Rachael Symonds

Senior Physiotherapist Dip. Physio, Dip. Manip, Cert. Occ. Health


Rachael has over 25 years’ experience in treating musculoskeletal conditions. She began her career in the NZ hospital system rotating through all areas, managed a gym, worked in private practice treating weekend warriors and elite athletes and had a private practice in Japan treating professional athletes and expatriates. She also set up an independent Occupational Health and Safety consulting business in NZ.

Rachael has post-graduate qualifications in Joint Mobilisations and Manipulation and Occupational Health. She has spent a year at a specialist spine and pelvis clinic in Sydney and has also completed courses in treating Cervical-genic headaches, Jaw pain, Dry Needling, Pilates and Diagnostic Ultrasound. Rachael regularly attends webinars, seminars and courses on musculoskeletal conditions.


Neck and back pain and pelvic dysfunction are her areas of expertise. Rachael is passionate about addressing joint and muscle imbalances to resolve pain and dysfunction for the client in their sport or work environment.

Rachael also treats pre- and post-natal women and mastitis. She works closely with plastic surgeons managing post-operative recovery for breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tucks and face lifts.

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