full body movement assessment
  • Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization
  • Sports & therapeutic massage
  • Post-op rehabilitation
  • Sports injury
  • Schroth Method therapy
  • Postural Correction & Gait Analysis

 

Special interest:

  • Pediatric physiotherapy treatment
  • Total Knee Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Down’s Syndrome
  • Scoliosis