About Trudy Field Physiotherapy

Established in 1997 Trudy Field Physiotherapy has clients in Chartwell, Rototuna and throughout the rest of Hamilton city and the Waikato region.

Our mission

To provide Physiotherapy services of an outstanding quality in a predominantly clinic-based environment, through excellence in physiotherapy skills and personalised customer services.

Our vision

To be outstanding in the provision of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and to be consistent in our services, developing lasting relations with our clients.

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Our Team


Trudy Field

Trudy Field
Dip Phty, Dip MT, Reg Acup


Trudy qualified in London at Guys Hospital in 1981 and has worked in England, Australia and New Zealand.

Trudy has post graduate diplomas in Manipulative Physiotherapy and Acupuncture and has special interests in musculoskeletal physiotherapy including: spinal problems, TMJ problems, rehabilitation and helping people to manage Arthritis.

Trudy established this clinic in 1997 and moved the clinic from the Professional Suites to Rossiter Place, our current address, in 2008.

Trudy treats many dancers and especially understands the world of ballroom .She likes to encourage physical activity in all groups of society including seniors.

Ann Needham

Ann Needham
Dip Phty, Dip MT


Ann has worked in private practice in senior Physiotherapy positions for over 30 years. She has a post graduate diploma in manual therapy.

Ann treats a musculoskeletal case load and has a special interest in sports injuries and spinal problems e.g. low back pain, neck pain and headaches.

Ann understands Golf and running injuries particularly well and has played sport all her life including hockey and tennis.

Shelley McConnel

Shelley McConnel
Dip Phty, PGCertHSc


Shelley joined the team in 2019. Her experience includes working in clinics in Wellington and more recently Waikato DHB work. Her post graduate qualifications in Older Adults and healthy aging are indicative of her love and interest in wellness throughout life. Physiotherapy focuses on recovering from injury and preventing re injury. Hobbies include dog walking and Scottish country dancing.

Gary Jacobs

Gary Jacobs
Administration & Reception


Gary joined the clinic in early 2017 and is available to help with any enquiries concerning appointments, fees, ACC Claims, ACC travel claims and medical insurance.

Southern Cross Health Society Easy-claim
Southern Cross Health Society Easy-claim
is available for members

As Easy-claim partners we provide a convenient way for Southern Cross members to claim for our health care services at the time of purchase.

Just show us your Member card (it's on the Southern Cross app) or mention your number on arrival to our clinic and we'll do the rest.

If your plan covers our products & services, Southern Cross will reimburse the us directly and you'll only pay any remaining contribution you're responsible for.

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