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Craig Newlands

Craig has over 15 years’ experience working as a physiotherapist in both musculoskeletal private practice and for a variety of sporting organisations.

He is a two-time Olympic physiotherapist (London 2012, Rio 2016) and has travelled extensively to support athletes at many other international sporting competitions.

In 2010 Craig became the first full-time physiotherapist employed by High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) in the country.

Since then he has been the lead physiotherapist for Rowing New Zealand based at Lake Karapiro. In 2015 he split his time between Rowing New Zealand and the National Training Centre at the Avantidrome, servicing high performance sport athletes and leading the physiotherapy and massage therapy providers for the region.

Craig is passionate about physiotherapy and is excited to bring the skills he has learned in the High Performance environment into a private physiotherapy practice.

Hannah Newlands

Hannah has qualifications in Massage Therapy (WINTEC) as well as a BCom & DipGrad (Accounting) and a BA (Community Family Studies) from Otago University.

With a strong background in administration and accounting, she opened her own massage clinic in 2013. Hannah’s client base ranges from professional athletes to people seeking treatment for headaches, neck pain or stress.

Hannah is enthusiastic and excited about bringing like-minded professionals together under one roof. To share ideas, support their clients and get them moving again!

WINNER Top Student Award for Massage Wintec in 2013

MEMBER Massage New Zealand

Kelsi Parker

Graduating from the Otago School of Physiotherapy in 2017 Kelsi brings a wealth of sporting knowledge and keenness to our physiotherapy team.  She has four years’ experience in side-line injury management both with teams and at large sporting events.

As a current NZ Elite rowing team athlete, Kelsi has first-hand experience about injury prevention, management and exercise prescription.  Senior physiotherapists mentor all new graduates at Body Performance Clinic, and Kelsi is enjoying working in the clinic with the support of Craig Newlands.

She also has the pleasure of working alongside Megan Drummond as a Physio-led Pilates instructor and utilising this knowledge to complement her treatment plans.   Kelsi is a huge advocate for ‘movement as medicine’ and enjoys working with people from all walks of life

Megan Drummond

Megan has over 5 years’ experience working as a physiotherapist, both in private practice and rehabilitation. Recently she moved from New Plymouth where she was working in private practice, vocational rehab and pain management.

She has a strong exercise prescription focus as well as manual therapy skills. Megan enjoys utilising her Pilates knowledge to compliment her treatment plans.

She is passionate about getting her clients back to what is important for them, whether that be sporting related or everyday tasks.

Megan is excited to be part of the Body Performance Team which has a diverse range of rehabilitation skills.

Karen Lowe

Karen completed a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Sports Therapy from University of Luton (University of Bedfordshire).

Married a kiwi boy and moved to New Zealand.

Then in 2008 added a PG Cert Sport & Exercise Science (Exercise Rehabilitation) from Wintec to her list of achievements and in 2016 Matwork Level 1-3 from the Australian Institute of Physiotherapy and Pilates.

Karen is passionate about a proactive approach to healthcare and believes this is achieved through ongoing research, peer review, and a supportive team culture. Along with a focus of ongoing professional development.