Lawrence has a Bachelor of Health Studies in Neuromuscular Therapy, a Diploma of Health Sciences and Sports Therapy and is about to begin his Masters program in Health, Sports and Human Performance at the University of Waikato. He has a great interest in the musculoskeletal system and the holistic hands-on approach that Neuromuscular and Sports Therapy can provide.
Lawrence’s treatment philosophy focuses on the causative factors behind a client’s discomfort or pain, and to maximise their health, wellbeing and performance.
During his studies and clinical practice he has developed a particular interest in corrective biomechanic exercises for the maintenance of good health, injury prevention and wellbeing. Poor biomechanics, faulty posture and dysfunctional breathing patterns are common contributors to musculoskeletal pain and repetitive injuries.
Lawrence is a keen sportsman himself and regularly participates in running, swimming and road biking. He has completed 2 x 70.3 half Ironman and 1x 140.6 Full Ironman which highlighted the importance of a sustainable and well rounded training program in order to avoid injury.
Lawrence has also practised a variety of yoga disciplines and movement based practices for the past twelve years. With this experience and his knowledge of corrective biomechanics exercises, he is able to assist clients achieve good core stability, body mechanics and postural balance, together with ideal breathing techniques.
Lawrence enjoys working with all his clients to develop an ideal treatment solution that best suits their needs; whether it is a treatment based program to reduce chronic muscle pain/injury or a specific training program to maximise an athlete’s performance.