The Refine Health team are passionate about so many things; Physiotherapy, Pilates, Running, Yoga, Massage, Smoothies, Corporate Wellness, Nutrition, Health, Triathlons, Golf, Diving, Horses – and enjoying life!

Our family continues to grow and change as Refine Health does. Each person brings a unique set of skills and passions making us an interesting mix of people – all wanting to help you on your road to recovery, and health resilience!

Emma Johnson

Senior Physio
Emma completed a Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University. Emma is a former elite athlete competing in the 100m and 200m sprints at a National level. Not surprisingly, her athletic background triggered her passion for physiotherapy. Emma has a special interest in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries as well as orthopedic post-operative rehabilitation. Emma has expertise in dry needling and is passionate about working collaboratively with patients to identify personal goals and tailoring sessions to meet her patient’s needs.

Kate Birks, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Kate Birks

Senior Physio
Kate has worked as a physio for over 7 years. She completed her Physiotherapy training at The University of Nottingham in the UK and graduated in 2012. She has worked in private practices in the UK and with professionals and local sports clubs.

Pauline Thorp, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Pauline Thorp

Senior Physio, Pilates Instructor
Pauline worked in private practice for over 18 years. She has a ‘hands on’ approach to treating her clients, with a combination of soft tissue techniques, mobilisation, strength and conditioning, and accupuncture to help them on their path to injury recovery.

Nick Ewart, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Nick Ewart

Senior Physio
Nick has worked in private practice for over 20 years. Nick has a hands-on approach when his treating his patients, and has a particular interest in assisting his patients with gym-based strengthening.

Stu Ross, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Stu Ross

Owner, Senior Physio

Stu has worked in private practice for over 18 years. He worked as a physiotherapist for New Zealand Mens Hockey and Takapuna Premiere Rugby. He then spent five years working as a physiotherapist in London and Dublin, including positions at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Her Majesty's Forces at Headley Court.

Bess Kilpatrick Mason, Nutritionist Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Bess Kilpatrick Mason

Nutritionist/ Writer
Bess is a Nutritionist, foodie and dancer who is passionate about food education with school-aged kids and adults. She has worked teaching food education, cooking and dance as therapy and food programs in schools.

Jo ChetwyndBess Kilpatrick Mason, CFO Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Jo Chetwynd

Chief Financial Officer
With over 12 years experience in small business accounting, administration and operations management, Jo understands the importance of financial systems and the positive impact they have on business.

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

Deb Gibson

Practice Manager
Deb's aim at Refine Health is to make people feel welcome and enjoy their experience. She is usually the voice you will get when you call to make an appointment or ask a question.

Anna Russell, Ex Pro Ironman Newmarket & St Heliers | Refine Health

Anna Russell

Ex Pro Ironman Athlete/ Writer
Anna's passion is to inspire, motivate and energise people. She speaks, writes and coaches people to pursue their goals with absolute commitment and enthusiasm whilst maintaining balance across their lives.