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Mon - Fri     7:30am - 6:00pm 

Sat               9:00am - 12:00pm

                      (by appointment) 

Sun              Closed 

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THE EPSOM PHYSIO CLINIC

 The Epsom Physio Clinic, although changing its name, has been servicing the Epsom community at large for 30 years now.

 

 We are a dynamic team of physiotherapists comprising of myself: Thirona Naicker, Niamh Carlin. Together we hold many years of experience. 

We offer high quality physiotherapy assessment and treatment. Our aim outlined in our mission statement is to provide treatment that empowers and assists in restoring our clients to their optimal well-being: We are skilled in manual therapy and rehabilitation therapy which forms the basis of our physiotherapy treatment. We aim to work together with you to get you on track to reaching your optimal well- being. 

 
 

MEET THE TEAM

Thirona Naicker

Owner | BscPhysiotherapy | Practice Principal 

 Thirona graduated in 2008 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Thirona enjoys the outdoors, hiking and is an avid squash player. Thirona’s history in sports physiotherapy began with physiotherapy on and off the rugby field. She now finds joy in treating musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions to get patients back on track. She also has been trained in treatment of headaches. Thirona believes in a combined hand’s on and rehabilitation approach to achieving your goals.

Niamh Carlin 

Bsc Physiotherapy 

Niamh graduated from the University of Limerick, Ireland in 2017 with a BSc in Physiotherapy. She has gained experience across a broad range of areas of physiotherapy, including: women's health, musculoskeletal, pediatrics, falls prevention, outpatient neurology. She has also worked with various rugby teams in New Zealand. In her spare time, Niamh enjoys running, snowboarding and hiking. Her special interests include falls prevention, injury prevention, exercise rehabilitation and strength and conditioning. She is passionate about educating clients to self- manage their conditions to prevent the re-occurrence of injuries.

Danny Park

Danny Park

Acupuncturist / Tui-na therapist

 

Danny graduated from the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine. He finished the course of Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture major) and Diploma of Tui-na therapy (level 7). Danny worked in South Korea as an English teacher and stockbroker.  He grew his passion for Chinese medicine when his father was healed from a chronic illness through acupuncture and Moxibustion twenty years ago.  During his study journey of Chinese medicine, Danny was fascinated by the fact that acupuncture cures the genuine roots of an illness, not just the symptoms. He is specialised in electric acupuncture and Tui-na medical massage.  He now hopes that the unique medical therapy of acupuncture and Tui-na will contribute to the health of New Zealanders.

 

SERVICE

Physiotherapy Treatments

Include a comprehensive assessment, and treatment that includes hands on

and rehabilitation to help you achive your goals. We offer private physiotherapy consultations and ACC consultations : Initial and follow up treatments 

Sports Massages

Our experienced physiotherapists provide sport massages to help you relax,

reduce fatigue, encourage blood and lymph flow throughout the body. Massages are beneficial to both the serious sporting competitor and those people who just need some kinks worked out. Our physiotherapist are experienced in targeting the tender/ tighter areas in your body. Call us to find a time that suits your schedule

 

Power plate and gym programmes 

Power plate offers the opportunity to do acceleration training.

Acceleration training is the ability to use vibration to produce the

same result as adding weights to your workout. The benefits to the power plate

are increase in muscular strength, flexibility, power, bone density, circulation

and recovery. We offer 6 week power plate program that includes an

assessment by the physiotherapist and a follow -up re-assessment

to ensure you are working to your full capacity. 

 

Power plate and gym programmes 

Power plate offers the opportunity to do acceleration training.

Acceleration training is the ability to use vibration to produce the

same result as adding weights to your workout. The benefits to the power plate

are increase in muscular strength, flexibility, power, bone density, circulation

and recovery. We offer 6 week power plate program that includes an

assessment by the physiotherapist and a follow -up re-assessment

to ensure you are working to your full capacity. 

 

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  It involves the insertion of very fine needles (sterile, single use) into certain locations in the body (acupuncture points) which are selected based on the presenting symptoms and the patterns or diagnosis deduced from them by the practitioner.  It can be used alone or combined with other aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

 

Tui-na Massage Therapy 

(Chinese Medical Massage) 

It is a therapeutic form of massage that has been used in China for thousands of years, and is still used in hospitals and clinics across China today as an effective treatment for many ailments and conditions.  It can be used alone or combined with other aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as Acupuncture.  

Cupping

Cupping can be used by itself or combined with other aspects of Chinese Medicine to aid and achieve healing.  It works by applying special cups to the area to create a suction.  The cups can be made of a variety of materials; glass, bamboo, plastic and rubber being the most common.