GBCH Physiotherapy(03) 525 0105
Our Golden Bay Community Health physiotherapist, Erica van Sint Annaland, provides out patient physiotherapy services for the whole of the Golden Bay area and people can access the service on health professional referral at no cost to them.
Erica has been a physiotherapist since 1986 when she completed her training in Holland.
She has been working as a physiotherapist in New Zealand since 1988. Some of the areas she has worked in have been: community physiotherapy, mental health, assessment and rehabilitation of the elderly, neurological rehabilitation.
She has been working at Golden Bay Community Health since 2006.
Erica sees people with musculo skeletal problems, neurological problems, like arthritis, stroke, MS
She also offers women’s health and continence services that include physiotherapy for women in the ante natal and post natal stage.
Erica has specialised in working with people with cancer and is an accredited Pinc and Steel physiotherapist.
She is a level 2 ALA (Australasian Lymphology Association) accredited lymphoedema therapist.
Jacinda Hohepa is our Allied Health Assistant who helps both physio and OT on the job. She takes the long running 'Monday Exercise Class' which we started in 2007 and which is aimed at falls prevention for older people.