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ABOUT US

We have a team of experienced and highly educated physiotherapists,
each of whom have their particular style and approach. We value the
individual patient and value our individuality as physiotherapists, and 
encourage you to see the person most suited to you and your needs.  
All our physiotherapists are members of Physiotherapy New Zealand
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Glenn Thomas - Principal Physiotherapist
Qualifications
PGDipHSM, PGDipPhysio (Dist.), PGCertPhys (Acup.), BHSc (Physio) 

Professional affiliations
- OHSIG (Occupational Health Special Interest Group)
- NZPA (Pain Association)

Glenn is a generalist with a passion for rural primary health care. His clinical strengths are with musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction diagnosis.  He particularly enjoys the challenge of getting to the bottom of complex and long standing issues through taking a broad biopsychosocial approach. 

 

Glenn has extensive experience across private practice and community physiotherapy settings, with particular expertise in occupational health, vocational rehabilitation, elder care, health promotion and injury prevention. He has post graduate diplomas in both physiotherapy and health management alongside having completed postgraduate papers in Men's Health and Primary Health Care. 

Glenn is a strong believer in teamwork with a patient's other health providers to achieve the best care in the most efficient and timely way for his patients.

Lara Malcolm - Physiotherapist 
Qualifications
PGDipHSc (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy), BPhty
 
Professional affiliations
- SPENZ (Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy)
- OHSIG (Occupational Health Special Interest Group)

Lara completed her 4-year undergraduate Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Otago before beginning her professional career here with us at The Physio Clinic in 2016. She has subsequently become a true asset and very well liked clinician here in Motueka. Lara completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2020 and also works in Nelson at Activate Physiotherapy with Helen Nott.

 

With her rehabilitation expertise Lara leads The Physio Clinic's service at Oceania Healthcare's Woodlands Resthome. She also has a developing interest in pain management and sports physiotherapy. Her gentle, engaging and empathic manner is a real feature of her practice. 

Fleur Holland - Physiotherapist 
Qualifications
BHSc (Physiotherapy)
 
Professional affiliations

 

Fleur qualified as a physiotherapist in 1997 from Auckland University of Technology. After an initial spell at Ashburton Hospital, her experience has been predominantly in private practice with a focus on sports physiotherapy.  After a time away raising her family, Fleur has recently returned to practice here at the The Physio Clinic.

Fleur is a keen skier and enjoys getting into the backcountry with her husband. Fleur keeps fit during the rest of the year by either hiking or mountain biking on the home-built trails around their property. 

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