meet our team

clinic teams

Nicola has recently joined our team within our Falls Prevention Program in the Eastern Community.

Nicola Glassey

Falls Prevention Assistant

Jace appreciates a holistic approach, taking into consideration not just the injury, but factors leading to it.

Jace Donnelly

Physiotherapist

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Ben has a warm and positive approach to keep his patients motivated.

Ben Horton

Physiotherapist

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Sean empowers his patients to have confidence in movement.

Sean Dalton

Physiotherapist

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Emma is friendly and encouraging by nature and works with her patients to reach their goals and improve function.

Emma Stewart

Physiotherapist

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Therese Heffernan

Falls Prevention Nurse

Will has a professional but relaxed style of physio focused on patient engagement and education.

Will Simpson

Physiotherapist

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Jess is a keen musculoskeletal physiotherapist with a special interest in sporting injuries. A local girl who loves the Amberley community.

Jessica Douglas-Withers

Physiotherapist

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Matin's fascination with the human anatomy and how it functions drives his passion in physiotherapy.

Matin Vahidi

Physiotherapist

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Anna is relaxed and easy to talk to. She aims to get to know each patient and work with them as a whole, not just their injury.

Anna Cotterrell

Physiotherapist

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John enjoys the challenge of finding the source or cause of your injury.

John Seymour

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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Chris enjoys variety, in people and the physical issues they present, and enjoys keeping active patients active.

Chris Pettet

Physiotherapist

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James welcomes all patients. He works with Cashmere Technical Football Club and has a special interest in sports physiotherapy. He has experience in athletics, gym-based strengthening, crossfit and Olympic weightlifting.

James McCormick

Physiotherapist

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Nic sees a wide range of injuries and is committed to getting you back doing what you love.

Nicola Handley

Physiotherapist

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Sharon enjoys helping her patients make the journey back to performance.

Sharon Whiteside

Physiotherapist

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Michael enjoys the challenges that come with all injury types, in particular spinal and sporting injuries.

Mike Peterson

Physiotherapist

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With a sports physio focus, Michael is especially interested in shoulder injury assessment and rehabilitation.

Michael Ward

Physiotherapist

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Karla is a generalist but doesn’t shy away from tackling the tough stuff.

Karla Poyner

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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Bridget knows farms and the sorts of injuries farmers are prone to.

Bridget Sheed

Physiotherapist

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Fiona enjoys working with young sports people to get them back from injury and achieving their sporting goals.

Fiona Anson

Physiotherapist

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Sports oriented himself, Chris treats sports injuries, especially to the neck, shoulder, knee and back.

Chris Yoo

Physiotherapist

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Andie is a hand therapist with a strong background in sports physiotherapy, Andie has worked with several age grade representative teams and enjoys working with adolescents to achieve optimal results.

Andie Fulton

Business Manager, Physiotherapist & Hand Therapist

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With a background in netball, running and martial arts, Steph’s keenly interested in sports rehabilitation.

Steph Foster

Physiotherapist

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Strong generalist with a special interest in hip, shoulder, and knee injuries.

Kathryn Claridge

Physiotherapist

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Josh is energetic and full of enthusiasm for helping his patients.

Josh Donnelly

Physiotherapist

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Mary is an advanced physiotherapist with special interests in complex injuries including shoulders and cervicogenic headaches.

Mary Connors

Physiotherapist

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Catherine is an integral part of the Eastern Christchurch community, out and about running our Falls Prevention Program.

Catherine Nation

Falls Prevention / Registered Nurse

A sports nut, Tovia especially enjoys working with basketball, rugby and league players.

Tovia Fui Tauaivale

Physiotherapist

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

Ben Jowsey

Physiotherapist

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

Julian Firth

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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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

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Brett enjoys working with his patients to get to the bottom of tricky injuries.

Brett Warman

Clinical Services Manager / Physiotherapist

Nicole is a calm approachable caring physio who has time for everyone.

Nicole Meikle

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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Kate is super friendly – she loves to get to know the person and enjoys helping patients achieve their goals and lead an active lifestyle.

Kate Suter

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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

Nicole Radburnd

Physiotherapist

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Dawn loves working with people from all walks of life. She has travelled the world as the Physiotherapist for the New Zealand U19 Basketball team and the New Zealand U17 Football team.

Dawn Chalmers

Physiotherapist

Patients love Craig’s relaxed friendly talkative manner.

Craig Braggins

Physiotherapist

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Patients tell us that Louise is amazing at providing a great explanation of their issue and providing a plan to get them back on track.

Louise Clemens

Physiotherapist

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Ashton is relaxed, a great communicator, and straight forward in his approach to getting his patients back to full health.

Ashton Edwards

Physiotherapist

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Tamiho enjoys working on complex challenging conditions and loves to help people.

Tamiho Mitsuhashi

Physiotherapist

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Vicky likes to take a holistic and flexible approach to treatment.

Vicky Hart

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

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A people person, Alexia likes to get to know about her patients as people, not just their injuries.

Alexia Parker

Business Manager & Physiotherapist

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

Alison Tubby

Physiotherapist

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Darryn focuses on understanding the roadblocks and opportunities unique to each individual.

Darryn Collins

Physiotherapist

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Kim likes to take a holistic approach to pain and injury management and is passionate about Women’s Health.

Kim Bond

Physiotherapist

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A generalist physio with an interest in strengthening and functional exercise prescription.

Daniel Wong

Physiotherapist & Hand Therapist

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Hayden is often seen working out in the gym with his patients. He’s open, friendly, chatty, and fun.

Hayden Thom

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

Doug is one of Motus Health’s most experienced physiotherapists.

Doug Claridge

Physiotherapist

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contracts team

Jody is our Advisor in the Contracts Team, she oversees our contracts from both an administration and clinical perspective for the contracts team and also the clinics.

Jody Williams

Physiotherapist

Pain coach and work rehabilitation physiotherapist, focused on whole-person care and empowering people.

Emma Hewat

Physiotherapist

Reassuring, easy going and jovial, Bryce encourages his patients to do more. Bryce works in our Contracts Team and is our Training for Independence service clinical lead.

Bryce Ebben

Physiotherapist

Focused on rehabilitation of people with persisting pain post injury; Mark strives to simplify activity approaches for those with medical complexities.

Mark Hollis

Physiotherapist

An advocate for his patients as they navigate the health services.  His assessments are key to the directions he takes his patients.

Alan Robertson

Physiotherapist

Wendy has a skill in teaching her patient’s strategies to retrain neural pathways to improve physical and emotional wellbeing.

Wendy Odey

Registered Nurse

Sharon is our Contracts Business Manager with a focus on ensuring the Contracts team provide clinical outcomes and deliver excellent service.

Sharon van den Berg

Business Manager / Physiotherapist

Passionate about using movement as medicine.

Hannah Graham

Physiotherapist

An Occupational Therapist who focuses on optimising individuals’ engagement in what matters to them and helping others to live their lives to the fullest.

Laura van Arsdale

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist, with a passion at taking a holistic approach to care. Laura has experience working in the concussion and vocational rehabilitation services.

Laura Saville

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist supporting people in their return to active participation in their work and usual life roles.

Philippa Hann

Occupational Therapist

Clinical lead of our Vocational Rehabilitation service, with a focus of assisting patients in getting back to work smoothly after injury.

Megan Orchard

Physiotherapist

management team

Fiona has had many roles within the Motus Team over the past 12 years, is very organised, embraces change and loves a challenge.

Fiona Baxter

Business Support Advisor

Brett is our Clinical Services Manager leading the group to provide consistent, quality and personalized healthcare that can be relied on.

Brett Warman

Clinical Services Manager / Physiotherapist

Amy is helpful by nature and over time has become the Motus go to person for most things.  As our system expert, she is a stickler for process and this ensures we gain the best insights to help drive our business forward.

Amy Bourne

Data & Systems Specialist

Julie is a Chartered Accountant, who joined the Motus Team in 2018 as the Finance Manager.

Julie Jordan

Finance Manager

Elise is an energetic operations leader with a down to earth approach who is passionate about driving customer-centric businesses.

Elise Murdoch

Chief Operating Officer

Megan supports the Motus Team to feel safe, happy, and productive in their roles.

Megan Quinn

HR Advisor

Grant is one of the founders of Motus Health and, as a physiotherapist himself, developed the essential belief in movement as medicine.

Grant Chittock

Physiotherapist

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