Katie graduated from University College Dublin in 2017 with a BSc in Physiotherapy. She worked in a sub-acute stroke and rehabilitation hospital in Limerick treating stroke patients prior to getting them discharged home and also rehabilitation in the older adult population with Parkinsons, MS & post fracture among other conditions. Following that, Katie worked in a community clinic, treating a range of conditions including fractures, low back pain & post surgical. Katie previously spent 2 months in India volunteering in a children’s rehabilitation centre, many of whom had neurological conditions and intellectual disabilities. While working in Ireland, Katie assisted a boys minor gaelic football team and a junior women’s gaelic football team with pitch side physiotherapy and injury prevention.
Katie moved to Queenstown to embrace the outdoors in good weather, which can be hard to find in Ireland! Katie loves skiing, snowboarding, hiking and rugby.
Sports injuries; prevention, assessment & treatment
Stroke rehabilitation View details »
Over 20 years of experience working as a full time Physiotherapist, 7 years spent working in UK teaching hospitals and over 12 years working in private practice. Early on in her career Sonya spent time working closely with Orthopaedic Surgeons & Rheumatologists and went on to complete a Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine & then a Diploma in Injection Therapy. After competing for many years in rowing, Sonya developed a passion for analysing the biomechanics of sports injuries. Sonya presently specialises in rugby and golf injuries & rehabilitation & has been working with Arrowtown Rugby Club for the last 11 years as well as working on development with Wakatipu Junior Golf. Her passion for analysis of movement has also led to the development of our Golf Analysis service which now uses high speed video analysis of the swing & body motor patterns, to improve your game from any standard. Sonya enjoys analytical assessment of the whole body and progressing clients from hands on treatments to gym rehabilitation & function. View details »
Cathy graduated from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Not long after graduation Cathy followed her love for the mountains and moved to Vancouver, Canada where she pursued her career in an outpatient orthopaedic practice gaining her experience working with sports injuries – running, skiing, biking and rock climbing; work related injuries especially repetitive strain and postural dysfunction; as well as with motor vehicle accidents. View details »