Emma graduated from AUT in 2019 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. She has gained valuable experience in the hospital and community settings, and has a passion for working with children with disabilities.
Emma’s main areas of interests are musculoskeletal rehabilitation as well as neurological rehabilitation, particularly in stroke and cerebral palsy.
Outside of work, Emma enjoys going to the gym to stay active, cooking and learning musical pieces in her spare time. View details »
In 2017, Jacky graduated from AUT with a Bachelor in Health Science (BHSc) in Physiotherapy. He started his first job in a fast-paced medical centre in East Tamaki. His clientele primarily presented with acute and chronic injuries, postpartum back pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, arthritis, and vertigo, etc. In the meantime, he managed side-line physiotherapy for three other sport teams.
Having exposure to many recurrent injuries, Jacky decided to dive deeper into the rabbit hole. He became certified as a Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) practitioner, which is a skill that involves multi-dimensional assessment of patients’ bio-mechanic. That allows him to identify the deeper cause of an ongoing dysfunction. For instance, treating an old C-section scar to relieve chronic back pain.
Over the past three years in the medical centre, Jacky has incorporated dry needling, active release technique, manipulation, cupping, scraping, shockwave therapy and exercise-based rehabilitation into his approach. He acknowledged the dynamic nature of medicine and has always been open-minded to expand his paradigm. His philosophy emphasizes patients’ functional autonomy and physical freedom. He is a strong believer in exercise-based rehabilitation, as quoted in the Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela, “Exercise is a key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.”
Outside of work, Jacky enjoys dancing, martial art, traveling, photography and reading.
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Johnny graduated with his Bachelors in Acupuncture in 2016 in New Zealand. Prior to this, he was working at a Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital based in Taiwan, where he was in charge of attending to 8-10 patients per hour with varying ailments. Johnny believes in treating his patients holistically, and addresses all aspects of their injury presentation. He has always had amazing results with his clients, and has been nicknamed “The Magic Man” because of his ability to make pain disappear. When he’s not at work, Johnny enjoys gardening and playing with his daughter. Although he advises that occasionally, he does forget to water his plants. View details »