MHSc (First Class Honours)
PGDip (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
Tim works on a daily basis with a range of people from hobbyists to Olympic level athletes. As a contracted physiotherapy provider with High Performance Sport New Zealand he is regularly working with our elite athletes to establish injury rehabilitation plans, systems for monitoring and reducing injury risk, and optimising performance. Tim was the head physiotherapist of the Central Pulse when they were ANZ Premiership minor premiers in 2018 and 2019, and grand final winners in 2019. In 2018 he travelled with the New Zealand team to the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. As a skilled musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist, he is able to transfer the demands and principles of professional sport into day to day clinical scenarios.
Tim graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. He has gone on to complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy the Auckland University of Technology. Tim then completed a Master of Health Science with first class honours conducting research with New Zealand Cricket.
Tim brings a diverse skill set with a strong exercise-based rehabilitation emphasis as well as dry needling techniques and manual therapy to manage injuries, restore full (and better!) function and reduce their recurrence. He has strengths in accessing and applying current and evidence-based practice principles to his clinical practice to ensure that everyone receives up to date treatment.
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Kieran Garcia – Sports Nutritionist
• BSc - Human Nutrition and Physiology
• ISAK - Level 1 Body Composition (pending)
Kieran has recently completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Human nutrition and physiology. He is passionate about combat sports having competed in Muay Thai for many years, and has first-hand experience of meeting nutrition demands for training and preparing for competitions. Kieran understands how to make weight safely without affecting performance, and is keen to educate other athletes about this. He can also accurately measure and monitor body composition through the ISAK method, and can advise on proven strategies to maximise muscle mass whilst reducing body fat.
He works with all levels of athletes, from recreational exercisers through to high-level competitors. Kieran also works with everyday folk who are interested in learning how to maximise health through the power of nutrition. He can provide you sound, no-nonsense advice that is realistic to meet whatever your goal is.
- Body composition assessment and monitoring
- Combat sports nutrition
- Advice for making weight safely
- Weight grade sports including Judo, Karate
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