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Maddington Chiropractor Ian Messenger

Dr. Ian Messenger

Chiropractor

Ian was born in Pingelly and began his working life as an engineer. This career path was short circuited by an accident which eventually brought him to becoming a chiropractor. His keen eye for trouble shooting was to be a testimony for what seems a completely different line of work nut in theory, translates well. Show More

Ian studied in Melbourne at the Phillip Institute (now Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyRMIT) and attend every workshop & seminar to learn other techniques linked with the nervous system over and beyond Chiropractic. This is where he became trained in Kinesiology and uses this technique to find problems in the body through the muscles. He was registered in Victoria in 1987 and graduated in 1988 with a Meritorious Service Award and has been a practicing chiropractics for almost 30 years. When people experience treatment with Dr Messenger they automatically understand his traits of perfectionism, trouble shooting, the thorough assessments he offers and his meritorious service. Before settling in Perth with his family in 2001, Ian worked in Toorak, East Keilor and Sunbury,Port Hedland, Newman, Broome, and Karratha. Ian’s multi faceted skills set includes a variety of techniques, including (but not limited to):

    • Activator Method
    • Kinesiology
    • Gonstead Technique
    • Myofacial Release
    • Trigger Point Technique
    • Motion Palpitation

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Zac Strom-Maddington Chiropractor

Dr. Zac Strom

Chiropractor

Zac is a Murdoch University graduate and utilises the best research evidence when working with patients. He is most interested in managing musculoskeletal spinal pain involving the neck, mid back, low back and sciatic irritation. He is also at home managing all range of sport related injuries. Zac has been working with sporting clubs over the past 3 years, managing injuries and facilitating rehabilitation. Zac is interested in the influence chiropractic adjustments can have on athlete performance.Show More

In practice, Zac uses a wide range of treatment techniques dependent on what the patient requires and is comfortable with. These include:

  • Diversified manual adjusting techniques
  • Activator techniques
  • Dry needling
  • Drop Piece
  • Trigger Point/Massage
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Instrument Assisted Techniques

Zac’s goals are to relieve pain for people and reduce the recurrence of pain in the future by working together with patients on active rehabilitation. Outside of work, Zac enjoys surfing, squash and music. He is currently playing in the WAFL for South Fremantle.
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Chihiro Motozuka Massage Therapist

Chihiro Motozuka

Remedial Massage Therapist

Chihiro has completed a Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Australian College of Sports and Fitness. Her interest in remedial massage therapy began in Japan where she understood the healing benefits of massage. Chihiro’s philosophy is ‘A sound mind dwells in a sound body’.Show More

She uses various techniques in her treatment that can aid the body in regaining balance and helping itself to heal. Her treatment techniques include Shiatsu, functional release and myofascial release and she tailors her treatment to the need of the individual clients. She will arrange a massage plan for each patient owing to the individual’s life-style needs and stages of life they are in. Chihiro is able to treat a wide variety of people ranging in age and physical needs and is keen to improve the quality of life for her patients.

Techniques include:

  • Relaxation / Swedish Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point Release
  • MET and PNF
  • Lymph Drainage
  • Pregnancy Massage

Outside of work her favourite daily routine in life is Yoga which she has been practising for nearly 10 years. Click here to read about Massage Techniques


Leelo Yang, Physiotherapist

Leeloo Yang

Physiotherapist

Graduated with Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) from Curtin University, Leeloo is a compassionate, enthusiastic, hard-working musculoskeletal physiotherapist. During her time as a student, she has gained extensive experience in remedial and sports massage from working part-time in both clinic and gym settings. She has also completed her Pilates Matwork Level 1 – 3 and Equipment Level 1 – 4 Course with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) in early 2018.
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Leeloo is passionate about helping people with acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, especially spinal pain, sports injuries and occupational health issues. She also has a keen interest in promoting an active lifestyle and teaching exercise classes. She is all about facilitating her clients to achieve pain-free daily functions and encouraging them to pursue the best possible quality of life.

Her treatment techniques include:

  • Soft tissue work
  • Postural assessment and alignment
  • Mat based exercise program
  • Pilates Reformer based exercises

Areas of expertise:

  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal pain
  • Lifestyle postural issues
  • Repetitive strain injuries

Outside of work, Leeloo invests most of her time and energy in self-development and life-experience. She enjoys exercises that are both physically and cognitively challenging, such as horse-riding and rock-climbing.
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Nancy Kremer, Clinical Nutritionist

Nancy Kremer

Clinical Nutritionist (part time)

Nancy has a Bachelor in Health Science from Endeavour College of Natural Therapies (Nutritional Medicine) and is also a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association. She can treat a wide variety of health related issue that are affected (or caused) by food and help people live healthier lives.
Nancy’s approach to treatment is to see “Food as Medicine” as well as taking into account people’s environmental, emotional and physical health to treat the person as a whole and make lasting, positive changes.Show More

Treatment can include food diary management, food intolerance identification and management, meal plans, education and offer support making changes to her patient’s diet.

She can treat a wide variety of medically identified health issues including:

  • Manage high blood pressure
  • Manage Type 2 Diabetes diets
  • Gastric sleeve diet management
  • Manage high cholesterol
  • Identify nutrient deficiencies
  • Manage digestive issues like IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

As well as offering help, advice and support for other health problems such as:

  • Weight loss
  • Identify allergies and food intolerances
  • Support immune function through nutrition
  • Identify & manage nutritional needs throughout life (children, teens, during pregnancy/lactation, post-surgery and seniors)
  • Improve sleep issues, stress, fatigue and overall health through food

Outside of work Nancy likes spending time outdoors with her family, walking and running.
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Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Remedial Massage Therapists & Clinical Nutrition | Messenger Chiropractic  – (08) 6161 2793