At SoreBods we offer a hands on approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal pain whatever the origin. We provide cover under ACC for the treatment of injuries suffered by accident and provide exercise rehabilitation to aid recovery and programs for return to sports and restoration of lifestyle.
Osteopathy is often associated with musculoskeletal medicine – treating work injuries, arthritis and joint pain, sport injuries, back and neck pain, tension headaches, pregnancy and babies and other joint or muscle disorders.
While Osteopathy is amazing in so many ways, we also know that sometimes other factors need taking into account. At Sorebods we work with you to optimise your body in every way - restoring movement, reducing pain, strengthening and conditioning, postural alignment at your desk and car, exercise ideas & diet advice etc. Often simple changes or additions to your daily life can have massive impacts in how you feel.
Meet The Team
We are a dedicated team of Osteopaths who utilise each others skill sets, ensuring our patients get the best support they need.
A graduate chemist, Belinda trained at the British School of Osteopathy in London graduating with Honours in 1986. Before emigrating to New Zealand in 1992, she worked throughout the UK and taught as a graduate tutor at the British School of Osteopathy & currently tutors at the Unitec Osteopathy Masters programme.
Coming from a gymnastic and athletic background Belinda is a keen mountain biker, offroad runner, and ocean swimmer hence is interested in all athletes and their endeavors young and old. She works extensively to resolve functional and biomechanical problems, headaches, migraine and complex pain and issues of aging alongside all other aspects of Osteopathic care.
Belinda prescribes rehab plans, pilates based exercises and taping and is a prescribing Orthotic practitioner using ‘Gaitscan’ technology where appropriate for footwear and gait correction.
Fraser has been treated by osteopaths since a young age, and has seen the various benefits of osteopathic treatment throughout a range of sporting injuries.
Seeing these changes that osteopathy made in his life pushed him towards a career in osteopathy, striving to achieve optimum health alongside those around him.
A multi-sport athlete (primarily squash, football, lacrosse, and trampolining), Fraser has vested interest in both injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Frasers Masters research was based around sleep and its relationship with pain and other common health problems. After completing that research he has become a proponent of the importance of the need for good sleep as a major health target and how to help people achieve that.
Vicki’s background in health and well-being has derived from an early interest in yoga movement and philosophy and ayurvedic therapy, which she studied while travelling in India in the 2008. She became interested in osteopathy and its holistic approach to individual well-being, having many similarities to the yogic view of health and healing.
She began her osteopathic journey in Australia and mid-way through her studies, moved from Byron Bay to Auckland with her young family, to be closer to whanau and finish her master’s degree in osteopathy. She has experience in treating a broad variety of musculoskeletal conditions ranging from acute sports and recreational injury, to chronic and age related biomechanical changes.
Outside of the practice Vicki, her family and friends, make the most of the many activities that the great outdoors of Aotearoa has to offer, both coastal and in the snowy mountains.
Hannah has a background in contemporary dance and a combined self-practice and yoga teaching experience of over 15 years. She discovered osteopathy while recovering from her own injury and was instantly intrigued by the osteopathic treatment approach. When it became time for a career change, osteopathy seemed to be the natural choice.
Hannah’s Master's research explored the relationship between movement and stress, and she brings her knowledge on this topic to aid her patients' stress management journey. She looks forward to working with patients to facilitate movement that makes them feel good, that is most suited to who they are as a person, and that allows them to achieve whatever is most important to them.
Hannah loves working with people of all ages, backgrounds, and movement experiences. In particular, Hannah is passionate about providing respectful and high-quality primary healthcare to the LGBTQIA+ community, and as a Pākeha practitioner in Aotearoa, strives to incorporate the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi into her osteopathic practice. She lives in West Auckland with her dog Pickles.
Meg is a passionate osteopath committed to helping you achieve healing and reclaim your body’s optimal health. With a deep appreciation for the human body’s complexities, Meg is devoted to providing comprehensive osteopathic care, tailored to your specific needs.
Coming from a cycling and skiing background, Meg believes in using a variety of osteopathic techniques, that encourage the bodies self-healing mechanisms. Beyond the treatment room Meg is dedicated to guiding her patients to adopt positive lifestyle changes and self-care practices that promote long term healing. Meg believes that knowledge is empowerment and is committed to sharing insights that will support your health journey outside of your sessions.
Meg enjoys working with people from all walks of life and outside of her practice can be found spending time with family and friends, and adventuring around all that New Zealand has to offer
Welcoming you to Sorebods is Adele our Practice Manager, on the front desk Mon-Wed. Calmly keeping us all up-to-date with our appointment schedules.
Adele enjoys travel and will be found holidaying in various regions in Europe most years! She has been with SoreBods since 2011 and continues to be a valuable member of our team.