BPhty PGDip SportsMed (credit), PGCertAcu (NZ)
Angela graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1996 + has since gone on to complete post graduate qualifications in both Sports Medicine and Acupuncture. She has over 15 years’ experience in private practice, with a further six years in a variety of orthopaedic roles while living in the UK.
Angela enjoys the challenge of managing all musculoskeletal injuries. She has a keen interest in lower limb biomechanics + pelvic stability, and uses a combination of manual therapy and movement and muscle balance assessment tools, to aid recovery and improve performance. She frequently attends seminars + conferences to enhance her knowledge and skills.
She has worked with many sports in a range of environments, including the South African netball team, a world masters hockey tournament, and speed skating world cup events in Italy + Russia. But by far the sport she’s spent the greatest time on the side-line is rugby, working with both men’s and women’s, from weekend warriors to rep teams, including seven seasons the with Canterbury Women’s 15s and 7s teams 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 »
MPhty(distinction), PGDip(acup), BSc(Hons), PAANZ
Michelle qualified as a physiotherapist in 1994. In 1999 she completed a postgraduate qualification in manual therapy and manipulation, and in 2000 her interest in combining her manual and rehabilitation skills with the use of different forms of acupuncture began. Initially, Michelle trained in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, then in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling. More recently Michelle has been awarded a distinction at Masters Level in Physiotherapy, endorsed in acupuncture.
Michelle thrives on challenges and specialises in complex injuries, chronic pain, and also has a particular interest in shoulders. Her ability to analyse and fully comprehend complex and painful conditions is one of Michelle’s strengths, which then allows her to formulate a complete package of rehabilitative needs. Michelle never only treats the presenting symptoms but will endeavour to put right any of the contributing factors to the pain or disorder. View details »