Bek Downes

Bek graduated at the end of 2012 from the University of Newcastle, and has been working in private practices in the Newcaste and Hunter area since then. She has a certificate in Level One Trigger Point Dry Needling, and has attended courses including foot and ankle biomechanics, fundamentals of hand therapy and Lyn Watson's Level 1 shoulder course. Bek has a special interest in treating biomechanical issues associated with sport, and an interest in treating hand injuries. She is a keen runner and touch football player.


Guilty pleasure: If I get the time, I love to stay at home and wear my pyjamas all day.

Fave movie: The Lord of the Rings trilogy

3 people yuo would love to have dinner with: Jesus, Kanye West, Malala Yousafzai

I love physiotherapy because: pain can impact a person's whole life, and being able to make a change in someone's pain can change their life – what a privilege!

Fave book: after the Bible, the Harry Potter series has been a long time favourite

Favourite Place: Where ever my family and friends are – but a place I'd absolutely love to visit is the south of France. The wine, the cheese, the bread, the beaches...

Why do you love Terrace Physio Plus: I love the values of Terrace Physio Plus – the team environment, the quality of care and the strong focus of going above and beyond for the patients and each other.

Fave quote: “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love” the Apostle Paul

Surprised to know: I am a massive fan of hip hop! Whether bopping along to it in the car or on the dance floor