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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.

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Ian studied in Melbourne at the Phillip Institute (now Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, RMIT) 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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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.

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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.

EXPLORE CHIROPRACTIC

EXPLORE CHIROPRACTIC


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Keiran Jackson

Remedial Massage Therapist

To prepare for his career in massage therapy, Keiran graduated from SouthMetro TAFE (Murdoch) in December 2019. Kind and caring, he is passionate about helping clients to meet their goals. While Keiran focuses on the issues that bring clients in, he look at the big picture to enable patients live healthy, pain-free lives.

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Treatment techniques include:

  • Swedish
  • Deep tissue
  • Myofascial release

Keiran is always looking to upskill and looks forward to expanding his repertoire of massage techniques.

Outside of work, Keiran works as a sports trainer at Kalamunda Rugby Club and is a rugby ref. He also likes to work out at the gym.

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Arek Filipczyk

Remedial Massage Therapist

Arek became interested in pursuing a career in massage, as he is fascinated by anatomy and function of the body. He also likes that massage is part of a healthy lifestyle. “What I find fulfilling about my job is to provide clients with treatments that will leave them feeling relaxed, improve mobility, and hear from them that their pain is gone.”

To prepare for his career in massage, Arek earned a Diploma of Remedial Massage from South Metro TAFE. As part of his diploma course, he did a pregnancy massage workshop and met the requirements of AAMT to provide massage to pregnant patients. Arek also completed Level 1 Dr Vodder’s Manual Lymphatic Drainage training.

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Types of Massage Offered

Arek provides the following:

  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Myofascial release
  • Swedish massage
  • Deep tissue massage

  • Positional release
  • Assisted stretching
  • Trigger point release

What to Expect

Arek always starts with an assessment of the client’s situation to know how to help best. During the session, he uses different techniques to address the client’s complaint in many ways. “In general, I tend towards gentle techniques. I explain what I am doing and ask for feedback, but also promote staying in deep relaxation when possible.” After the session, he provides advice on self care.

Outside of the Practice

When he’s not working, Arek loves dancing, particularly West Coast Swing. He also enjoys his relaxed, slow life, which includes walking his dogs, watching science videos, cooking, eating, bushwalking, and tending to his native garden.

Fun fact: Arek usually plays Beethoven in the background when he massages!

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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.

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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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Meet The Team at Complete Care Health – Maddington | (08) 6161 2793