The Core Centre

About us

The Core Centre

We are a locally owned and operated pelvic health physiotherapy clinic in Dunedin. Our expert pelvic health physiotherapists have advanced post-graduate training, ensuring a thorough and individualised assessment evidence-based treatment for a wide range of pelvic health concerns. 


Ingrid has worked across clinics in New Zealand and Australia for 11 years. She prioritises the often overlooked pelvic health issues with privacy, calmness and empathy and will get to the source of your issue whilst making you feel at ease. 

With a fascination of sports and movement, you will find Ingrid out mountain biking, skiing and ski touring, tramping and rock climbing. This gives her the drive to get you back to what you love and prioritising the functional movements you need to get you there.

Ingrid has a background in exercise science and can perform in depth analysis of your movement patterns and running technique and will provide you with an individualised program to get you back to your goals, whether that’s off the couch and trying your hand at a fun run or an athlete improving their performance. 

Ingrid is a mum of one to her gorgeous little boy Mick. 


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Ainslie has worked as a Physiotherapist in both the public and private sector over the last 15 years.

Whilst working in Western Australia between 2011-2013, she had the opportunity to gain advanced training in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. Her study and education in this area has continued to develop and she has attended courses throughout New Zealand and Australia. Ainslie enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team to optimise clinical outcomes.

Ainslie is empathetic and understands that pelvic health challenges can be sensitive topics. She is able to assess each person holistically; providing individualised management plans in order to reach personal goals.

Sport has been a big part of her life and she values the importance of exercise on overall wellness. She enjoys keeping fit through running, biking and yoga. This passion for movement shines through in her everyday practice. She loves spending time with her husband and two young boys at home and in the outdoors.

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Jemma Kearney

Jemma has worked across hospitals and physio clinics in Australia, England and New Zealand over the last 11 years. On return to New Zealand she developed an interest in pelvic health and went on to study more specifically in this area. With a background in exercise science and prescription, she believes in treating the whole body and supporting you in returning to whatever your physical goals may be. Jemma is compassionate, kind and strives to deliver the highest quality service. 

With a young family at home and a keen interest in sport and getting out into nature, you’ll often find Jemma out running, paddle boarding, biking trails or more recently dusting off the hockey stick for a masters tournament.


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