Mr Brian Mulligan, ONZM, of Auckland, for services to physiotherapy
Brian Mulligan developed the Mulligan Concepts, a brand of physiotherapy techniques which have brought relief from pain and joint stiffness for many patients worldwide.
His techniques are taught in universities in New Zealand and overseas. He established and ran a physiotherapy practice in Wellington for more than 40 years.
He has lectured and taught nationally and internationally. In 1995 The Mulligan Concept Teachers Association was formed, with currently more than 50 accredited teachers across 21 countries.
Now retired from presenting internationally, he has remained involved with fundraising and donating his time to present nationally as President of the Association.
He co-established the New Zealand Manipulative Therapists Association, to provide education in the field of manual therapy and manipulation.
Mr Mulligan co-authored ‘The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy’.