Prevention, Treatment, Performance

Physiotherapy: Informed by current research

We are proud to offer a comprehensive range of physiotherapy services, based on the latest research, to meet the needs of adults, seniors, and younger clients.  Our friendly team look forward to getting you Back To Your Feet! 

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About us

Justin Lopes

Justin in Rio

Our friendly team of therapists love what we do. We are a boutique clinic, based in the Western Springs Association Football Club (Seddon Fields). We have a hands-on philosophy with a strong exercise prescription focus that will provide you with the tools to achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

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Why should you choose Back To Your Feet Physiotherapy?

We are a team of experienced, friendly physiotherapists with post graduate qualifications (both male and female).
All therapists are members of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy New Zealand and Physiotherapy New Zealand.
The clinic is located at Seddon Fields (Westmere), only 5km from the center of Auckland City and has plenty of parking as well as being on the Outer Link bus route.
We go the distance to try and suit your schedule, with early start times, a cancellation list and weekend appointments.
We want to help you stay active and mobile, so you can enjoy your sport and lifestyle.
Our therapists treat all our clients with dignity and respect, and welcome feedback to improve our service.
We have a comprehensive referral network which includes the best sports medicine professionals in Auckland.
We have facilities for “return to sport” testing and training, running assessments, a cycle and gym gear.
Our therapists regularly attend workshops, symposiums, conferences and other professional development opportunities to help us remain on the cutting edge of Physiotherapy.
We do gym based and on field return to sport training.
We are an accredited clinic to the Allied Health Standards by the DAA group

Personalised treatment
Every injury or condition is treated as unique and we tailor your treament to suit you and your injury.
Friendly team
Our therapists love their job, are approachable, and look forward to seeing you soon
Convenient: your local physio
Our clinic is located at Seddon Fields, 5km from the Auckland CBD and is on the Outer Link bus route
Your medical team
We work with your own medical professionals to provide you with comprehensive treatment, and have an excellent network of GP's and specialists that we refer to.
Qualified staff
Our therapists all have, or are working towards, post graduate physiotherapy qualifications
Therapy goals
YOU set your goals, we help you achieve them!

Meet the team

Justin Lopes

Justin Lopes

Physiotherapist

I am the director and lead physiotherapist for Back To Your Feet Physiotherapy, have almost 20 years exerience in physiotherapy, hold a Masters in Health Science and a Post Graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture. I love what I do, and am committed to ensuring your experience with our team is a positive one!

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Katie Goulding

Katie Goulding

Physiotherapist

I am passionate about sports physiotherapy and meeting new clients. I am the physiotherapist for the New Zealand Ice Fernz and I am currently completing the SPNZ Certificate of Sport Physiotherapy and study Exercise and Sports at a postgraduate level at AUT. I am also completing the FIFA Sports Medicine Diploma as well as a qualification in Pilates.

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Silas Bong

Silas Bong

Physiotherapist

Silas graduated as a physiotherapist from Otago University in 2013. He has primarily worked in private practice over West Auckland and has gained experience working with different rugby league and football teams. Silas' main interests lie in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and sporting injuries particularly football and is currently the first team and club physio for Bay Olympic.

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Ciaran Regan

Ciaran Regan

Physiotherapist

I am from Auckland and while I completed my Physiotherapy studies at Auckland University of Technology, I have lived in the United States on and off. Not to mention from an Irish family. So you’ll hear a ‘funny’ accent! Career history I have worked in a variety of areas including: stroke rehabilitation, acute respiratory care and private musculoskeletal practice. Additionally, I worked with Bay Olympic Football Club, Mount Albert Ponsonby Football Club and am currently the first team physio for the Western Springs Women's Premier Football team and club physio for Te Atatu Football Club. Philosophy Through my own experimentation, work with clients and further education the approach I currently use centres around active involvement from the individual I am helping. This means I do my best to teach and guide clients through their rehab process with the end goal of independence from me post injury. My hope is that those I work with finish, having an understanding of their injury, how it may have happened and how the resolution of their injury integrates into their physical life presently and in the future. My approach emphasises identification of specific patterns that may have been lost through injury. Once identified, resolution of injury focuses on reconnecting these patterns to the individuals desired goals through the use of specific manual therapy, dry needling, exercises and functional rehabilitation e.g. if you want to run again then we work on running! Professional Interests Specific areas of interest include motor control assessment, gait analysis, neurological injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, neuromuscular retraining, active flexibility development, strength and conditioning. My long term goal is to develop a valid and reliable way of measuring across all populations the baseline capacity needed to independently mobilise. Outside work If you bump into me on a day off you’re probably out hiking, rock climbing, at the gym experimenting or playing soccer! Professional Affiliations Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ) Member of Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy New Zealand (SPENZ) Therapist Qualifications BHSc (Physiotherapy) Neurokinetic Therapy – lvl 3 (Advanced) - - (currently the only physiotherapist in New Zealand to achieve this) Dry Needling Current First Aid

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Whether your condition was caused by sport, work, accident or general wear and tear, we welcome the chance to get you Back To Your Feet!

Latest news and research

Find the latest news about Back To Your Feet Physiotherapy as well as information about all your Physiotherapy and health related needs. 

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We are proud to provide services for:

Western Springs Association Football Club

New Zealand Football

Aotearoa Roller Derby Team

New Zealand Ice Fernz

New Zealand Ice Fernz U18 Team

Auckland Roller Derby League

Pirate City Rollers

West End Lawn Tennis Club

Point Chevalier Tennis Club

Point Chevalier Amateur Athletics Assosciation

Michael Bias BMX

Bay Olympic Association Football Club

Te Atatu Association Football Club

New Zealand Football
Ice Ferns
Aotearoa Roller Derby

Western Springs Association Football Club
WELTC
Pirate City Rollers

Auckland City FC Under 17 Tournament
Auckland Roller Derby League
Hong Kong Netball

Bigfoot
Adidas