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Scott relocated to Australia after completing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in New Zealand (2011) and subsequently took up a senior position with PhysioChoice in Victoria, Australia. After acting as a Director of one of the largest Victorian private practices, Scott has now returned to his native homeland to manage both of Total Rehab Physio’s practices in Tauranga.
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Jack is a Physiotherapist from the UK who moved over to Tauranga in February 2020.
Jack has worked for the public sector, private clinics and in sports clubs. He has previously worked as the First team Physiotherapist for Blackburn Rovers LFC as the Physiotherapist & sports science co-ordinator for Blackburn Rovers RTC. Jack has also worked as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in one of the top three NHS trusts in the UK and the Physiotherapist for Water Polo England. More recently he has also been involved with New Zealand Rugby clubs and private clinics.
Jack’s interests include anything sports related, prehab, rehab and optimising performance. He has worked closely with coaches, strength and conditioners, personal trainers, psychologists, nutritionists, doctors and consultants to provide the highest level of evidence-based rehabilitation for his patients.
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Senior Physiotherapist, Pilates Practitioner, PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation
Kirsten qualified from Teesside University in the UK eleven years ago. Prior to this she completed a degree in Sports Science at Portsmouth University. Kirsten has experience working in the private sector specialising in orthopaedics, musculoskeletal and acupuncture, and more recently cancer rehabilitation.
Two years ago she completed her PINC cancer rehabilitation qualification. Kirsten is also a qualified Pilates instructor and managed her own studio in the UK. She feels Pilates is a great adjunct to physiotherapy and rehabilitation.
Kirsten is passionate about rehabilitation and believes Physiotherapy is beneficial for all people, at any stage of their recovery, pre and post-surgery or living with an illness. Rehabilitation helps improve function, reduce pain, improves muscle strength and stability, as well as improving your well-being and restoring confidence.
In her spare time Kirsten and her husband enjoy walking, cycling and getting out and about exploring this beautiful country.
Andy Pirie has 30 years international experience working as a hands on physiotherapist in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. He was born in London and trained in the UK with degrees in Physiotherapy (Grad Dip Phys) and Sport Science (BA), with a further one year post graduate diploma in Mobilization/Manipulation (MACP).
Andy retired as a football player/coach following the World Masters Games in Auckland 2017 representing Takapuna Cavaliers and finishing 3rd (Bronze). He has played /coached with several teams in the BOP since emigrating here in 1996 from the UK.
He is married with two adult children, is a dedicated dog fanatic and spends a great deal of his available leisure time in home renovations and landscape gardening.