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Doug Maynard

B.H.S.(Massage & NMT), Dip.CNMT,
RMT MNZ – Company Director

Profile – $160/60 mins, $90/30 mins, $220/90 mins, $130/45mins, Hot Stone- $190 / 60 mins

Meet Doug – Your Expert Massage Therapist for Lasting Relief and Wellness

With over 24 years of experience in the massage therapy industry, Doug is a true authority in his field. For the past 24 years, he has successfully operated his clinic, where he has been dedicated to providing exceptional care and relief to countless clients. In addition to his thriving practice, Doug’s passion for teaching led him to be a senior lecturer at the NZ College of Massage at the Auckland campus, where he empowered 2nd and 3rd year Degree students with the profession of Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), for 19 years. His teachings centred on clinical assessment, clinical reasoning, differential diagnosis, and the application of Neuromuscular Therapy and techniques, encompassing biomechanical, biochemical, and psychosocial aspects of treatment to ensure patients’ conditions are positively improved.

After teaching at NZCM, Doug imparted his expertise as a Senior Lecturer at WINTEC in Hamilton starting up their new program, teaching NMT on the Level 6 Diploma of Remedial Massage. He also served as the Education Officer on the Executive Committee for Massage Aotearoa NZ (MANZ), our esteemed National Association for Registered Massage Therapists, and has held the position for almost
4 years up until AGM in September 2023.

Just recently at the MANZ AGM, Doug was the recipient of the coveted Bill Wareham Award, this is awarded to a Member each year who has made an outstanding contribution to the Massage Profession, in education, clinical professionalism, mentoring and support of MANZ.

Now you will find Doug running his own Workshops around the country.

Doug’s main area of expertise: Chronic Pain and Holistic Healing

Doug’s specialized interest lies in chronic soft-tissue pain and related conditions and pathologies, such as low back pain, headaches, migraines, TMJ dysfunction, breathing issues, and stress-related concerns. He has extensive experience in working with clients for pre and post surgical joint replacement. And has a large client database of clients suffering from inflammatory arthritic conditions and osteo-arthritis. He embraces a multifaceted approach to treatment, delving into various aspects of your daily routine that may contribute to the perpetuation of chronic problems. As a result, Doug’s approach to recovery often includes dietary, psychosocial, and biomechanical strategies, alongside lifestyle adaptations and exercise rehabilitation. Your active participation as a patient plays a pivotal role in achieving optimal recovery from any soft-tissue complaints.

Beyond the Clinic: Doug’s Life and Passions

Outside his professional endeavours, Doug cherishes quality time spent with his family. On a sporting front, he boasts an impressive history associated with weightlifting, rugby, karate, and mountain biking at high levels of competition. Presently, Doug is actively competing in Powerlifting on both the National and International circuits, holding NZ National Records in Bench-press and Deadlift disciplines within his age and competing weight class.

Indulge in Doug’s Expertise – Your Path to Lasting Wellness

Doug’s profound knowledge and genuine dedication to your wellbeing make him a sought-after massage therapist. With his personalized and comprehensive approach to healing, you can trust Doug to provide lasting relief and empower you on your journey to optimal health.