Physiotherapist- Grafton and North Shore Lab
Livvy graduated from AUT in 2015 with a Bachelor in Health Science in Physiotherapy.
Livvy has experience working with a range of high level track and field athletes as well as crossfit and surf lifesaving athletes.
Livvy has completed her integrated dry needling course and utilizes this regularly with excellent outcomes. She has completed her level 1 Neurokinetic Therapy course. Neurokinetic therapy helps assess and treat faulty movement and muscular imbalances to get to the root of pain and dysfunction.
Professional views and special interests:
Livvy takes a holistic approach to assessment and rehabilitation. She considers not only physical ailments but lifestyle factors and emotional and mental well-being. This ensures that she can create a rehabilitation plan that is appropriate and achievable for each client.
Education plays a strong part in Livvy’s treatment plans. Be prepared to learn all the gritty details of your injury and strategies for prevention and self-management. She also loves to have a laugh and create a positive experience for all her clients.
Outside of the Lab:
Livvy is a New Zealand 100m and 200m sprinter and has been a competitive athlete for close to 10 years, competing both nationally and internationally. Livvy trains 6 days a week at the Millennium Institute of Health and Fitness with a high performance squad. At the New Zealand Track and Field championships Liv placed third in the senior women’s 100m finals and was a semi-finalist in the 100m at the Australian Track and Field championships. She is targeting individual selection for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the 100m and 200m.
When Livvy isn’t running circles around a track you can find her in the kitchen whipping up a green smoothie or raw treat, or café hopping with friends.