Jonathan graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. He has completed two years of post-graduate study and plans to enter his third and final year in 2020. Jonathan has a keen interest in sport, particularly football, basketball and hockey. He has been privileged enough to be involved in national age group teams for both hockey and football. Jonathan is passionate about helping clients and their injuries. He aims to improve function whilst also preventing future injuries and pains by looking and improving faulty movement patterns. » View details
Kirsten graduated from the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2013. She has been working on cruise ships performing acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine with patients who suffer from pain; Back pain, arthritis, sports injuries, joint pain, postoperative recovery and headaches/migraines. Kirsten also has learned skills to treat a large range of other concerns including weight loss, digestion concerns, stress and anxiety etc. She is very passionate about Acupuncture, thrives on helping people and seeing the amazing changes and results in them over a course of treatments. Kirsten is very thankful for the time that she has spent working on cruise ships for the past two years and has learnt a lot however she is enjoying working with a dedicated team onshore.» View details
Natalie is an Otago graduate who has recently moved back to NZ from Australia. She enjoys horse riding, mountain biking, surfing, camping and playing netball. She has had a diverse range of experience working in a private hospital, private practices and in community based roles. Her experience has included working with chronic pain, post surgical rehabilitation, musculoskeletal and sports teams and neurological rehabilitation including working with individuals with spinal cord injuries, stroke, MS and parkinsons. She certified in dry needling and passionate about providing hollistic, functional rehabilitation. She has a strong belief in the power of knowledge and likes to provide clients with the capacity to understand their symptoms and ultimately empower them to manage their condition and help them achieve their desired goals.» View details
Siofra is an Irish Physiotherapist who has been involved in sports her whole life, competing in Ireland in athletics, rugby and rowing at a national level. On her way over to New Zealand she hiked 3 of the Himalayan passes on her way to visiting Everest base camp. She also enjoys water sports such as scuba diving and surfing.
She graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an Honors degree in Physiotherapy and a post graduate certificate in Clinical Exercise. After graduating Síofra worked in a musculoskeletal based private practice in Ireland, where she gained experience treating pediatric, orthopedic, neurological and work-related injuries. Her main area of focus is musculoskeletal, treating athletes of all levels, in sports such as rugby, cricket, hockey, soccer, judo, horse-riding, gaelic, hurling, basketball, trampolining, track and field, boxing, golf, rowing and mixed martial arts.
While working in private practice Síofra became involved in research in Trinity College Dublin in spinal cord injuries. She is now one of 8 people in Ireland that is trained to independently use an exoskeleton suit, which is a device that stands and walks people with paralysis and other neuromuscular disorders.
Síofra is certified in Dry needling and is also trained in the “Mc Kenzie Method” for assessing and treating patients. She uses various treatment techniques such as deep soft tissue massage, trigger point release, myofascial release, joint mobilisations, manipulations, electrotherapy and taping. She specialises in neck and lower back pain, high level sport injuries and pre- and post- natal physiotherapy.
Síofra understands the athlete’s mindset and looks forward to helping you with your issues.» View details