Certificate of Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling
Shaun came to Physiotherapy from a sporting background, having played rugby, football and tennis growing up in Mid Canterbury. He gained his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Otago University, after which he re-located to the Gold Coast in Australia, working in a Cross Fit gym and in one of the largest practices in Australia where he treated a wide range of patients from general work injuries to weekend warriors and top Australian athletes.
Shaun has a passion for working with sporting teams and athletes which has seen him work with the Gold Coast Academy of Sport, the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee on the World Rugby 7’s tournaments and at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow, and more recently with the Mid Canterbury 7’s team and hundreds of local Mid Canterbury athletes.
Shaun is the principal physiotherapist at our Ashburton clinic and has a passion for treating and rehabbing athletes, to not only fix their injuries but improve performance.
Caitlin – Physiotherapist, Selwyn
Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Credit
Sports Physiotherapy Level 1
Mulligan Manual Therapy Certificate
Certificate of Small Business Management
Caitlin grew up in Ashburton and was involved in a variety of clubs and activities including netball, girl guides, ycling, cricket and dancing. This love for sports an active living, led her to pursue a career in Physiotherapy.
After studying Physiotherapy at Otago University, she has lived in the Hawkes Bay and Gold Coast, Australia, where she has gained a variety of experience in the physiotherapy profession. Working in a large variety of areas, Caitlin has experience with aged care, sports teams, surgical rehab and general private practice physiotherapy. In recent years, she has been working in the private practice and sports physiotherapy area, where she has gained a wealth of knowledge in treating and rehabbing a range of injuries and pain. She has also completed post-graduate qualifications in Sports Physiotherapy and Mulligan Manual Therapy, which has expanded her treatment scope further.
She has recently returned from maternity leave, following the birth of her little girl. Caitlin spends her time away from work enjoying motherhood and family life.
Caitlin is always positive and friendly and focused on achieving the goals of all patients she treats. Come and see Caitlin today for any of your injury or rehab needs, and she will use her wealth of experience, as well as the ‘Steps protocol’, to ‘get you back to your best’.
Kayla – Physiotherapist, Selwyn
Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Credit
Ashburton born and raised, Kayla was part of numerous sports teams and a keen singer/dancer. This interest in sport and passion for working with others led to her pursuing a career in Physiotherapy.
Kayla studied a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Otago University. Following this she worked for PhysioSteps Ashburton where she loved the chance to expand her client base and treatment tool kit. Kayla also went to the National Sevens tournament as the Physiotherapist for the Mid Canterbury team. Working in different areas, Kayla has gained experience in private practice, sports physiotherapy, surgical rehab and return to work physiotherapy.
Now living in Christchurch, Kayla is excited to take on this new business venture in our new West Melton clinic and work with the Selwyn community, using her skills and enthusiasm to get the locals back to 100%. Come in and see Kayla today so she can help you achieve your goals and get back on track!
Rykie Greybe – Physiotherapist, Ashburton
Rykie is a highly experienced physiotherapist with over 14 years of experience treating patients in South Africa and New Zealand. She has worked with leading neuro and orthopedic surgeons in South Africa, gaining experience in the acute hospital setting as well as in private clinic.
She obtained a BSc Physiotherapy degree in 2003 and further her studies in Orthopaedic manipulative therapy in 2009. Her passion for sport led her to do her Masters’ degree in Sports Physiotherapy and research in running related injuries. She has a special interest in running and triathlon injuries as well as managing training load. She is qualified in Pilates and Dry needling therapy.
Rykie believes in a healthy active lifestyle. She focuses on a holistic approach to all her patients, from the weekend warrior to the professional athlete.
Masters in Sports Physiotherapy (2014)
Treating national and regional athletes in South Africa
Consulting at the Southern King Rugby Union (2014)
Worked at Ironman South Africa
Physiotherapist for World Master’s Games Hockey (2017)
Lisa – Practice Manager, Ashburton
Lisa is your first point of contact in Ashburton, whether it be on the phone or when you first walk in the door, greeted by a big smile.
Lisa keeps the practice ticking over smoothly and is always happy to talk over treatment options with you and start you on the right track to recovery.
Janine Marshall – Receptionist, Ashburton
Janine is our part-time Receptionist in our Ashburton clinic. Janine is thrilled to be part of the amazing team at Physiosteps and looks forward to welcoming you as you arrive for your appointments
Shan – Receptionist, Selwyn
Shan is our head receptionist and grew up in the Selwyn area.
She is a keen netball player, playing for Broadfield Netball at a Premier 1 level.
She looks forward to greeting you as you arrive for your appointments.
Jackson – Receptionist, Selwyn
Jackson covers reception for our two late nights
Jackson is in year 12 attending St Bede’s College. He is big on sport and plays 1st XV rugby for his school.
He aspires to have a career in sports science in the future.
Leigh – Receptionist, Ashburton
Leigh is in year 11 at Ashburton College and enjoys playing squash and swimming competitively, yet still finds time to work in recpetion after school.
Katie – Receptionist, Ashburton
Katie is also here to help us out after-school. Katie is a keen rower for Ashburton College and is currently studying in year 12.