Joanne Covacich

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Registered Hand Therapist

Dip Physiotherapy, PGD HSc (Rehab)

Jo Qualified from Auckland Technical Institute with a Diploma in Physiotherapy in 1989.

Following graduation, she initially worked at Tauranga Hospital then Middlemore Hospital for several years where she developed a special interest in Burns & Plastics and Hand Therapy.

Jo spent 5 years working in England in a Specialist Burns and Plastics hospital and private practice in between travelling. She spent 5 months cycle touring through Europe before returning to N.Z.

Jo joined the Hands On team in 2003 at our original Forrest Hill clinic. She completed the NZAHT run Hand Therapy training programme in 2001. In 2007, she completed her Post graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation and is a NZ Registered hand Therapist.

Jo has four children and is currently working part time at our Albany clinic.