About Physio Golden Bay
Erica trained as a physiotherapist in Holland and has been working as a physiotherapist in New Zealand since 1988.
Her main interests areas of interest are: musculo- skeletal (sports and spinal injuries) health, women's health, cancer rehabilitation and occupational health.
She uses a variety of treatment modalities from manual therapy, massage, exercise prescription, gym sessions and strapping to exercise classes and gym programmes. She enjoys working with women in the personal areas of continence and prolapse management.
The focus is on teaching you how to manage your injury or condition and this most often involves being given a home exercise programme.
You may be referred to your general practitioner or specialist in Takaka or Nelson, or for Xrays and ultrasound in Nelson.
You may also be referred for specialist treatment in Nelson in necessary for example the hand therapy department or orthotics department.
Jacinda Hohepa is the physiotherapy assistant who runs 3 exercise classes a week in Takaka.
She is a qualified Sit and Be Fit instructor and helps Erica with the Fit Flamingo classes as well.