Core competencies

  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Dry needling
  • Manual therapy
  • Neuro rehabilitation
  • Kineso taping
  • Rehabilitation of musculo-skeletal cases
  • Post burn injury rehabilitation
  • Sports injury rehabilitation and prevention
  • Hand and tendon injuries
  • Myofascial release and muscle energy techniques


Manimala started her career 15 years ago in an outpatient rehabilitation centre in India, and since 2016 she has been working in various hospitals in the UAE.


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India in 2005)
PG Diploma in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (LASHS, UK)
Level 1 Certificate in Trigger point therapy (NAT, UK)
Certificate in orthopaedic manual therapy
Certificate in neuromyoskeletal dry needling
Certificate in cupping assisted soft tissue mobilisation
Certificate in strength and conditioning training
Certificate in yoga fitness training
Professional affiliation
Licensed by Department of Health, Abu Dhabi
Registered with The Indian Association of Physiotherapists
Member of London Academy of Sports and Health Sciences (UK)
Member of NAT (UK)


Mediclinic Al Ain Hospital

Al Ain City, UAE
Khalifa Street, next to Choitram Supermarket

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