Your Local Christchurch Physiotherapist

Shirley – St Albans Physiotherapy is a community based clinic in Christchurch, centrally located in the suburb of Shirley.  We have warm and inviting premises and friendly staff who are happy to assist you.  We are an ACC accredited clinic and our experienced physiotherapists can offer a broad range of physiotherapy treatment including:

sports therapy
spinal therapy
manipulative therapy
musculoskeletal therapy
orthopaedic rehabilitative treatment.
exercise therapy
The McKenzie method (certified provider)
acupuncture

Karl Koch, principal physiotherapist, has over 20 years experience and is a fully credentialed McKenzie therapist specialising in the treatment of necks and backs using the internationally recognised McKenzie method.  Karl is also a qualified Manipulative Therapist using manipulation and mobilisation as a very effective means of treating and assessing a wide variety of conditions, especially spinal and peripheral joint pain and stiffness.

Five Reasons to Choose Shirley – St Albans for Your Christchurch Physio

Effective physiotherapy
Get the most from your treatment
You come first
We look beyond the symptoms
Physios who care


Shirley – St Albans Physiotherapy offers a warm and friendly personal service. When you first visit us we will perform a comprehensive diagnosis of the cause of your pain and then provide you with a quality care plan including detailed treatment and rehabilitation goals, customised to suit your particular needs.

We use hands-on physiotherapy treatment methods ranging from massage, manipulation and mobilisation of your joints and muscles as well as electrotherapy methods including ultrasound, interferential and TENS. Plus we will customise an exercise programme for you to follow in our onsite gym (or at home) to help strengthen and rehabilitate your injury.