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15 Durham St, Rangiora »

c/o Durham Health 15 Durham St, Rangiora

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Mr Bevan Lawson

Mr Bevan Lawson

Physiotherapist

BPhty (credit) Bevan graduated from the University of Otago in 2006, receiving the Sheila Consuela MacDiarmid Scholarship. He now specialises in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy with a focus on exercise-based rehabilitation and injury prevention. Bevan particularly enjoys working with youth athletes, helping them rehabilitate from injuries and return to sport with improved biomechanical efficiency. Bevan has also developed an expertise in muscle balance assessment, occupational health, and golf-specific physiotherapy, including body and swing analysis. Bevan competes to a high level in his own sporting endeavours and is the captain of the New Zealand Korfball team. Bevan has also been the physiotherapist to both the New Zealand and Australian Korfball teams. » View details

Ms Sophie Gray

Ms Sophie Gray

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod) Sophie graduated as a podiatrist from AUT in 2016. After working in Auckland for the past eighteen months, she made the move back to Canterbury to join the Active Health team. Sophie has been involved in a wide range of sports over the years such as rowing, track cycling, hockey and horse riding to name a few. She first saw a podiatrist herself when she was younger to help her with her gait pattern and was intrigued by the process of making orthotics and helping people walk with comfort. Sophie has a keen interest in all areas of podiatry. » View details

345 Flaxton Rd »

Flaxton Hub 345 Flaxton Rd, Southbrook

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Mr Bevan Lawson

Mr Bevan Lawson

Physiotherapist

BPhty (credit) Bevan graduated from the University of Otago in 2006, receiving the Sheila Consuela MacDiarmid Scholarship. He now specialises in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy with a focus on exercise-based rehabilitation and injury prevention. Bevan particularly enjoys working with youth athletes, helping them rehabilitate from injuries and return to sport with improved biomechanical efficiency. Bevan has also developed an expertise in muscle balance assessment, occupational health, and golf-specific physiotherapy, including body and swing analysis. Bevan competes to a high level in his own sporting endeavours and is the captain of the New Zealand Korfball team. Bevan has also been the physiotherapist to both the New Zealand and Australian Korfball teams. » View details

Mr Kirwan Franke

Mr Kirwan Franke

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod) Having represented Auckland in both age group Hockey and Cricket, Kirwan developed a passion for biomechanics. This interest led him to move to Christchurch and become part of the Active Health team in 2008. Experienced in treating the youngest children to the elite sports person, Kirwan tailors his treatment plans and manages activity related injuries through proficiency in orthotic design, gait analysis and shoe prescription. He is also actively involved in the development of diabetes foot care management in Christchurch and is Active Health’s principal diabetes podiatrist. Kirwan is based at Active Health’s Manchester Street clinic however provides full podiatry cover at Active Health’s satellite clinics. » View details

Physio, 545 Manchester St »

545 Manchester St, St Albans 8014

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Ms Angela Mackie

Ms Angela Mackie

Physiotherapist

BPhty PGDip SportsMed (credit), PGCertAcu (NZ) Since graduating with a Physio degree from Otago, Angela has completed post graduate studies in both Sports Medicine and Acupuncture. She has a special interest in the sacro-iliac joint, pelvic stability and lower limb biomechanics. While treating acute injuries Angela is always keen to address the underlying factors to reduce the risk of recurrence and improve sports performance. Angela has worked with rugby teams providing physiotherapy services for 16 years along with numerous other sports from local to international level throughout her career. Angela is the currently the team physio for the Canterbury Woman’s Rugby team. » View details

Mr Bevan Lawson

Mr Bevan Lawson

Physiotherapist

BPhty (credit) Bevan graduated from the University of Otago in 2006, receiving the Sheila Consuela MacDiarmid Scholarship. He now specialises in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy with a focus on exercise-based rehabilitation and injury prevention. Bevan particularly enjoys working with youth athletes, helping them rehabilitate from injuries and return to sport with improved biomechanical efficiency. Bevan has also developed an expertise in muscle balance assessment, occupational health, and golf-specific physiotherapy, including body and swing analysis. Bevan competes to a high level in his own sporting endeavours and is the captain of the New Zealand Korfball team. Bevan has also been the physiotherapist to both the New Zealand and Australian Korfball teams. » View details

Ms Jean Kozyniak

Ms Jean Kozyniak

Physiotherapist

BPhty (credit) Jean qualified as a physiotherapist in 2017, after graduating from Otago University. She has recently transferred to Christchurch to join the Active Health team. Jean is passionate about treating a wide variety of injuries and developing patient-centred treatment plans to help people achieve their own personal goals and prevent further injury. She is a competitive runner, with additional interests in road cycling and swimming, and it was through her own sport-related injuries that she developed an interest in physiotherapy. » View details

Mrs Kate Horton

Mrs Kate Horton

Physiotherapist

BSc(Hons), certified Matwork Pilates instructor (APPI) UK Kate has a wide range of physiotherapy experience, having qualified in 2001 from Manchester University in the UK. She has worked in many areas of musculoskeletal physiotherapy both in the UK and New Zealand, from sports teams, to hospital and private practice, and has taught Pilates classes regularly since 2008. Kate moved to New Zealand in 2009 and has been teaching up to five Pilates classes a week. She connects well with people of all ages, to help to assess, treat and prevent further injury. She has a keen interest in muscle balance problems and postural issues. Kate also enjoys treating shoulder and back injuries, along with post-operative care. She relishes the challenge of working out the problem and treating injuries with a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and looking at long term prevention. In her spare time, Kate is an avid runner and has been a member of Extra Mile Runners in Christchurch for several years, having completed a number of half marathons. Living close to the Port Hills with her husband, she loves having the perfect training ground on her doorstep. » View details

Mrs Kath Bull

Mrs Kath Bull

Physiotherapist

Kath has a wide range of physiotherapy experience, having graduated from the University of Otago in 1994. She has worked in many areas of musculoskeletal physiotherapy in New Zealand, America and the UK. She enjoys treating a wide range of conditions and is dedicated to helping people recover from their injuries through comprehensive assessment, treatment and individualised rehabilitation programmes. Kath worked for Active Health for three years back in 2005 at the QEII location, and has recently re-joined us after relocating from Auckland. In her spare time, Kath enjoys jogging and mountain biking. » View details

Ms Michelle Hall

Ms Michelle Hall

Physiotherapist

MPhty(Distinction), PGDip(Acup), PGCert(Acup), BSc(Hons) Michelle qualified as a physiotherapist in 1994. In 1999 she completed a postgraduate qualification in manual therapy and manipulation, and in 2000 her interest in combining her manual and rehabilitation skills with the use of acupuncture began. Initially Michelle trained in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, then in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling. More recently Michelle has been awarded a distinction at Masters Level in Physiotherapy, endorsed in acupuncture, as well as a distinction at Post-Graduate Diploma Level. Michelle thrives on challenges and specializes in complex injuries, chronic pain, and also has a special interest in shoulders. Her ability to analyse and fully comprehend complex painful conditions is one of Michelle’s strengths, which then allows her to formulate a complete package of rehabilitative needs. Michelle never only treats the presenting symptoms but will endeavour to put right any of the contributing factors to the pain or disorder. Outside of work Michelle is a keen runner having competed in several marathons, and her ambition is to one day run the 60km Kepler Challenge. » View details

Podiatry, 545 Manchester St »

545 Manchester St, St Albans 8014

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Ms Julia Oppert

Ms Julia Oppert

Julia Oppert

BHSc (Pod) Julia qualified as a Podiatrist in 2017 and has recently moved to Christchurch from the North Island to join Active Health’s team. Having represented Waikato in both water-polo and netball, she has developed great interest towards the biomechanics of the lower limb and injury prevention. Julia is enthusiastic and passionate about all aspects of Podiatry ranging from footwear, sports, paediatrics, diabetes and the overall health and wellbeing of the individual. Julia is based at Active Health’s main clinic on Manchester street as well as the satellite clinic in New Brighton. » View details

Mr Kirwan Franke

Mr Kirwan Franke

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod) Having represented Auckland in both age group Hockey and Cricket, Kirwan developed a passion for biomechanics. This interest led him to move to Christchurch and become part of the Active Health team in 2008. Experienced in treating the youngest children to the elite sports person, Kirwan tailors his treatment plans and manages activity related injuries through proficiency in orthotic design, gait analysis and shoe prescription. He is also actively involved in the development of diabetes foot care management in Christchurch and is Active Health’s principal diabetes podiatrist. Kirwan is based at Active Health’s Manchester Street clinic however provides full podiatry cover at Active Health’s satellite clinics. » View details

Ms Sophie Gray

Ms Sophie Gray

Podiatrist

BHSc (Pod) Sophie graduated as a podiatrist from AUT in 2016. After working in Auckland for the past eighteen months, she made the move back to Canterbury to join the Active Health team. Sophie has been involved in a wide range of sports over the years such as rowing, track cycling, hockey and horse riding to name a few. She first saw a podiatrist herself when she was younger to help her with her gait pattern and was intrigued by the process of making orthotics and helping people walk with comfort. Sophie has a keen interest in all areas of podiatry. » View details