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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., Dip.Nat., Dip.Sp.Ther., CRM., CACCP
Jane comes to chiropractic from a background in classical music, 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 completed a Diplomate in Paediatric Neurodevelopment through the College of Chiropractic Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics. She has also studied Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Massage and Sports Therapies as well as Chiropractic Functional Neurology through the Carrick Institute. Jane has also completed 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. She is a member of the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association.
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), 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, playing tennis or spending time with her horses and other various farm animals. She is a breeder of Brahma and Polish chickens and often supplies clients with fresh eggs from her flock of organic raised hens.
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Massage Therapist / Reiki Practitioner Ph: 0404 863 357
B.Bus., Dip. RM
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.
Naturopathy (AdvDip(Nat)), Applied Kinesiology (AK), Neuro-Linguistic Kinesiology (NLK), Sensergetics, Aromatherapy (Dip), Cranial Massage Therapist (CMT)
Janelle blends the fields of Naturopathy, Herbs, Kinesiology, Iridology and Aromatherapy to create wellness from the inside out. She believes that everyone can be balanced, grounded and healthy with the right physical, emotional and nutritional support.
Practising for over 25 years as a Naturopath Janelle uses a variety of holistic methodologies, practices and techniques to bring vibrant health and wellness to her clients by understanding the root cause of physical, mental and emotional imbalances.
Janelle’s specialities include
Hormonal Issues; PCOS, PMS, Endometriosis, Infertility, Peri Menopause and Menopause
Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Weightloss and Detoxification
Gastro-Intestinal Health – IBS, Constipation
Cardiovascular Health – Low Energy, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol prevention
Janelle firmly believes that the body has the ability to heal itself when you become naturally balanced and come into alignment with the body, mind and spirit. This is her passion!
Janelle is the living embodiment of health and wellness, she truly lives the healthy life and in addition to healing her clients, spends time volunteering and mentoring others around anxiety and mental health while raising her three beautiful daughters with her husband Phil and taking her gorgeous Dog “Honey” for long walks.
Rebecca provides client-centred counselling, focusing on the needs of clients using integrative and empirically supported therapeutic modalities including Solutions-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Existential Therapy and Narrative Therapy. Rebecca is a member of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia), the leading National peak body for counselling and psychotherapy. PACFA sets a high level of training standards for its members, and accredits counselling and psychotherapy training programs.
Rebecca believes her clients are the experts in their own lives, working alongside them accordingly to achieve interpersonal growth and change. Clients are encouraged to work at their own pace and in ways that feel safe and supported. There is no one way in counselling that works for every client; Rebecca meets clients where they are and integrates different approaches to make sure clients feel empowered and engaged in their own therapeutic journey.
Rebecca has completed a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling), providing best practice to her clients by furthering her professional development with continuous learning in the evolving fields of counselling and psychotherapy.
Rebecca supports clients facing a range of presenting issues including:
Self Confidence and Self Discovery
Grief and Loss
When she is not working as a counsellor, Rebecca is kept busy with her husband raising two energetic boys. She is an avid reader, enjoys getting out in nature, practicing mindfulness and meditation, and loves spending time with friends and family.