World-class physiotherapy for everyday Aucklanders and professional sportspeople.

At the Institute of Sport Physiotherapy we believe that pain-free movement and activity are vital to individual well-being and satisfaction. With this in mind we deliver evidence-based and client-centred care that’s honest, down-to-earth and authentic. Our warm and inclusive environment is a place where people can feel free to be themselves. Over the past 40 years, we have been fortunate to have grown a loyal client base in the central Auckland area.

Our comprehensive range of services including high quality personalised, hands-on physiotherapy treatments, injury prevention advice and exercise programs. These are designed to help you achieve the best possible, long-term results.



We offer free physio treatment for your first ACC visit
if you are new to our clinic and book with our physio Garth Van Der Merwe.

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General Physiotherapy

The Institute of Sport Physiotherapy initially started as an elite sports Physiotherapy clinic and developed into a general Physiotherapy clinic.
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Sports Physiotherapy

As a passionate athlete or sportsperson, it’s likely you have an overwhelming desire to be free of pain and to get back to performance as soon as possible following an injury.
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Therapeutic Products

The Institute of Sport Physiotherapy sell a range of products that are proven to be effective in the treatment of a variety of health conditions.
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Meet the team

Dip MT, MNZSP, NZRP
Director & Senior Physiotherapist
BHSc (Physio) MPNZ NZRP
Physiotherapist
Practice Manager

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How to find us
  • Institute of Sport Physiotherapy
    Ground Floor, 128 Khyber Pass Road Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • (09) 379 5767
Opening hours
  • Monday - Thursday: 5:30am-8:30pm
  • Friday:5:30am-7:30pm
  • Saturday:7:00am-12:00pm
  • Sunday:Closed
Acupuncturist available times
  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 Jan 2020 7am-2pm (with 1hr app @ 2pm)
Free onsite car parking available - rear of building
  • Drive to Arawa St, Grafton (off Khyber Pass Rd).
  • After number 6 Arawa St take left lane that opens into greater Wilson car park.
  • At rear of building 6 Physio labelled car parks 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 26
How to find us
  • Institute of Sport Physiotherapy
    Ground Floor, 128 Khyber Pass Road Grafton, Auckland 1023
  • (09) 379 5767
Opening hours
  • Monday - Thursday: 5:30am-8:30pm
  • Friday:5:30am-7:30pm
  • Saturday:7:00am-12:00pm
  • Sunday:Closed
Acupuncturist available times
  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 Jan 2020 7am-2pm (with 1hr app @ 2pm)
Free onsite car parking available - rear of building
  • Drive to Arawa St, Grafton (off Khyber Pass Rd).
  • After number 6 Arawa St take left lane that opens into greater Wilson car park.
  • At rear of building 6 Physio labelled car parks 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 26
WE’RE OPEN AND SEEING PATIENTS via Telehealth. Please phone 09 379 5767.

COVID Alert Level 3 Update - Under Level 3, Telehealth appointments are our preferred method of service of delivery though Face-to-face appointments may be provided for URGENT CARE ONLY.

You will have more freedom of movement at Alert level 2, but it is up to each one of us to keep the rest of New Zealand safe. Click here to learn more.

Thank you again for your cooperation. Your safety and welfare is our utmost concern
From the clinicians and staff at Institute of sport Physiotherapy

He waka eke noa / we are all in this together