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Forrest Hill Physiotherapy
PH (09) 410 8461

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Forrest Hill Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Clinical Pilates Massage Therapy Acupuncture Ultrasound

Our Team

Physiotherapists / Acupunturists:

Chris McCullough - Principal Physiotherapist and Physical Educator
Kate Ellis - Senior Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor
Stella Whatman-Harding - Physiotherapist
Margie Campbell - Physiotherapist
Lisa Quincey - Physiotherapist
Sean Lester - Physiotherapist
Melanie Bennett - Continence Physiotherapist for Men and Women

Clinical Pilates Staff

Nicola Darroch (Nikki) - Clinical Pilates Instructor & Manager
Natalie Dent - Clinical Pilates Instructor & Massage Therapist
Catherine Dent - Clinical Pilates Instructor
Kate Ellis - Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor
Karen Morgans - Clinical Pilates Instructor
Claudia Gallur - Clinical Pilates Instructor

Massage Therapy Staff:

Natalie Dent - Clinical Pilates Instructor & Massage Therapist
Debbie Harvey - Massage Therapist
Isabelle Cole - Massage Therapist

Administration Team

Practice Manager

 

Chris McCullough - Physio

Chris McCullough - Principal Physiotherapist

  • MNZSP, Dip MT, Dip PE, Dip TCH, Manipulative therapist and Physical Educator (Otago), PG Cert (Acup)
  • Clinical Pilates Instructor – DMA Clinical Pilates trained
  • 35 years in private practice & sports medicine
  • President Sports Medicine NZ 2007 – current, Honorary Fellow (2007), Life Member (2016)
  • Lead Physiotherapy provider to High Performance Sport NZ (2008-2012)
  • All Black physiotherapist 1995 & Sevens 1991/93/94
  • Olympic and Commonwealth Games therapist 1990 – 2000 and 2010
  • Physiotherapist to ECB Rugby Club 1987- current, Life Member (2012)
  • Interests include Surf Boat Rowing and Preventative Medicine
Kate Ellis - Physio

Kate Ellis - Senior Physiotherapist & Clinical Pilates Instructor

  • MNZSP, B.Phty (Otago), PGD (Musculo)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Pilates Instructor – Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Certified Instructor
  • 20 years experience public health and private practice UK and NZ
  • Mother of two
  • Interests include running, gym and snowboarding
Stella Whatman-Harding - Physio

Stella Whatman-Harding - Physiotherapist

  • MNZSP, Dip Phys, PGD (Manips), PG Cert Acupuncture
  • 24 years clinical experience in public health and private practice in NZ, UK and Australia
  • Special interests in chronic and complex pain, breathing pattern disorders and stress management
  • Previous educator in infant and baby massage
Margie Atthow - Physiotherapist

Margie Campbell (nee Atthow) - Physiotherapist

  • MNZSP, B.BmedSci (Bond University), MPhtySt (University of Queensland)
  • 11 years clinical experience in private practice in Australia
  • Level 2 Sports Physiotherapist
  • Level 1 Strength and Conditioning
  • Special interest in lower limb injuries
  • Australian middle distance runner, competing at multiple Australian Championships, Commonwealth and Olympic selection events
  • Interests include running, triathlon and equestrian
Lisa Quincey - Physiotherapist

Lisa Quincey - Physiotherapist

  • B.Phty (Otago), PGD (Musculo)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • 17 years clinical experience in NZ, Australia and UK
  • Pilates Instructor with special interest in pre and post-natal Pilates
  • Mother of two
  • Interests include running, gym, paddle boarding and ocean swimming
Sean Lester - Physiotherapist

Sean Lester - Physiotherapist

  • B.Phty (Hons) Otago
  • Currently studying Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • 3 years clinical experience in private practice
  • Physiotherapist for Auckland Secondary Schools First XV Rugby
  • Interests include personal fitness, SCUBA diving and kiteboarding
Melanie Bennett - Continence Physiotherapist

Melanie Bennett - Continence Physiotherapist for Men and Women

  • MNZSP, MHPrac (Phty)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Nicola Darroch - Pilates

Nicola Darroch (Nikki) - Clinical Pilates Instructor & Manager

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Auckland 1990)
  • Registered DMA Cllinical Pilates (Australia)
  • Certified Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation Instructor
Natalie Dent - Pilates and Massage

Natalie Dent (Nat)- Clinical Pilates Instructor & Massage Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science (Auckland 1995)
  • Certified Polestar Pilates Studio and Mat Instructor
  • Diploma of Therapeutic Massage and Clinical Sports Therapy
  • Polestar Pilates Mentor
Catherine Dent - Pilates

Catherine Dent (Cath) - Clinical Pilates Instructor

  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts (Auckland 1994)
  • Post Graduate Diploma Translation Studies (Auckland 2009)
  • Certified Polestar Pilates Studio Instructor
  • Polestar Pilates Mentor
Karen Morgans - Pilates

Karen Morgans - Clinical Pilates Instructor

  • Bachelor of Education (Waikato 1990)
  • Diploma of Teaching (Hamilton Teachers College 1989)
  • Certified Polestar Mat and Reformer Instructor
  • Certified Polestar Pilates Mat, Reformer and Studio Instructor
Claudia Gallur - Pilates

Claudia Gallur - Clinical Pilates Instructor

  • National Professor in Physical Education ( Buenos Aires-Argentina 1981)
  • Physiotherapist ( Buenos Aires-Argentina 1986)
  • Certified Polestar Pilates Mat and Rehabilitation Instructor
  • Polestar Pilates Mentor
 

Debbie Harvey – Massage Therapist

  • Diploma of Therapeutic Massage and Clinical Sports Therapy
 

Isabelle Cole – Massage Therapist

  • Diploma of Therapeutic Massage and Clinical Sports Therapy
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Administration Team

  • Angela Win, Ally Coulter, Fran Short and Anna Butterworth are here to keep everything running as smoothly as possible, take your appointments, to keep our records up-to-date and to inform our patients, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask - they're here to help.

To book an appointment please phone a Forrest Hill Physiotherapy receptionist on (09) 410 8461, fill out an online enquiry or email