Our team of specialist physiotherapists design a unique programme for every client. We take the time to understand the true cause of your problem to ensure the right strategies are in place, helping you to regain optimal movement and well-being.

Physiotherapy

We’re experts in movement and function and use a range of different therapies. Your physiotherapist will discuss treatment options with you which are likely to be a combination of the following:

Manual therapy

Involves hands-on physiotherapy techniques such as joint mobilisation, soft tissue techniques, trigger point release and manipulation.

Muscle Balance

A complete body review to identify muscles that are either over or under-active, addressing movement patterns which may be contributing to the development of injuries – then helping to correct these.

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Acupuncture

A complete body review to identify muscles that are either over or under-active, addressing movement patterns which may be contributing to the development of injuries – then helping to correct these.

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Postural correction

Correcting posture is the first step towards breaking poor postural habits and reducing stress and strain on your body. We assess your posture and muscle imbalances, then provide recommendations for improving your total structural health.

Exercise Prescription

We prescribe programmes of exercises which can be either supervised or carried out at home. This ensures complete rehabilitation and includes fall prevention, return to gym, functional reactivation and pre & post-surgical recovery. Your physiotherapist will tailor a programme to suit you, which you can then access online via our patient portal.

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Rehabilitation Program

At Ponsonby Physiotherapy we offer patients use of our on-site gym free of charge.  We can design you an individualised gym programme to help with your rehabilitation; then you can visit at your convenience anytime during our opening hours.

Kinesiotaping and Strapping

Kinesiotaping is a new and very popular taping technique which can stimulate or inhibit muscle activity, stimulate lymphatic return and moblilise fascia, helping to assist with recovery.

Pilates

If you are recovering from an injury and looking to regain strength or just want to improve your fitness and flexibility our pilates classes are suitable for you.

Our pilates instructors are all fully qualified physiotherapists and run small beginner and intermediate classes 3 times per week at our Ponsonby clinic.

Beginner classes: Tuesdays 12.30 – 1.15pm and Thursdays 6-7pm.
Intermediate classes: Tuesdays 6-7pm
Please call us on 09 378 6890 to make a booking.

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Massage

We have two trained massage therapists at our Ponsonby clinic who specialise in sports massage and therapeutic massage techniques.
Massage uses a variety of soft tissue techniques to help reduce tension and tightness in muscles, as well as improving blood flow and encouraging relaxation. Varying levels of pressure can be used depending on whether you want a relaxation massage or a sports massage to help ease tight or painful muscles.
Please call us on 09 378 6890 to make a booking.

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Yoga

Yoga promotes general health and well-being, by using a combination of breathing, stretching and balance in a gentle and controlled manner to facilitate good posture, circulation and flexibility. We run small personalised classes on Thursdays from 12.30pm – 1.30pm in our dedicated yoga room upstairs at our Ponsonby clinic.
Please call us on 09 378 6890 to make a booking.

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Rehabilitation gym

Our rehabilitation gym is a great space to come and carry out your specific
rehabilitation program.
If you are recovering from an injury or wanting to build strength or re-gain confidence in a quiet and controlled envrionment, then our rehabilitation gym is suitable for you.
It’s equipped with all the regular gym equipment designed to support rehabilitation, with the added bonus of a Pilates reformer, Power Plate and TRX suspension system.
We also have a boxing bag and gear.
Please call us on 09 378 6890 to make an appointment for an assessment and induction session.

Monthly focus

Each month we focus on a different area or issue, helping you to avoid injury and make the most of our services.

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Pinc + Steel

Pinc + Steel is a cancer rehabilitation programme for men and women set up
by Lou James in 2005 to help people who are receiving or recovering from
cancer treatment.  The programme is run by fully qualified cancer
rehabilitation physiotherapists, with the aim of helping people with their
recovery and encouraging them to have the best quality of life that they
can.  Our staff are fully qualified to deliver the programme and can provide
valuable physical and emotional support for those living with cancer.
To find out more please visit www.pincandsteel.com or call us on 09 3786890.

Podiatry services

Kaliq Zullal is a qualified podiatrist and operates from our clinic every
second Tuesday. Kaliq offers podiatry and chiropody services, catering for
sports people, children, diabetics and elderly people as well as offering
general podiatry and minor podiatric surgery.
He will help you with your foot, ankle and lower limb problems. As a foot
and ankle specialist he has treated a wide range of people including
children experiencing growing pains, those with walking and sports injuries
and elderly people with skin and nail problems. Kaliq provides a friendly
and affordable service. He is ACC registered and no referral is required.
Please visit www.mobilefeetpodiatry.co.nz for more information or call us on 09 378 6890 to make a booking.

Patient Portal

Please log in to access your programme prescribed for you by your physiotherapist.