Our Team

We have a wide range of skills and our own special interests. When appropriate, we work together for the benefit of the patient to assist in their recovery, maintenance and prevention of symptoms for the best outcome. Constant updating our skills and knowledge offers improved care for our patients. We have onsite physio, acupuncture, massage and pilates training as well as exercise rehab to ensure your full recovery.

We value

The individual & cultural differences; treating each individual with care and respect in an environment of professionalism and integrity.

The enjoyment & satisfaction of our work

Helping patients recover & achieve their goals.

A warm, welcoming, friendly environment

Helene

Helene Taylor is a highly experienced physiotherapist. She brings knowledge gained from, many years of professional practice, ongoing education and her personal background in gymnastics, ballet and netball.
Helen utilises a combination of standard Manual Therapy and Western Acupuncture techniques with individualised exercise programmes and education.

Her interest in exercise as a treatment tool led her to train in Pilates. Helene is interested in Polestar Pilates style and has worked with, and trained in, Pinc and Steel Pilates (a programme designed for cancer rehabilitation).
In her professional career Helene has worked with a broad spectrum of clients ranging from those with acute injury, recovering cancer patients to professional athletes. She gains real satisfaction from helping people from all walks of life lead healthier, happier lives and is a firm believer in the healing power of exercise.

Helen has been active in sport throughout her life, particularly in Netball having enjoyed playing in, coaching, managing teams and being team physiotherapist at all levels. These days she enjoys umpiring children’s netball on the weekends and giving a little bit back to a sport that has been a big part of her life for so many years.
Helene’s active interests outside netball, include travel, tramping and the beach.

Sarah

Sarah is an experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist that is passionate about the human body and its movement. Sarah graduated with a BSc (Hons) in physiotherapy from the University of Limerick, Ireland. She started off her career with rugby teams and has expanded her skill set since then as a Mulligan Practitioner, a gentle and effect join mobilisation technique used to decrease pain and improve movement.

In 2017, Sarah did further studies in Connect Therapy and the Thoracic Ring approach. This is an extraordinary evidence-based treatment modality to effectively assess and treat the thoracic spine and ribs.

Sarah is a certified Pilates instructor and Yoga teacher as well.  It is Sarah’s goal to provide her clients with the highest level of care. She believes in creating an individual care plan for each of her clients, and will use her broad skill set in helping her clients achieve their goals. Book in with Sarah for private or group sessions.

Lachlan

Lachlan qualified with a Bachelor in Physiotherapy from University of Otago in 2013 with a special interest in musculoskeletal conditions and exercise rehabilitation.

Lachlan has completed post graduate courses in; dry needling acupuncture to help with reduction of pain and muscle tightness and Pilates to help strengthen and stabilise muscles following injury or to prevent further problems.

Lachlan also works with pre and post Prostate cancer men to rehabilitate back to full active living by combating incontinence, erectile dysfunction and regaining fitness after surgery.

Lachlan teaches Pilates classes as well as 1:1 Pilates work  to help his clients achieve the best results possible.

Lachlan is passionate about his fitness with an interest in helping others achieve their fitness goals in and out of the clinic, so you might just get a little bit of homework to keep you going between sessions!

Lisa

Lisa originally trained as a nurse and did lecturing in Korea for over 17 years before moving to New Zealand and retrained as a acupuncturist and traditional medicine practitioner.

Lisa can provide you relief from a variety of conditions ranging from IBS and digestive problems, diabetes, weight control. Women’s health issues, anxiety, emotional problems & stress,headaches, to skin disorders.

Lisa is an experienced practitioner of other traditional modalities such as: Moxa, cupping, electro acupuncture, Light therapy and will formulate a plan with her clients to offer a combination of modalities that best suit her clients.

Lisa works closely with the physios to ensure full holistic management and sees ACC and private clients.