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Kelly Davison

Director

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, PGD (manip)

Kelly graduated as a Physiotherapist from Auckland Institute of Technology in 1992. Working as a staff physiotherapist at Middlemore Hospital she developed a passion for hand therapy, particularly enjoying...

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Tania Stephenson

Director

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, PGD(manip), MHSc(hons)

Tania completed her Physiotherapy Diploma in 1992. She has worked in both the public hospital and private practice sectors in Auckland and London, UK. Tania has undertaken post graduate studies in Manipulative...

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Alison Coyle

Clinic Manager & Educator

Occupational Therapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BSc(OT), PGD (Western Acupuncture), MHPrac(hons)

Alison graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 1993 with a Degree in Occupational Therapy. She was then based in New York and London from 1994-1997, working in paediatrics and hand therapy...

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Tony Faulkner

Takapuna Clinic Manager

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Tony graduated from the Auckland Institute of Technology in 1997 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. After graduating, he worked at Middlemore Hospital before traveling to England in 1999 where he...

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Ann Davidson

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, ADP (OMT)

Ann graduated from Otago Physiotherapy School in 1982 and completed her post-graduate manipulative therapy at AUT in 1989. Ann has worked on the Shore since 1994. Since 2001, she has worked solely in Hand...

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Andrea Moses

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, ADP(OMT), MSc(Med Sci) (hons)

Andrea is a passionate part-time practitioner with more than 20 years experience as a physiotherapist. Hand therapy has been her focus for the past twelve years. Andrea is especially interested in the whole upper limb...

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Donna Hickmott

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, Dip MT, PGD(Manip), MHPrac (hons)

Donna graduated from Auckland Institute of Technology in 1980 and has an impressive knowledge in the musculoskeletal field, gained from working in private practice and teaching at Auckland University of...

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Elizabeth (Lilly) Taura (nee Somerfield)

Hibiscus Coast Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc(Physio)

Lilly joined the Hands On team in 2005 on her return from living and working in London. She brings to her clinical practice experience from a wide variety of public health physiotherapy roles since graduating from...

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Jennifer Hughes

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Associate Hand Therapist

BSc (Hons)

Jen graduated from the University of Brighton in 2008. She completed her junior rotations at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, gaining valuable experience in a variety of physiotherapy fields. Her rotations included...

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Jelena Nasmith

Hibiscus Coast Clinic

Physiotherapist & Registered Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio), MHPrac (Rehab)

Since graduating from the Auckland University of Technology in 2005, Jelena worked in private practice as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist on Auckland’s North Shore. Jelena has worked with a number of sports...

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Katie Northfield

Maternity Leave

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BSc(hons), MCSP

After qualifying with a Physiotherapy degree from the University of Brighton in 2003, Katie worked in the public health system at Basildon University Hospital in Essex. She worked in a wide variety of...

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Kirsty Neal

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio), BSc (Sport Sci), PGDip Teach

Kirsty completed a Bachelor in Health Science (Physiotherapy) degree from Auckland University of Technology in 2009. During her studies she gained valuable experience observing and work alongside one of our...

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Larissa Fisher

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Larissa qualified from Auckland Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) in 1994. After graduating she worked at Auckland Hospital as a Rotational Physiotherapist, particularly enjoying...

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Natalie Paynter

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc(Physio), PGCert (acu)

Natalie graduated from AUT in 2002 with a Bachelor in Health Science (Physiotherapy). Natalie then completed the NZAHT run Hand Therapy Training Programme in 2002. In 2007 Natalie successfully completed...

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Rebecca (Bex) Bambarawana (nee Kelly)

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Associate Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Bex graduated from AUT in 2009 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy). After graduating she completed 4-5 years of rotations at Middle Hospital and it was there that she found her passion for hand therapy...

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Tania Stephenson

Director

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, PGD(manip), MHSc(hons)

Tania completed her Physiotherapy Diploma in 1992. She has worked in both the public hospital and private practice sectors in Auckland and London, UK. Tania has undertaken post graduate studies in Manipulative...

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Tony Faulkner

Takapuna Clinic Manager

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Tony graduated from the Auckland Institute of Technology in 1997 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. After graduating, he worked at Middlemore Hospital before traveling to England in 1999 where he...

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Angela Hardy

Hibiscus Coast Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Angela graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2000 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. In the two years that followed, she worked at Middlemore Hospital in a variety of areas, and...

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Brierley McCarten

On Maternity Leave

Occupational Therapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Occupational Therapy), MNZAHT

Brierley graduated from the Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy in 2000. Brierley gained her early years of experience in hand therapy on the advanced...

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Christine Nevin

Albany Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

Dip Phys, Dip MT, MHPrac

Christine graduated from ATI in 1990 and after working as a rotational physiotherapist in the Waikato and Auckland, moved to Wellington as Senior Hand Therapist at Hutt Hospital. Christine then ran her own...

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Jena Johnston

Hibiscus Coast Clinic

Physiotherapist & Associate Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio), PGCert (Acu), MHPrac

Jena grew up on the North Shore of Auckland, went to Rangitoto College and was a member of the Mairangi Bay Surf Lifesaving Club. Having dabbled in many sports over the years, she has had her fair share of...

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Karine Dellow

Hibiscus Coast Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

PGDip (Sport and Ex), BHSc (Physio), MNZAHT

Since graduating from Auckland University of Technology in 2006, Karine has worked in a private practice as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Karine has approximately six years experience providing acute injury...

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Katie Salter
CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE

Westgate clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Katie graduated from the Auckland University of Technology, gaining her Physiotherapy degree in 2000. Gaining experience in a wide range of specialities, Katie spent her first few years as a physiotherapist at...

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Louise Moore

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Associate Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Louise graduated from AUT in 2005 with a Bachelor of Health Science (physiotherapy) degree. After graduating Louise worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in Auckland for five years, and during...

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Sandra Kettle

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Reg. Hand Therapist

BHSc (Physio)

Sandra completed her Physiotherapy degree at AUT in 2008 and then joined the Hibiscus Coast clinic, where she completed her post-graduate hand therapy qualification, while gaining valuable hand therapy...

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Barb Murdoch

Takapuna Clinic

Physiotherapist & Associate Hand Therapist

BPhty, PGD Sports Medicine

Barb graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Otago University in 1999. She then spent ten years working overseas in both Australia and the UK, predominantly in the private practice setting. She has a particular...

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Emma Pickles

Albany Clinic

BHSc (Physio)