Leg Injury

Whangarei Physio and Hand Therapy offer what we believe is the most experienced and qualified physiotherapy team in Whangarei.

Our Physiotherapists are all committed to continuing professional development and our practitioners collectively hold a number of Post Graduate and Masters level degrees on top of their base physiotherapy qualifications. This list of postgraduate qualification includes:

  • Musculoskeletal/Manipulative Physiotherapy –This enables improved injury diagnosis, and management of injuries using ‘manual therapy’ where physiotherapists apply advanced ‘hands on’ treatment techniques.

  • Sports Physiotherapy – Specific to sports injuries with improved injury diagnosis, advanced treatment techniques and specific exercises and programs to enhance recovery(See Sports Physiotherapy)

  • Acupuncture – Specific training to enable acupuncture to be applied as a treatment modality(See acupuncture)

  • Hand Therapy – Advanced diagnosis and treatment of elbow, wrist and hand injuries. Application of customized splints and braces(see Hand Therapy)


Our physiotherapists treat a range of conditions including and not limited to:

  • Back and neck pain

  • Post operative rehabilitation

  • Muscle strains and tears

  • Shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries

  • Elbow, wrist and hand injuries (Hand Therapy)

  • Headaches and vestibular issues


The treatments we offer are varied and you are best to talk through your treatment options with your physioat your first consultation.

Treatments include:

  • Manipulative and Manual therapy

  • Massage and trigger point release

  • Muscle balancing

  • Strength and conditioning programs

  • Gym based rehabilitation

  • Erganomic assessment and workstation advice

  • Bracing or splinting

  • Strapping using rigid or kinesiology tape

  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (McKenzie Method)

  • Postural or biomechanical assessment

  • Acupuncture or dry needling

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