The clinic is very patient-orientated with the emphasis being on your best
The integration of Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage and Acupuncture and specialised referral sources is used to aid our patients in the best way possible, and not only for treatment but for advice and QUICK referral.
Each clinician will be prepared to pool his/her expertise with that of the others for the benefit of the patient who is, after all, the main reason for the health team’s existence.
Dr Lee Round – Chiropractor/ Clinical Director
I moved to New Zealand in 2015 and became the owner of Cromwell Health in 2018
I graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2006. Since then I have continued to develop my chiropractic education completing my International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma, certifications in Applied Kinesiology and Active Release Technique. I have also done Dry Needling and Paediatric Chiropractic courses.
By having chiropractic care from a young age, I understand the importance of chiropractic care in childhood development and helping children reach their full potential. Before coming to New Zealand, I owned 2 family practices in country Victoria Australia, where I treated patients of all ages.
I enjoy being involved in the local community working with sports clubs and other community groups . When I am not at work I enjoy going to the gym, walking my dog and enjoying the amazing scenery we have at our doorstep.
Yuki Sueyoshi – Acupuncturist
I am from Japan and trained at a vocational college in Japan for five years to become an acupuncturist. After
My acupuncture is a combination of Japanese and Chinese style – very gentle safe needling. You will feel a unique sensation to needling when aimed at muscles or trigger points, acupressure points and bone.
If required, I can also use an electrical machine for muscle stress relief and I also use Meridian points for stability of autonomic nerves.
Acupuncture can help to keep you in good health.
In my spare time, I love Yoga and walking, drawing, painting, gardening. I am excited to be living in New Zealand amongst this amazing nature.
Acupuncture may help with the following conditions:
・Injuries to the neck, back and joints.
・Symptoms of the nose, eyes, ears, mouth
And many more. Acupuncture is one of the most appropriate forms of treatment to maintain good physical health.
Nori Hattori – Aucupunturist/Massage Therapist
I graduated from Tokyo college of Sports medicine in 2014 after 3 years of studying acupuncture and moxibustion and then graduated as an athletic trainer from Tokyo college of Sports recreation 2016.
I have worked for several clinics as an acupuncturist, massage therapist and athletic trainer in Japan. Also I worked for several rugby teams including some professional teams.
I have previously worked at Cromwell Health before but I returned back to Japan in 2020 to become a medical staff member of a rugby team.
While home in Japan, I learnt more Japanese style of acupuncture such as scalp acupuncture and acupuncture techniques for mental health and more sports medicine including electrotherapy and kinesiology taping.
I then decided to return to NZ in 2023 and now I am a resident of NZ!
I use gentle touch and gentle needling. As I worked for sports teams for many years, my speciality is treatment for sports injuries, using acupuncture, cupping, acupressure and sports taping based on mixture of oriental and western medicine.
Nika Zhang – Acupuncturist
I am a New Zealand Registered Acupuncturist and ACC Treatment Provider proficient in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. I hold a Diploma of Acupuncture and Tuina from Hunan Traditional Chinese Medical College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science (Acupuncture) from the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine.
My journey began with a role as a Retail Assistant at Xinglingchun Traditional Chinese Medicine Pharmacy in China, where I gained valuable knowledge in TCM 10 years ago.
I interned at Chenzhou City Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, honing my skills in Acupuncture and Tuina.
I further developed as a massage therapist at Goodness Therapy Auckland and completed an internship at the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Student Clinic. Subsequently, I worked as an Acupuncturist in Auckland and Queenstown, where I solidified my clinical expertise and collaborative skills, accumulating four years of experience.
Elaine Tseng – Physiotherapist – On Leave
Originally from Taiwan but have been in New Zealand for 18 years. I graduated from University of Otago in 2009 and worked for the DHB and also private practices. I had experience in all fields of physiotherapy but has a keen interest in sports injury especially winter sports. I fell in love with snowboarding and have chased winter for last six years and now settled in Wanaka. I have always wanted to be involved in healthcare. The hands-on aspect and the opportunity to interact with people and help them spark the interest in physiotherapy for me.
During my treatment sessions I focus on patients’ goals and by combining different techniques including dry-needling, massage, sports taping and exercise therapy to obtain the best outcomes possible for them. I am looking forward to the warm summer sun and the amazing fruits from Cromwell.
Benish Shazhadi – Physiotherapist
Originally from Pakistan, I graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad Pakistan. I completed my Post-Graduate Qualification in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy from Riphah International University, Islamabad Pakistan.
I have worked as Physical Therapist specialising in various musculoskeletal conditions in different private clinics of Islamabad Pakistan. I have over 5.5 years of experience practicing Physiotherapy in the healthcare system.
My expertise is in assessing and treating all types of musculoskeletal related conditions (Peripheral and Spinal). I practice a variety of soft tissue techniques, kinesio taping, joint mobilization techniques, dry needling as well as prescribing exercises and stretches.
I lectured for 2.5 years teaching Physiotherapy students and co-supervising final year students of Doctor of Physical Therapy in their research project. I have published 5 research papers in both national and international journals of Physiotherapy.
Marianne Sonner – Massage Therapist
I am originally form Germany and became a permanent resident of New Zealand in 1997.
I am married to a Kiwi and we have 2 kids.
Before having kids I worked as a registered nurse, both in Germany and in New Zealand.
Having a keen interest in health and well-being, and love the holistic approach of massage.
I really enjoy working in the multi-disciplinary clinic to collaborate different treatments to benefit the patient.
Barbara Carroll – Office Manager
I joined Cromwell Health in September 2013 as office manager and love the interaction with people from the local community who attend the clinic. It is a pleasure to work with a fun team of
I was raised in Wanaka and after several years in Auckland, where I worked as a travel consultant with a busy corporate client base, I returned to Central Otago in 2001.
I have 3 children who have all left home now, and 6 grandchildren. Outside of work my partner and I are kept busy maintaining our lifestyle block in Galloway and enjoy spending time exploring Central Otago and all that is on our doorstep.