Kirsten qualified from Teesside University in the UK eleven years ago. Prior to this she completed a degree in Sports Science at Portsmouth University. Kirsten has experience working in the private sector specialising in orthopaedics, musculoskeletal and acupuncture, and more recently cancer rehabilitation. Kirsten is also a qualified Pilates instructor and managed her own studio in the UK. She feels Pilates is a great adjunct to physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Kirsten is passionate about rehabilitation and believes Physiotherapy is beneficial for all people, at any stage of their recovery, pre and post-surgery or living with an illness. Rehabilitation helps improve function, reduce pain, improves muscle strength and stability, as well as improving your well-being and restoring confidence. In her spare time Kirsten and her husband enjoy walking, cycling and getting out and about exploring this beautiful country. View details »
Chris graduated from AUT in 2003 and has been working in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy field since. He has spent time working in New Zealand, Ireland and in the UK. Chris has completed further training in Acupuncture & Pilates and has found great benefit to his patients' when incorporating these treatment methods. He also has further clinical interest in Running Biomechanical Assessments and Shoulder rehabilitation. Chris believes in a hands-on treatment approach but also feels that education is key to injury management.
Chris has played rugby most of his life, including semi-professionally in Ireland and England. Now that his playing days are behind him you will see Chris out running around the Mount and surfing any chance he gets. Chris also has interests in Triathlon, skiing/snowboarding, and fishing. View details »
Clare graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2001. She has spent time working in the UK, Scotland and NZ. Clare has completed further training in dry needling, clinical pilates and is a certified Bradcliff breathing practitioner.
Clare believes in a holistic hands on approach to her therapy and draws on her clincal pilates and exercise rehabilitation background. She is passionate about helping people maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.
Clare works part time at Dee street. In her spare time Clare may be surfing, running, or cycling the beautiful bay.
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