Kate has 23 years experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy working in both New Zealand and the UK. She has a Post Graduate Diploma in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is a Polestar certified practitioner of pilates for rehabilitation, with 15 years of clinical pilates experience. She has a passion in helping people be the best they can through the promotion of active rehab and a healthy lifestyle. Kate’s special interests include musculoskeletal physiotherapy, clinical pilates, acupuncture, pain management and functional rehab for older adults. Kate enjoys being active and keeps fit with walking, running, going to the gym, pilates and paddle boarding.
Unit 1, 84 Don McKinnon DriveAlbanyAuckland
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There are many specialist providers that offer additional support for you and your family members following a diagnosis of cancer.
Our cancer rehabilitation physiotherapists, and lymphoedema therapists have undertaken additional training; they are certified to provide individualised care to these specific populations.
Remember your health insurance provider may include cover for physiotherapy or oncology massage services, also we accept Under the Canopy vouchers as provided by Canopy Cancer Care.
These services may be useful to you, you can ask your therapist for more information or check the websites provided in the link below:
This is different to providing massage alone. Certified Lymphoedema therapists are trained to assess the body site that has the issue and to identify other factors that may be contributing to your lymphoedema. This includes incorporating self-management strategies such as exercise, skin care, and what type of compression would best suit the affected area, we can also refer to nutritionists and counsellors to help you regain control and make lifestyle changes. We assist you in preventing and managing exacerbations, along with communicating with the other members of your health care team, including your GP, nurse specialist, oncologist, and surgeon to ensure your treatment is both safe and effective.
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