Injury Recovery . Health Resilience

You want to move freely again, without pain, restriction or discomfort holding you back, and we’re here to help you do that. However, our support goes beyond simply getting you back to pain-free, to getting you feeling and functioning even better than before.

Because while a specific injury, on-going pain or persistent niggle might have brought you here, our role is to not only treat those symptoms hands-on, but support you in rehabilitating the cause. 

This integrated philosophy to health and healing considers your body as a whole and will ensure you can function in a way that prevents that pain or injury from recurring, builds resilience in your body and gives you back confidence and freedom in movement for whatever activities you love.

A whole health approach

At Refine Health we see movement as medicine and structured rehabilitation as the best investment you can make towards long-term wellbeing. That’s why we offer a collaborative approach to your care. 

We’ve combined the expertise and experience of various skilled practitioners under one roof to help you overcome and prevent injuries, alleviate pain and improve physical performance.

  • Physiotherapy
  • Massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Pilates
  • Podiatry
  • Run assessment
  • Nutrition

As Physiotherapists, we can refer for x-rays, ultrasound scans and steroid injections as well as to our network of specialists and Orthopaedic Surgeons. Refine Health is a registered ACC provider which means that we can lodge your injury directly with ACC without requiring a referral from your GP.

We can help you overcome:

  • Back pain/ neck pain
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Running injuries
  • Headaches
  • Muscle imbalances


Industry-leading care

Refine Health is led by Senior Physiotherapist, Stu Ross. With over 18 years experience in private practice, Stu has also worked at elite level with professional athletes and sports teams both in New Zealand and offshore. He created Refine Health as a space where everyone could get access to this same standard of exceptional care. Because we all have a life we want to enjoy without pain or discomfort – regardless of whether you’re an office worker, Olympic athlete, busy parent or active octogenarian.

You're in good hands

We’ve consciously grown a team of trusted health professionals with the right skills and experience to support and educate you as you recover, build health resilience and transform the way you feel and move in your body.

Pauline Thorp, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Pauline Thorp

Senior Physio
Core Strength Specialist

Stu Ross, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Stu Ross

Owner, Senior Physio

Kate Birks, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Kate Birks

Senior Physio
Rehab Specialist

Nick Ewart, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Nick Ewart

Senior Physio

Rohil Chauhan

Rohil Chauhan

Senior Physio

Kelsi Millar

Customer Service . Administration

Deb Gibson, Practice Manager Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Deb Gibson


Rehabilitation Facilities


Take some time and explore some of the insights, stories and gems from the team here at Refine Health.

Patient Accountability

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Back Pain

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