At Pondera we consider Remedial Massage Therapy an integral part of our service and care model. Our therapists work closely with our Physiotherapists to coordinate your treatment and provide the right mixture of remedial, deep tissue, sports or relaxation massage techniques. They also offer pregnancy massage.

We have three Remedial Massage Therapists at Pondera:

  • Jo Badenhorst 
  • Jill Hinton
  • Zoe Eves-Cowell

Current Remedial Therapy timetable: appointments are available in between these times: (Appointments are generally 60 minutes, unless otherwise requested)

Jo Badenhorst Jill Hinton Zoe Eves-Cowell
Monday 10am – 1pm 1.30pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday Every 2nd Wed
9am – 12 pm
9am – 7pm
Thursday 2pm – 7:30pm
Friday 9am – 3pm 9am – 12pm
Saturday 8am – 12pm 8am – 1.30pm



Jo Badenhorst

Remedial Massage Therapist

Jo Badenhorst - Pondera




Jo has over 20 years of professional Massage Therapy experience  and has a Diploma in Remedial Therapy, a Bachelor of Exercise Science, and an Associate Diploma in Dance.

She has been at Pondera since 2012, and prior to that, worked in a variety of Clinical settings including Chiropractic, Osteopathic, Massage Clinic, as well as mobile appointments.

Jo is also a member of ANTA, and is registered as a Health Fund Provider.


Jill Hinton

Remedial Massage Therapist

Jill Hinton - Pondera



Following a career in Nursing including a coronary care nurse in both Sydney and the UK, Jill completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Institute of Applied Sciences in 2004 when she moved to Queensland.

Since completing her Diploma, she has worked full time as a Remedial Massage Therapist in the fields of Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Naturopathy.

Jill’s vast experience includes treating frozen shoulders, headaches/migraines, hip/lower back problems, leg/calf cramps and Plantar Fasciitis (inflammation of a thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes).

During Jill’s time as a remedial therapist she has also gained qualifications and experience in “cupping” and “dry needling”.

In addition to treating many people for injuries or pain, Jill also enjoys looking after her longstanding clients who receive regular massage to maintain better overall physical health and reduce the risk of injury.


Zoe Eves-Cowell

Remedial Massage Therapist



Zoe is a Registered Massage Therapist, having graduated with a Bachelor degree in Musculoskeletal Therapy/Myotherapy and is a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA). She is also a Registered Nurse and has additional qualifications in fitness and Pilates.

Zoe brings to Pondera advanced soft tissue therapy and assessment skills. She is passionate about helping others by relieving pain and dysfunction, or simply just to help you relax.

As an active participant in activities such as cycling and running, she understands the benefits of regular massage therapy in any fitness routine.

Zoe is available on Mondays and Saturdays in the clinic.