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Rakesh Patel
Clinical Exercise Physiologist/Rehab Coach

About

Rakesh graduated from University of Auckland in 2018 completing a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology. He worked in a private clinic for two years where he gained experience in assessing and treating patients with various chronic conditions and injuries. Rakesh then moved to a community based practice for nearly three years in which he saw patients at their homes or retirement villages, teaching them specific exercises for falls preventions and management of chronic conditions.

Rakesh has experience in delivering neurological rehabilitation, specifically to stroke patients and is an accredited PD Warrior and MS Get a Head Start provider. Rakesh has always enjoyed working with neurological conditions and has a great interest in completing further training in the area of spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.

Outside of work Rakesh has been a competitive golfer for the last 15 years and has a keen interest in watching and supporting all sports.

My Goals

  • Travel the world
  • Progress my rehabilitation skills for neurological conditions
  • Complete a shark cage dive
Rakesh Patel

Qualifications

MSc in Clinical Exercise Physiology
PG Dip in Clinical Exercise Physiology
BSc in Sport & Exercise Science