Physio by Design partners with AFLNZ

Physio by Design have been appointed as the major provider of physiotherapy requirements for AFL New Zealand in 2018.


Based in Albany, the team lead by Chris Johns will provide Physiotherapy for the AFL New Zealand Premiership, Academy and the 2018 ANZAC campaign. Physio By Design, provide an innovative maintenance physiotherapy scheme to ensure your body reaches its maximum potential, giving you a distinct advantage over your competitors.

Those who participate in AFL New Zealand high performance programmes will have injuries managed by the preparation and development of specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goals. This will provide the athletes with an innovative and functional dimension to successful injury management.

Physio By Design was founded in March 2010 and is passionate and friendly sports physiotherapist clinic striving to provide clients with a quality service tailored to individual needs.

Principal Physio and clinic owner Chris Johns is a graduate of Auckland University of Technology, receiving a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy), Chris is a ACC registered physiotherapist, a member of the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists, and the New Zealand Manipulate Physiotherapist Association.

Having worked in many private practices, Chris has ample experience within a wide range of sporting codes. And, by specializing in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a sporting focus, is able to overcome the challenges of pre and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Physio By Design has gym facilities; allowing them to provide comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation services from point of injury through to full function – effectively minimizing possible re-injury

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