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Khandallah Physiotherapy Centre Ltd
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Monday to Thursday: 7.00am–7.00pm
Friday: 7.00am–5.00pm
After hours: answerphone (04) 479-7101
Contact information
Khandallah Physiotherapy Centre Limited
Level 1 (lift access), 17 Ganges Road
Khandallah Village
Wellington 6035
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Phone: (04) 479-7101
Fax: (04) 479-7103
Email: physio@kpc.co.nz
Website: www.khandallahphysio.co.nz

Nearer to Churton Park? Try our partner practice Churton Park Physiotherapy.

Accident and Medical Clinic, Wellington Hospital, phone (04) 385-5999 or phone 111 for an ambulance.

Our team

Khandallah Physiotherapy Centre is a large practice comprising Khandallah Physiotheraphy and Churton Park Physiotherapy, and all of our team of physiotherapists are well qualified and highly experienced. Our team is committed to continuing education, frequently holding professional development meetings, and regularly attending courses and conferences.

The team has experience mainly in New Zealand practices, but also in practices and hospitals as far afield as London. A number of the team have owned their own practices and all the team are members of Physiotherapy New Zealand, our professional association.

The team works closely with GPs, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, ACC case managers, whanau, and employers.

Clinical team

Our team of physiotherapists each holds one or more of the following qualifications.

  • Diploma or Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Manual Therapy

Our team of physiotherapists have a wide range of specialties including:

Clinical team members

Kirsten Davie, Clinical Director
Kirsten DavieDip Phys, Dip MT, Adv. Prac. MT, MBA (dist.), MPNZ
Kirsten is the principal at Khandallah Physiotherapy Centre having started the business in 1992. She is an Advanced Practitioner of Manipulative Therapy. Kirsten has been a past president of Physiotherapy New Zealand and currently assists on the New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association's post graduate courses. She is responsible for the strategic management of the business while also performing a clinical role within the practice.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Ali Wilson, Clinical Director
Ali WilsonMSc, BSc, MPNZ
Ali has been qualified for over 8 years having spent her time in the UK's National Health Service before emigrating to New Zealand and working in private practice. Her most recent experience is with High Performance athletes from a variety of sporting backgrounds. She is a keen self-titled 'multisport athlete' herself, and is most likely to be found running or cycling up a big hill when not in clinic. She takes particular interest in sports injuries be it from the weekend warrior to the elite athlete. Her most common treatment approach is a combination of exercise prescription and progression, alongside manual therapy. She is also qualified to provide acupuncture.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Liz McDougall, Clinical Director
Liz McDougallBSc, MPNZ
Liz qualified as a physiotherapist 7 years ago in the UK and, after 3 years working for the NHS, moved to New Zealand to continue her career in musculoskeletal private practice. Liz has a passion for manual therapy, alongside exercise-based prescription and is qualified in providing acupuncture. Liz also uses her reformer pilates teaching qualification to assist her clients in their rehab. Liz enjoys exploring the local hills and trails, and likes to keep active by taking part in multisport and adventure racing events.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy and Churton Park Physiotherapy

Tim Baird
Tim BairdBPhty, MPNZ
Tim completed his physiotherapy training in Dunedin at The University of Otago. After graduating he worked in a large private practice in Christchurch before moving to Wellington. Tim is currently completing his post graduate training in musculoskeletal management through the University of Otago. Tim is a keen cricketer, and has a specific interest in rehabilitation of cricket and other sports related injuries. He also enjoys working with people who have persistent pain issues.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Kate Lynskey
Kate LynskeyDip Phys, MPNZ
Kate has been a qualified physiotherapist for over 20 years. She has worked mainly in private physiotherapy practices both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Her area of expertise is manual therapy, clinical Pilates and exercise prescription. Kate enjoys working with clients to help them gain their full functional potential while empowering them to maintain an active lifestyle.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Laura Willson
Laura WillsonBPhty, BSc (Human Nutrition) BPhEd, MPNZ
Laura graduated from University of Otago in 2005 with bachelor degrees in Physiotherapy, Physical Education and Human Nutrition. She has worked in private practise and hospitals within New Zealand and Australia. Laura has a particular interest in musculoskeletal and sports injury rehabilitation and has previously worked with provincial sports teams. Outside work Laura keeps active through swimming, mountain biking and keeping up with her two young children.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Exercise therapists / Pilates instructors

Anne Bramley
Anne BramleySince graduating from Otago University with a Bachelor of Physical Education (honours), Anne has worked both as a swimming teacher and commercial caving guide. Exercise is an integral part of Anne's lifestyle and as such she enjoys applying the principles of Pilates for fitness, well-being and relaxation. Anne lives in Khandallah and is enjoying working in her local community. We are very fortunate to have Anne taking Pilates classes for Khandallah Physiotherapy.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy and Churton Park Physiotherapy

Judy Chan
Judy ChanWe are privileged to have Judy working for us as an exercise therapist. Judy originally trained as a physiotherapist and as such she has excellent skills and experience to run Pilates classes. Judy is passionate about health and fitness and as a Pilates instructor she creates and tailors exercises so they suit the needs of the class participants. Alongside the Pilates classes that Judy is providing in Khandallah, she also runs the aquatherapy programmes at Keith Spry Pool for the Wellington City Council.
Based at: Khandallah Physiotherapy

Karen Good
Karen GoodKaren is originally from Ireland but has lived in New Zealand for several years and enjoys New Zealand's relaxed outdoor lifestyle, and being near the sea. Karen is keen on sport and has worked in the sports recruitment business. She has practiced Pilates for over 16 years and enjoys taking classes. Karen has recently transitioned from a full-time professional career in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors to a lifestyle where she can balance her work with more regular exercise and a community focus. We are very fortunate to have Karen taking Pilates classes for the practice.
Based at: Churton Park Physiotherapy