BBSc (Physiotherapy), BEx. Rehab. Sc. Beni grew up in Mauritius, and in Perth, Australia. She grew up as a ballet dancer, from which she drew her keen interest in movement and health. She first trained as a personal trainer, then pilates instructor, and eventually graduated as a physiotherapist from Curtin University of Technology in 2008. She began her physiotherapy career by working in hospitals in Perth and London, specialising in acute care and neurology. Beni then made the move to Queenstown to enjoy a lifestyle in the mountains and pursue her passion for snowboarding.
Beni enjoys using a range of manual therapy techniques including myofascial/trigger point release, dry needling and kinesiotaping, in conjunction with movement education and strengthening exercises in the gym. With her Pilates background and passion for yoga, Beni enjoys putting together challenging and fun home-based exercise programs. With her neuro background, Beni can provide treatment and management advice for concussion and a range of vestibular pathologies.
When she is not at work, you can find her mountain biking up at Skyline, or snowboarding up at Coronet Peak. View details »
BHSc (physiotherapy). Helen completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) at AUT in 2013.
Helen takes an individualised and multidisciplinary approach to improve her patient’s total wellbeing. She is passionate about exercise, living a healthy lifestyle and seeing her patients’ progress fast. Athlete development and injury prevention in the younger generation is a particular area she is interested in. She is keen on all things musculoskeletal and endeavours to see her patients achieve their goals and return to full function during their rehabilitation.
Outside of work, Helen is a keen sports person with a particular interest in hockey, which she has been involved in both representative and club teams. She also plays a role in coaching the younger teams. She has a friendly and approachable manner and loves meeting new people! View details »
BPhty. Paul is one of the directors of Queenstown Physiotherapy. Paul graduated from the University of Otago in 2010, and went on to work as a physio at Dunedin Hospital where he gained experience in paediatrics, neurorehabilitation, and musculoskeletal rehab. Paul has a passion for diagnosing and treating the biomechanical issues underlying injuries and strives to create a program that reduces the chance of re-injury. Paul uses dry needling, myofascial release, and kinesiotaping as a part of his treatments.
Paul has a history of high intensity sports, starting with competitive running. He now spends a lot of his time rock climbing, mountaineering, cycling, running and playing golf, as well as getting into the backcountry for epic missions. View details »