About Us

Bounce Back 2 Health

Bounce Back 2 Health is a locally owned and operated Exercise Physiology business servicing the Southern Highlands. Started in 2013, we endeavour to provide quality exercise rehabilitation services to our clients at an affordable price.

We believe in the power of exercise, educating our clients as to how it can be used to both prevent and manage a number of chronic health conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and chronic pain. We also help our clients along the road to recovery from a range of musculoskeletal injuries.

We hope that through consultation with us, we will be able to guide you in the right direction and use exercise to Bounce Back 2 Health!

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Our Team

Belinda Dowton

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Owner

Belinda grew up in the Southern Highlands and was fortunate enough to be able to return to this area to work following completion of a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation with Distinction at the University of Wollongong in 2008. She also completed a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management in 2012.

Belinda began working at Annesley Lifestyle Centre and completed 4 years, before branching out into her own business. She also spent some time working at Shell Cove Family Health, a multidisciplinary practice with a focus on holistic health care. In 2014, Belinda was awarded the Southern Highlands Young Business Person of the Year.

Belinda specialises in exercise prescription for chronic disease management, including cardiopulmonary disease, osteoporosis and cancer. She enjoys working with older clients in areas of pre- and post-surgical strengthening, particularly hip and knee replacements, as well as falls prevention.

Lachlan Harris

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Lachlan joined the Bounce Back 2 Health team in June 2020. He completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Sports Coaching) in 2015 and Bachelor of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation in 2016 at the University of Canberra.

Lachlan started his Exercise Physiology career at Anytime Fitness before spending two years at The Canberra Hospital. During his time there, he was heavily involved in cardiac and heart failure rehabilitation programs, as well as inpatient care.

Lachlan takes a special interest in exercise prescription for musculoskeletal and sporting injuries, including arthritis, lower back, knee and shoulder pain. He strives to help people return to their daily activities with as little pain and discomfort as possible.

Laura Byfield

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Laura also grew up in the Southern Highlands. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise) at Western Sydney University in 2011, followed by a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) through Charles Sturt University in 2013.

Laura commenced her Exercise Physiology work with Ontrac in Bowral, before moving over to Bounce Back 2 Health in 2016.

Laura enjoys working with clients of all ages from children to the elderly. She is passionate about increasing exercise participation for teenagers, using an introduction to gym-based exercise programmes to help build their confidence.

She specialises in exercise prescription for Type II Diabetes and in the past has run successful group interventions for this population.

She also enjoys working with individuals with disabilities, both physical and intellectual.

Daniel Leahy

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Daniel is the newest member of the Bounce Back 2 Health team, joining us in 2021. He is another Highlands local, residing in the Northern Villages. Daniel completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Western Sydney University in 2019, followed by Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology with Distinction at the University of Wollongong in 2021.

Through his studies Daniel has gained practical experience in the areas of mental health and cardiac rehabilitation, as well as private practice.

Daniel takes a special interest in older individuals, prescribing gentle exercise to maintain their physical capacity and independence. He is also running our community pulmonary rehabilitation group exercise class.

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