BSc (Biochemistry/Microbiology)La Trobe University, BAppSc (Clinical Science)/BCSc(RMIT)
George initially commenced his Tertiary Education studying Science, majoring in Biochemistry and Microbiology. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, he was invited to enrol in postgraduate research. Having experienced the health benefits of Chiropractic first hand, George decided to pursue a career in Chiropractic.
George graduated from RMIT University (Chiropractic Unit) and was awarded The Clinical Excellence Award. He has been a Registered Chiropractor since 1996 and is a member of the Australian Chiropractors Association.
George has previously lectured at the RMIT Faculty of Complementary Medicine (Chiropractic Unit) and has held the position of Chiropractic Consultant to the TAC. He has worked in many multidisciplinary centres, and works extensively with the Medical profession.
George utilizes a variety of procedures to manage musculoskeletal conditions in all age groups. George is focused on providing an Evidence Informed Management Plan suited to your needs. He regularly attends post-graduate conferences to incorporate best practice in the daily management of cases.
Annabel gained her Diploma of Remedial Massage from the Australian College of Fitness and Bodywork in 2016. She also has Integrated Approach to Cupping certification and is a strong advocate for the use of this modality in the treatment of muscle repair and recovery. Annabel practices remedial, relaxation, sports, deep tissue and pregnancy massages; myofascial release and cupping.
Inspired by a fascination with muscle functionality, she specializes in treating elite Crossfitters, competitive athletes and sports enthusiasts. Annabel is an advocate of regular massage - not only to release any muscle tightness, but also to maintain their health and wellbeing, everyday functionality and maintenance of stress.
Annabel has always led active lifestyle and is a keen weightlifter and passionate Crossfitter. She has competed in these sports for many years. Annabel lives in Bayside Melbourne with her family and is the mother of two energetic teenage boys.
James is an experienced Remedial Massage Therapist who graduated from the Victorian Fitness Academy in early 2016. His work in a variety of settings has seen him treat clients from all walks of life.
With a refined & broad skill-set, James has a sound history of treating clients with a varied array of bio-mechanical dysfunctions.
James is a great advocate of leading a minimalistic, uncomplicated life, incorporating healthy eating and exercise as a foundation for a healthy lifestyle.
Nev Maxfield graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health after completing his 3 year Bachelor Degree in Health Science (Muscoloskeletal Therapy). As a highly qualified Clinical Myotherapist, he has worked in both private practice and the Professional sporting domain as Head Myotherapist at Carlton Football Club. He is currently a member of the soft-tissue team at Melbourne Storm.
He is able to assess, diagnose, prescribe treatment and rehabilitate a variety of musculoskeletal conditions from neck pain and chronic headaches, to ankle injuries and anything in-between. He treats from injury onset through to return to work or sport.
Nev is an experienced rock-climber, has an interest in martial arts (muay thai, capoera, kung fu), and was even a professional swimmer. In his spare time you may find him at the gym, in a yoga class or running with his overactive border collie. He is an avid music lover and is always looking for recommendations.
Natalie is a registered and certified Naturopath after completion of her studies at Endeavour College of Natural Health. She also has a science based background.
An interest in natural therapies was formed during travels to Africa, Tibet and Mongolia in her youth and found Naturopathy the perfect way to balance her science background with traditional medicine.
Natalie has a strong focus on food as medicine and gut health and likes to spend her spare time cooking at home or out on one of Victoria's many hiking tracks.
Sally Hiddlestone is the Office Manager and also a Chiropractic Assistant at Black Rock Chiropractic Centre. Sally has been in the practice since 2001 and has been involved with Chiropractic for over 20 years. Her knowledge in health and well being and also her thorough understanding of the benefits of Chiropractic care is an asset to our centre.