Tim has been the principal physiotherapist at North Waikato Physio since October 2012 and in February 2014 he took over ownership of this busy vibrant private practice. Graduating from Otago University in 2003, Tim moved to Melbourne where he looked after various age group soccer and rugby teams whilst juggling his own state level rugby commitments. For the next 5 years, in between sampling the delights of European life he worked in and ran private practices throughout England. The call of Tim’s native Waikato/BOP region was too hard to resist however so he moved home to the North Waikato.
Tim spreads his time between the main Huntly clinic and in Te Kauwhata at the TK Medical Centre and TK College. Tim takes a keen interest in a wide variety of injuries and conditions requiring physiotherapy input, drawing from his international experience and training to give you the best possible recovery/rehabilitation. Tim is trained in acupuncture and frequently uses this age old technique as part of his treatments.
For an appointment with Tim or any of the other physio’s please contact us on 07 828 9854.
Leanne has recently joined our physiotherapist team. Originally from Ballyduff in Ireland, Leanne has resided in the Waikato for the last two years having fallen in love with New Zealand during her travels.
Since graduating with an honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 Leanne spent two years working in the NHS, gaining a broad range of experience including musculoskeletal outpatient, neuro-rehab and general medicine at Hereford Hospital as well as providing physio support to local rugby teams.
For the last two years Leanne has been based in the Waikato region working in private practice, the community and in sports roles giving her a great mix of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic experience. Leanne takes a keen interest in shoulder injuries and their rehabilitation, running injuries and repair and is another firm believer in strength and conditioning as a rehabilitation tool. Leanne is experienced with dry needling and will also be taking pilates classes at North Waikato Physio.
When she is not busy treating patients Leanne enjoys getting out and about in New Zealand’s great outdoors, scaling mountains and keeps fit running and strength training.
Leanne will be available at both our main clinic in Huntly and in Te Kauwhata.
For an appointment with Leanne or any of the other physio’s please contact us on 07 828 9854.
Linh recently joined our physiotherapist team in January 2019. She is originally from Vietnam and after 5 years living in Europe, Linh has moved to New Zealand to explore a new country.
Linh graduated with a BSc with honours in physiotherapy from Saxion University in the Netherlands in 2016. Linh has already experienced a wide range of clinical settings since graduating including sports teams and injuries, orthopaedic and age-related conditions and likes to implement the latest evidence-based research into her practice. From her 3 years working as a physio for a local Dutch soccer team Linh has developed a big interest in sport related injuries and the benefits of physiotherapy in enhancing sports performance. Linh has already become our resident in-house expert in kinesio-taping and is looking forward to completing her dry needling course in the near future.
Outside of work, Linh is loving settling into her new life in New Zealand with her fiancé Lars, she enjoys the gym, cooking and learning about how nutrition can influence health. Her weekend baking is always a great treat come Monday mornings too!
Linh will be available in our main clinic in Huntly.
For an appointment with Linh or any of the other physio’s please contact us on 07 828 9854.
For an appointment with Amy or any of the other physio’s please contact us on 07 828 9854.