During her final year of study, Fenella joined Active Health as a sports medic and since graduating, is now part of physiotherapy team.
Through a long sporting background including rowing, netball, triathlons and springboard diving, she encountered her own challenges with injury. With a growing interest in body mechanics and a passion for helping people, Fenella was drawn to physiotherapy and knew it was the path for her. Fenella continues to enjoy maintaining an active lifestyle with running, cycling and attending the gym.
Fenella enjoys working with people of a variety of ages and backgrounds to manage their injuries. She prioritises people’s goals focusing on helping them return to their most active life and participate in what is most important to them. View details »
Rosie joins the Active Health team after undertaking a six-week placement in the clinic during her final year of study in Christchurch.
Alongside working as a physiotherapist, Rosie is a part-time professional rugby player, representing both region and country. She is a member of Matatu, the inaugural South Island Women’s Super Rugby team.
After many years in the high-performance sporting environment, Rosie gained an interest in biomechanics of the human body with a special interest in effective ways to recover from injury and prevent new injuries occurring.
Combining her sporting experiences with a love of interacting and helping people, Rosie found her passion for physiotherapy. She aims to not only help people in the short term with their injuries but develop ways to prevent future injuries using pre-habilitation and long-term lifestyle changes. View details »
Bevan graduated from the University of Otago in 2006, receiving the Sheila Consuela MacDiarmid Scholarship. He is an experienced clinical physiotherapist in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy with a focus on exercise-based rehabilitation and injury prevention. Bevan enjoys working with all ages, from youth athletes to older adults, helping them rehabilitate from injuries and return to active lifestyles with improved biomechanical efficiency. Bevan has also developed an expertise in muscle balance assessment, occupational health, golf-specific physiotherapy and mental strategies to overcome injuries. Bevan competes to a high level in his own sporting endeavours and is the captain of the New Zealand Korfball team. Bevan has also been the physiotherapist to both the New Zealand and Australian Korfball teams. View details »