Auckland Support Clinic
Rope Neuro Rehabilitation
Based in Auckland, Rope Neuro Rehabilitation will deliver assessment and rehabilitation planning services for clients with:
- Late effects of Polio
- Friedreich’s Ataxia
- Recently diagnosed Parkinson’s
Rope Neuro Rehabilitation is a team of enthusiastic and forward thinking Physiotherapists specialising in providing evidence based assessment and treatment of the neurological population to maximise function and minimise complications. The team believe in working together with the client and their carers to ensure clinically evident and individualised rehabilitation. They specialise in LVST and High amplitude exercise groups for Parkinson’s.
Tauranga Support Clinic
Sally Bowes. Neurophysiotherapist
Coastal Rehab Services Ltd
Sally came to New Zealand in 2007. She earned her diploma in Physiotherapy in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1989. She also has a post graduate certificate in Neurological Physiotherapy (2001) and is a Bobath trained therapist. Sally has a specialist interest in assessment and treatment of clients with neurological conditions and she uses a holistic approach to therapy. Sally enjoys problem solving with clients to work towards their own individual goals.
Wellington Support Clinic
Island Bay Physiotherapy
Ruth holds a Diploma of Manipulative Therapy, is an Acupuncturist, has completed the level 5 Dance Medicine Australia Pilates course, and has a special interest in lumbar and cervical spine problems.
Ruth has recently completed the 2-year pathway of the Mulligan Musculoskeletal course, to become a Certified Mulligan Practitioner.
Rotorua Support Clinic
Based in Rotorua, QE delivers assessment and rehabilitation planning services for clients with the Late Effects of Polio. QE Health, in partnership with the Duncan Foundation, is offering a residential five-day course run by a multidisciplinary team to aid clients with post-polio syndrome.
QE Health began in 1942 as the Services Convalescent Hospital providing rehabilitation to soldiers returning from World War II. A daily programme of therapy included exercise, counselling, recreation, occupational and physiotherapy plus balneotherapy or spa treatments. Today QE Health is a treatment centre for people with all forms of arthritis and chronic pain.
Blenheim Support Clinic
Amelia Petherick Physiotherapy
Amelia graduated from the University of Otago BA Credit Physiotherapy in 2001 and with a Masters of Physiotherapy with distinction in 2013
She started work with the Canterbury DHB, then moved to the UK where she became a senior physiotherapist in London. Since returning home she has specialised in neurorehabilitation and therapy. She lives in Blenheim and is now in private practice as a Physiotherapist.
Christchurch Support Clinic
On The Go Physio
Based in Christchurch, Jessie Snowdon is Senior Physiotherapist and Director of On the Go Physio , now based in the Arvida Good Friends Building, 42 Whiteleigh Ave., Christchurch.
She and her team deliver assessment and rehabilitation planning services for clients with the late effects of polio or recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
In partnership with Polio NZ, Jessie opened the Polio NZ Christchurch Hub on the 5th November 2021, a 2 year pilot project to expand the range of support services for Polio NZ members in the Christchurch region
On the Go Physio also conduct clinics in other Sound Island centres, including Nelson, Invercargill and Dunedin so far. They are also very experienced in delivering the LSVT course for Parkinson’s Disease.
On the Go Physio is a small but expanding team of physiotherapists with a passion for providing high quality therapy in a person’s own environment. On the Go Physio works with people with a range of neurological, orthopaedic and age related conditions including Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Head Injury, Stroke, elective and traumatic joint replacements, falls, respiratory conditions and general loss of function following illness or injury.