Emma graduated from the Auckland University of Technology in 2008 with a BHSc in Physiotherapy. Prior to this she completed a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Auckland in 2003. After graduating from AUT Emma completed rotations at Middlemore Hospital in Cardiorespiratory, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, General Surgery, Orthopaedics and the ICU/HDU. During this time Emma also began teaching Pilates.
Emma’s keen interest in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and her previous study in Sports and Exercise Science led her to seek a job in Private Practice, where she has worked since 2011. During this time Emma has worked extensively on Manual therapy techniques, exercise based rehabilitation, chronic & acute injury diagnosis & treatment, personal training, Pilates instruction and group class instruction. Emma has completed ongoing education with the NZ manipulative Physiotherapy association to progress her skills in manual therapy and diagnostics. She will be completing her dry needling qualification in June this year. Emma has a particular interest in treating chronic neck & back pain and enjoys being able to help people live pain free.
Since moving to Australia in 2014 Emma has become the Physio for the Australian U19 and U23 Ultimate Frisbee teams, she has travelled with the U19’s to Lecco in 2014 and will be travelling with the U23 Australian team to London this year.
Emma loves anything to do with the outdoors and animals! She plays Ultimate Frisbee and has represented NZ in this for the past 5 years.