THE TEAM

Our Dedicated therapists

NATALIE CLOHESY

CHIROPRACTOR
BSc (MURDOCH), BChiro (Hons)(MURDOCH)

ICCSP, GradCertHE (ACU),TPI, C.K.T.P, Dip. Fitness

Natalie Clohesy graduated with honours from a double degree in Science and Chiropractic science from Murdoch University in Perth. During her time in Perth she also worked in several chiropractic clinics, and has returned to Queensland to continue her career. Upon graduation Natalie was presented with two prestigious awards. The Chiropractor’s Association of Australia awarded Natalie with the Australian graduate of the year. This award was given through nominations from her University lecturers and clinic staff, and a combination of her grades and clinical excellence. Additionally Natalie was presented with the “Clinical Excellence” award from the Chiropractic Education Australia association (CEA). This award entitled her to continue her post graduate studies.
Natalie has a background in the sporting arena being a gymnast for many years she has a keen passion for sports and working with sports teams and athletes. Within practice Natalie has a special interest in sports injuries, rehabilitation and assisting sports people to obtain optimum performance. In order to assists patients obtain optimal sports performance she also applies Kinesio Taping Method, which emerged as a rehabilitative taping method within the US and international medical communities.
Natalie has worked as a Chiropractor and sports trainer at many different events including; World floorball championships, Australian Women’s Volleyball Tour, Australian Beach Volleyball championships and Western Australian state touch rugby championships

Additionally Natalie has University Qualifications in teaching and uses these skills to educate her patient about Chiropractic, Healthy lifestyle choices and Posture. Recently Natalie has been lecturing in Anatomy and Physiology at numerous colleges to educate fitness students. Natalie is also willing to discuss patient health issues and provide as much up to date information as possible to assist patients in making correct lifestyle choices.

ART® is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. ART® may be able to help with; Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow just to name a few of the many conditions.

To request an appointment with Natalie Clohesy please call 0406 010 157

or email northsidechiropracticclinic@gmail.com

MARTIN DUNN

CHIROPRACTOR
BSc (BioMed) (UQ), BSc (MURDOCH),

BChiro (MURDOCH)

Martin Dunn graduated with a double degree in Science and Chiropractic science from Murdoch University in Perth. While in Perth Martin completed a regional outreach program in Kununurra W.A. During this program he worked at local medical and health centres providing chiropractic treatment to the Indigenous population and others who are unable to afford treatment.

Upon graduation he was presented with the University perseverance awards for his dedication to his 5 year degree. Over ten years ago Martin returned to Brisbane to begin his Chiropractic career in private practice.

Since graduation he has completed numerous additional conferences and studies to keep his skills current. Martin has a philosophy of improving the spinal stability in all his patients, working with both athletes and the general public to help them achieve optimal function and performance. He also enjoys working with his patients to accomplish individual focused goals. His treatments utilise the most up to date research in the manual therapies and rehabilitation fields.

Martin has a special interest in treating patients with headache, migraine and neck pain, but is also willing to discuss patient health issues and lifestyle choices.

To book an appointment with Martin Dunn please use the book appointment function on this website or please

call 0406 010 157 or email northsidechiropracticclinic@gmail.com

SOPHIA LAWTON

CHIROPRACTOR
BOralH (UQ), BSc(Chiro) (CQU),

MClinChiro (CQU)

 

Sophia Lawton graduated with distinctions from the Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) and the Master of Clinical Chiropractic from CQUniversity in Brisbane. 

During her final year of studies she presented her Masters research at the National COCA Research Day. She also had the opportunity to spend two weeks in Vanuatu on a mission trip providing chiropractic care to all age groups in remote schools and villages. 

Sophia has a dental background, graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Oral Health. She then worked from the dental vans as an Oral Health Therapist providing dental care for children ages 4-18 years of age in Toowoomba and Caloundra before moving back to Brisbane to work as a Dental Hygienist throughout her chiropractic studies.

She prides herself on a gentle approach to care and aims to provide a stress free environment for all patients. She is passionate about education and assisting people with taking control of their own health. She enjoys problem solving and is willing to collaborate with other healthcare providers to help her patients achieve results. In her spare time Sophia enjoys hiking, swimming, cycling and a good game of tennis.

To book an appointment with Sophia Lawton please use the book appointment function on this website or please

call 0406 010 157 or email northsidechiropracticclinic@gmail.com

LUKE HANSEN

ACCUPUNCTURE AND
MASSAGE THERAPIST

As a fully qualified Acupuncturist and Remedial Massage Therapist I can offer you a professional, effective and comprehensive treatment experience.

I hold an Advanced Diploma of Acupuncture and a Diploma of Remedial Massage with a keen interest in the management of sports injuries and injury prevention with regular treatments to keep the body at its optimum. Since 2008 I have practised many modalities of massage including sports/ remedial massage, muscular structural aligning, trigger point/ acupressure massage, cupping therapy and cross fibre mobilisation to name just a few.

While practising my massage I undertook studies in acupuncture, and as of 2010 hold an Advanced Diploma of Acupuncture.

I look forward to taking care of your treatment needs with:

  • Acupuncture & Acupressure
  • Sports Remedial Massage
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Muscular Structural Alignment
  • Kinesiology Taping
  • Injury Rehabilitation

Whether you are looking for relief from a particular ailment, minor or major, or wanting a tune up and maintenance to keep yourself fighting fit, I have the experience to help you.

I look forward to seeing you soon!

ART® is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. ART® may be able to help with; Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow just to name a few of the many conditions.

To book an appointment with Luke Hansen please use the book appointment function on this website or please

call 0406 010 157 or email northsidechiropracticclinic@gmail.com

Jan Wanklyn

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Jan has been a qualified massage therapist since 1991 and has extensive experience in all things human movement. Jan is a former professional triathlete; with both IRONMAN and Marathon wins. Jan is the lead Instructor Active Release Techniques (ART) Australia and head ART co-ordinator for Asia Pacific region.

Jan’s philosophy aims to help educate and continue to be educated. She is dedicated to life long learning by keeping up to date with current developments in the industry, regularly attending and presenting conferences, participating in seminars and online learning.

In clinic Jan applies an all-around approach including physical assessment, diverse treatments options, rehabilitation and lifestyle advice.

COLLEEN

Chiropractic assistant (CA)

Colleen is our friendly clinic office manager and Chiropractic Assistant, she does an amazing job of keeping the clinic running smoothly. Her roles span from maintaining the accounts to assisting the Chiropractor during consults, she is our master multi tasker. Colleen has been part of the team since day one. Her previous career was within the hotel and travel industry.

In her personal life Colleen enjoys time with her grand kids, sewing, theatre and travelling the globe. Be sure to say hi when you see her around the clinic.

DENEALE

Chiropractic assistant (CA)

Deneale is our wonderful Chiropractic assistant/receptionist who has joined us part time, so you might see her friendly face around the clinic.

Deneale has an accomplished career within administration in the Health and Wellness industry and brings a wide range of skills. Her skills set will have her specializing in marketing, social media and patient education.

In her personal life Deneale enjoys time with her family, running and being creative – from baking cakes to decorating the house. She has three children, aged 7, 9 and 10.

ERIN

Chiropractic assistant (CA)

Erin has joined Northside Chiropractic Clinic coming from a background in finance and marketing. She is a computer wiz and will be assisting to manage the clinics IT needs.  Erin has a special interest in natural health care and furthering her knowledge in that area. In her free time she enjoys travel and particularly enjoys exploring Tasmania. 

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