Andy is a Principal and Director of Functional Physio. He’s an experienced physiotherapist who has been involved in private practice for over 12 years. He is experienced and skilled in clinical assessment, manual/manipulative therapy and rehabilitation. Andy has a special interest in the rehabilitation of lumbar spine, shoulder and sports injuries, including concussion. He also enjoys working with post-surgical orthopaedic rehabilitation patients.
Andy is a big rugby fan and is heavily involved in the sport. He is the current team physiotherapist for the New Zealand Schools Barbarians team and the Auckland Grammar School 1st XV Rugby team. He has been involved in Auckland 1A Schools Rugby as a team physiotherapist for the last 10 years, and has also been involved with Auckland Rugby since 2010 with various teams; most recently as Physio for the Auckland Under 19 Rugby Team.
Andy also oversees rehabilitation requirements for Auckland Grammar 1st XI Hockey and has been involved with the MAGS and St Peter’s Rowing Squads. It is his experience with the all of the aforementioned teams and his passion for sport that has allowed him to develop skills in injury management and prevention.
Away from the clinic Andy is married with two young boisterous lads. He is a car enthusiast and a keen motorsport fan and likes to play golf as often as time allows. He also has an extensive history of playing and coaching hockey at a high level.