Bsc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Shannon has been practicing physiotherapy since 2013, after graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. She spent her first 3 years working in NHS hospitals within numerous specialties such as amputee rehab, burns and plastics and ICU rehab. She also spent this time working with premiership Scottish rugby teams and national Olympic weightlifting representatives. She offers manual therapy, dry needling and has a strong interest in pilates and a strengthening approach to rehabilitation. Most recently, Shannon danced for 15 years and has been offering dance physiotherapy for ballet dancers, gymnasts and other artistic athletes in Christchurch. She is currently completing her Masters’ degree and recently reviewed current research into lower limb injuries in dancers. She spent time as a youth training in Judo and trail running, so welcomes all sports injuries. View details »
Anna joined the team as a winter locum in 2006 to broaden her knowledge and skills with the wide range of clients and unique injuries seen at Queenstown Physiotherapy. Anna enjoys treating and rehabilitating all injuries that the adventurous Queenstown lifestyle brings. She is passionate about educating her patients to equip them with tools to take control of their own recovery and to try and prevent any future problems. Anna is also a PINC & STEEL certified physio which enables her to help people affected by cancer through physical rehabilitation. IF YOU ARE NEEDING TO BOOK YOUR FIRST PINC & STEEL APPOINTMENT WITH ANNA, PLEASE PHONE THE CLINIC ON 03 441 0580 TO BOOK RATHER THAN BOOKING ONLINE. View details »
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 4 years ago 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 »