Nick Penney

BSc (Hons) Ost Med, PhD (Musculoskeletal Medicine), Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine

Musculoskeletal Medicine

My approach to pain considers the biomechanical, psychological, and social factors that contribute to developing chronic or persistent pain.

Nick Penney

With his doctorate in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Nick has an indepth understanding of pain and how the body reacts to it. This understanding gives him the opportunity to help people who suffer from ongoing and sometimes debilitating pain. What we understand now, is that when pain persists, your body becomes over protective. Through his study of this field, Nick has learnt strategies that can help you retrain your pain system to be less protective. He can create a programme to retrain your brain, while considering the factors that contribute to your pain. These might include physical, social and environmental factors.

In the past 5 years while living in Auckland, Nick led one of the most effective pain management programs in Australasia. His approach to pain considers the biomechanical, psychological, and social factors that contribute to developing chronic or persistent pain, and often hamper recovery. Often, it’s the ‘what’s going on’ not the ‘what have you done’ that helps explain ongoing pain. We will work to answer the "what's going on" to move you beyond your pain state.

Nick will be available at Halswell Rd Clinic on Mondays and Wednesdays. Contact us for further details, or to make an appointment.

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We provide a caring, professional osteopathic service to suit anyone with a team of highly skilled practitioners and friendly administrators all dedicated to improving the lives of our patients. Our osteopaths and acupuncturists are all ACC registered and will work with your GP or other health professional to support your healing.
64 Halswell Rd, Hoon Hay, Christchurch 8025 View location mapPhone: 03 322 4506 Fax:
Opening Hours: 8.30 am – 6 pm (Mon – Fri), Wednesday 7.30 am - 8 pm, Reception Hours: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm (Mon – Fri)