Dr David McRae
Dr David McRae
Dr Antoinette Kopke
Dr Marita Smith
Dr Marita Smith has been a Chiropractor for almost 20 years. She completed her degree at RMIT, Melbourne from 1990 -1994. Prior to Chiropractic, Marita qualified as a General Nurse at St Vincent’s Public Hospital (3 year course) and as a Midwife at Mercy Maternity Hospital (1 year course). She worked in these hospitals and St Vincent’s Private Hospital. Marita also obtained UK registration and worked in London.
On completing her Chiropractic degree, Marita taught Obstetrics and Gynaecology to Chiropractic and Osteopathy students at RMIT for many years. At this time she also supervised Chiropractic students at RMIT clinic at Sacred Heart Mission in St Kilda.
Marita trained to become a member of the Healthy Spines Team of Chiropractors, presenting a spinal health promotion program to children in primary schools. This carefully designed, interactive program augments an awareness of spinal heath via postural and environmental influences.
Post-graduate study of Dry Needling provides Marita with another valuable tool for treatment.
Mr Peter Eves
Peter has had a long involvement with Lifestyle Healthcare spanning some 16 years plus and has worked with numerous health conditions from muscle and joint pain, low back, hip and shoulder issues, to managing stress and much more. He combines a number of techniques in treating clients involving deep tissue massage, trigger point work, myofascial dry needling, vacuum cupping therapy and soft tissue release. Each client’s treatment is tailored to their specific requirements whether that be a gentle relaxing or deep tissue massage.
Peters other interests include Buddhism, science fiction, good coffee, ancestral movement exercise, reading books.
As a highly regarded soft tissue therapist, Chris brings a wealth of expertise to our practice.
She comes to us with 13 years experience working in elite sport, including international and Olympic swimmers and private practice, giving her an enormous knowledge base in injury prevention, treatment, and management. Her rehabilitation and management of musculoskeletal disorders is well renowned.
She can offer remedial support as part of post-operative or injury recovery, pregnancy, to assist you to get the most out of your training, to offer some much needed relaxation from the day-to-day stresses of life or to simply maintain a high level of healthcare for you and your family.