Anna is a well respected, positive, outcome orientated senior physiotherapist.
While pretty much bed ridden from an injury throughout her second pregnancy in 2012- completed her studies for the Certificate of Business Ownership and transformed her dreams to reality with the opening of the A+Physio Central Dunedin; Waverley and Macandrew Bay Clinics. The A+ Physio Team is like a family, appreciating everyone’s individual strengths, brainstorming together and caring for each other.
Anna holds registration as a physiotherapist in New Zealand, Victoria-Australia and Hungary-European Union. She is member of Physiotherapy New Zealand.
She graduated in 2002 as a Physiotherapist at the University of Pecs, Hungary. She also gained a Diploma as a Sport Instructor in gymnastics. Studied Anatomy, Human Biology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Semmelweis University- Faculty of Medicine. During her university career she was twice awarded with the highest national recognition: the Scholarship of the Republic. She wrote her Thesis on: “Ways of improving the range of movement of the extremities following burn injuries of children”.
Anna’s work experience of over 14 years in New Zealand includes private practice musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy, pool and gym rehabilitation and also a therapy assistant position in “Older People Rehabilitation” while awaiting for NZ registration. She also has a wide range of experience from Hungary including the rehabilitation of children and young adults with special needs, including those with the most severe brain damage; acute trauma with septic complications and neurological, musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Anna is passionate about her profession, enjoys working with all age groups (had patients from a day old to 107!) and loves challenges! Coming from a family of 8 siblings she became a patient, understanding and passionate person.
She is a loving mother of their energetic kids, who certainly keep their parents on their toes outside of working hours.
Anna believes, that a key to success is to be able to focus on positive goals, not to give up the hope and keep searching solutions. She listens to her clients and always looks at the full picture and would never look at any joints/body parts in isolation. She also knows, that not one person “knows it all”. She is working very closely with amazing health and fitness related professionals within the wider Dunedin area and consulting other professionals nationally and internationally when necessary.
With her unique approach Anna managed to help hundreds of clients who just about lost hope that they can get better and feels very fortunate to be able be part of magical stories weeks after weeks.
Anna is now a key worker for ACC’s Pain Management Services, that allows her to coordinate multidisciplinary input for those clients who suffer from Chronic Pain following an injury.
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