Julie has a background of 10 years clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, working within private practices in both New Zealand and Australia. Throughout this time, Julie has worked with numerous rugby teams at both club and regional representative levels, and has a keen interest in rugby injuries. Julie has a keen interest in hand and other arm injuries and is our expert in the clinic for conditions that also involve the entire arm.
Two years ago, Julie started to work part time as a hand therapist and has enjoyed becoming more specialised, which has driven her to take up the opportunity to work at the shoulder clinic to see both shoulder and elbow injuries.
As part of her postgraduate studies, Julie has completed training in Western Acupuncture and offers this as part of her treatment when appropriate.» View details
Pradnya has a clinical experience of more than 15 years working in musculoskeletal practice in hospitals and private practice, in India, United States and now here in New Zealand. She comes from a background of Neurophysiotherapy and while doing her Postgraduate degree in Musculoskeletal she developed a keen interest in management of shoulder injuries. Pradnya has also done a comprehensive course on diagnosis and management of various shoulder problems through Southern Musculoskeletal Seminars which has honed her skills in diagnosis and rehabilitation of complex shoulder problems. She has a special interest in rehabilitation of shoulder impingement syndromes and rotator cuff injuries. Pradnya has recently started her Masters studies at Auckland University of Technology with an aim to integrate research ideas into her clinical practice.» View details
Tom has more than 15 years of clinical experience. From early beginnings in London teaching hospitals, Tom moved into private practice and sports physiotherapy in his native London, and in recent years here in Auckland. A particular interest in the management of shoulder injuries led Tom to study his Masters in Sports & Exercise Medicine and a research project on movement awareness in the injured shoulder. Further work within a leading sports clinic and as a sports physio, particularly Judo, culminated in the privilege of a position at the London 2012 Olympics. With an ongoing desire to integrate current research into practice, Tom’s PhD is investigating shoulder instability and force control.» View details