Digestive Pelvic Floor Centre
"Care for your gut Check on your butt"
Carol Kin Yin Chan
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
BAppSci(Physio)(USyd) MHA(UNSW) PhD Candidate (USyd) APAM ACNEM
PINC&STEEL certified physiotherapist
Carol received her undergraduate degree from University of Sydney in 2003. She is a registered physiotherapist and has an extensive clinical experience in both public hospital and private practice. Carol was previously a clinical educator of one of the teaching hospitals in Sydney for more than 8 years.
After the departure from the education role in the hospital, Carol has moved into the field of pelvic health for all age groups in a private setting. Carol has a special interest in women’s, men’s and pelvic health, after surgery and childbirth continence care and reconditioning, and cancer rehabilitation. Since 2003, she has completed an extensive postgraduate training to further strength her knowledge and skills in treating the conditions of bladder and bowel incontinence, organ prolapse, pelvic pain and cancer rehabilitation. Recently she has been certified as a PINC&STEEL physiotherapist which enables her to provide a comprehensive and specific rehabilitation care to cancer survivors. Carol is committed to ongoing professional development and actively participating in clinical research particularly in the area of colorectal and pelvic health. Carol is a current member of Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, PINC&STEEL cancer rehabilitation, Continence Foundation Australia and International Continence Society. Carol is dedicated to provide a patient- centred care. She works closely with the GPs and Specialists and uses evidence-based treatment approach to ensure high quality of service delivery.
Carol is currently a PhD candidate of University of Sydney, focusing her research interest in defaecatory and pelvic floor rehabilitation among bowel cancer survivors.