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Dr. Nicola Wai-kuen MOK
Assistant Professor
Office: Room 1001, 10/F, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Ma Kam Chan Memorial Building, 31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel : (852) 3725 6254
Fax: (852) 2783 8635
Dr Mok is a musculoskeletal physiotherapy practitioner and researcher with extensive clinical, teaching and research experience. Apart from local professional trainings, Dr Mok gained both clinical specialty and research training in Australia. She also taught in the undergraduate and post-graduate physiotherapy programmes at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for over 15 years.

Dr Mok’s clinical expertise has been well recognised by the Hong Kong Olympics and Paralympics Committee; she was invited to serve the Hong Kong Delegation for various international games; such as the Paralypmics Games, Para Asian Games, Asian Games, and Asian Youth Games. In addition, she was also appointed by the Beijing Organising Committee for the XXIX Olympiad as the Physiotherapy-in-charge at the Tsingdao sailing venue for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games.

Professionally, Dr Mok also contributes her expertise to her professional bodies. She has been the elected Chair for the Manipulative Physiotherapy Specialty Group, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association and the Delegate of Hong Kong for the International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapists since 2013.
PhD, University of Queensland (Australia)
MPhtyStud(ManipPhty), University of Queensland (Australia)
PgDHealthCare(PT), Hong Kong Polytechnic University
ProfDipPT, Hong Kong Polytechnics
Professional Qualifications
Registered Physiotherapist (Australia, Hong Kong)
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (Australia Physiotherapy Association)
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
Delegate (Hong Kong), International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists
Chair, Manipulative Physiotherapy Specialty Group, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association
Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association
Member, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association
Member, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Union
Member, Athletic Performance Committee, Hong Kong Sports Association for the Physically Disabled
Teaching Areas
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Sports Physiotherapy
Women’s Health
Continence Care
Research Interests
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Low Back Pain
Continence Care
Therapeutic Exercise
Motor Control
Key Publications
  1. Cheung RTH, Sze LKY, Mok NW, Ng GYF. (2016). Intrinsic foot muscle volume in experienced runners with and without chronic bilateral plantar fasciitis. J Sci Med Sport. 19:713-715.
  2. Mok NW, Yeung E, Cho JC, Hui SC, Liu KC, Pang CH. (2015). Core muscle activity during suspension exercise. J Sci Med Sport. 18:189-194.
  3. Mok NW, Hodges PW. (2013). Movement of the lumbar spine is critical for maintenance of postural recovery following support surface perturbation. Exp Brain Res. 231:305-313.
  4. Cheung RTH, Mok NW, Chung PYM, Ng GYF. (2013). Non-invasive measurement of the patellofemoral movements during knee extension-flexion: a validation study. The Knee. 20:213-7.
  5. Chan CW, Mok NW, Yeung EY. (2011). Aerobic exercise training in addition to conventional physiotherapy for chronic low back pain – a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 92(10):1681-5.
  6. Mok NW, Brauer SG, Hodges PW. (2011). Postural recovery following voluntary arm movement is impaired in people with chronic low back pain. Gait Posture 34(1):97-102.
  7. Mok NW, Brauer SG, Hodges PW. (2011). Changes in lumbar movement in people with LBP are related to compromised balance. Spine 36(1):E45-52.
  8. Leong B, Mok W. (2009). Effectiveness of a urinary continence physiotherapy program for Chinese Elderly Women in Community. J Nutr Health Aging 13(Suppl1):S447.
  9. Mok NW, Brauer SG, Hodges PW. (2007) Failure to use movement in postural strategies leads to impaired trunk control in low back pain. Spine 32(19):E537-43.
  10. Mok NW, Brauer SG, Hodges PW. (2004) Hip strategy for balance control in quiet standing is reduced in people with low back pain. Spine 29(6): E107-12.

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King’s Park Campus
Ma Kam Chan Memorial Building,
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Hong Kong
Mongkok Campus
Cheung Kung Hai Memorial Building, 90A,
and Cheung Chin Lan Hong Building, 98,
Shantung Street, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Kwai Hing Campus
16/F, Tower 2,
Kowloon Commerce Centre,
51 Kwai Cheong Road,
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
(852) 3190 6678