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Physiotherapy on ACC $10

Acupuncture on ACC Free

Welcome to West Auckland Physiotherapy

Our highly trained physical therapists are committed to providing the most personalised, integrative, and effective treatments available. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence by staying abreast of recent developments in our field through education. Every patient is treated with compassion and respect in a professional and caring environment.
There is no GP referral necessary for either ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation) or private physiotherapy treatment and new patients are always welcome.


Regular Fee on ACC claims:   $10.00

Request for Extension of Treatment (ACC32):   $10.00


Initial Treatment New Patient:   $60.00

Subsequent Treatments:   $50.00


Regular Fee on ACC Claims:   FREE

ACC Claim Registration by Physiotherapist:   FREE


Acupuncture (1 hour):   $70.00

Acupuncture (30 minutes):   $40.00

Cupping (30 minutes):   $40.00


Needles Used During Acupuncture:   $5.00

Taping During Treatment:   $3.00

Taping Only (No Visit) with Own Tape:   $10.00

Taping Only (No Visit) without Own Tape:   $15.00



All fees payable at time of consultation

Andrew Chen – Acupuncturist

Andrew is a NZ trained acupuncturist with a background in Chinese acupuncture. He specialises in musculoskeletal problems and neurological disorders as well as treating digestive problems and weight control. Andrew is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Working with the physio certainly gives me a different angle to look at health problems, I strongly believe the tendency of combination of traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine is the right way to achieve a better human well-beings.

I am still working and studying from my uncle who is based in Mount Albert. He used to work in Provincial Hospital, majoring in neurology and muscular-skeletal specialities. It is well acknowledged that acupuncture has no side-effects natural therapy and has been proven to treat many neural disorders, such as trigeminal neuroglia, motor and sensory disorders, a serial of digestive system malfunction, as well as cardio-vascular disorders which are strongly backed up from researches and clinical data.

Troy Choi – Acupuncturist

Troy graduated with BHSc of Health Science (Acupuncture) as a qualified acupuncturist. She has primary interests in sport and rehabilitation therapy to help people achieve their goals, as well as other holistic approaches of treatment for women’s diseases, digestive disorders, insomnia, etc. to help improve their quality of life.

Troy is from Korea and spent many years in Malaysia, where she served as a volunteer acupuncturist, working alongside medical professions in native villages to provide a better medical service for the community. She enjoys providing alternative therapy such as cupping and tuina massage, which are beneficial as methods of relaxation for the modern life.

Catherine Gambaro, MPNZ, DipMT – Physiotherapist

Catherine graduated from Auckland University of Technology with her BHSc (physio) and received her Postgraduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy and Postgraduate Certificate in Acupuncture from the University of Otago. Catherine can provide musculoskeletal physiotherapy as well as acupuncture. Her particular areas of interest and expertise include pain management, exercise rehabilitation and core strengthening.

Ciara Neville – Physiotherapist

Ciara graduated from University College Dublin with BSc Physiotherapy. She has worked in New Zealand for the last 2 years. She has a special interest in sports injuries and exercise rehabilitation. She has also recently completed a course in dry needling.

Doris Kraus – Physiotherapist

Doris brings 20 years of experience working in Germany and since 1997 in New Zealand with older adults and patients with musculoskeletal injuries. Doris graduated from Germany as a physiotherapist and also a qualified Bowen therapy practitioner. She is working as a part-time lecturer at Unitec, teaching safe moving and handling techniques.