Achini Navaratna - Senior Physiotherapist
Achini graduated from the University of Otago in 2009. She has since worked in both the public and private health care sectors. In the last 8 years she was worked predominantly in private practice. In this time, she has developed a special interest in complex neck and back pain as well as vestibular physiotherapy. Achini has done additional training in Dry needling and clinical Pilates and incorporates them into her treatment.
Achini has done further postgraduate studies in the area of vestibular physiotherapy and balance disorders. She focuses on the assessment and management of dizziness and balance problems that are resulting from vestibular system dysfunction.
Common vestibular conditions that Achini treats are:
- Vestibular neuritis
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
- Vestibular migraines
- Central vestibular conditions
- Balance disorders resulting from multiple sclerosis and Parkinsons disease