Clinic Opening Hours

Monday – Friday

Saturday mornings

Sundays closed

After Hours Available upon request

About Physio4Life, Mike Evans & Associates

Mike Evans

  • Mike Evans is the owner and Principal Physiotherapist at Physio4Life.  He has been practicing for over 20 years in New Zealand, England and South Africa.
  • He has worked in London’s top Private Hospitals and Clinics. He has worked for the Metropolitan Police and various Investment Banks in London. He has worked with some of the ‘Stormers’ rugby players in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Physio4Life provides Physiotherapy for the Poverty Bay rugby team competing in the ‘Heartland’ competition.
  • Mike holds a degree in Physical Education and Physiotherapy. He has completed many post graduate courses to compliment his ongoing learning and expertise in Physiotherapy.

Andy Marshall

  • Andy completed his initial Physiotherapy training in Southampton University England gaining an MSc (Pre-Reg) in Physiotherapy.  Prior to this he gained a Sport Rehabilitation degree at St Marys, London.  He has completed a range of Post- Grad qualifications, including recently:   A Certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy (Perth University Australia), Explain Pain – lead by David Butler, Sports Trauma Management and an introduction into Motivational Interviewing.
  • He has published research through the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation and has a special interest in the management of athletes through various sports.
  • He has worked in a variety of large teaching hospitals through the UK in addition to private clinics and sports teams.  He was part of the youth physiotherapy department for QPR and Portsmouth Football clubs and was the main physiotherapist for Ealing Rugby Development side.
  • Andy currently works for Physio4life where he treats a range of conditions.  He has direct relationships with ACC dealing directly with case managers, occupational assessors and reporting doctors, in addition to collaborative working in other private clinics through the region and the local hospital.
  • Andy works as a physiotherapist for the Regional Rugby Team for Poverty Bay, alongside elite athletes through the carded athlete scheme and a variety of other sports through the Gisborne region including:  netball, hockey, soccer, cycling, running, speedway, polo, athletics, softball and various martial arts.
  • Physio4life is closely linked to local private hospitals and so he treats a range of orthopaedic conditions post-surgery, liaising with orthopaedic consultants and sports physicians treating a range of referrals for a specialist caseload.

Theo Poizat

  • Theo grew up locally in Gisborne and the East Coast and is greatly enjoying being back in his community.
  • He is an AUT – Graduate with a Bachelor of Health Science Physiotherapy degree.  Theo continues to update and develop his knowledge base and skills through extra courses and seminars.
  • Theo is a very keen sportsman that loves to perform at competitive levels and is active in projects and clubs within the community.
  • He has personal interests in injury prevention, recovery and performance enhancement.  He greatly enjoys working with young athletes and developing patient’s knowledge of self-management strategies.