Based in St Johns in Auckland, and part of the Unisports Sports Medicine clinic, UniSports Physiotherapy has been providing physio services to Aucklanders for over 20 years. We’ve worked with thousands of Aucklanders from your normal everyday active individuals through to many of New Zealand's elite athletes and teams.
Our approach is to understand you as a person as well as your injury, so we can develop a treatment programme that works best for your lifestyle and goals, but importantly is backed by evidence. This way, we can have confidence in a positive outcome.
Managing Director | Physiotherapist
BHsc (Physiotherapy), AUT
Dan has over 20 years’ experience as a physiotherapist, working both in New Zealand and overseas. He has worked with many of New Zealand’s leading athletes, including 8 years with Counties-Manukau Rugby, and a long-term association with Auckland Cricket. He joined Unisports 12 years ago and is now Managing Director.
Bachelor Physiotherapy, Otago / Masters of Sports Physiotherapy, University of Queensland
Emma has nearly 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist, working both in New Zealand and overseas. Emma has worked with a variety sporting teams and elite athletes over the years and completed her masters of sports physio in Australia in 2018. In the clinic Emma loves treating a wide range of sporting and life-related injuries with a special interest in neck concussion rehabilitation and ACL return to play testing. She has also competed three volunteer stints as a physiotherapist in India, Vietnam and most recently Guinea, West Africa in 2019.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Credit, University of Otago
Tom graduated in 2009 and developed his career in Northland and now Auckland. Tom has a clinical interest in shoulder injuries and works with several of Auckland’s leading surgeons to work through post-operative rehab. Tom has years of experience working with elite sports people and was Head Physio with Northland and more recently Counties-Manukau Mitre 10 Cup Squads. This year Tom has taken on a role as the Lead Provider for the Saint Kentigern College 1st XV programme.
Master of Health Practice (Physiotherapy), AUT / Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Otago / PGDip Acupuncture / McKenzie Certified MDT Clinician
Stewart has a wealth of experience having worked both in New Zealand and the UK. Stewart is highly qualified with a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Acupuncture. He is also a certified McKenzie Practitioner who specialises in treating spinal conditions and has a special interest in ACL rehabilitation.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Otago / PGDip Acupuncture
Steph graduated in 2001 and has extensive experience in Auckland as well as 5 years in London working predominantly in private practice. Steph enjoys dealing with musculoskeletal injuries and the rehabilitation of both acute and chronic problems. She also has an interest in women’s pelvic health, in particular ante and postnatal rehab.
BHsc (Physiotherapy), AUT / PGDip Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Rebecca graduated from her undergraduate degree at AUT in 2013. She then continued to complete post-graduate studies in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (PgDipMSK), and since then has worked solely in private practice in Auckland. Rebecca has a passion for all things 'physio' - the acute and severe sporting injuries, spinal injuries/pain, the common but persistent “niggly” issues, and intensive rehabilitation.
BHsc (Physiotherapy), AUT / Post Grad Certificate Western Acupuncture, AUT
Cam is an experienced, post graduate trained Physiotherapist who joins us having worked in professional rugby for the last 15 years with the last 11 as the Head Physio for the Hurricanes. Cam is passionate about injury prevention and providing an evidence-based approach to rehabilitation. He specialises in contact sport injuries.
Structured Return to Play / Competition Rehabilitation Programmes
Muscle Injuries and specific designed programmes for safe return to training/sport
BSc (Functional Biology), Trinity College Dublin, Ireland / MSc (Physiotherapy), University of Limerick, Ireland
Andy has worked as a musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapist in a variety of clinical settings in Ireland, before arriving to New Zealand. He has worked with teams and athletes in high level sports in Ireland, particularly Gaelic Football, and Rugby.
BHsc (Physiotherapy), AUT / Pilates Mat Essentials Level 1, Suna Pilates
Olivia graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health Science: Physiotherapy in 2019. Olivia comes from a background of competitive hockey in Auckland as well as recently being involved as a Physiotherapist. Olivia has a passion for sporting injuries as well as degenerative conditions. She has had experience working with competitive sporting teams including AFL, hockey, and rugby. Olivia plans to complete further post graduate studies to further develop her skills as a physiotherapist.
Being part of the Unisports Sports Medicine Clinic means, unlike many other physio practices, we can work quickly and collaboratively with other medical professionals to have you diagnosed and a treatment plan developed, giving you a faster path to recovery.
You can book in to see our physiotherapists directly (i.e. without a referral from your general practitioner) for both private and ACC related injuries.