CHRIS COMPLETED HIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE AND MASTERS OF CHIROPRACTIC AT MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY. HE HAS A KEEN INTEREST IN TREATING DISORDERS OF THE SPINE AS WELL AS SPORTS AND SOFT TISSUE INJURIES.
Chris has undertaken further post-graduate studies including:
+ Active Release Techniques
+ Dry Needling
+ Spinal Diagnosis
+ SFMA (Selective functional movement assessment)
Having learnt martial arts throughout his life and also currently studying Jow Gar Kung Fu, Chris understands how important function is to the human body. His whole body approach not only deals with the presenting injury but also its key dysfunction.
Chris has worked extensively with the NSWISS 400 metre track squad, body builders, CrossFit athletes, personal trainers and martial artists.
Chris’ past experience also lies in the corporate sector. He had previously been the head injury management advisor for Cement Australia providing onsite treatment and management programs for work related injuries.
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COMPETING AS A MIDDLE AND LONG DISTANCE RUNNER THROUGHOUT HIS TEENS, MIKE’S TRAINING BEGAN TO TAKE ITS TOLL ON HIS BODY AND LANDED HIM IN NUMEROUS SPECIALIST OFFICES. HIS FIRST HAND EXPERIENCES WITH INJURY HAVE TAUGHT HIM TO LOOK AT THE BODY AS A WHOLE, AND NOT JUST AT ITS SEPARATE PARTS. HE FOCUSES ON TREATING NOT ONLY THE SOURCE OF PAIN BUT ALSO THE KEY MOVEMENT DYSFUNCTIONS.
Mike has worked with runners, triathletes, personal trainers, weight lifters, football players and CrossFit athletes amongst others.
He also works onsite for a number of corporations around Sydney as a health consultant, providing hands-on treatment and implementing injury prevention strategies.
Mike has undertaken further postgraduate studies in:
• Running assessment and gait retraining
• SFMA (selective functional movement assessment)
• Spinal and peripheral diagnosis
• DNS (dynamic neuromuscular stability)
• Kinesio-tape (Rocktape)
• Soft tissue therapy (Dip Rem Mass)
FROM A YOUNG AGE, KIRSTEN ALWAYS HAD A KEEN INTEREST IN SPORTS, SPENDING A MAJORITY OF HER WEEKENDS ON A NETBALL COURT. WITH PLAYING COMPETITIVE NETBALL CAME HER FAIR SHARE OF INJURIES AND HEALTH PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS.
She understands what it means to be wanting to perform and be at your best, doing what you love. Through promoting movement and exercise while not ceasing but modifying your daily activities, her aim is to help get you back to maximum performance and feeling your absolute best. Not only does she believe in addressing an injury or site of pain but truly determining the cause and underlying mechanical dysfunction.