Elaine Black – Physiotherapist - Physio Direct NZ

Elaine Black – Physiotherapist

Elaine Black is an experienced physiotherapist.  She has worked for many years across the private and public health sectors in New Zealand and Australia and has a broad knowledge of all aspects of physiotherapy.

Elaine is a Credentialled McKenzie Therapist endorsing the McKenzie Method’s philosophy of education and active client involvement in the treatment of spinal and extremity problems.

Of special interest are neck and back injuries.  Elaine is also keen to ensure good outcomes for the elderly encouraging them to remain mobile and living as full a life as possible.  Elaine has experience and interest in treating people with late effects of polio (Post-Polio Syndrome).

Away from physiotherapy Elaine likes to get outdoors into our forests, grow her own vegetables, read and enjoy the company of family and friends.


Physio Direct is ACC accredited so you can come to us directly to get an injury registered with ACC without having to go to your GP first, followed by an assessment, treatment and follow up review, to ensure correct care and recovery. Physio Direct can also refer you directly for Cortisone injections, X-Rays and Ultra Sound Scans and on to Specialists if needed.

Please feel free to print out these news letters and put the in the staffroom and hand them out to your team. Understanding more about injuries, gives people the power to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place. Prevention and education is the key!