About us

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Physio Depot your performance is our priority. We aim to provide the best possible service to all of our patients. We will ensure an accurate diagnosis is established which will allow us to deliver an effective treatment plan to help you return to doing what you enjoy, regardless of what that may be.

Meet the team

REBECCA MOONEY

NZRP, BHSc (Physiotherapy), PGDip (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)

E: rebecca@physiodepot.co.nz

Rebecca was born in Pukekohe and spent her younger years here. She began gymnastics at the age of 4, at the Pukekohe Gymnastics Club, later transferring to Counties Manukau Gymnastics Club. She was involved with the sport for12 years, competing at national and international levels. After sustaining numerous injuries, she decided to study physiotherapy. Rebecca attended Auckland University of Technology and graduated from her undergraduate degree in 2013 with a BHSc (Physiotherapy). She then continued to complete post-graduate studies in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (PgDipMSK). After finishing her under-graduate degree, Rebecca worked at a private practice in Drury for 5 years. From there she accepted a job at a sports medicine facility where she worked for another 2+ years before deciding to return to her hometown, Pukekohe, where Physio Depot is located. Rebecca has a passion for all things 'physio' - the acute and severe sporting injuries, spinal injuries/pain, the common but persistent “niggly” issues, and intensive rehabilitation.

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Malcolm Hood

NZRP, NZ Manip., Fell. Sports Medicine (Hon.)

E: malcom@physiodepot.co.nz

Malcolm Hood is a senior, experienced, physiotherapist who graduated in Otago.  He was in the first international group to obtain a post graduate qualification in spinal manipulation in The Canary Islands.  Shortly afterwards Malcolm graduated in New Zealand Manipulation one of the first cohort, then immediately was appointed to the New Zealand Manipulative Examination Board.  Malcolm later trained in New Zealand and overseas in acupuncture.  Mr Hood was the first physiotherapist / fitness trainer with Counties Rugby, winning the National Competition. He also was the first physiotherapist / trainer with The New Zealand All Blacks, he also was seconded to Tongan Rugby Ikali Tahe and Russian Bears.  Malcolm has worked with the New Zealand Police World Games overseas and the New Zealand Army on high performance, injury prevention and treatment. Multiple articles have been published in Rugby Press, New Zealand Doctor and Law Journal.  He is the author of the book Preparation Performance and Patch Up. Malcolm has been awarded a Fellowship in Sports Medicine NZ ( Hon. ) He has been a Trustee of Special Olympics New Zealand, Counties Manukau Sports and remains a Foundation Trustee of Decision Reachout Toro Mai Trust which sends lower decile students to Outdoor Pursuits (over 3,000 students to date). Malcolm was Deputy Head Boy at Pukekohe High School and maintains his belief in paying back the community, which has intrinsic values compared with the corporate environment.

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Injury rehabilitation

At Physio Depot we offer treatment for a wide range of musculoskeletal related symptoms. Whether these are acute or chronic in nature, we are here to help.

Sports Injuries

Whether you are an elite level athlete or a recreational level sporting participant, you may sustain an injury at some point. We can help to get you back to your chosen sport/hobby as quickly as possible.

Acupuncture/Dry Needling

Acupuncture/dry needling may be used in conjunction with other treatment methods to help reduce pain and improve your function.

Pre&Post Operative Physio

We offer both pre- and post-operative physiotherapy which will allow you to get the most out of the surgical process, and will enable you to return to doing what you enjoy.

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