A range of athlete support services are available on site, including physiotherapy, massage and podiatry.
Body in Motion
Some of the Bay of Plenty's finest Sports Physiotherapists can be found
at Body in Motion's High Performance Sport clinic. The company operates a
sports medicine clinic at the centre, with a focus on providing high
quality sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation services, second to none
in New Zealand.
Body in Motion has a long-standing relationship as the preferred
physiotherapy provider to the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union and its flagship
team the Bay of Plenty Steamers. This is an enduring relationship based
on clinical excellence and professionalism.
Pip Charlton is a Remedial Massage Therapist (Massage New Zealand), holds a Bachelor degree in Physical Education (Otago) and is the High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) massage advisor and approved massage provider in the Bay of Plenty. She works with the Body In Motion team.
Pip specialises in several types of massage therapy, including relaxation massage, sports massage and remedial massage therapy to help with injuries. She has a special interest in, plus experience and success with, providing massage therapy to chronic pain sufferers, people with sedentary lifestyles and poor posture. Pip also offers lymphatic enhancement technology (LET), an approach to lymphatic drainage that incorporates both traditional manual techniques and new age technology. This can be used to help treat a wide range of health conditions including sinusitis, neuralgia, acute sports injuries and digestive issues.
Pip has more than 20 years experience working with elite, competitive and social athletes from a variety of sports, including the Melbourne Commonwealth Games and the Beijing Olympic games as a massage therapist with the NZ team. Pip welcomes clients from all walks of life: young to not so young, active to inactive and is a strong advocate for everybody to use a proactive approach to health and well-being.
In providing sports health services, Body in Motion Physiotherapy also taps into the talents offered by Foot Mechanics. Foot Mechanics Podiatry are experienced in dealing with elite sportspeople and use leading technology to help diagnose and treat foot, ankle, shin, knee, hip and lower back pains.
Summit Sports Medicine
Sports Physicians are medically trained doctors who have done specialist training in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Dr Mark Muller can provide expert clinical assessment, diagnosis and management of all sport and exercise related injuries. ACC consultations are free on referral from an appropriate allied health professional.