About Us


Established in 1989 on Lambton Quay, Central City Physiotherapy has provided quality physiotherapy to the CBD for over 25 years. With quality at its core the practice provides professional sports level advice and treatment to the Wellington public and sports associations alike.


Paul Butler – Principal Physiotherapist

Paul Butler - Principal Physiotherapist

A Wellingtonian, Paul’s career has spanned the globe. From the American and Australian swim teams, professional rugby league to Olympic GB track athletes. He is now excited to be involved with elite athletes throughout NZ.

Dave Bullen – Physiotherapist
BSC (Hons)

Dave Bullen - Physiotherapist

Experience matters and Dave brings plenty of it to the Golden Mile. English Pro-football (soccer) and rugby  feature in this talented physio’s career. He has a new interest in boxing and mixed martial arts.

Helen Carrington – Physiotherapist
BSC (Hons)

Helen Carrington - Physiotherapist

Helen brings a wealth of experience to the clinic with 7 years as a practicing physiotherapist. She is an avid trail runner with a passion for Wellington’s extensive hill network. To maintain flexibility and balance her running she practices yoga regularly.

Etta Hanipale – Clinic Coordinator

Etta Hanipale

Etta is here to greet you and make your clinic experience a smooth one.