Kate completed her Physiotherapy training at The University of Nottingham in the UK and graduated in 2012. She has worked in private practices in the UK and with professionals and local sports clubs. Kate moved over to NZ in 2015 where she continued her passion for physio. She uses a ‘hands on’ approach combined with acupuncture, mobilisation techniques and strength & conditioning to achieve optimal results. Kate is trained in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and Y Balance Test which are specialised assessments aimed at identifying dysfunctional movement patterns.
Kate has competed at National Level for athletics and enjoys snowboarding, crossfit, netball & the gym. Kate has run 2 marathons and competed at the Masters Games for swimming.
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Senior Physiotherapist, Acupuncturist
Pauline worked in private practice for over 18 years. She has a ‘hands on’ approach to treating her clients, with a combination of soft tissue techniques, mobilisation, strength and conditioning, and accupuncture to help them on their path to injury recovery. Pauline has her post grad diploma in Western Acupuncture from AUT, and is very well qualified in the international Mulligan technique, a concept which helps improve mobility at all joints in the body.
Pauline is an ex competitive swimmer, and over the past few years has competed at a national age group level in triathlon, Half Ironman and offroad adventure running races including the Tarawera 50km ultra. View details »
Physiotherapist, Run Biomechanics, Run Coach
Stu completed his Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) in 2002 and Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2012.
Stu is the owner of The Body Refinery. He has been behind the wheel here for the past 6 years helping things run smoothly!
He worked as physiotherapist for New Zealand Mens Hockey and Takapuna Premiere Rugby. He then spent five years working as a physiotherapist in London, which included a position at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club as the Academy physiotherapist. After this, he was a senior physiotherapist for Her Majesty’s Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (Headley Court), rehabilitating defence force personel returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.
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