CONDITIONS I AM ABLE TO TREAT:
Head and jaw issues
Shoulder blade and rib pain
Elbow and forearm pain
Wrist and hand pain
Pelvis and hip pain
Ankle and foot pain
Joint hypo or hyper-mobility
Muscle imbalances, tears
Soft Tissue strains/sprains (ligaments/fascia)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Flat or Pronating Feet/Fallen Arches
Repetitive Syndrome Injury (RSI) or
Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS)
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
Worn out cartilage
Introducing Brooke Lishman
Clinic Founder, Integrative Body Health Practitioner, Dad
I was born in Auckland and due to a rugby scholarship I was able to attend St Kentigern College where I enjoyed competing in several top sport teams. I commenced a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology & Philosophy) at Auckland Uni, before completing a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) at AUT.
I began my career at Auckland City Hospital which helped me realise my passion lay in private practice to be able to really help achieve lasting results. My wife and I moved to Australia for five years to develop our professional skills before returning home with our young daughter to open Back to Life Wellness in Albany. We reside just north of Auckland with our three rescue animals.
Founding this clinic and seeing the results it has helped many people achieve has been my most rewarding career experience to date. What began merely as idea during reflection outside a temple in Thailand, quickly became a labour of love.
I believe ongoing education and skill development as essential and have studied with the following world class leaders: Robbie Goodrum (Manipulative Therapy), Brian Mulligan (Joint Mobilisation) and Don Tolman (Whole Foods for Health) to be able to offer a holistic approach that works recognizing that alongside effective and safe techniques, nutrition and lifestyle adjustments can help fast-track tissue healing and recovery.
Advanced Postural Biomechanical Correction Techniques (APBCT)
As the only APBC therapist in Australasia who has completed the advanced training, this is a new, unique and highly effective technique that allows me to be able to find the correct tissue causing the physical symptoms, and then utilise a correct and safe technique for that pathology avoiding forceful or damaging ones, using nutrition and lifestyle to help fast-track tissue healing and recovery.
My Core Services
Integrative Manual Therapy
Manual/Instrument Joint Mobilisation
Spinal and Extremity Manipulation
Soft Tissue Release and Realignment
Muscle Energy Techniques
Electro-therapy (Low Level Laser)
Home and Gym Exercise Programs
Preventative Lifestyle Advice
Wholefoods for Health
✓ I see you as a whole person, specifically tailoring treatment for you.
✓ I recognise that in addition to physical symptoms, there may also be underlying emotional, energetic, lifestyle and environmental factors that contribute.
✓ I don't just treat symptoms, I investigate the underlying cause or trigger.
✓ I respect your confidentiality, privacy and safety, and your treatment takes place in a private and comfortable room.
✓ I offer a professional service and undertake additional training to ensure my skills are current, best practice and can support your needs, making referrals as needed.
✓ I create a safe and comfortable environment for healing and restoration to occur.
✓ My aim is to facilitate a good outcome for you as quickly as possible.