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Leighton Wills BHSc(Physio), PGD(Musc), PGC(Acup), MPNZ

Senior Physiotherapist


Leighton graduated from AUT in 2008. He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2011 and Post Graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture in 2016.

Leighton has gained extensive experience working overseas in London's exclusive Reebok Sports Club and in Australia, with both amateur and professional athletes.

He has worked with multiple sports teams at a youth and senior level, predominantly football. He currently works is the lead therapist for the NZ Under 20 Football team. Leighton is particularly interested in sports and spinal injuries and returning athletes of all levels back to sport.

He is heavily involved in mentoring and in-house training of all the staff at Roland Jeffery Physiotherapy.

  • "Low back pain affects many people and having qualified with my post-graduate diploma in manipulative therapy, I have a passion for treating low back pain. Using a number of techniques I can help restore movement, reduce pain and improve strength – returning you to work, sports and back to your goals. If you have low back pain book an appointment to see me today, I have over 23 years of treating low back pain"

    Roland Jeffery

  • "I enjoy treating knees, and here at RJ Physio we see many knee injuries and clients suffering from knee pain. Having a great knowledge of how the knee works and wonderful facilities at RJ Physio, including two gyms and a Pilates studio, anyone with a knee problem should see the team. Call me today to see if can help you with your knee pain."

    Hamish Donnison

  • "Having experienced headache’s and neck pain myself I have become an expert at treating them. I have qualified with my post-graduate diploma in manipulative therapy, and love sorting out my client’s stiff and painful necks, helping them with their posture and returning them to work."

    Leighton Wills

  • "I work with The Football Ferns and love treating football injuries. Having travelled the world with Football Ferns I have developed a great understanding and knowledge of football and injuries. With our great facilities at RJ Physio and our expert team, we are in a great position to help any football injury."

    Anna Barlow