Qualified as a physiotherapist in 2012 from Salford University. Has travelled all her life as her father was serving the British army.
Since qualifying she has worked in rural Wales, Leicester in the UK and Wellington in New Zealand. She has worked in both private and the public sector, in a variety of posts including respiratory, neurological, orthopaedics, elderly care and musculoskeletal.
She moved to New Zealand in 2017. Sam is looking forward to settling down with her Husband and getting to know her local community View details »
Anel grew up in the United states and studied at the university of Pretoria in South Africa where she graduated in 2013 with Bachelors in Physiotherapy.She initially worked at Dr. Yusuf Dadoo State Hospital as a community service Physiotherapist, where she was exposed to paediatrics and adult neurology conditions. In 2015 she started working in private practice and the hospital that included a variety of caseloads such as MSK, Respiratory, and Orthopaedics. She has completed dry needling and KTape courses. Anel is excited to challenge herself and grow as a physiotherapist with Physio Direct. She is interested in Pilates, treating lumbar conditions and would like to educate herself more on McKenzie techniques. She is looking forward to exploring New Zealand and participating in the adventurous lifestyle that it has to offer. View details »
Originally from Cornwall in the UK, Sophie qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in 2012 having gained her BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Cardiff. Since qualifying she has spent 5 years working within the NHS in Wales and England specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy but also gaining valuable experience on a variety of rotations including neurology, rheumatology and community rehabilitation. Sophie has experience treating a variety of conditions and has spent time working with specialists in pain management and shoulder rehabilitation.
Outside of work Sophie enjoys being outdoors and keeping active. Her biggest passion is her animals and her goal is to train as a veterinary physiotherapist to enable her to work with both people and animals. Sophie is excited to join the team at Physio Direct and explore New Zealand.
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