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Roland Jeffery MHSc(Physio), PGD(Manip), PGC(Acup), MPNZ

Consultant Physiotherapist


Roland Jeffery graduated in 1994 from AUT, completed his Post Graduate Dipolma (Manip) in 2001, Post Graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture 2004 and his Master’s Degree in 2004. He has completed his level 1 & 2 certificates in Functional Movement Screening.

Roland has worked extensively in football since 2001 and is the current lead physiotherapist for NZ Football (All Whites), since 2003. He works with Northern Rovers Premier Men's team. He has worked with club and representative football as well as NZ U17, 20, 23 Men's teams.

He has attended the Football World Cup in 2010 and Olympic Games in 2012 and 2020. Roland specializes in sports injuries (specifically football) and has a passion for treating back and neck pain. He works with clients at Roland Jeffery Physiotherapy and manages his 17 therapists.

  • "Low back pain affects many people and having qualified with my post-graduate diploma in manipulative therapy, I have a passion for treating low back pain. Using a number of techniques I can help restore movement, reduce pain and improve strength – returning you to work, sports and back to your goals. If you have low back pain book an appointment to see me today, I have over 23 years of treating low back pain"

    Roland Jeffery

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Having experienced headache’s and neck pain myself I have become an expert at treating them. I have qualified with my post-graduate diploma in manipulative therapy, and love sorting out my client’s stiff and painful necks, helping them with their posture and returning them to work."

    Leighton Wills