Ashley Harmsworth

Physiotherapist – Grafton & Northshore Lab

Education:
Ashley graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2017 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy). Ashley accompanies her Physiotherapy degree with a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. Additionally, Ashley completed her Dry Needling course in early 2018 and is now completing her Postgraduate Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) through New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association (NZMPA).

Experience:
A keen netballer in her prime, Ashley has associated herself with Auckland Netball and Saint Kentigern college over the past 5 years,. Her focus in this area is education, injury prevention and return to sport. She has also coached netball in various schools and at representative level for Auckland. Sports teams Ashley is currently involved with:

  • Saint Kentigern College Premier Netball Team
  • Saint Kentigern College Premier Girls Touch Team
  • Auckland Netball Representative teams (Under 17 & Under 15 grades)

Professional views and special interests:
Ashley loves working with her clients to develop and accomplish a defined plan. She educates clients to get actively involved in their rehabilitation in order to achieve a successful outcome.  With manual therapy, exercise prescription and education, Ashley helps achieve successful results and prevent future recurrences.

Outside of the Lab:
Ashley likes to keep active, or in her words ‘is forced’ to keep active by her trainer, and attends the gym regularly where all the classes keep her motivated. In the weekend you’ll see Ashley either café hopping, at a sports game (Chiefs girl at heart) or exploring what this beautiful country has to offer.