JOEL MOWAT - Senior Physiotherapist and Director
Joel graduated from AUT in 2008 with a BHSc (Physio) degree. Since then, he has completed a number of courses to refine his skills and interests. These include: Dry Needling, Bike Setup,
Level 1 Crossfit Coaches Accreditation, and Neurolink training.
Joel has a passion for musculoskeletal physio and helping individuals reach their goals. Whether your aim is to walk the dog without pain, or to make a new PB lift, he is eager to make this goal your reality. Joel has spent time working in vocational rehabilitation and alongside various sports teams and athletes including: runners, triathletes, cyclists, Cross-Fitters, rugby players and rowers.
Joel prides himself on helping his clients more thoroughly understand their bodies. With this understanding, improvement is more tangible and therefore drastically increased. He takes a holistic approach, focusing not only on your physical presentation, but any external factors that may be contributing to the problem. With numerous treatment modalities available to him, Joel is able to pick and choose what will work best for you and involve you in the plan.
Outside of a busy work and family life, Joel loves to run and get out for a surf whenever there’s a wave.
REBEKAH DAVIDSON - Physiotherapist
Rebekah graduated from AUT with a BHSc (Physio) in 2016. Since then, she has continued her education in Advanced Dry Needling (2017) and Introductory Pelvic Floor assessment and bladder and incontinence treatment (2018).
Rebekah also has experience with various sports teams including: horse riding, netball, rugby, 7’s, tag, in-line hokey, water polo, and the Junior Disability Games. Rebekah’s goals for the future include becoming an equine physio, where she can treat the horse and rider combination.
Outside of work, Rebekah enjoys spending time on the farm riding horses, training her dog, and relaxing at the beach. In the past she has competed in water polo and long-distance ocean swimming, and now stays active by attending the Box Fit gym.
MARINA SHANNON - Physiotherapist
Marina graduated from AUT with a BHSc (Physio) at the end of 2018. Throughout her time there, she learned the valuable skill of how to consider a patient holistically and ensure that their goals are kept at the forefront of treatment.
Marina’s main area of interest is musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Skills in manual therapy, injury prevention, dry needling, and exercise prescription are just a few foundational principals that Marina uses. She has also spent time working in a hospital setting, working in stroke rehabilitation, intensive care, and paediatrics.
Outside of work, Marina enjoys doing anything outdoors. She loves a good team game, stand-up paddle boarding, and exploring beaches along New Zealand’s coastline. Marina also enjoys taking photos and appreciates specialty coffee.
EDDIE SCHURMANN - Senior Physiotherapist
Eddie graduated from the University of the Free State in South Africa in 1995 (BSc). Eddie has worked as a physio across the globe in South Africa, the USA, and New Zealand. He has also worked in various hospitals and clinic settings, and has owned private practices. In South Africa, Eddie was a part time lecturer at ETA (Exercise Teachers Academy).
Most of Eddie’s experience and interest lies in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He focuses on manual therapy, Myofascial release, dry needling, and exercise prescription. He believes that forming good habits with daily exercise, postural focus, and well balanced nutrition, are integral to good health and injury prevention. Eddie has worked with numerous athletics teams.
Outside of work, Eddie comes from a multisport and triathlon/duathlon background, where he was fortunate to be chosen to represent South Africa. Over the years, he has also completed numerous running and canoeing marathons, ultra-distance races, and multi-day adventure races. Nowadays, he prefers to spend time with his family and is learning to surf.
CAITLYN BLOXHAM - Physiotherapist
Caitlyn graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014. She started of her private practice career working in the outskirts of Hamilton, eventually relocating north and starting with Movewell in 2017. Caitlyn has since done a variety of courses including a certificate in orthopaedic manual therapy and a postgraduate certificate in acupuncture.
Caitlyn is passionate about the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries to not only see you return to work and/or sport as quickly and efficiently as possible, but also to improve your wellbeing. She has worked closely with club and rep rugby teams, and has also worked alongside the Otamatea Rugby club for a few seasons. In 2019, Caitlyn travelled as a physio for the NZ secondary school girls football team during their tour to the USA.
Outside of work, Caitlyn enjoys leading an active lifestyle and is hoping to return to football, squash and CrossFit. She also delights in spending time with her beloved dog Tank and newly acquired rescue pup, Lola.