restoring continence, sexual wellness & physical health to people of all ages
 
IMPORTANT: 
26/3/20
Restore Physiotherapy is currently CLOSED for face to face appointments until further notice (due to Covid19 alert level 3 and 4).
Our ONLINE SHOP IS STILL OPEN, and fully functioning. Expect some delays in courier delivery.
 
We are STILL RECEIVING REFERRALS and if you would like to go on our waiting list please email – info@restorephysio.co.nz
We will be OFFERING PHONE OR ONLINE CONSULTATIONS options soon and will contact new and current patients when this is available.
 
The ability to hire a TENS MACHINE FOR LABOUR is still available, please email info@restorephysio.co.nz to arrange this.
 

Celia will continue providing Bump Pilates classes for women during their pregnancy and beyond! Pregnancy classes and Mums and Bubs classes will continue with online options for those currently in the class or any new members looking for a way to stay active. Please contact Celia through the facebook page, or on 02108739315 or celia@restorephysio.co.nz   https://www.facebook.com/Bump-Pilates-1132084816994750/?modal=admin_todo_tour

Thanks for your patience and stay safe!
Celia and Sharon from Restore Physio

Sharon's Educational and Learning Background

Formal Education
  • 2016 - Masters in Clinical Physiotherapy majoring in Continence and Women's Health, Curtin Uni, Perth, WA
  • 1999 – Certificate in Christian Ministry: Lifeway College: Snells Beach, NZ
  • 1999 – Certificate in Evangelism: Lifeway College: Snells Beach, NZ
  • 1998 – Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy: Otago University, Dunedin, NZ
  • 1994 – A Bursary: Nayland College: Nelson, NZ
 
Conferences and Courses attended
 
2018
  • attended and had an exhibition at Pelvic Floor introductory course, Hamilton, NZ
  • attended Pelvic Pain course with Michelle Lyons: Christchurch, NZ
  • attended and spoke at Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ National conference: Wellington, NZ
  • attended Pessary fitting workshop with Taryn Hallam from Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland, NZ
  • attended CPR and chocking course: Nelson, NZ
  • attended and had exhibition at Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Conference: Nelson, NZ
2017
  • attended The Nuts and Bolts of Men's Health course with Jo Milios from Western Australia; Wellington
  • attended Overactive Bladder Advanced Course with Taryn Hallam from Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland
  • attended Assessment and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis with Trish Wisbey-Roth: Nelson
  • attended Men's Health Educational day with Continence New Zealand: Auckland
  • attended Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ National conference: Auckland, NZ
2016
 
  • attended Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference: Dunedin
  • attended Physiotherapy New Zealand National Conference: Auckland, Nelson
  • attended Survivorship Day for Nelson Regional Breast and Gynaecological Cancer Trust: Nelson, NZ
  • attended Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ national conference: Christchurch, NZ
  • attended Male Sexual Function and Pelvic Pain course with Holly Herman: Auckland, NZ
  • attended Systematic Comprehensive Checklist for Evaluation & Treatment of Pelvic Pain patients course with Holly Herman from the USA: Auckland, NZ
  • attended Anorectal Pelvic Floor disorders course, Women's Health Training Associates: Australia
  • attended Fans of the Hip Myofascial course with Tom Myers: Christchurch, NZ
 
2015
  • joined in webinar on Advanced Bladder Diary Analysis with Women's Health Training Associates: Australia
  • joined in webinar on Diabetes Mellitus and Bladder function with Women's Health Training Associates: Australia
  • attended Sexuality and Sexual Function course with Talli Rosenbaum: Wellington, NZ
  • attended International Pelvic Floor Symposium: Christchurch, NZ
  • attended course on Physiotherapy for the Male patient with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction with Vicki Lukert: Tauranga, NZ
 
2014
  • attended Basic CPR course: Nelson, NZ
  • joined in webinar on Sports and the Pelvic Floor with Women's Health Training Associates: Australia
  • joined in webinar on Sex, lies and sub-urethral mesh with Women's Health Training Associates, Australia
  • attended Advanced Chronic Pelvic Pain Genitourinary and Anorectal disorders course with Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland, NZ
  • attended Continence Study Day for South Island Continence advisors and Physiotherapists: Christchurch, NZ
  • observed Paediatric Bladder assessment and treatment at Nurse Maud Nursing Services: Christchurch, NZ
  • attended Mulligan Concept and the Sacroiliac Joint and Pubic Symphysis Course with Mark Oliver: Nelson, NZ
  • viewed webinar on Sexual Pain Disorders with Talli Rosenbaum: Israel
  • attended Advanced Stress Urinary and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Course with Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland, NZ
  • attended workshop on perineal repair after childbirth, Nelson Marlborough DHB Midwife Education Day: Nelson, NZ
 
2013
  • joined in webinar on research updates from recent American Urogynaecological Conference, Beth Shelley: USA
  • joined in webinar on Female Sexual Arousal and Female Ejaculation with Women's Health Training Asso: Australia
  • joined in webinar on Nocturia with Women's Health Training Associates: Australia
  • joined in webinars (x3) on the use of Mesh for Gynecological surgery, International Urogynaecological Association
  • attended course on Care-based management of musculoskeletal dysfunction in the Obstetric client with Jill Boissonnault: Rotorua, NZ
  • attended intensive 3-day Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Course, Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland, NZ
  • attended Advanced Overactive Bladder Course, Women's Health Training Associates: Auckland, NZ
  • joined in webinar on Sex addiction and the impact on brain function presented by Clinical Psychologist: USA
 
2012
  • attended Australia and NZ Vulvovaginal Society 2012 Biennial Scientific Meeting: Auckland, NZ
  • attended Physio Assessment and Treatment of Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles & Pelvic Pain seminar with Beth Shelley: Auckland, NZ
  • attended the Nelson/Marlborough Hip Symposium: Nelson, NZ
  • attended Prolapse Assessment and Management workshop with Margaret Sherburn: Wellington, NZ
  • attended Physiotherapy Myofascial Release and Pelvic Pain workshop with Vicki Lukert: Tauranga, NZ
  • attended Safeguarding Children and Young People seminar: Nelson, NZ
  • attended Basic CPR course: Nelson, NZ
 
2011
  • attended Sexual Health Seminar: Nelson, NZ
  • attended Smokefree Basic Training and ABC Smoking Cessation in Practice seminar: Nelson Hospital, NZ
 
2002-2009
    • attended Pelvic Floor First seminar: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
    • Qualified as a Natural Family Planning Teacher: Australia Natural Family Planning: Perth, Western Australia
    • attended Basic Pelvic Floor Assessment and Treatment course: King Edward Memorial Hospital: Perth, Western Australia

     

    Speaking and Presentations

    2016

    • Presented research paper at Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference: Dunedin, NZ 
    • Presented research paper at Physiotherapy New Zealand conference, Auckland, NZ
    • Presented at Survivorship Day for Nelson Regional Breast and Gynaecological Cancer Trust: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented to Curves Business Owners National meeting in Wellington, NZ
     
    2015
    • Presentation of research paper on Adolescent Urinary Incontinence by Kathy Briffa at the Continence Foundation of Australia 24th National Conference of Incontinence: Melbourne, Australia 
    • Presentation of research paper on Adolescent Urinary Incontinence by Kathy Briffa at the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Conference: Singapore
    • Presented at Endometriosis NZ meeting with topic Endo's Grumpy Neighbours: Nelson, NZ
     
    2014
    • Presented at a Nelson Bays PHO health evening on the Pelvic Floor and Sexual Health: Motueka, NZ
    • Spoke at the Nelson Prostate Support group on pelvic floor muscles and prostatectomy: Nelson, NZ
     
    2013
    • Presented workshop on the Pelvic Floor Muscles, Home Schooling Conference: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented at a Midwife education day on Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Postnatal care for 3rd and 4th degree tears: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented workshop on Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles to Physiotherapists: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented workshop on the Role of the Pelvic Floor Muscles to Osteopaths: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented at Teenage Sexual Health Seminar on vulvodynia, vulval health and pelvic floor muscles: Nelson, NZ
    • Presented at a Midwife education day on Pelvic Organ Prolapse and management in pregnancy and postnatal: Nelson, NZ