Sophie graduated as a podiatrist from AUT in 2016. After working in Auckland for the past eighteen months, she made the move back to Canterbury to join the Active Health team.
Sophie has been involved in a wide range of sports over the years such as rowing, track cycling, hockey and horse riding to name a few. She first saw a podiatrist herself when she was younger to help her with her gait pattern and was intrigued by the process of making orthotics and helping people walk with comfort.
Sophie has a keen interest in all areas of podiatry. View details »
Julia qualified as a Podiatrist in 2017 and has recently moved to Christchurch from the North Island to join Active Health’s team.
Having represented Waikato in both water-polo and netball, she has developed great interest towards the biomechanics of the lower limb and injury prevention. Julia is enthusiastic and passionate about all aspects of Podiatry ranging from footwear, sports, paediatrics, diabetes and the overall health and wellbeing of the individual.
Julia is based at Active Health’s main clinic on Manchester street as well as the satellite clinic in New Brighton. View details »
Kirwan developed a passion for biomechanics following his own personal experience with injury, surgery and rehabilitation. This led him to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Podiatry, graduating in 2008 and moving to Christchurch to be part of the Active Health team.
Based between the Active Health locations in Christchurch and Rangiora he provides a full range of Podiatry services are including gait analysis, biomechanical assessments, footwear review, exercises prescription, orthotic therapy and palliative care. These services can be provided for all ages and are tailored to meet your individual injury, activity level and health goals needs. View details »