Senior Therapist, Manipulative Therapist,
Rehabilitation Specialist, B Phys Ed (Otago ), Dip Physio Akld, Adv Dip Manip ( Akld)
Wendy is the preferred provider to the High Performance Sport NZ, she provides treatment and full muscle balance assessments to elite carded athletes. Wendy has been physio to Northland Hockey and continues to provide treatment and advice to Northlands up and coming athletes.
The increasing focus for elite athletes and particularly for junior developing athletes is on pre-screening via muscle balance assessment and movement competency screening after which an individualised programme is prescribed to improve performance or reduce injury risk. If you are or have an up and coming athlete see Wendy for a pre-screen biomechanical assessment and programme.
Wendy Langlands is also our trained Clinical Pilates Provider. Wendy takes private Pilates sessions as well as small group clinical Pilates groups at Kensington Gym. These sessions can be the perfect way to continue to maintain your body in addition to or on completion of your physiotherapy programme.
Wendy also provides rehabilitation programmes integrating a Clinical Pilates and rehabilitation approach at Kensington gym. Being a post graduate trained therapist Wendy treats all spinal and general musculoskeletal problems.
Hal completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Otago in 2001. He has since worked in busy Sports Medicine clinics in Christchurch, in England and in Melbourne before bringing his wealth of experience back to Whangarei at the end of 2015.Hal has also worked with elite Rugby Union and Basketball teams and with many elite athletes as a Sports Physiotherapist in New Zealand, England and Australia. In recognition of his expertise in Sports Physiotherapy in Australia Hal was awarded the title 'APA Sports Physiotherapist' in 2014.
Hal has always enjoyed treating neck and back injuries and in 2009 Hal passed the McKenzie Institute credentialing examination. He believes the McKenzie method is empowering to patients as it provides exercises to reduce pain as well as maintain healthy spinal function.
In his spare time Hal enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He keeps active with Weight Training, Tennis and Diving and enjoying the great outdoor lifestyle that Northland has to offer.