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Neil Barback
Practice owner and lead physiotherapist


BSc (Physio) Hons MNZSP/Dip Orthopaedic Medicine/ UK PT Acup

Neil is an English born and trained physiotherapist who has now been in New Zealand for 10 years with his Kiwi wife and two children.
He has an interest in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and has a wide range of experience including working within the NHS in the UK, for the Oxford University Rugby Club and for a private practice. Neil is trained in acupuncture and spinal manipulation and has a particular interest in the treatment of the sporting lower limb.

He enjoys treating the local Te Puke population - from orchardists to sports players, from dairy farmers to the elderly and everyone in between.

When not treating in the clinic he enjoys cycling, running and golf.

Rob Reed


BSc(Physio)/ MNZSP/ MNZMPA/ Dip McKenzie Method


Rob completed his physiotherapy training in the USA and has worked in New Zealand for many years, primarily in the Wellington area before more recently relocating to the Bay of Plenty. He has huge expertise in treating musculoskeletal conditions with a special interest in treating spinal pain. He has worked with Robin McKenzie, a world-renowned Kiwi physio. Rob enjoys running, tennis, fishing and, when he gets time, a good round of golf!

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Sophie Hodge


BSc (Physio), MNZSP, Acupuncture

Sophie graduated as a physiotherapist in 2011 and since then she has travelled the world

applying her skills in London, Canada and Auckland!

Sophie has a passion for hands-on effective treatment of injuries and is qualified to use

acupuncture as part of her treatment. She has experience working with sports teams. Sophie is a keen horse rider, and plays tennis and football.

Sophie is also a qualified Veterinary Physiotherapist. 

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Miyoung Jung 
B Physiotherapy, MPNZ, MPWMH, Certified Mulligan Practitioner

Miyoung is originally from South Korea and has over 15 years experience as a physiotherapist in South Korea and NZ. She is passionate about treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, especially spinal injuries, and various joint conditions. This has led to her further training in Mulligan concept and clinical pilates. Miyoung's goal is not only to get the best outcomes for her patients but also to return them to their active lifestyles.


Specialty areas include manual therapies, pilates, dry needling, pre and post surgical rehab, women's pelvic health and exercise prescription.

When not in the clinic, Miyoung enjoys tramping and would like to complete the 10 Great Walks