The Vigour Physiotherapy Team

CLARKE MCKENZIE - Physiotherapist


Clarke graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. He worked in the UK before coming to New Zealand in 2009.

Since his arrival in New Zealand Clarke worked for CAPE Physio in Te Awamutu and took over the Cambridge Branch in 2010. Clarke's commitment to community work built up the CAPE Physio brand. In July 2015 he decided to create his own clinic Vigour Physio.

Clarke is passionate about sport and performance. Whether this be elite sport, social activities or individual goals and dreams. Clarke treats all clients like athletes and endeavours to return them to previous activity levels and challenges them to be better than before.

Clarke has worked extensively in the Cambridge community developing relationships with many sports clubs and schools. In particular the Waikato/BOP Magic Netball Team and most weekends in winter you'll see Clarke on the sidelines at the Hautapu Rugby matches. His passion for sport has allowed him to work with many elite athletes in triathlon, cycling, rugby, netball and soccer, along with age grade athletes in a wide variety of sport.


ISABELLA COCHRANE - Physiotherapist


Izzy graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from AUT in 2017 and has returned to her hometown to join our team at Vigour Physiotherapy. 

Izzy has a strong passion for musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, this was born from her own involvement of various sports at different levels, she is passionate about water and snow skiing and enjoys maintaining her fitness at the gym.

Izzy has had experience working with The D3 Company and ACC Sport Smart at various high level sporting events. She has also been involved in a number of sporting rugby teams including Auckland University, Hautapu and Waikato Development.

Izzy is passionate about meeting new people and helping others strive to reach their full potential. She brings an approachable, positive manner to our practice.


MARINUS DU PREEZ - Physiotherapist


Marinus graduated with a Bachelor of health science (Physiotherapy) from AUT in 2017 before heading abroad to play semi-professional rugby in Holland for Hilversum. He has since returned to the town of trees and champions to join our team at Vigour Physiotherapy.

Marinus interest lies in rehabilitation, musculoskeletal based practice, and exercise prescription. Outside of physiotherapy Marinus is a keen outdoors man. He enjoys an occasional game of golf, loves a game of backyard cricket, and relishes the chance to have a scuba dive when the weather permits.

Marinus has previously been involved with several different sporting teams including; Westlake, St. Peters, and Waikato under 16s. This season he will be returning to his roots where he will be helping out Cambridge High School 1ST XV.

Marinus is a fun and enthusiastic person who is willing to help others in need. Marinus enjoys meeting new people and loves having a chat. He is very excited to be joining our team where he will be able to showcase his knowledge.

Naomi Jefferies


Naomi Jefferies - Physiotherapist
Naomi graduated with a degree in physiotherapy from AUT in 2016. Prior to this she completed a Bachelor of Sport and Leisure at Waikato University – graduating in 2011. Following this, Naomi worked as a personal trainer in Perth where she specialised in rehab and back to sport training, while also working as a group fitness instructor.

Naomi has a special interest in sports physiotherapy and has worked with a variety of sports teams including East Coast Bays Rugby Club, Rangitoto Rugby Club, Hautapu Rugby Club and Waikato Under 16s. Naomi comes from a sporting background and understands the complexities and pressures of sporting injuries, not only to the elite athlete but also the social sportsperson and everyone in between. Naomi strives to practice with a holistic approach and return all clients to their previous level of activity.

Outside of work, Naomi has a long list of hobbies and can be found out enjoying the elements – from wake boarding, fishing and horse riding, she is a keen adventurer and likely to be in the great outdoors giving anything a go.



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