APM’s physiotherapy services can support your rehabilitation, help manage and reduce pain while boosting your health and wellbeing
APM is a trusted provider of vocational rehabilitation and health services in communities across New Zealand.
We can help with:
- Sports injury recovery
- Back and neck pain
- Joint and arthritic pain
- Surgical rehabilitation
- Workstation assessments
- Strength and conditioning
- Repetitive strain injuries
Speak to us about:
- Women’s health physiotherapy
- Dizziness and vestibular issues
- Lymphoedema management
- TMJ/jaw issues
Our physiotherapists are based in Greymouth, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson, Wellington and Whangarei.
Standard physio fees
- Private rate: $75 (including GST)
- ACC claims: $25 (including GST)
Meet our Wellington physios
Barbara is a Wellington local and grew up in Lower Hutt, before moving to Otago to obtain her degree.
After graduating in 2016 Barbara moved back to her hometown and started her career in private physio practice.
She spent two years treating a range of clients, from immediate post-op rehabilitation and older clients to high-level athletes, weekend warriors anddancers.
Barbara enjoys treating all types of ailments and injuries and takes a special interest in looking at how biomechanics can help us recover from injuries.
Tara graduated from Otago University in 2014 and started her working life at Hutt Hospital.
Tara has experience in acute rehab, inpatient/outpatient cardiopulmonary clinics, post-surgical and orthopaedic rehabilitation, neurological physiotherapy, and inpatient/outpatient/community musculoskeletal clinics.
Since joining APM in 2016 Tara has worked in community rehabilitation, task analysis, and a number of ACC contracts.
More recently she has spent over a year running musculoskeletal clinics for the New Zealand Defence Force.
Tara has recently completed courses in pilates and dry needling to add to the many techniques she uses to help her patients achieve their goals.
Meet our Hamilton physios
Caroline graduated from AUT in 2010. Apart for a two-year stint in the hospital sector in the UK, Caroline has spent the majority of her time working for private practices in New Zealand.
She enjoys working with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries with a special interest in movement quality and control.
Caroline utilises a range of manual therapy techniques, education and exercise prescription to address the causes of pain, biomechanical issues and loss of everyday function.
Caroline utilises a wide range of techniques in her treatments including myofascial therapy, dry needling and joint mobilisation.
Emma has been working in private practice for the past five years treating people with musculoskeletal injuries from all walks of life.
She’s passionate about helping people reach their full potential despite injuries, health problems or persistent pain.
Emma's interest areas are injury prevention, chronic shoulder pain and tendon rehabilitation.
Meet our Greymouth physio
Karla de Kock
Karla graduated with a (BSc) Physiotherapy from the University of the Free State, South Africa in 2006.
She has had the pleasure of working for APM in Greymouth since May 2018. Prior to working in New Zealand, she owned her own busy private practice in South Arica for 11 years and worked with a wide variety of (acute and chronic) mainly musculoskeletal conditions and out-patients across all stages of life. Karla completed the Post grad Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) course in 2009 and is planning on completing a postgrad paper in Rehabilitation specialising in VRS (vocational rehabilitation) in 2020.
Karla speaks Afrikaans and English fluently and is passionate about wellbeing and playing a role in the return to someone’s maximum function after an injury.
Karla will be available Mondays and Wednesday 3pm-5pm, and Tuesdays 9am-11am for appointments in the Calendar.
Meet our Whangarei physio
Peter has worked in private practice for 6 years before joining the APM team in 2019. He has experience treating a vast array of musculoskeletal, including sports injuries, across all ages.
He particularly enjoys the challenge of working with chronic shoulder pain and dysfunction, ankle injuries and generalised back/neck pain.
Peter has experience with dry needling, taping, joint and spinal mobilisations as well as functional rehabilitation. Peter believes that a positive attitude during any phase physiotherapy/rehabilitation is the key to success!
I am a physiotherapist with 25 years’ experience with musculoskeletal patients, both acute and chronic, of all ages. I worked in the USA for 2 years and Iceland for 1 year.
I was the owner of a very successful physiotherapy practice in South Africa for 17 years prior to moving to NZ. I have been with APM workcare since November 2017, in the role as team coordinator and physiotherapist.
25 years of working with people have taught me that listening to my patients is paramount to successful treatment.
Availability Monday from 9am – 1:30pm.
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