Clinic Closure – COVID-19

Due to the move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and impending move to Level 4, Marlborough Osteopaths have closed the clinic until further notice.  We will reopen as soon as we are allowed and it is safe to do so; at which time we will let our patients know. If you have any questions regarding Continue reading »

COVID-19 Protocol

As at 17 March, New Zealand has eight confirmed cases of COVID-19. With continued vigilance the chance of widespread community outbreak is expected to remain low. Precautions and general good hygiene practices should be observed. Given the ongoing situation, Marlborough Osteopaths have established a COVID-19 protocol to protect patients, staff and practitioners, and to reduce Continue reading »


As promised, yet more exciting news for the Marlborough Osteopaths team… We have two new team members joining us in our new location at 219 Howick Road. First to join us on 6th January 2020 will be Rik Friend.  If that name sounds familiar, it is because he has been to work with us twice before. Continue reading »

Christmas Break and Impending Move

More exciting news for Marlborough Osteopaths… we are moving to new premises. The move will take place over the Christmas 2019 break, so we will be closed after Friday 20th December and return on Monday 6th January. We will then be at the new premises: 219 Howick Road. Those of you familiar with Muscle Matters Continue reading »

Georgie’s Come Home

Great news for the team and patients at Marlborough Osteopaths: Georgie Kydd has come back to her hometown to join the team.      After graduating from Unitec, in Auckland, Georgie has worked for a number of years in Taranaki and has just returned from a break in Europe.   She will be treating patients Continue reading »

Rik is back

About 15 months ago, Rik Friend joined our team to help out whilst Paul recovered from a bike crash.  Whilst this may seem a bit like déjà vu, Rik is joining the team again… after Paul has had another bike crash! So from Monday 11th June, Rik will be working Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. He Continue reading »

Osteopathy vs Chiropractic

One of the most common questions we get asked as osteopaths is: “What is the difference between an osteopath and a chiropractor?”.  This post seeks to answer that age old question and hopefully allay a few myths. First off, this is a personal opinion, and I have to be honest and say that I have Continue reading »

ACC – What You Need to Know

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides comprehensive, no-fault personal injury cover for all New Zealand residents and visitors to New Zealand.  Everyone in New Zealand has 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, no-fault comprehensive injury cover through ACC. They also cover NZ citizens and residents who are injured whilst overseas – so long as the travel was intended to Continue reading »