Wanaka Physiotherapy’s team is our strength.
Both clinical and administrative teams are focused on the friendly deliverance of excellence in the provision of a physiotherapy service to our community, and the many national and international visitors to Wanaka.
This is reflected in the depth of experience and post graduate qualifications held, which has allowed our Clinical team to focus on their areas of special interest.
Associated with High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ), with five of our team being contracted providers to deliver services to New Zealand’s carded athletes. This extends to roles within Snow Sports New Zealand with staff travelling as part of the New Zealand Winter Olympic team to the past 5 Winter Olympics.
Our HPSNZ Physiotherapists have also been contracted to New Zealand netball (under 21), World Youth Olympics, World University Games, and Winter Youth Olympics.
Wanaka’s environment attracts many elite and recreational multi-sport athletes and the team has many years of experience working with these athletes and their associated injuries.
We are ACC Accredited and hold contracts for Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy, Vocational Rehabilitation and Concussion Services.
“We are proud to provide physiotherapy to this fabulous community.
My greatest admiration goes to the highly skilled physiotherapists with whom I share the clinic. I feel privileged to work with them.
The team all hold post graduate degrees , masters and/or diplomas and work in their areas of special interest, creating a culture of excellence at Wanaka physiotherapy.“
GINNY RUTLEDGE – Managing Director
BPhty, PG Cert Occ Health, GEMT dry needling, COMT (NZMPA), Watson Headache Level 1
Dip Physiotherapy, PG Dip (Sports Medicine), PG Paper (Vocational Rehabilitation), Acupuncture / Trigger Point needling since 1992
Dip Phyty 1973, PG Cert Sport Medicine 1992, PG Cert (Occupational Health Physiotherapy) 2012, Register of Physiotherapy Acupuncture 1993
Dip Physiotherapy, Dip (Manipulative Therapy), ImPACT Concussion Management
BPhty, PG Dip (Sports Medicine), Masters (Health Science)
McKenzie Level A, Level A Foundation (Dry Needling Acupuncture)
Dip Physiotherapy, Masters (Physiotherapy), PG Dip (Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy) and PG Dip (Health Science, emphasis in Rehabilitation)
BPhty, Masters (Health Practices endorsed in Rehabilitation), PG Dip (Sports Medicine), NZ registered Hand Therapist, PG Cert (Acupuncture)
BSc (HONS) Physiotherapy, PG Dip (Sports Medicine), GEMT dry needling. Polestar Clinical Pilates instructor and Runity trained
BSc (HONS) Physiotherapy, PG Dip (Sports Medicine), PG Cert (Health Science – Sport & Exercise), Polestar Clinical Pilates instructor
BPhty, PG Cert (Rehabilitation), NZ registered Hand Therapist
BPhty, PG Dip (Sports Medicine)
BPhty, Masters (Sports Physiotherapy), PG Cert (Proficiency in Work Rehabilitation)
Head of Administration
The clinic is based in the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre along with Wanaka’s two Medical Centres, Pacific Radiology and the Community Rooms where visiting specialists, surgeons and a sports physician hold clinics. There is also a Dental practice, Pharmacy and Optometrist on site. The centre is close to town with a large car park, and small cafe.
Wanaka physiotherapy hosts a welcoming reception area, and a mix of private treatment rooms and an open plan sports medicine treatment area.
We have a small rehabilitation gym which contains the latest rehabilitation equipment inclusive of a Pilates Reformer, Chair and Trap table, WattBike, Spin Bikes, Recovery Legs, Game Ready Ice Therapy and Compex Machines.
We also stock a wide range of rehabilitation equipment and braces for purchase and certified to measure for the Donjoy defiance custom knee brace.
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Appointments can be made by calling 03 443 0734 or visiting the Wanaka Lakes Health Centre Reception at 23 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka.
tel: 03 443 0734
fax: 03 443 0735
Wanaka Lakes Health Centre Reception at
23 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka.
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Hours of Operation:
Winter (Ski Season):
Monday – Saturday – 7am to 7pm,
Sunday – 12pm to 7pm
Monday – Friday – 7am to 7pm,
Saturday – 9am to 1pm
The Practice is closed on all Public Holidays in New Zealand including Otago Anniversary.
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