Chiropractic, Spinal disc decompression therapies, Scoliosis, Treatment of low back, Leg pain, Neck and Arm pain, Disc bulge, Disc herniation, Sciatica, Spondylolisthesis
Dr Joel Dixon Graduating from RMIT School of Chiropractic in 1986, Dr Dixon has concentrated his professional development in spinal disc decompression therapies since becoming certified in Cox® Technic in 2000. He is the only Cox® certified instructor in Australia.Dr Dixon (Chiropractor) has a specific interest in treatment for disc bulge and disc herniation, sciatica, spondylolisthesis and scoliosis, amongst other conditions. He has treated thousands of patients with varying degrees of spinal disc pathology requiring non-surgical, conservative treatment using the latest Cox® 8 decompression instruments from Michigan USA.
Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, X-ray diagnosis, Neck And Arm pain
Dr Ron Zukerman is an experienced Chiropractor having run multiple practices and is a leader and mentor in his field. Dr Ron Zukerman completed his first year of study in science at Monash University and then transferred to the Chiropractic College at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). The course concentrated on anatomy, physiology, pathology, x-ray diagnosis as well as chiropractic studies. After countless hours of study and examinations, Dr Zukerman graduated in 1992. Dr Zukerman now boasts more than 20 years of private practice in the field and finds that his passion and enthusiasm for this realm of care continues to grow with each passing day. As a chiropractor in Melbourne, he has seen a variety of cases across diverse patients from differing backgrounds, ethnicity and conditions.
Therapy for headaches, Neck pain, Lower back pain, Chiropractic adjustments on the spine, Postural analysis solutions, Migraines, Reduced muscular tension
Dr Luke, the founder of Chiropractic Health & Wellness on Collins, graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with the prestigious 5 year Chiropractic double-degree in 1998. His Chiropractic qualifications are a Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Science) and a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science.Luke is currently registered with the AHPRA, and is also a member of the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA). Dr Luke Smith has been practicing since mid-2000, starting with offices in Queen Street. Due to an ever expanding practice and the vision of an integrated wellness clinic.
Neck and back pain, Muscle spasms, Sciatica, Headaches, Migraines and jaw pain
Dr. Pilkington first attended the prestigious University of Waterloo in Canada graduating with a four year Honours Bachelor of Science Degree (with a focus on exercise physiology, biomechanics, ergonomics and nutrition) in 1985. He then attended The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College obtaining a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree after completing the intensive four year program. A few years later he added a Certification in Occupational Health, finishing in 1992. He is one of only 30 Chiropractors from Canada to hold this certification. In addition to working in private practice and sports injury clinics Dr. Pilkington has chaired the Occupational Health Committee for the Ontario Chiropractic Association and was one of the few Chiropractors to formally offer injury management strategies and ergonomics to the workplace.
Functional neurology, Brain function, Headaches, Migraines, Poor-posture related issue
Dr. Dave is an Australian-born chiropractor and has been in practice for over 20 years. He spent his formative years in small town USA, so you may notice he is sporting an exotic accent (something between Canadian and Irish depending on who he spoke with last). Having run a thriving family country practice for 9 years, he relocated to Melbourne in order to be closer to family and friends. A proud husband and first time father, Dr. Dave is a passionate student of life’s many subjects. Dr. Dave has recently completed a diploma in functional neurology, allowing him to tackle challenging cases. He loves the unique cases that his patients present due to his strong interest in neurology and brain function.
Neck pain, Brain function
Dr Jengis is a highly dedicated and driven Chiropractor who graduated from RMIT University with a double degree in Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Applied Science in Chiropractic. During the course of his studies, Jengis developed a further interest in Chiropractic when he suffered from chronic neck pain. Through the process of chiropractic care, Jengis was able to overcome his neck pain and further improve his posture and general lifestyle. This led him down the path of a chiropractor, seeking to help others with the same passion and diligence provided to him.
Sports injury rehabilitation, Neck pain, Headaches, Migraines, Fibromyalgia, Trigeminal neuralgia
James is the founder of Vitality Chiropractic Australia. Early in James’ professional career he completed numerous programs at RMIT University in Bundoora, including a 3-year Bachelor of Exercise Science degree as well as a 3-year Bachelor of Chiropractic degree. Following these achievements, James completed a further 2-years of study to obtain his Masters of Chiropractic and joined a prestigious club as he achieved Distinction results across his 8-year University studies. James is still an active member of the Golden Key Society following these achievements. While completing his Chiropractic studies, James worked closely with both the Carlton & Collingwood Football Clubs as an assistant Strength, Conditioning & Rehabilitation coach. James is well recognized within the elite and amateur sporting industry as well as the Chiropractic profession. Vitality Chiropractic Australia is fortunate to be regarded as one of the premier wellness, sports injury rehabilitation and Chiropractic clinics throughout Melbourne with many athletes and wider population visiting us for reputable & evidence based management.
Back pain, Shoulder pain, Neck pain, Headaches, Poor posture
Richard’s first five years were in practice in Melbourne utilising traditional methods. A yearning for travel saw him move with his wife Clare, to Glasgow, Scotland, for a years working holiday. It lasted seven as it was such a rich chiropractic and personal experience. In Scotland he became a leader in the Glasgow Chiropractic community, then the largest chiropractic company in Europe and was awarded their Chiropractor of the Year honour in 2006. It was in this time that he first learnt of Advanced BioStructural Correction™. Excited at the prospect after some initial learning in ABC™, Richard travelled to meet founder, Dr Jesse Jutkowitz, in the USA. He found a worthy mentor who would become a great friend. Richard is credited with pioneering ABC™ in the UK (where it continues to prosper to this day). He was awarded the position of Australasian Instructor in 2010 and has presented seminars and lectured to chiropractors regularly since (mostly in Australia and New Zealand but also as far as Hawaii, Bejing and Singapore).
Chiropractic and Back Pain, Neck Pain
Dr Martin Harvey (Chiropractor) has a special interest in helping people with headaches and other stress related issues as well as taking care of children and babies. Martin graduated from Macquarie University in 1992. On graduating he received the “Macquarie University Chiropractic Student of the Year” and “Sydney College of Chiropractic Student of the Year” awards. He has been in practice since 1991 and in the South Melbourne/Albert Park area since 1992. Martin is the immediate Past President of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation, is a current Board member of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation and is a past Board member of the Chiropractors Association of Australia (Victorian Branch) and Chiropractic Education Australia.
Repetitive strain, Exertional injuries, Postural pain, Sports and Athletic injuries
Dr Campbell graduated from RMIT University in 2012 with a Masters in Chiropractic. He worked within the corporate setting for three and a half years providing injury management and treatment to workers with a range of musculoskeletal conditions including repetitive strain, exertional injuries and postural pain from desk based jobs. He is particularly interested in sports and athletic injuries and works with local football clubs, soccer clubs and gyms. His goal is to rehabilitate the patient beyond their pre-injury state. He has also completed further study in functional movement and injury prevention. Campbell enjoys learning spiritual teachings and has recently studied the practice of mindfulness. He believes that with expert advice, knowledgeable and skillful physical therapy and specific exercise, patients will be functioning at their optimum in all aspects of their life.