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Mr Stuart Knappstein

Mr Stuart Knappstein

Lead Clinician / Senior Physiotherapist

Stuart trained at Otago University graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2008 and a post graduate certificate in Physiotherapy endorsed in Occupational Health Physiotherapy completed in 2014. He has a strong interest in vocational rehabilitation, concussion rehabilitation, exercise prescription and sports rehabilitation. Stuart is currently the Physiotherapist with the Canterbury Rams. Outside of work Stuart enjoys playing Tennis and Mountain biking. View details »

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Mr Amos Johnson

Mr Amos Johnson

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Amos is long standing employee of Physiosouth working on and off since graduating in 2008. He started his career in Physiotherapy following a series of ACL injuries. His main interest is sporting and emergency physiotherapy working for Canterbury Cricket for seven seasons, High Performance Sport New Zealand and most recently Canoe Racing New Zealand. He currently works with High Performance Sport Athletes, the Christchurch Emergency Department and for Physiosouth. His extensive qualifications include being a credentialed McKenzie practitioner, qualified acupuncturist and his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy. His recent projects have included presenting the Canterbury youth bowling seminar, developing guidelines for the Canterbury Health pathways and recently supporting a Paralympic Campaign to Japan. When Amos is not working, he is looking after his young family, exploring the port hills or surfing in the beaches of the South Island. View details »

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Ms Ellen Kelly

Ms Ellen Kelly

Physiotherapist

Ellen graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Originally from Christchurch, she is delighted to be based within her home town. Ellen has a particular interest in combining hands on treatment with gym/home based rehab, dry needling, and pre and post operative care amongst other things. Having previously worked in musculoskeletal clinics and in a private hospital setting, Ellen has experience in a range of conditions and is able to treat athletic and not so athletic populations. She is a firm believer in patients taking the reins for their injuries, and strives to provide good education so that her patients fully understand their conditions and can make informed choices regarding their treatment. Outside of work, Ellen has recently rediscovered her love of gardening and can be found most sunny weekends digging up her veggie patch. View details »

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