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  • Apollo Health & Wellness Centre is a multidisciplinary health facility that includes onsite but is not limited to an Accident & Medical Centre (17 GP’s) Specialist Suite (7 Orthopaedic Specialists), Radiology Facility, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Gym facility, Cafe,

  • PhysioRehab @ Apollo –on the ground level with 6 private assessment rooms, 3 of which are sound proof for patient confidentially, a reception area. Gait and movement analysis systems and appropriate physical measurable equipment

  • The overriding aim of this facility is to provide holistic collaborative health services to individuals in its community. We are constantly working together to achieve this aim.
PhysioRehab takes a proactive approach to injury prevention, education & wellness. In order to access PhysioRehab @ Apollo services you do not require a doctor’s referral. Our staff also have the ability to refer on for x-rays and other specialist services.

PhysioRehab @ Apollo is an accredited practise that meets specified quality health practises that are audited regularly.

Additionally PhysioRehab @ Apollo holds contracts for Physical Independence for Work, Stay @ Work Programmes, Progressive Goal Attainment Programmes and Work Hardening Programmes to provide assistance for facilitating individuals return to work.


The PhysioRehab @ Apollo TEAM



Jo Harlick Masters Manipulative Physiotherapy, PGDipTertiary Level Teaching, PGD (Musculoskeletal), DipPhty (Physiotherapy).

Practice Principal married with 2 children.
Special interest in Heath and Wellness within the Community and Rehabilitation, Sports Physiotherapy and Workplace Health.

21 years experience in the physiotherapy profession
Masters in Manipulative Physiotherapy.
Postgraduate certificate in Tertiary Level Teaching.
Experienced presenter at local and international conferences.

Currently Physiotherapist New Zealand Parliamentarian Rugby Team attended the last 3 Rugby World cups in this capacity.
Previously Involved in numerous sports teams including Kings Football in AFL
Physiotherapist to the New Zealand Team Athens Olympics 2004

Membership to:
  • The New Zealand College of Physiotherapy
  • Sports Medicine New Zealand
  • New Zealand Society of Physiotherapy

Michael Lee BHSc (Physiotherapy),

Special Interest in spinal injuries, sports injuries & kinesio taping. Bilingual in English & Korean. Special interest in Mckenzie & Mulligan techniques.

2.5 years experience as a physiotherapist

Personal Interests soccer, basketball & tramping

Membership to New Zealand Society of Physiotherapy


Justin Scott BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Special Interest in musculoskeletal medicine and exercise prescription, taping as well as acupuncture & sport teams.

2 years experience as a physiotherapist

Personal Interest Cricket, judo, learning Korean

Membership to New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists


Debbie Ryder BHSc (Physiotherapy)

Special Interest Pilates, headaches, postural & muscle imbalance issues as well as running injuries.

10 Years experience as a physiotherapist having worked in London, Sydney & Wellington private practises.

Personal Interests include running when there is time as I am married with a young son.


Julianne Van Der Zanden B Physiotherapy (University of South Australia)

Special Interest in sports injuries, Pilates, and rehabilitation of spinal injuries, acupuncture & vestibular rehabilitation.

Over 12 years experience as a physiotherapist

Personal Interests include ultra marathons; Antarctica; open water swimming; mountaineering & ice climbing; continuing to learn & study.

Membership to Australian Physiotherapy Association


Lionell Nel BHSs (Physiotherapy)

Special Interest in spinal injuries, breathing pattern disorders, sport injuries, taping, exercise prescription also bilingual English & Africans.

New graduate

Personal Interest kayaking, running & surfing

Membership to New Zealand Society of Physiotherapy

Nick Cowan BBS Major in Business Law

Business Manager as well as manager for Olympian Valerie Adams

Married with 2 children

Personal Interests include family, sport, politics, music, movies and red wine as well as aspiring to be Superman.


Joan O’Grady Practise Receptionist

Exceptionally experienced receptionist who enjoys dealing with people and helping them.

Personal Interests competitive tennis player, running, gardening, regular volunteer at Takapuna Hospice Store.


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