Senior Physiotherapist, Pilates Practitioner, PINC Cancer Rehabilitation
Ann is originally from Scotland and has just celebrated 10 years living in beautiful New Zealand. Having gained her Physiotherapy qualifications in Scotland as a young lass, she brings many years’ experience to our team.
Ann is a certified PINC cancer rehab physiotherapist. She also teaches Mat and Ball Pilates classes at our Brookfield clinic.
Come and see Ann for Injury and Sport rehab, ACC and Private Physiotherapy, Pilates 1:1 sessions, PINC sessions and massage.
Ann works full-time between both our Bethlehem and Brookfield clinics. View details »
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.
Two years ago she completed her PINC cancer rehabilitation qualification. 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.
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Andy Pirie has 30 years international experience working as a hands on physiotherapist in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. He was born in London and trained in the UK with degrees in Physiotherapy (Grad Dip Phys) and Sport Science (BA), with a further one year post graduate diploma in Mobilization/Manipulation (MACP).
Andy retired as a football player/coach following the World Masters Games in Auckland 2017 representing Takapuna Cavaliers and finishing 3rd (Bronze). He has played /coached with several teams in the BOP since emigrating here in 1996 from the UK.
He is married with two adult children, is a dedicated dog fanatic and spends a great deal of his available leisure time in home renovations and landscape gardening.
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