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Health Matters is more than a Chiropractic clinic. We assess the body from a structural, chemical and emotional point of view and aim to optimise the health of the individual.
We treat all ages and use non-invasive techniques such as; Applied Kinesiology, Retained Neonatal Reflexes, Acupuncture, Masasge, Speech Pathology, Reiki, NET (Neuro Emotional Technique), SOT (Sacro-Occipital Technique), Nutrition, Functional Biochemistry, TBM (total body modification) and of course Manual and Activator adjustments. We also refer out for functional pathology testing, including DNA testing when appropriate.
Our techniques are not just great for aches and pains, but we have a specific focus on treating children with learning difficulties, neurodevelopment delays, anxiety and a wide array of health concerns from stomach problems to allergies. If you are unsure if we can work with you, please ask.
Your wellbeing is our priority and we aim to:
Provide a friendly and personal service that is professional and tailored to your specific needs.
Ensure that you feel free to discuss concerns about your condition or any aspect of the care that you receive at this clinic.
Ensure that we are up to date with the latest techniques and innovations in the care we provide by maintaining membership to the appropriate professional associations and attending seminars both in Australia and abroad.
Provide a relaxed and informal atmosphere to help you feel as comfortable as possible.
Dr Jane Brooks
Chiropractor / Applied Kinesiologist
M.Chir.Sc., B.Chir.Sc., B.A.(Psych), B.Mus.Ed., CACCP
Jane comes to chiropractic from a background in education and child psychology where she focussed on the early education of children with learning difficulties.
Jane graduated from Macquarie University with a Masters in Chiropractic Science and has since undertaken over 5 years of post graduate study in paediatrics, receiving her certification from the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics and has just completed a 2 year course in Paediatric Neurodevelopment. She has also studied Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine and Chiropractic Functional Neurology. Currently Jane is completing studies in the US in Animal Chiropractic with a focus on horses and dogs and is undertaking her Certification in Animal Management and Training through the Delta Institute.
In addition to her work at Health Matters Jane taught Pathology, Differential Diagnosis and Paediatrics at Macquarie University for a number of years. She is also an instructor for Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET) and is responsible for teaching health professionals all over Australia this amazing technique.
Jane is certified in Applied Kinesiology (AK), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), Neurological Integration Systems (NIS) and the Webster Technique and also practices using Total Body Modification (TBM), Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT) and Activator Methods and Quantum Neurology.
Jane's passion is seeing people achieve optimal health and well-being in a lasting and sustainable manner.
When she's not busy at Health Matters Jane can be found training dogs with the Manly & District Dog Training and Kennel Club where she is currently the chief instructor, playing tennis at the Northbridge Tennis Club or spending time with her horses.
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Massage Therapist / Reiki Practitioner Ph: 0404 863 357
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Member, Association of Massage Therapists
Having worked in a demanding and stressful environment for many years, Martin understands how helpful massage can be.
He’s adopted different massage and healing techniques to develop a style of treatment that’s effective in achieving the results you’re looking for.
Reiki and energy treatments help rebalance your body’s energy systems. When your energy is unblocked and flowing freely, your body can more easily respond to stress.
Massage, on the other hand, helps you by:
relieving the pain and dysfunction associated with muscle tension
increasing mobility and range of motion, allowing you to move more freely
promoting relaxation and a general sense of wellbeing.
Martin’s massage style incorporates active release techniques, where you contract and then relax the muscles being treated. This engages the nervous system and helps tight muscles unwind and adjust to a more-normal resting length.
Martin is available for appointments on Thursdays and Fridays.