641 Manukau Road, Royal Oak, Auckland
Phone 09 625 2703 

Greenwood Physio 

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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.

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 14 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.

Luke Barnard Physio

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.

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.

Anna Elliot-Forster Physio

Nadia Richards BHSc (Physiotherapy), MPrac (Rehabilitation), PGCert (Acupuncture)

Nadia has 11 years experience as a physiotherapist. She has completed her Physiotherapy Masters in Rehabilitation and Post Graduate Certificate in Acupuncture. Nadia is a Stability Plus Qualified Pilates Instructor and has an APPI certificate in Ante and Post Natal Pilates. Nadia has a hands on approach, and a special interest in using a combination of tailored exercise prescription and Pilates to help people rehabilitate from acute and chronic injuries.

Renu Cormack DipPhty, PGDip MT, PGCert Acpt

Renu has over 25 years experience as a physiotherapist. She is NZ trained and qualified and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy,  Postgraduate Certificate in acupuncture and is a qualified Pilates instructor.  Renus' special area of interest over the last 20 years has been in acupuncture and dry needling where she has experience in treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Renu uses a patient centred approach and will incorporate all her physio skills in treatment.