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Christ Smith

Bachelors degree (BSc) in Physiotherapy, First class honours. Masters degree (MSc) in Advanced Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Commendation. 

MPNZ, MCSP, MMACP

Special interests: Lower limb injuries, knee conditions, sports injuries, back and neck pain, persistent pain, vestibular and concussion rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation. 

Chris graduated in 2007 from The University of the West of England in the UK. Since then he has worked in the UK for the NHS for 11 years and in the private sector for 9 years gaining knowledge of a large range of experience treating conditions throughout the body. More recently he worked as an Advanced Physiotherapy practitioner specialising in knee’s between 2015-2018 in the UK.

Continuous development is important and Chris has undertaken various post-graduate courses in soft tissue release, taping, lower limb biomechanics, running rehabilitation and headaches. Most significant is completing his Master’s in February 2018 in the UK.

Chris moved to New Zealand in 2018 and has been the lead physiotherapist at Habit rehabilitation over this time managing a team. New knowledge gained over his time in New Zealand has included treatment of concussion, vestibular dysfunction and headaches in addition to managing complex pain clients. 

Outside of work Chris is enthusiastic about sport personally and likes to keep active and has a keen interest in sporting injuries also.

Chris' Hours: Newmarket

Mon: 7am - 2:30pm

Tues: 2pm - 8pm

Wed: 7am - 3.30pm

Thurs: 2.30pm - 8pm

Fri: 7am - 4pm