About US

Physiotherapy service of the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital was established in the 1970s. Throughout the last 4 decades, the hospital has been striving for continuous improvement in rehabilitation services. Through new treatment techniques and introduction of rehabilitation equipment with cutting edge technologies, the quality of physiotherapy service was enhanced.  Hydrotherapy service was started in 2009. In collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the SmartFit athletic training programme was started in 2010. In this program, Physiotherapy Centre utilises the PRIMUS muscle strength assessment and training equipment and Alter Gravity treadmill to improve rehabilitation outcome of patients with musculoskeletal injuries. In 2012, rehabilitation for neurological patients was enhanced with the introduction of Lokomat ®robotic gait training system.

In 2013,
specialisation of physiotherapy service further ameliorated the quality of rehabilitation service. The current physiotherapy service includes the following sub-specialties:

Musculoskeletal (MSK)


Medical Physiotherapy

Oncology Physiotherapy

Neurological Rehabilitation

Women's Health

Physiotherapist specialists have obtained master or doctoral degrees in various physiotherapy sub-specialties. Physiotherapist specialists also collaborate with medical specialists of various specialties in order to provide a quality rehabilitation service to our patients.