Meet the Specialists

Pure European Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Centre employs highly skilled specialists of Chiropractic and Physiotherapists. Each has studied a minimum of four years at university, graduating from an internationally accredited program. They work to enhance their knowledge by attending professional development seminars on a continual basis.

Dr Tim JacobsDr. Tim Jacobs Chiropractor

Tim qualified from the UK at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIOC) having gained a Masters degree in Chiropractic and receiving an award for being the most promising Chiropractor amongst his peers. Tim has gone on to gain further qualifications in pregnancy and paediatrics Chiropractic, as he feels Chiropractic should be for the whole family.

Tim joined Pure in 2018 after spending nearly a decade working as a Chiropractor in the UK. At that time the clinic had been growing quickly, having developed such a successful reputation in Dubai as the ‘go to’ place if you’re in pain. Tim felt that Pure, with its extremely high standard of health care and excellent patient centered approach, was the perfect environment for him to help the people of Dubai from, and he loves being part of such a caring and dedicated team. Having a personal interest in sports and fitness Dr Timothy Jacobs has used Chiropractic to help world-class sprinters, the WWE wrestlers on their UK tours, and premiership football teams.

Having seen from an early age the benefits that Chiropractic care can have on people’s lives Tim knew that being a Chiropractor was a perfect opportunity to pursue his goals of serving as many people as possible.

haleema-2Dr. Haleema Khan Chiropractor

Haleema Khan graduated from the Anglo European college of Chiropractic in Bournemouth, UK, in 2010 with a Masters in Chiropractic. She spent three and half years practicing along the South coast of England, before returning to her birth city of London where she worked for a further year and a half. Becoming tired of the hustle and bustle of the London life she decided to move to the UAE.

From a young age, Khan has always been conscious of her health and leads a healthy and active lifestyle. She loves to play netball, currently improving her beach volleyball skills and when she can works out in the gym.

Growing up in a traditional family, Khan has always been a hands on person, from massaging to traditional walking on backs. Realising the benefits of natural alternatives to mainstream medicine is what led her to Chiropractic.

Khan believes that life’s daily stressors whether they be physical, chemical or emotional can add up impacting on the human body in far greater ways than most realise. She believes in the holistic approach to whole family wellness. Treating the body as whole leads to proper alignment of the nervous system enabling it to function effectively, therefore promoting healing and better health around the body.

She strives to give her patients a more fulfilled and enjoyable quality of life by educating them about chiropractic care and healthy lifestyle choices. Chiropractic care is a natural healthcare approach which can help one restore and maintain balance within the body and leave you better prepared to live life to its fullest.

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… Otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” Buddha

DrEmilyDr. Emily Johnson Chiropractor

Dr. Emily holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences in Illinois, USA. She made the decision to become a Chiropractor after noticing her own improvements as an athlete when under chiropractic care as well as positive improvements of family and friends after suffering from injury or illness. Dr. Emily is a mother of 2 and has noticed the benefits that her own children receive with regular chiropractic treatments, as well.

Dr. Emily incorporates chiropractic adjustment, corrective exercise, cupping, taping, and other instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques as well as nutritional and lifestyle coaching in order to meet her patients’ individual needs.

She has experience educating families and athletes in the UAE, USA, Saudi Arabia and Egypt about healthy lifestyle, greater athletic potential, fitness, and general wellness. She is currently completing studies in Veterinary Chiropractic medicine and hopes to be adding this to her experience soon.

Dr JafferDr. Nashila Farrah Jaffer Chiropractor

From the villages of Iraq and East Africa, to the luscious Maldives, Nashila has helped people all over the world achieve better health and wellness through Chiropractic. She believes that well-being can be achieved through a meeting of mind, body and spirit. As a Chiropractor, her aim is to bring awareness to the all-important nervous system, and how to balance lifestyle and health with an all rounded approach. As well as treating patients at her busy clinic in Dubai, Nashila likes to travel and share her knowledge and expertise by treating people in a voluntary capacity, as she believes everyone should benefit from Chiropractic care. Nashila has been a practicing Chiropractor for over fifteen years, her wealth of experience enabling her to treat a variety of concerns for her patients.

She gained her qualifications and training in 2001 in the UK, and after graduating with an honours degree in Chiropractic, founded Pure Chiropractic in West London. After establishing her clinic in the UK, Nashila moved to Dubai in 2009 and continued practicing privately in Jumeirah until starting a family in 2010 when she dedicated the next three years wholly to her two daughters. In 2013, Jaffer partnered with Chini to set up Pure European Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Centre, taking her success and inspiration from her UK clinic to build the same here in Dubai.

Dr. Mitra Chini ChiropractorDr Chini

Chini is a US board certified Chiropractor. She graduated from Life University in Marietta, Georgia (USA) in the year 2000. Prior to starting her chiropractic education, she studied at the Howard Community College in Maryland (USA) as an undergraduate.

Chini started gaining her professional experience in the US before moving to Europe with her husband. She then moved to Dubai in 2001 where she has been living for the past 14 years practicing as a Doctor of Chiropractic, having treated and helped thousands of patients of all nationalities and ages, including children. Her language skills, including English, French, Farsi and some Arabic, ease her ability to listen, understand the patients’ pain and support their health and well-being.

After more than a decade practicing in the chiropractic profession, Chini remains committed to healing and treating people to have a healthy spine and nervous system. She focuses on educating her patients about the impact chiropractic has in preventing disorders of the neuro-musculoskeletal system and the potential effects on general health and life quality.

elgin-4Elgin John Physiotherapist

Elgin John graduated from HOSMAT Hospital Educational Institute, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences at Bangalore, India in 2010 with a degree in Bachelors in Physiotherapy (BPT). Elgin has primarily worked for the last 3+ years as a Senior Physiotherapist in a well-known and established Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy centre ‘Attitude Prime’ at Bangalore, India.

Elgin has deep expertise and exposure in Manual Physiotherapy that sets him apart over and above the traditional physiotherapy techniques. He has thus confirmed to hundreds of his clients that his best tool so far to help them recover out of their health hassles are indeed his hands, those which promise a healing touch! Manual therapy treatment that he specialises involves but not limited to:

 Rehabilitation for all musculoskeletal conditions like disc herniation, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis of spine, osteoarthritis of knee, frozen shoulder, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, ankylosing spondylitis
 Sports injuries condition include knee injuries (ACL, PCL, menisci tear), pain along the shin bone, rotator cuff injuries, fractures and dislocations
 Antenatal and postnatal care to address low back pain, muscle cramps and bladder control problems
 Clinical reasoning and guidance for prevention of musculoskeletal disorder which includes body conditioning and certain exercise method on a regular basis

In his experience, Elgin has addressed and solved critical musculoskeletal and sports injury conditions for nearly 400-500 patients, covering about 100-150 different scenarios. His ability to seamlessly understand the biomechanics and human physiology has won him the praises of his clients and contemporaries.

Elgin has been an active participant on many physiotherapy conferences, manual therapy techniques seminars and marathons providing his valuable expertise and strengthening his exposure in Manual therapy field. To augment his skills further, he is currently pursuing his Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) to bring in much focus on musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries.

Elgin is a trained martial arts professional in karate and fitness conscious individual. Add to this, he is an avid barefoot runner thereby exhibiting confidence and assurance to his clients by reinforcing the fact that – Human body in itself has the power to heal and, when enabling through exercise and manual therapy those hardened pain points in our body that indeed are a result of being under-utilized or misaligned due to lack of exercises, prolonged stress, injuries and alike, one can completely recover from any critical condition.

Elgin believes that the key essence towards recovery and total restoration is reaching and eliminating the root of any symptom – His mantra remains “Treat the cause, not the symptom.”

VarshaSrevarsha Physiotherapist

Srevarsha graduated from Father Muller Medical College Mangalore, under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore, India in 2015 with a degree of bachelors in physiotherapy (BPT), joined Dr.Mohanty’s Manual Therapy and pain clinic associated with Mangalore Health Care Centre, gaining hands on experience and expertise in dealing with outpatients and inpatients as a clinical Physiotherapist for 3 years.

Varsha has treated patients of all age groups with a variety of conditions and with a wide exposure towards musculoskeletal & sports, neurological, cardiorespiratory and Intensive care cases including ventilated patients, being a part of a multidisciplinary team, with emphasis on identifying the unique needs and strength of every patient to provide the best possible care.She has also been the Physiotherapist for Mysore Zonal Badminton Championship in South India.

Being a certified Manual Therapist and an active member of Manual Therapy Foundation of India as well as Dynamic Taping Institute(Australia),practices and has deep expertise in peripheral spinal and visceral mobilisations and soft tissue techniques like MET, PRT, MFR, neural tissue mobilisations, Cranio-sacral therapy, Dynamic Tatoo taping and Kinesiotaping, to provide the best results.

Varsha believes that if we clear our mind of CAN’T and strive for progress not perfection, then nothing is impossible.

Dr.AmnaDr. Amna Malik Usman Physiotherapist

Amna Graduated from University of Health sciences Lahore, Pakistan in 2017 and completed her five years doctorate degree Doctor of Physical therapy (DPT) receiving Gold medal and best graduate award. She is also the Associate Member of Australian Physical Therapy Association since 2018.

She has worked for 2.5 years in Pakistan at Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine center as a Physiotherapist gaining hands-on expertise and experience dealing with sports injuries, pediatric and geriatric musculoskeletal conditions. She has also worked and being part of the multidisciplinary team at Children’s hospital and Institute of Child Health Lahore, Pakistan.

She is an active member of Pakistan Physical therapy Association (PPTA) specialized in treating but not limited to:

⁃ Sports Injuries (ACL, PCL, Meniscal, RC injuries)
⁃ Chronic Low back pain, Frozen shoulder, OA of the shoulder, hip and knee.
⁃ Functional rehab.
⁃ Pilates from Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute in UAE.
⁃ Kinesiotaping.

When it comes to muscles, her moto is: “Use it or lose it”.

RajbirRajbir Kaur Physiotherapist

Rajbir graduated from Gulf Medical University Ajman with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in 2017 and is an active member of Emirates Physiotherapy Society (UAE) since 2019.

After graduating, she worked in private and government hospitals across the UAE; gaining a wide variety of experience in clinical areas of physiotherapy.

Rajbir has a particular interest in treating musculoskeletal disorders, sports and work-related injuries, as well general pain in all patient populations.

She enjoys working and building a rapport with her patients and takes pride in making sure her patients feel listened to and supported. Her aim for each patient is to clinically reason the pathology and planned treatment to help understand and achieve individual goals and better quality of life through physiotherapy rehabilitation.

She is also certified by American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Rehab specialist skilled in:

  • Manual therapy
  • Exercise therapy
  • Dry needling and Electroacupuncture
  • Myofascial release
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Sports and therapeutic massage
  • Posture assessment and management
  • Gait, balance and coordination training

She believes that education empowers all patients to better understand their injuries and how the provided treatment would work.