Our Team

Rose Lampen-Smith

Post-Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Manipulative Physiotherapy), Diploma of Physiotherapy, MPNZ, Sports Physio NZ, Qualified Acupuncturist

Rose brings to the clinic over 20 years experience in physiotherapy. Over the years she has had involvement in many areas of physiotherapy. Rose works hard to further develop and ensure top quality care from the team here at East Care Physio.

Rose has primarily worked in the private practice environment building good relationships with her clients. She has worked extensively with sports teams, having traveled as a Team Physiotherapist to two World University Games. She has worked particularly with netball, golfers, rowers and runners. Rose herself is a keen runner - having competed a few half and full marathons. Her approach to treatment is very hands on, also incorporating muscle imbalance assessment and acupuncture as appropriate.

Dave Hillerby

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Dave brings to the East Care Physiotherapy Team over 15 years experience as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist working both in New Zealand and the UK.

Dave has worked mainly in the private practice environment concentrating on musculoskeletal physiotherapy and has additional skills in ergonomic advice and worksite assessments. As a former professional rugby player Dave understands the needs of athletes to achieve and sustain peak performance and to gain full recovery from their injuries.Dave's approach to treatment is very hands on using manual therapy, soft tissue techniques and guided exercise programmes to achieve rehabilitation and prevention of further treatment and helping you achieve your goals.

Robyn Brown

Diploma of Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Registered Acupuncture, MPNZ, NZMPA (Associate)

Robyn has 29 years experience working in musculoskeletal private practice.

The goal of Robyn's physiotherapy input is to facilitate the return to independence, recreation, work, and improvement of quality of life for you, She has always worked with a 'hands on' philosophy and is well practiced in manual therapy, soft tissue management and acupuncture. Utilizing these excellent manual skills, Robyn then integrates appropriate exercise prescription. Combining all aspects of physiotherapeutic interventions is key to gaining full rehabilitation for your injury.

Robyn’s participation in sport both competitively and recreationally gives an invaluable insight into understanding your pathway back to the things you enjoy and reaching your goals.

Karen Chaplin

Key Administrator and Receptionist at East Care Physio.

Karen is our key Receptionist/Administrator here at East Care Physio. She has 10 years experience in medical practice management and 'front desk' support. She has also had extensive experience working with ACC.

Karen is assisted by Nicole who cover the evening and Saturday clinics.

Please call, email or come by the Clinic and we will be happy to help you with your queries and book you an appointment.

East Care Accident & Medical Clinic

Our location within East Care provides you with quick and convenient access to medical, radiology, and pharmacy services. We have a close working relationship with GP members and visiting Specialists including Orthopaedic and Rheumatology specialists.

East Care provide ample free parking on site to ensure your visit is as stress free as possible.

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Opening Hours

  • From 7.30am
  • Mon to Thurs
  • By Appointment
  • Closed

Get In Touch

09 930 9400

09 283 0598

260 Botany Road, Howick,
Auckland New Zealand