Allan Pearce - Physiotherapist

Allan Pearce

Managing Director
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy), PGDip Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Allan graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy and later con completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Allan and has previously toured with the Wellington Phoenix football team and several NZ age group representative teams. Allan really enjoys his work with young footballers, having gone through the age group rep teams himself as well as representing New Zealand as an All White. Allan has a particular interest in sports injuries and working to restore faulty body movement patterns that may result in injury.

Tom Mason - Physiotherapist

Tom Mason

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy), PGDip Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Tom graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy and later on completed his post-graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. The post-graduate diploma helped to extend Tom’s ability to diagnose and manage more complex conditions, as well as developing his skills in spinal manipulation. Tom has previously been involved with ASB premiership football, international softball, and has assisted with NZ age group teams. He has been the physiotherapist for Albany United Football Club for the last 5 seasons, a position that he has enjoyed immensely. Tom is passionate about helping clients take charge of their injuries and get back to everyday life as quickly as possible.

James Suh - Acupuncturist

James Suh

Acupuncturist
AcuNZ, BHSc (Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine)

James graduated from the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine with a Bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine & is registered with Acupuncture New Zealand. James has a specific interest in sports acupuncture and stress related conditions such as poor sleep, gastro-intestinal, anxiety and weight management. James has been involved with North Harbour Hockey, treating and supporting athletes through their injuries and rehabilitation. James is passionate about helping people to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle by integrating a holistic approach, identifying and treating the root cause of injuries and disorders.

Tracey Lydiard - Physiotherapist

Tracey Lydiard

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Tracey graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. Tracey has a keen interest in hockey and is a regular player. Tracey has been heavily involved with North Harbour Hockey and is the team physio for the NZ under 18 boys team, as well as the under 21 men’s and NHL teams. She also recently accompanied the NZ Masters Hockey team to the world cup in Spain. Tracey is passionate about injury prevention and helping clients achieve their goals as early as possible.

Mei Morton

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy), ABPTS Specialist Certification (Sports)

Mei graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy, and is a US Sports Specialist. She specialises in post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries with an emphasis on football, having been a player herself. She has worked with athletes from the youth to professional level at the Seattle Sounders, Three Kings United, North Harbour Hockey, Auckland Football Federation and New Zealand Football national representative teams. Mei implements a patient-centred approach and evidence based practice to empower her patients and provide personalised rehabilitation to help them achieve their goals. Mei is fluent in Japanese.

Chelsea Jeffries - Physiotherapist

Chelsea Jeffries

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Chelsea graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. Chelsea enjoys playing a wide variety of sports, her main being netball. Chelsea has previously worked with North Harbour Rugby as well as the East Coast Bays Women’s Rugby Team. Chelsea is also trained in dry needling and brings an holistic approach to healthcare, keen to help clients achieve their goals whether at a recreational or an elite level.

Zak Simpson - Physiotherapist

Zak Simpson

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Zak graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. He has a keen interest in various sports including basketball and tennis & is currently the physio for Forrest Hill Mens first football team. This, alongside his physiotherapy work with rugby teams as a student, has inspired his interest in sports injuries and working with athletes.  Zak has a particular interest in human bio-mechanics and how they can cause or be the result of injury. Zak is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals, whether that be returning to work, everyday life activities or their chosen sport.

Se Jin Ahn

Acupuncturist, Beauty Therapist
AcuNZ, BCM, MCM (Clinical Medicine)

Sejin graduated from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine with a Masters degree in Clinical Medicine and is registered with Acupuncture NZ. She has worked in both public and private hospitals for the past 5 years in China, treating both musculoskeletal and internal disorders and specialises in gynecology. Sejin is also trained in Cosmetic Acupuncture and Beauty therapy for facial rejuvenation with the use of modern techniques such as thread embedding needling, MTS- micro needling and HIFU- high frequency ultrasound. Se Jin is fluent in Korean, Mandarin & English.

Xuan Liu

Acupuncturist
AcuNZ, MCM (Clinical Medicine)

Xuan graduated from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine with a Masters degree in Clinical Medicine and is registered with Acupuncture NZ. She has
worked in public hospitals in Beijing for over 6 years and in NZ for the past 4 years as a musculoskeletal acupuncturist with special interests in
musculoskeletal, women’s health, digestive issues, mental health, gastrointestinal and insomnia with advanced training in Ophthalmology- eye related disorders.
She aims to deliver great outcomes through personalised acupuncture services designed to meet every individual’s needs. Xuan is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Johnny Thorn

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Johnny graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. He is passionate about all sports, in particular hockey as a current player and coach. As a young athlete who experienced multiple injuries, it has inspired his interest in sports rehabilitation and helping athletes of all ages regain optimal physical performance. Johnny enjoys working closely together with clients to set goals, reach milestones and return to their normal activities of choice.

Greta Eaton

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Greta graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. During the duration of her studies Greta assisted the medical team at Auckland’s Varsity Rugby Club as a physiotherapy student for the U21 and Premier Development teams. After experiencing her own rehabilitation journey following an ACL reconstruction, Greta has developed a keen interest in exercise based rehabilitation. In particular helping others create and achieve their personal goals and return to pre-injury function. Greta enjoys spending her spare time going to group fitness and pilates classes. Participation in these activities has inspired her to extend her scope of practice and work towards integrating pilates into physiotherapy treatment where applicable.

Sophie Rhodes

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BSR (Sports Science), BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Sophie graduated from AUT with Bachelor of Sport and Recreation majoring in Sports Science. After 2 years of working in Personal Training she returned to AUT completing a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. During her undergraduate degree Sophie assisted North Harbour U16 rugby as a physiotherapy student. Sophie is passionate about the role that biomechanics plays in injury prevention and helping patients achieve all their goals. Sophie enjoys being active and has experienced numerous injuries herself which she feels has contributed to being able to relate to what patients may endure on their journey recovering from injury.

Mitra Williams

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Mitra Graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. She enjoys her time hiking and playing various social sports, her main focus being snowboarding. Prior to her degree she spent some time overseas gaining her snowboarding instructors certificate. Throughout this experience she was exposed to numerous sporting injuries in which she gained an interest in helping people recover and get back to doing what they love most. Through her degree she further developed her focus around musculoskeletal injuries and enjoys using an evidence based practice whilst integrating a holistic approach to rehabilitation.

Ella Andrew

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
NZRPT, BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Ella graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science in Physiotherapy. She has spent a year working for Tairawhiti DHB in Gisborne Hospital. After rehabilitating patients on the inpatient wards Ella has come to us looking to expand her musculoskeletal knowledge. She enjoys being active herself and grew up competing in surf lifesaving on the beaches in Gisborne. It was these years which sparked her passion in sport and injury management. Ella has a particular interest in educating patients on their injuries and enjoys working in collaboration with people to get them back doing what they love.

Mackenzie Dalton

Receptionist

Mackenzie joined the team as our receptionist in December 2019. Mackenzie spent many years playing hockey & snow ski racing at an international level. She enjoys spending her spare time at the beach with family & friends, going to the gym and is an avid traveler. Mackenzie is a fundamental part of our Dynamic Physio team, and helps keep everything running smoothly.