Shauna holds a BSc. Physiotherapy from University College Dublin Ireland and is registered with the New Zealand Board of Physiotherapy.
Having been awarded the Mater Misericordiae Award for Clinical Excellence during her undergraduate placements, she went on to work in hospital and community settings, concentrating on elective orthopaedics and emergency spinal surgery rehab, alongside medical and respiratory physiotherapy.
Shauna is a STOTT trained pilates instructor , and as well as teaching in her spare time, incorporates many aspects of pilates training into her treatment sessions when appropriate. Having worked with the University rugby team during her degree, she developed a keen interest in the management of acute sporting injuries and return to play rehab.
As a physiotherapist, Shauna strongly believes in a holistic, patient centred approach to care and ensures that patient’s play an active role in their own journey to recovery.
Outside of work Shauna is a keen hiker and a terrible but enthusiastic surfer who is taking advantage of New Zealand’s beautiful scenery whenever possible.