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Ōamaru physiotherapist Mike Stewart works on rugby player Mark Robertson's knee in 2006. Physiotherapists help people to improve mobility and general movement through manipulation, exercise programmes and lifestyle advice.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Allied health practitioners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018