Meet Our Staff
Greenwood Physio in Auckland, New Zealand takes great pride in our friendly, reliable and experienced staff. Get to know them better by reading their profiles.
Barnard BHsc (Physio)
Luke Barnard BHsc (Physio)
As well as being proficient in dealing with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries, Luke has a special interest in sports physiotherapy and exercise prescription. Luke has more than 12 years of experience in dealing with adolescent athletes. He has completed training in trigger point acupuncture and myofascial release techniques. He is committed to providing quality injury management and treatment and to furthering his clinical knowledge with ongoing training and study.
Cormack Dip Phty, Dip M.T.
Renu Cormack Dip Phty, Dip M.T.
Renu has achieved postgraduate qualifications in acupuncture and manual therapy. Her approach is hands-on and, while she enjoys the diversity of conditions and people seen at Greenwoods, she does have a special interest in sports injuries. She also enjoys practising alongside GPs and specialists as part of the Greenwood Medical Centre.
Elliot-Forster BHsc (Physio), PGDip Acupuncture
Anna Elliot-Forster BHsc (Physio), PGDip Acupuncture
Anna has completed her Physiotherapy Masters in Clinical Practice and Acupuncture. She enjoys the diversity of physiotherapy and the challenges presented by a wide range of conditions. She has a special interest in muscle imbalance retraining and differential diagnosis for both acute and chronic conditions. She uses a combination of traditional physiotherapy, Pilates and acupuncture to design a treatment plan that is best suited to the individual’s needs and goals.
Kent BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science, MSc Physiotherapy, PGDip Acupuncture
Lucille Kent BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science, MSc Physiotherapy, PGDip Acupuncture
Lucille joined the team from the UK. She has a wealth of experience working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions in both the NHS and in the private practice setting. She has a bachelors degree in Sport and Exercise Science, is Pilates and Acupuncture-trained, and has a passion for helping her patients recover quickly and preventing further injury.
Natalie Emson BHSc (Physio)
Natalie qualified with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011 and has been a part of the Greenwoods team since then. Natalie uses a hands-on approach for injury rehabilitation including massage, manual therapy and dry needling. She is a qualified Pilates instructor and enjoys utilizing these skills for exercise rehabilitation and injury prevention as well as teaching classes. Natalie is also involved in vocational rehabilitation and works to assist people in returning to work following an injury.