Victoria McKechnie

Victoria McKechnie

Victoria graduated from University of Ulster in 2008 with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy.  She worked in Belfast as a Personal Trainer before making the move to New Zealand 6 years ago. Whilst in New Zealand, Victoria worked in a large teaching hospital gaining extensive experience in the management of a variety of conditions including orthopaedic injuries, arthritis, chronic or persistent pain, burns and plastics, hand injuries as well as womens’ health.  As a previous Irish representative in triathlon and cycling, Victoria then moved into private practice to focus on her passion of working with musculoskeletal and sports injuries.  She has worked with numerous sports teams, including the Black Fern’s (NZ Women’s Rugby Team), club and representative football teams, club rugby, and rowing teams.  Victoria also assisted with the recovery programme for the Argentinian rugby team during their 2014 tour to NZ for the Rugby Championship.

Victoria has completed post graduate studies in Western Acupuncture and is continuing to complete her Masters through a NZ based university.  Along with her studies Victoria enjoys keeping fit and healthy in her spare time. She combines her clinical knowledge as well as drawing on her experience to provide individualised treatment and rehabilitation programmes for her clients.



BSc Hons (Physio)
PG Cert Western Acupuncture
MSc Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (due for completion 2018)
Certified APPI Pilates Instructor


Special Interests

Acupuncture/Dry Needling
Spinal Pain
Sports Injuries
Chronic Fatigue
Women’s Health (pre and post Pregnancy)

Professional Memberships

Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy (CSP)
British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM)