Since graduating in 2004 from AUT in Auckland Gareth worked under top Sports Podiatrists and Sports Physicians at Sportsmed in his hometown of Christchurch, going on to work in Melbourne in similar surroundings with Lifecare Sports Medicine before coming back to New Zealand to open the clinic in Queenstown in 2009.
Ongoing education has been a big part of Gareth's career, gaining additional training in:
|Ski boot fitting and 3D custom medical orthotic manufacture|
|Tendon injury management|
Gareth has enjoyed competing in endurance sport having completed a number of half marathon, mountain marathon and half ironman events and the famous Ironman NZ in Taupo. He is also a keen skier and is looking forward to getting around the mountain more with his primary school aged daughter.
He understands about sporting injuries and training loads which is an advantage in helping his patients realise their potential.
Coming from a background of ski instructing and ski boot fitting, Patti has now followed her interest in human movement & sport into the field of Podiatry.
She loves helping people achieve their goals, whether that be recovering from an injury or training for an event, and will go the extra mile to get her patients over the finish line.
Although skiing is her favourite she has recently taken up Cross Fit and is also training for the next Queenstown Marathon.
|Ski boot fitting|
|3D custom medical orthotic design|
Alita comes from a background in legal work both in New Zealand and Australia but has been the friendly face at the front desk since the clinic opened in 2009. She is a joint owner of the clinic with Gareth, is the backbone of all our systems and processes and will do what she can to help get you the best information to get the best outcome for you.
Outside of the clinic she enjoys getting out with Reggie and has a new enthusiasm for skiing with her daughter Tilly.
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