Sandy Chien was born in Taiwan and came to South Africa with her family in 1994. She has lived in Benoni ever since and completed her schooling at Benoni High School. Inspired by her family and friends, she decided to pursue her dreams, and qualified as a physiotherapist at the University of Pretoria in 2012. She then completed her community service at Tembisa Hospital in 2013. After community service, Sandy joined a private practice in Sunward Park where she was exposed to multiple environments such as ICU, orthopedic,medical and surgical wards as well as various sports injuries and neuro-musculoskeletal conditions in the outpatient department.
Sandy joined Leigh Heinzelmann Physiotherapy as an associate in July 2016 and has since built up her own practice.
Sandy is also a qualified Pilates instructor . She completed her Pilates Mat Work Course in 2012 through BASI Pilates, an internationally recognized acadamy. She intergrates this as part of her rehabilitation program and prevention of injury.