Staff profile Nick Mullen

When and how did you start working for Ethos?

I started working at Ethos at the start of this year (2022). I was at a stage in my career where I was looking for a new challenge and when the opportunity came up to join the team at Ethos I knew it would be a good fit.

Describe your role in one sentence.

My role is to create the best possible environment for people to improve their function and move comfortably and confidently.

What’s the best part of being a physio?

I think the best part of being a physio and a healthcare professional in general is the impact that we can have on an individual’s life. Being in pain is not pleasant or fun. Pain can have a significant impact on someone’s life. Being able to have a positive impact is extremely rewarding.

What’s the worst part of being a physio?

Being asked for a massage at all social gatherings.

What do you enjoy outside of work?

Anything that involves watching sport. Going for a hike or a swim at the beach. Cooking a BBQ with mates.

Can you tell us something we probably don’t know about you?

I have dual citizenship. I was born in America and spent the first 2 months of my life there before coming to Australia.

Anything unusual about your childhood?

Growing up Dad worked a bit overseas. This gave us kids the opportunity to live overseas and go to school in America for periods of time.

What makes you smile?

My wife, dog and mates. A whitewash of England in the cricket.

What keeps you awake at night?

Not much. I am a solid sleeper. Probably getting caught up in a good series on Netflix.

What do you do to stay healthy?

I try and go for a daily run. We also have a border collie, Austin, so he also gets a daily walk.

Any health tips?

Choose the form of exercise you enjoy doing. If you enjoy it, you are more likely to stick at it and do it consistently.

Who does the cooking at home?

My wife and I are generally pretty 50/50. It all depends on who gets home from work first to be organised.

Would you share a recipe?

A banana smoothie is always good on a hot morning. Blend together frozen banana, almond milk, a bit of peanut butter, and a touch of honey. Optional shot of coffee.

Banana smoothie recipe

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