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Pelvic Physiotherapy at Coast Physio

Nicole Ranger

Nicole Ranger BSc (Hons)Phty PG Cert Acup

Nicol qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1995 from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle, UK. She has worked as a Women's Health Physiotherapist since 1997.

Moving to New Zealand in 2000 Nicol initially worked in Rotorua, both in private and public practice. Nicol is also employed by Auckland District Health Board (since 2004), where she is a Senior Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, treating Maternity, Gynaecology, Colorectal, Chronic Pelvic Pain and Sexual dysfunction.

Nicol studied Western Acupuncture at AUT, qualifying in 2003.

Attending regular courses and conferences, Nicol maintains up to date evidenced based practice. Nicol is a member of the New Zealand Physiotherapy Society as well as their specialist group for Pelvic, Women's and Men's Health.

Nicol has a role teaching 'Physiotherapy for Incontinence' at Auckland Medical School.

Nicol has presented at an International Urogynaecology conference, speaking about Physiotherapy for Perineal Trauma, and at a NZ Pain Society conference, speaking on Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain.

Nicol is hugely passionate about this area of physiotherapy, her goal is to empower women and men to effectively self-manage their pelvic health.

Outside Physiotherapy Nicol is married and has 2 children. She enjoys mountain biking, yoga and exploring New Zealand's beautiful outdoors.


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