Kate is the newest member here at Physio Evolved, and has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the Auckland University of Technology. since graduating she worked in a private musculoskeletal clinic in the Waikato which involved treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. It is the love of running in the hills that has enticed Kate to Christchurch.
Kate enjoys treating athletic and non-athletic patients through an exercise –based rehabilitation, education and manual therapy approach to help reach personal goals. Kate is also qualified in the use of trigger point dry needling therapy through the Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of NZ (PAANZ). Kate will always take the time to find the treatment that fits best for each individual to optimise the way their body moves and to develop their knowledge on injury management.
Kate originally grew up in the Waikato and played competitive football from a young age, and in NZ representative teams from 2009 - 2015. She is now playing for Cashmere Tech in the premier league. Kate loves all things active, exploring the outdoors with friends and especially running. Her next goal is the 83km Crater Rim Ultra in October 2021. View details »
Having been heavily involved in sport throughout his life, Marty developed an interest in body repair, maintenance and performance improvement. Marty considers fitness and strength training as being vital to everyday functionality and enjoys coaching basic weight training.
Marty has been working with massage therapy for more than 20 years, the past 10 of which have been in a practice with Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Physio Therapists and Acupuncturists in Dunedin. Marty enjoys working with a wide variety of clients, from professional athletes to those with complex physical needs. View details »
Liz has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago and has 18 years of experience working in private practice in Christchurch, London & Melbourne. She has completed Clinical Pilates training with DMA, further study in strength and conditioning and attended many courses, lectures and conferences presented by world leading researchers and Physiotherapists. Since becoming a mother, Liz has commenced further study in women’s health through the life stages.
Being a keen runner and qualified running coach, Liz has a special interest in treating runners, triathletes and lower limb injuries. She utilises a combination of manual therapy, movement analysis and retraining, exercise rehabilitation, education and collaboration with her clients to ensure an optimal recovery from injury.
When Liz is not in the clinic she can be found running the trails and pavements, baking or being ordered around by her two year old daughter. In 2021, Liz plans to complete her first half marathon since becoming a Mum.
Liz believes that biomechanics and correct movement patterns are key for optimal musculosketetal health. View details »