Physiotherapy

How can Physiotherapy help?

Physiotherapists are experts in diagnosing injuries, formulating an individual treatment plan, prescribing exercises, biomechanics and rehabilitation. If you have any aches or injuries we can help, whether you are a weekend warrior or high performance athlete.

How do I make an appointment?

You can easily book in your preferred time and location through our online booking page. Otherwise you can call us on 09 526 1448 or Text us on 022 390 0234.

What do I need to bring?

Please provide any documents relating to your injury such as reports, scan results or x-ray films. Depending on your injury you may want to bring a change of clothing such as shorts or a singlet

Do I need a referral from my Doctor?

You do not need to a referral from your GP. We do liaise with your GP if required.

What would I expect from the initial consultation?

Your physiotherapist will ask you a detailed history related to your injury, they will then perform a few tests and educate you on the condition. Afterwards, they will treat or devise a plan that best fits your injury. The whole process can take up to 45 minutes.

Acupuncture

What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an Eastern medical approach to treat dysfunctions in our body. Experienced and licensed acupuncturists utilises thin needles to target specific points. The acupuncturist may also apply other treatment methods such as cupping or moxabustion to optimize the healing.

What does Acupuncture do?

Acupuncture helps promote and stimulate the self-healing process of the body by regulating “Qi” or energy within our body.

How long is the treatment?

Acupuncture treatment can range between 30 to 60 minutes depending on your condition.

Does it hurt?

Patients may experience a slight pinch like sensation when the needles are inserted, a dull achy sensation may follow.

Are the needles used sterile?

Yes. We only use single use sterile needles only in clinic,

Can I still donate blood after?

Yes, after 12 hours of acupuncture treatment you are able to donate. All our acupuncturists are registered NZASA or NZRA members. For further information please check out NZ Blood Service website

https://www.nzblood.co.nz/give-blood/donating/detailed-eligibility-criteria/?filter=A#Acupuncture  

What do you experience after acupuncture?

Some patients may feel a dull ache where the needle was inserted for few hours after.