Therapists involved with New Zealand Football

Mon Nov. 9th 2015

Therapists involved with New Zealand Football.

Roland Jeffery physiotherapy has a number of therapists working at the very top level of football in NZ.

Rob Lee is the Wellington Phoenix senior therapist, assisted by Brent O'Connor. Both therapists work full time with Wellington and NZ's only professional team, 7 days a week travelling to Australia and around NZ with the reserve team. Rob had been with the Phoenix for 3 seasons now.

Hannah George works with the NZ women's under 17 team and Luke Burgess had recently returned from Chile with the men's under 17 team.

Anna Barlow is the Football Ferns senior therapist and will be working with the ladies over the next few years after returning from maternity leave.


Finally Roland Jeffery and Mark Palmer work exclusively with the All Whites and men's Olympic teams with Adam Crump helping out as required when Mark is unable to travel.

With the clinics main focus and specialty being football injures its great to see the team working at highest level in football. All our other therapists also work at representative, club and international level with a multitude of other teams.

If you have a football injury Roland Jeffery Physio is the place to come with our expert team.

  • "As a fully qualified sonographer I spend all day scanning my client’s injuries. Our appointments take only 20 minutes and I feed back my findings directly to your physiotherapist or doctor. This helps them plan your injury management. Ask you physio today if you need an ultra sound scan to help with your injury."

    Simon Cunliffe

  • "I enjoy treating knees, and here at RJ Physio we see many knee injuries and clients suffering from knee pain. Having a great knowledge of how the knee works and wonderful facilities at RJ Physio, including two gyms and a Pilates studio, anyone with a knee problem should see the team. Call me today to see if can help you with your knee pain."

    Hamish Donnison

  • "If you have issues with your footwear, running or walking biomechanics, or any pain in your feet – call me for an appointment today. I am a podiatrist specialising in sports podiatry, I can customise orthotics for you, prescribe exercises and advise you on the best way of managing your pain."

    Dale Gooding

  • "Having qualifications in Pilates, my goals with my clients are to restore their movement and strength. Our specialized equipment helps this in a fun and friendly way. RJ Physio has group classes and well as individual sessions, so we can tailor to your specific needs. Pilates can help return you to work, sports and reduce your pain and increase your performance. Call me today and I can discuss your Pilates options."

    Pip Greenwood