Anna Van Dissen

Anna Van Dissen


Anna graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Otago in 2016. Following this, she completed a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine in 2017 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy through the University of Otago in 2021, specialising in the female athlete. 


Anna has worked extensively with premier and representative level rugby teams, giving her a thorough understanding of acute injury management and sport specific rehabilitation.  


Anna has additional training in Pilates and dry needling, and has worked in both management and team leader roles at a multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinic in Wellington. 


Anna’s experience has seen her develop a special interest in sports physiotherapy and working alongside female athletes. She promotes a holistic approach to her clients’ rehabilitation, and enjoys working with anyone who is motivated to achieve their goals and get back to doing what they love. 


Anna loves the outdoors, and outside of work can be found rock climbing, horse riding, running, hiking and skiing.”

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