motus merivale

Previously Motus Russley we offer a collaborative approach with physiotherapy, podiatry, nutrition, orthopaedic surgeon services, and close connections with medical specialists at St Georges Hospital.

Out in the community, you’ll find us working with partners like the University of Canterbury Rugby Club, Mainland Football and Canterbury Hockey, and employers such as New Zealand Post and Air New Zealand.

If you’re looking for friendly, careful, expert care near you, we’re here when you need us.

We also offer Pilates, as well as specialised Pilates classes for runners.

Address
269 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
Hours
Monday: 7:30am-7pm
Tuesday: 7:30am-7pm
Wednesday: 7:30am-6pm
Thursday: 7:30am-7pm
Friday: 7:30am-5pm
Contact
03 358 4878


our team

Ben is calm, chilled out and polite, yet he tackles anything, including rugby injuries.

Ben Jowsey

Physiotherapist
  • Dry Needling
  • Concussion and balance work
  • Knee and hip injury focus
  • Running injuries

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Julian loves to support active people aiming to get back to sport and fitness.

Julian Firth

Business Manager / Physiotherapist
  • Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanical assessments
  • Adolescent injury management
  • Focus on shoulder and lower limb injuries

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James is a strong believer in the power of exercise and movement, and he works alongside his patients to help them achieve their goals.

James Darragh

Physiotherapist
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-operative treatment
  • Performance enhancement
  • Injury prevention

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Nicole loves working with people who are motivated with their rehabilitation.

Nicole Radburnd

Physiotherapist
  • Treating adventure racers
  • Lower limb and knee injuries
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Exercise based rehabilitation

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Laura has a special interest in knee ligament rehabilitation, and she is the clinical lead for the ACC escalated care pathway for this injury.

Laura Meagher

Physiotherapist
  • Headache and neck pain
  • Complex knee injuries
  • Lower limb orthopaedic injuries
  • End stage rehabilitation

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Alison loves looking after acute short-term injuries and motivating her patients.

Alison Tubby

Physiotherapist
  • Concussion
  • Exercise prescription
  • Pilates – qualified in APPI mat work
  • Manual therapy

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