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 »
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 »