Melissa has a passion for sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She is currently completing all of the NZMPA Certificate of Manual Therapy and Sport Physiotherapy NZ courses at AUT. She represented NZ at hockey at U18 and U21. She is currently the head physio for the Northland Kauri Womens Rugby Team 2022 and the Kerikeri Premier Rugby Team.
Having grown up in Kerikeri, Melissa fits right into the Bay of Islands and enjoys keeping fit, surfing and spend time with family and friends. View details »
Tom Ralph joined the team at Bay Physio in 2022 and brings over 10 years of musculoskeletal practice experience. His last 5 years were at Unisports Auckland where he worked alongside the country's leading sports physicians and surgeons treating weekend warriors through to elite sports people. Tom has also enjoyed working as head physio with many rugby teams including the Northland Taniwhas and Counties Manukau Steelers. His particular areas of interest are knee and shoulder injuries. He places great value in communication between GP and Physio and looks forward to working with you. He is currently studying for the NZMPA Certificate in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) at AUT.
Tom grew up in Russell and is over the moon to be bringing his young family back to the Bay where he is here to stay. View details »
Robin is passionate about musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy and is highly motivated to help achieve successful outcomes for his patients and his staff. He completed a Masters of Manipulative Therapy at Curtin University in Perth, WA in 2002 and has a special interest in the treatment of the spine, shoulder and knee.
He has a 1st Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of the West of England and a Sport Studies Honours Degree from Northumbria University, UK. Having worked in the NHS, private health sector and in professional sport at the Human Analysis Laboratory, Bristol and with the British Freestyle Kayak Team, he decided to make the Bay of Islands his home.
Robin established Bay Physio in 2004 and has been growing it ever since. He has also been involved with a number of community projects, most recently as a project driver with his wife, Tiffany to establish the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, Bay of Islands in 2016. View details »