About our Baywave practice
We are conveniently located at Baywave, Mount Maunganui. We can be found upstairs inside the Clubfit Gym. We have access to all the gym equipment which is a great asset for getting you back up and running again.
BPhty with Distinction (Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Otago)
Rebecca graduated from the University of Otago in 2020, with placements in the Manawatu and Wairarapa. Throughout her studies, Rebecca was a keen medic for football and rugby teams and has an interest for treating and developing her skills with sports related injury and neurological conditions.
From a farming background in South Taranaki, Rebecca enjoyed competing in cheerleading in her high school years, spending time at the beach and going on mountain walks. Her other interests include catching up with friends for coffee, art and baking.
BSc Sports and Exercise Science, MSc Physiotherapy
Marcus was born and raised in Devon, South-West England, a great place to grow up being active in the outdoors and in nature. He studied for 5 years In Leeds in Northern England. During his Physiotherapy degree he was fortunate enough to spend two months in Namibia working in a rural clinic. He then moved on to spend 1.5 years completing NHS rotations which he enjoyed as it developed him to become a well-rounded clinician and understand a diverse number of medical conditions. This time also consisted of time working as a respiratory physiotherapist on the COVID-19 wards and ICU. Marcus also worked part-time as an MSK Physiotherapist.
Travelling to New Zealand has been a life long dream, growing up watching the All Blacks and watching documentaries on New Zealand. He has absolutely loved the move over here with the lifestyle, people and outdoors. Working as a Physiotherapist Marcus really enjoys the interaction with people and taking a person-centered approach to their care. Taking time to understand their goals and what motivates them and using exercises, strength and conditioning and education to empower clients.
Outside of work, Marcus enjoys all things outdoors and extreme sports – he completed his Canadian Level 2 snowboard instructor qualification in Big White Canada, taught wakeboarding in America, and enjoys surfing, hiking, keeping active. He is hoping to refine his Kite Surfing skills here in the Mount.
BHSc (Physio) PG CertHealSc (Pain)
Jacob has worked full time as a physiotherapist since completing his training in 2003. He combines his experience with a passion for ongoing learning to provide an evidence based approach to help individuals get back to doing the things they want to do as soon as possible. To get you the best results he will help you get to the underlying cause of your problems and not just treat the symptoms. He specialises in musculoskeletal pain and post operative rehabilitation especially backs, shoulders and knees.