Benjamin Allan B.HSc. (University of Adelaide) M.Chiro (Macquarie University), is the owner and Principal Chiropractor at Black Rock Chiropractic Centre. Originally from South Australia, Benjamin moved to Sydney to study Chiropractic and has practised in Adelaide, Macau (China), Singapore, Jakarta and Melbourne since beginning practice in 2002. Ben’s professional interests include both proactive maintenance care and symptom based care and he understands the importance of Chiropractic care for all ages. Ben also has an excellent understanding of sports related injuries thanks to his thorough knowledge of body biomechanics and a keen interest in sports.
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.
Kimberley Hair is an RMIT graduate who has worked in a variety of areas since 2011.
Her Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage and Myotherapy has involved her in a variety of fields, both within the sporting environment, and clinical practice. Not only has she been involved with elite athletes in both the AFL and Rugby domains, but her philosophy valuing the importance of health and wellbeing has extended to injury prevention, as well as assisting in recovery and rehabilitation.
She has extensive experience in the treatment of new and expectant mums, as well as treatment of the elderly. Her passionate, active lifestyle and interest in the wellbeing of others brings another dimension to the virtues of the clinic.
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.