Andrew has been a physiotherapist for 24 years, including 17 years spent in Christchurch working in the Port Hills community. Andrew has a broad base of experience with 6 years of hospital-based rotation in Scotland as well as work with athletes in HPSNZ (Triathlon, Cycling & Athletics) as a physiotherapist and strength coach. After finishing his Masters in Health Science at AUT, (Musculoskeletal/strength and conditioning focus), he completed the Level 2 Australian Strength & Conditioning Association qualification. Andrew is passionate about working with teams and individuals to recover/perform at their best functional ability, supporting the Paddle Ferns (Canoe Polo) in strength and conditioning coaching on their journey to Gold at the World Championships in August 2016. His current clinical interests are in the hip region and the therapeutic benefits of myofascial release and dry needling. Andrew enjoys outdoor endurance activities including Ironman triathlon, hill running and sea swimming. He has also been assisting with coaching in the Canterbury Triathlon club.