Helping you back to work, to play, to life!
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55 High St Sth, Carterton
9 King St, Masterton
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+(64) 6 379 8487
+(64) 6 377 4422 (1)
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info@getbackinaction.nz
Opening Hours
Mon - Friday: 8:30AM - 6PM

Our Team

Ryan Monastra

Ryan Monastra

Physiotherapist/ Director

Ryan took over Back In Action Ltd in 2010 working out of a single treatment room in the Carterton Medical Center. The business quickly grew and each year has seen more staff and therapies added to the service offering. With over 15 years of clinical experience, Ryan's practice follows the philosophy that therapy is

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Maryanne Monastra

Maryanne Monastra

Managing Director

Maryanne joined Ryan in the administrative aspects of the business in 2011 and as the business has grown has moved into a management role. With a background in nursing she loves being a part of a great team with a health focus.

Judy Monastra

Judy Monastra

Administrator/ Contract Manager

Judy’s passion is connecting with people, helping them to understand process and to feel welcome, valued and heard. Judy has been instrumental in developing systems and processes but most importantly of establishing the type of environment we wish you to find at Back In Action – friendly, approachable and professional.

Zoe Dodd

Zoe Dodd

Masterton Clinic Adminsitrator

Zoe worked and studied in the tourism and hospitality industry over the last 5 years and during that time developed a passion for delivering excellent customer service. She has joined our Masterton clinic team providing valuable administrative support to our clinicians and clients. 

Angela Kalogeropolous

Angela Kalogeropolous

Carterton Clinic Administrator

Ange has a background in a management role within the music industry. She has great organisational skills and is loads of fun!

Martin Kidd

Martin Kidd

Physiotherapist

Martin is a physiotherapist with a wide-ranging experience in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy, in teaching, and in professional supervision. He has specific skills in assessment and management of lower limb biomechanics, and manual therapy. Martin places the patient at the centre of all clinical decisions, and develops rehabilitation goals in collaboration with the patient and other relevant members of the healthcare team.

Lydia Stallion

Lydia Stallion

Physiotherapist

Lydia graduated from Brighton University in the UK with a Physiotherapy Bachelor’s of Science degree in 2008. Lydia is dedicated to professional development and has gained further training in acupuncture, trigger point needling, McKenzie assessment and treatment, hydrotherapy, pilates and manipulation therapy

Baylee Tebby

Baylee Tebby

Physiotherapist

Baylee is currently away on Maternity leave Baylee entered directly into private practice as a new graduate, a pretty big step for most fresh out of university but with great clinical support in her previous role she has thrived. Baylee has treated a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and enjoys all aspects of physiotherapy especially working with clients experiencing

Simon Pumfrey

Simon Pumfrey

Chiropractor

has been providing chiropractic care at Back In Action since Oct 2014. He delivers chiropractic care with a unique focus also on advanced soft tissue techniques, movement and the influence of lifestyle factors on recovery. As part of a multidisciplinary team Simon works closely with our physiotherapists complementing their skills with his own skill-set to ensure the best outcomes for our clients.

Garry Dillon

Garry Dillon

Physiotherapist

Over the last five years Garry has worked across a number of clinical fields including Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Spinal Injury Rehabilitation and regular Private Practice Physiotherapy. Garry has a wide range of clinical experience, with a particular interest in concussion management, neuro-rehabilitation and pain management.

Lesley McGregor

Lesley McGregor

Physiotherapist

Lesley is a Senior Physiotherapist with fifteen years experience across a diverse range of patient groups. She has special interests in neurorehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation and women’s health, and is passionate about seeing her clients live life to the fullest. Her clinical approach is focused on movement analysis, manual therapy, and client self-management through education and exercise prescription.

Nicholas Hohepa

Nicholas Hohepa

Physiotherapist

Nick joined the Back In Action team in March 2016 after returning to the Wairarapa from Melbourne. Nick enjoys working alongside his clients to improve their wellbeing. He loves the interaction and problem solving aspects of physiotherapy, and integrating an understanding of how the body works and making positive changes to influence overall well-being.

Anita Zwart

Anita Zwart

Physiotherapist

Anita graduated from Otago University in December 2014, and after 2 years working in the hospital setting she joined Back In Action to advance her knowledge and skills in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Anita has a special interest in dance related injuries and has a background in competitive dance, including Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary. Anita enjoys a challenge, and loves working with clients to achieve their goals.

Vicky Paine

Vicky Paine

Massage Therapist & Personal Trainer

In the past 5 years Vicky has massaged many great NZ sports teams and individuals. She loves working 1:1 with clients in her role as a personal trainer to help them to achieve their health and fitness goals.

Kim Hewson

Kim Hewson

Pilates Instructor

After a successful career in asset finance Kim decided it was time for a change and began her pursuit of a career in the fitness industry. She has since worked in various health and fitness and pilates focused businesses over the last 9 years building on her knowledge, skills and experience in this field. Kim made the move with her husband and children to the Wairarapa in 2015 and we're pleased to have her as part of the team.

Deborah Davidson

Deborah Davidson

Pilates Instructor

Deb first joined the fitness industry in 1994; trained in the areas of personal and group training but enjoys the atmosphere and energy that comes from teaching group fitness classes.

Duncan Cameron

Duncan Cameron

Vocational Consultant

Duncan graduated from Massey University (Wellington Campus) with a Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2000 after some years on the wards he developed an interest in vocational rehabilitation and has been working in this area ever since. His role sees him liaising with ACC, employers, physiotherapists and clients to assist in return to work planning after injury. Duncan has been instrumental in helping a lot of our injured clients get back to work.