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Maddington Chiropractor Ian Messenger

Dr. Ian Messenger


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


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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mizuki Massage Therapist

Mizuki Sakai

Massage Therapist

Mizuki obtained a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Endeavour College of Natural Health and a BA in Psychology from Murdoch University. Her unique combination of qualifications allows Mizuki to treat a patient with a holistic approach, treating the patient’s needs as a whole. Whomever Mizuki is treating, infant to elderly or someone with special needs, she focuses on the balance of both the physical and mental needs to enhance the individual’s overall quality of life.Show More

Mizuki is qualified in a variety of massage techniques including Lymphedema treatment, Infant Massage Instructor and Pregnancy Massage. As well as these skills, her areas of expertise are:

        • Relaxation and Swedish Massage
        • Pregnancy Massage
        • Deep Tissue Massage
        • Myofascial release
        • Trigger point release
        • MET and PNF
        • Manual Lymph Drainage
        • Lymphatic taping
        • Kinesiotaping

When Mizuki isn’t working to help others she enjoys socialising with friends and spending time with her dog Jun. Click here to read about Massage Techniques

Sam Morgan- Physiotherapist

Sam Morgan


Sam is a recent graduate from the University of Notre Dame (2017) where he completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science. During his studies he worked at various hospitals and private practices around Perth where he treated a rage of patient in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.Show More

Sam has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injury management, paediatrics, and exercise rehabilitation. He enjoys working with clients to create an individual treatment plan so that the best possible outcome is achieved and uses manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation and education to do so. Sam aims to constantly improve his treatment options and knowledge through further studies provided by institutions such as the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Outside of work Sam maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys running, rugby, karate and rock climbing. His background from several different sports has allowed him to develop a wide range of exercise prescription options for use in treatment. He also loves gardening and traveling to different places for camping. Click here to read about Physiotherapy Techniques

Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists | Messenger Chiropractic  – (08) 6161 2793