KCP Physiotherapy Kapiti

Aquatic Centre, Paraparaumu

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Phone: 0800-HEAL-ME (432-563)
Email: kapiti@kcpphysio.co.nz

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Meet our Staff

All physiotherapy staff at KCP either have extensive post graduate qualifications or are pursuing further education in their preferred area of expertise. This ensures that at KCP you have a guarantee that we will provide you with the international best practice approach. By this we mean that the treatment that you will receive has been researched and found to be effective by way of comprehensive studies.
At KCP we have the expertise to deal with complex injuries and because we have a big team we can offer  second opinions or alternate treatment options if necessary.

Yurri Hynson


Born and bred in kapiti, with a long sporting history at a New Zealand level. Prior to physiotherapy, Yurri worked with Olympian the late Don Oliver in the fitness industry which has given him an edge with regard to health and fitness. Yurri has dedicated many years to study and is currently studying for his Doctorate in Physiotherapy.

Masters in Physiotherapy, 
PGDip Sports Medicine
PGDip Rehabilitation
PGDip Acupuncture

Level 1 Certified CrossFit Trainer
Certified Personal Trainer
Director of Fit Club and KiwiCrossFit

Current: Doctorate in health science

Catherine Poulter

Cat has 8 years experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a passion for sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation.Cat is a fitness and sport enthusiast, a competitive hockey player and crossfitter, and a certified CrossFit and Clinical Pilates instructor. With her experience in strength and conditioning, she believes it’s important to look at the bigger picture,and identify and correct biomechanical issues. Cat also utilises manual therapy techniques, and believes it is important to educate clients about self-management strategies. Cat values the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis and implementing the best treatment plan so you can perform optimally in your sport and life. Cat keeps up to date with the latest physiotherapy and sports medicine research,to ensure she is using the most effective evidence-based treatment. She has built strong relationships with Sports Doctors, Orthopaedic and Neuro surgeons, radiologists and local GPs, and will liaise with or refer you to the appropriate people if required.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • PGDip Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • Certified Pilates Instructor
  • Qualified in dry needling, spinal manipulation, McKenzie therapy and PGAP rehabilitation 
  • Level 1 Certified CrossFit Trainer

Lizzie Nelson

Lizzie likes to utilise both hands on techniques & exercise prescription to achieve patient’s full recovery & aims to get them moving as soon as possible. She liases with orthopaedic specialists, sports doctors, GPs and other members of the multidisciplinary team when needed. Lizzie was a keen rugby player throughout high school and university and as a result rugby/sports are her particular area of interest.

  • Graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2012
  • Completed her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in May 2015
  • Qualified in dry needling, spinal manipulations & sports taping
  • Current physiotherapist for Paraparaumu prem rugby team, Horowhenua-Kapiti Heartland rugby team & HorowhenuaKapiti sevens team

Anesa Robinson

Anesa has worked in different clinics around New Zealand as well as being a part-owner of a busy sport, spinal and Pilates clinic in Melbourne for 10 years. She enjoys her role as a Physiotherapist because she gets to work with all types of people and injuries and is able to get out of the clinic to work with sports teams. Anesa is very experienced in Pilates having instructed in the past, teaching all types of people; those with injuries, postnatal women, those wanting an edge in their sport and those working to increase their strength and fitness. Her diversity enables her to tackle any situation with an open mind leaving you assured that your injury will be appropriately assessed.

  • Graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2002
  • Qualified in dry needling, spinal manipulation, sports taping and Mulligan and McKenzie techniques