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Health Sciences profile

Alister George

PositionProfessional Practice Fellow
Qualifications DipPhty PGDipPhty Dip AP PGCertTertT
TeachingClinical supervision of 4th year physiotherapy students on clinical placement
  • New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist (NZRP)
  • Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand
  • Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of New Zealand
  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Manual therapy
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Musicians’ injuries

Additional details

I have 28 years of clinical experience in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and rehabilitation in New Zealand. My clinical practice combines biomechanics, manual therapy, acupuncture, exercise prescription, and cognitive behavioural approaches. I have a special interest in the occupational injuries of musicians.


Kennedy, E., Bax, J., Blanchard, P., Drinkwater, K., Dysart, A., Horan, K., Jina, R., Leaming, A., Lee, P., Lepine, G., Jackson, D., & George, A. (2021). Clients and conditions encountered by final year physiotherapy students in private practice: A retrospective analysis. Physiotherapy Theory & Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2021.1975340