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 isMeet Ryan - Video
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.Meet Garry - Video
Simon PumfreySenior Chiropractor
Simon 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.
Megan McGregorStaff Physiotherapist
Megan prides herself in thoroughly assessing and treating not just your symptoms, but the contributing causes to your injury to improve recovery and minimise the risk of recurrence of your injury. Megan has gained experience in a number of settings, including providing physiotherapy input for National level Hockey teams, state level Australian Football and the public Hospital sector. She is a keen netball and AFL player.
Olivia graduated from Otago in 2017 and then moved to the wonderful Wairarapa. She has been working in private practice from day one, with a particular interest in sports physiotherapy and biomechanics. Olivia loves working within the Wairarapa community; helping people to achieve their physical and rehabilitation goals. She works alongside trainers of The Hubb Health Club to deliver weekly Pack Lite sessions. These group training sessions provide a safe environment for clients to continue to strengthen, tone and increase cardiovascular fitness as they move through their rehabilitation pathway.Book with Olivia
Kayne graduated in 2017 from Otago University. He has spent the last few years working in private practice and as a sports physiotherapist for a rugby club. He enjoys assisting individuals and athletes to get back to the areas of life they enjoy.Book with Kayne
Megan has been with Back In Action since 2018. Megan enjoys the private setting for it's ability to be creative and innovative in it's approach to client care. She works alongside trainers of The Hubb Health Club to deliver Pack Lite sessions. These group training sessions provide a safe environment for clients to continue to strengthen, tone and increase cardiovascular fitness as they move through their rehabilitation pathway.Book with Megan
Duncan CameronVocational 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.
Catherine PearceMassage Therapist
Catherine is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist who completed her training in Perth, Western Australia in 2013. She has worked alongside Chiropractors and Physio's throughout her career. She enjoys using a variety of techniques to help her client’s to function and move more freely, and provide a positive relief from aches and pains. Catherine has a special interest in pregnancy massage and has undertaken specialised training in pregnancy massage with Pregnancy Massage Australia. To find out more about pregnancy massage here.https://getbackinaction.nz/pregnancy-massage/
Katie qualified with a Diploma in Wellness & Relaxation Massage from the New Zealand College of Massage. She has worked with sports teams and alongside a physiotherapists in a private clinic in Ohakune (where she also worked as a ski instructor) as well as in beauty spa settings.
Maryanne MonastraManaging 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.
Jasmin MacKenzieClient Support Team
Jasmin joined the BIA team in 2021 after taking time out with her newborn. Jasmin brings years of experience in customer care to the role and we're loving having her on the team.
Rose ShailerClient Support Team
Rose is completing her final year at Waicol and is enjoying studying health. She loves to be the happy, friendly face welcoming clients and giving them the best posible customer service she can.
Kirstie SimsClient Support Team
Kirstie joined the BIA team in 2021. Wairarapa born and bred Kirstie loves the region and when not working with us is supporting her husband on the farm. She has a background in the healthcare and public sector and loves to help.
Jen BockhopAccounts Team
Jen joined the BIA team in 2020 (oh what a year that was!) she has provided invaluable support to our client support and management team by taking on an accounts role. If you need support with paying off your treatment please get in touch with Jen to arrange this.