General Physiotherapy

Merivale Physiotherapy Clinic treats a wide variety of musculoskeletal related conditions including:

  • Muscle / Joint Strains
  • Tendonitis / Tendinopathies
  • Tennis / Golfer’s Elbow
  • Neck Pain Syndromes
  • Whiplash
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Low Back Pain / Strain
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Acute Arthritis conditions
  • Age related conditions

In conjunction with doctors, nutritionists and primary health care organisations, Merivale Physiotherapy has developed prescriptive exercise programmes to help manage the more chronic conditions and to prevent injury and promote wellness for the following conditions:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Obesity

Through our approach with these conditions it is our goal to achieve:

  • A reduction in the deterioration of the condition
  • Less need for surgery
  • Greater engagement in overall exercise
  • Less dependency on prescription medication and their side effects
  • Overall health benefits for the patient in keeping with the New Zealand Health Strategy.

You do not have to have an injury or pain before seeing our physiotherapists. We are also trained to advice on safety considerations if you are thinking of re-starting exercise after a considerable time out.

Our goal is to prevent you sustaining an injury so that you can enjoy exercising and improve your quality of life.
Let us assess your:

  • General Cardiovascular fitness analysis
  • Flexibility (Biomechanical Analysis)
  • Core Strength (Small core muscle strength testing)
  • General Strength ( Large Global Muscle strength testing)