At The Body Refinery we will help you achieve injury recovery & health resilience.
Our highly experienced team of physiotherapists will spend the time to ensure a correct initial diagnosis. Then, provide education to maximise your healing potential. Alongside this, a range of treatment options are available, including manual therapy, massage, spinal rehabilitation, post-operative management, acupuncture, Pilates, and strength and conditioning programmes.
As an accredited ACC Provider, we can provide immediate assessment without a referral from a GP or specialist.
Book in with us and we will provide you with a tailored treatment plan for any injury.
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Stu completed his Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) in 2002 and Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2012.
Stu is the owner of The Body Refinery. He has been behind the wheel here for the past 6 years helping things run smoothly!
He worked as physiotherapist for New Zealand Mens Hockey and Takapuna Premiere Rugby. He then spent five years working as a physiotherapist in London, which included a position at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club as the Academy physiotherapist. After this, he was a senior physiotherapist for Her Majesty’s Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (Headley Court), rehabilitating defence force personel returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Nick qualified as a Physiotherapist here in Auckland before travelling to the University of Alberta in Canada where he gained his Masters degree, majoring in Sports Physiotherapy.
He has since worked in private practice for over 20 years, and has also worked with a number of sports teams and organisations including the Auckland Cricket Team, the Auckland Rugby Union, New Zealand Cricket and the Ponsonby Rugby Club.
Nick has a hands-on approach when his treating his patients, and has a particular interest in assisting his patients with gym-based strengthening and rehabilitation as they recover from their injury and return to full fitness. In his spare time Nick is a keen golfer, and exercises regularly at the Olympic Pools and Fitness Centre.
Helene has worked in musculoskeletal skeletal private practise for over 25 years.
She uses acupuncture and exercise to compliment her hands on treatment. Her favourite exercise regime is Pilates which she loves using to enhance her patients recovery.
Her absolute favourite sport is Netball which she has been involved with since she was a little one.
Will is the newest member of the physio team here at The Body Refinery. Originally from Wellington, he completed his training at the University of Otago and graduated in 2013. He has a strong interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and biomechanical optimization, helping clients to not only recover but improve in their chosen field.
Will has a sporting history in football and track and field, competing both at a national and international level.
Recently he has completed his SSI SCUBA divemaster training in Thailand while travelling around South East Asia in 2017.