The Team

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Meet The Team

All the staff at Hakuba Physio are highly professional and fully committed to our patients’ health. We actively keep up to date with the latest in injury management techniques to ensure that your experience with us is smooth and seamless, from first contact to last appointment. Our therapists are all highly trained and experienced, with degrees in physiotherapy from leading universities in the field. We practice an Australian style of physiotherapy.

Bevan Colless

Bevan has a degree in Sports Science from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) from the University of Sydney. Having worked for over a decade in our ski-resort clinics, he has a special interest in acute knee injuries. Bevan lectures around Asia to physiotherapists and runners, focusing on the latest developments in running injuries, snow-sports injuries, cycling injuries and bike fitting. He is a certified Running Injury Specialist by The Running Clinic and also a F.I.S.T. certified bike fitter. Having completed more than 15 Ironman distance triathlons he is also a certified Level 1 Triathlon Coach by Triathlon Australia.

Vanessa Colless

Vanessa has a degree in Medical Science and Physiotherapy from the University of Sydney. As co-founder of Asia Physio she has worked in Japan and Singapore for over 17 years, earning her excellent reputation as an accomplished physiotherapist. She is experienced in all areas of women’s health and also performs running biomechanical assessments.

Ben Kirk

Ben is the Managing Physiotherapist in Hakuba, and is returning for his third season. Ben is from Lennox Head in NSW and was a former competitive sprinter before he got bitten by the snow bug and now rides so well in 2018 he was third place on a Free Ride World Tour Qualifier. Ben has a special interest in knees and shoulders.

Darcy Lubcke

Darcy is a Physiotherapist from Perth who has experience working with a multitude of athletes in different sports. In recent times he has worked for the Fremantle Dockers AFL side. Darcy has a keen interest in the diagnosing and rehabilitation of joint injuries, especially knees and ankles.

Hannah Senior

Hannah is a 2018 physiotherapy graduate from Monash University who was working in a sports medicine practice before deciding to spend the winter in Japan. She is working in the Hakuba clinic predominantly treating a varied musculoskeletal caseload as well as teaching clinical Pilates classes.  Hannah is an avid snowboarders and loves to help her clients get back to skiing and snowboarding.

Jack Rayment

Jack graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from The University of Sydney and has developed a strong background in biomechanics and physiology through his undergraduate studies in Health Science, majoring in Human Movement. Jack has worked in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team in bounceRehab, a top clinic clinics in Sydney. He has a special interest in knees and spinal problems and has an innovative approach to problem-solving and a strong commitment to community health and well being. 

Tim Oxley

Tim is a Myotherapist from Brisbane doing his first season in Japan. He has a long history I the health industry, including in the RAAF. Tim likes to use Myotherapy to bridge the gap between physio and massage, he incorporates trigger point therapy and a wide range of soft tissue massage and mbilisation and stretching to get your body refreshed and ready for another day on the slopes.

Lauren Terry

Lauren Terry is receptionist in Hakuba and is one quarter Japanese and has recently been living in Tokyo reconnecting with her grand-parent’s family and working as a model, studying Japanese and teaching English. She loves health and has worked as a nurse’s assistant in a Western Australian Hospital prior to moving to Japan.

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