About the StaffDr David A Jones
Chiropractor: B.App.Sc (Comp Med Chiro), M.Clin.Chiro, Member of CAA & COCA (Chiropractic),
Dr David Jones completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Comp Med) Chiropractic in 2005. Following that David graduated his Masters of Clinical Chiropractic in 2007 where he researched the effectiveness of the Chiropractic adjustment combined with rehabilitation exercises on Sub-Acute Low Back Pain. David grew up and attended schooling in the local area of Mitcham, after spending some time away from the area he developed a passion to start a vibrant family focused Chiropractic Centre in the heart of Mitcham. This has now become a reality with the opening of Better Backs. Dr David Jones has been in private chiropractic practice since 2007 and has been managing sporting injuries and optimising sporting performance for semi-professional sportsmen from the local EFL and VFL, Competitive weightlifters, netballers and cricketers. David's patients range from new born babies to people well into their 90's; and different techniques are used depending on the condition and age of the patient. David has found favourable results from chiropractic management in a number of symptoms and conditions including the most common: neck pain, back pain, headaches, migraines, fatigue, sciatica, Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) and numbness in limbs. The less common but still with great results: Thoracic outlet syndrome, Piriformis syndrome, Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis), Shoulder rotator cuff pain and tears, knee pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Osgood-Schlatters, Shin splints, foot pain, hip pain, respiratory infections, dyspnoea, constipation, endometriosis, dysmenorrhoea, inattention, hyperactivity and back pain during pregnancy (common in pregnancy but many people aren't aware on the safety of chiropractic treatment during pregnancy). David Attended GEMt training in basic (2011) and advanced(2012) Dry needling techniques and has been performing these procedures for a number of years with amazing results. Dr Jones holds memberships with both key chiropractic associations in Australia, the CAA (Chiropractors' Association of Australia) and COCA (Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia). Additionally, David uses his talents and passion to promote health, wellbeing, safe workplaces and motivation to your colleagues or employees through public speaking at external venues. David is available to talk to your organisation so if you are interested please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .Melissa Leeson
Naturopath: BHSc Member of ANTA-Australian Natural Therapies Association.
Melissa completed her Bachelor of health science (Naturopathy) in June 2013, She is a fresh and vibrant addition to the Better Backs team. Melissa loves Naturopathy because it focuses on the underlying cause of your condition not only the symptoms; this form of treatment is a patient centred approach allowing you the patient to be empowered. Naturopathic diagnostic tools that Melissa likes to use; includes iridology, Blood pressure measurement, diet analysis, flower essence therapy, urine analysis, zinc testing and a whole host of other investigation techniques to better assess your body, mind and overall health. Working alongside Dr David Jones Chiropractor in the treatment and management of conditions Melissa believes that together they truly are encompassing the true ideals of what makes up a healthy body mind and soul. To book your Naturopathic appointment please call Better Backs on 98737373Position Vacant
Remedial Massage Therapist/Myotherapist: We will have a new person coming to our clinic in early 2015 and more details will be available soon. Anatta Cartier
Group Pilates Instructor: • Peak Pilates® Advanced Mat Certified Instructor-USA • Yoga Instructor Certificate - The Sivananda Yoga Camp - Canada • Cert III Fitness - Fitnation.
Anatta is running our Group Matt classes in 2015. We are currently booking for Term 1 Starting the first week of February. Classes will be available subject to numbers on Tuesday Lunch 12:30pm, Tuesday afternoon 5:30pm, Thursday Evening 6:30pm, Friday Lunch 12:30pm. Ring 98737373 to book