Kinetics Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Kinetics Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

About Kinetics

About Kinetics

Kinetics’ ethos is a friendly approach with a passion for high level care.

Kinetics’ ethos is a friendly approach with a passion for high level care.

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ki – net – ics (n): the science of movement

Whatever your passion in life, the goal of our entire team is to help you get back to doing what you love.

Our process considers all aspects of injury management to enhance the success of your recovery. We have close ties to orthopaedic surgeons, sports physicians, GP’s and other health professionals allowing us to coordinate all aspects of your recovery.

From Office work to Olympian – get in touch to make an appointment with one of our fantastic team.

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The best rehabilitation starts with an accurate diagnosis. This is the beginning of our process following which our team follow evidence based best practice to help you get back to doing what you love.

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Our team have a special interest in the rehabilitation before and after orthopaedic surgery. Our strong connections with surgeons and role with ACC pilot studies in this area ensure great outcomes.

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Senior clinicians at Kinetics have specific expertise in youth injuries. These staff are involved in research, non-profit work and can provide a unique perspective on the management of youth injuries and injury prevention.

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Our Team

Click on a profile below to learn more about our great team across two locations!

David Cooper
David Cooper

Principal Physiotherapist

David is the Principal Physio and owner at Kinetics. David has worked at elite level in a number of sports and is also passionate about surgical rehabilitation and youth injury prevention. He continues to consult to Athletics New Zealand and regularly works alongside orthopaedic surgeons.

Jody McGowan
Jody McGowan

Senior Physiotherapist

With over 20 years of experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Jody is well-sought after for her expertise. She has a particular interest in youth injury management and prevention and has recently completed a Masters degree in this field.

Brent Burslem
Brent Burslem

Senior Physiotherapist

Brent’s career spans over a decade having worked in both the hospital system and private practice. He has completed Post-Graduate qualifications and enjoys keeping up to date with evidence-based practice. Outside of work, Brent is a keen golfer with a decent handicap!

Bjorn Geese
Bjorn Geese

Physiotherapist

Bjorn has been at Kinetics since qualifying and has worked both in the clinic and at Hibiscus Coast Football Club. Bjorn is a regular gym attendee at the local Stanmore Bay Leisure Centre and enjoys all aspects of musculoskeletal injury management. He is looking to do further post-graduate study this year.

Sarah Ashforth
Sarah Ashforth

Physiotherapist

Sarah recently returned to clinical practice after the recent addition of her first child, and has come on board at Kinetics in part-time capacity. She has worked on the Coast and has experience with a wide range of conditions including surgical rehabilitation. Outside of work Sarah spends her time running around after her very active daughter!

Sophia Hare
Sophia Hare

Physiotherapist

Sophia joins the team after recently graduating and is an enthusiastic and bubbly Coastie. She has worked at a local gym over the last few years and enjoys integrating exercise therapy into her client management. Outside of work Sophia regularly works out and enjoys getting outdoors!

Kelly Clark
Kelly Clark

Practice Manager

Kelly joined the team in 2013 and is our Practice Manager. Kelly is passionate about customer service whilst also ensuring that Kinetics’ administrative processes run smoothly.

Helen Bratley
Helen Bratley

Receptionist

Helen joined Kinetics in 2020 and is a wonderful addition to our front-desk support team. Helen is a bubbly Coastie who loves keeping an active lifestyle while keeping up with her teenage children!

Amy Adlam
Amy Adlam

Receptionist

Amy is part of our admin support team and is the master of juggling home and work life with two young children. Amy is more than capable of assisting with any inquiries, scheduling or admin tasks.

Natalie Parlane
Natalie Parlane

Senior Physiotherapist

Natalie is one of our senior physiotherapists in the team at Kinetics. She has many years of clinical experience working in private practice on the North Shore in Auckland.

Chris McIntosh
Chris McIntosh

Physiotherapist

Chris is a passionate physiotherapist who has a keen interest in sports rehabilitation being a competitive athlete himself. He has experience with on-field physiotherapy, evidence-based rehabilitation and various manual therapy techniques to enhance recovery.

Sophie Rhodes
Sophie Rhodes

Physiotherapist

Sophie graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation majoring in Sports & Exercise Science. After two years of working in Personal Training she returned to complete a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. Sophie has previously worked with North Harbour Rugby and is currently working with North Shore Premier rugby team.

Shelley Dromgool
Shelley Dromgool

Receptionist

Shelley is an enthusiastic and friendly receptionist, who is passionate about customer service. She is approachable and smiley and is looking forward to helping at our clinic on a part time basis.

Collette Marshall
Collette Marshall

Receptionist

Careers at Kinetics

Whether you’re starting out or well on the road already we are interested in hearing from you if you want to join a fun and dynamic team.

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