Janina Aricheta graduated Otago University with a Bachelors degree in Physiotherapy in 2013. She has completed a certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. Janina graduated with Post-graduate Diploma in Acupuncture in 2017. She is currently completing her post-graduate studies in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Janina has special interest in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries with an extensive experience in football. Janina has worked with the Hamilton Wanderers in the national league, Samoan National Men’s Football team for the 2016 OFC Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea.
She was also the physiotherapist for the NZ Women’s National U17’s who finished third in the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay. Janina speaks fluent Tagalog. View details »
Hamish graduated from AUT University in 2017 with a BHSc (Physiotherapy) and is currently completing a PGD (Musc). He is certified in Functional Movement Systems Levels 1 and 2. He is also taking a lead role in RJ Physio’s Football Performance Programme.
Hamish has a passion for strength and conditioning and treating sports specific injuries. Hamish has been involved in developing and undertaking ACL re-injury prevention testing here at RJP.
Hamish has a special interest in sports rehabilitation and has a passion for football. He has played football at a high level and has had previous experience working with the football teams.
Hamish is currently working with the Eastern Suburbs National League team, the Glenfield Rovers Premier Men's 1st team and works with clients on a daily basis at RJ Physio. View details »
Joe O’Brien graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2017. Upon graduation Joe secured employment in professional football with Glasgow Rangers where he experienced working in a professional football environment. After the season had finished Joe then decided to relocate to New Zealand.
Joe was looking after Auckland City FC U19’s last season where they won the National youth league. Joe is passionate about providing the best service possible and is completing his FIFA Diploma in Football medicine, Functional movement screen (FMS) level 1 alongside dry Needling & manual therapy courses at AUT.
Having spent two years as professional footballer & represented Republic of Ireland on many occasions my passion lies with working with athletes and people from all sporting backgrounds. View details »