Barbara Wheeler (BHSc Physio, MNZSP, Dip Sport & Fitness) is the principal Physiotherapist.
She is a qualified physiotherapist, personal trainer and Pilates instructor. She has a strong gym background that has included time working as a fitness instructor at Westwave Fitness centre, prescribing exercise for clients from green prescription to elite and sports specific programs. Her special interests include sports massage and nutrition.
Coming from an extensive sport & gym background, both as a competitor & coach, Barbara believes that physiotherapy combined with exercise prescription gives clients the ideal rehabilitation from injuries or musculoskeletal problems. Barbara works with clients giving them the tools to help them to achieve their goals whether they are health or fitness related
Barbara was the Physiotherapist to the Ponsonby Ponies Rugby League Senior teams for 6 years. In 2014 and 2015 she has been working with the Mangere Hawks Premiers, Premier 1st and U20 teams. In 2016 she was back at the Ponies. She also teaches Pilates mat and reformer classes.
One of Barbara's passions is riding her Harley Softail Slim Motorbike, and she tries to get out to ride most weekends with a group of fellow enthusiasts.