Dr David McRae (Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Science) Bachelor of Chiropractic Science) graduated at RMIT 1997, and quickly sought about finding ways to improve the healthcare standards for practitioners by considering all facets concerned with healthcare, that is, physical, chemical and emotional stress on the body. He has a keen interest in fitness and nutrition, and family healthcare. He also enjoys caring for animals. Dr. McRae enjoys swimming, cycling and wishes that everyone can enjoy the benefits of optimum health.
Dr Antoinette Kopke (Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Science) Bachelor of Chiropractic Science) graduated from RMIT in 1996. She has been in practice around the inner eastern suburbs shortly after graduation. She is certified in Applied Kinesiology and utilises many techniques (both manual and low force) to deliver a personal approach to healthcare. Dr. Kopke has a special interest in sporting injuries, women’s health and helping people of all ages to be the best they can be, through correct body alignment, nutrition and exercise.
Peter Eves first became involved in Massage Therapy in 1986 when completed training in Oriental Massage at the Melbourne School of Tactile Therapies. He then moved on to study Deep Tissue massage and became an ATMS registered remedial Massage Therapist 1996. His other studies have incorporated Neuro Structural Technique (a form of Bowen Therapy) and more recently MyoFascial Dry Needling. He has also completed numerous courses at the College of Natural Medicine (currently known as Endeavour College) in Nutrition and Herbal medicine. Peter has worked at numerous clinics and has become the resident remedial masseur at Lifestyle Healthcare.He has had a very strong interest in natural therapies for the past 20 years and his interests include mindfulness meditation, brain neuroplasticity, body-mind-emotion connection, paleo/Primal lifestyle and Tai Chi. In particular his interest and participation in Paleo lifestyle/diet has lead to completion of a Certificate IV in Nutritional Food Coaching in late 2013.
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.