Meet The Team

If your looking for Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Remedial Massage Therapists & Clinical Pilates then you've come to right place.

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Dr Luke Madden – Principal Osteopath | Director

Dr Luke Madden started his career in healthcare as a rehabilitation specialist. After reaching a peak in his career of helping people train towards a healthier lifestyle, he returned to study Osteopathy at Western Sydney University. This entailed both a 3 year Bachelor in Health Science and a Clinical Master of Osteopathy in which he researched the chronic effects of neck and upper limb pain in the sonography profession.

Luke is the founder of Miranda Health Centre. After 8 years of running Miranda Health Centre, he was joined by both Dr Bill Tsanidis and Dr Travis Cuscuna and together they created Health House Clinics. Luke’s focus is primarily on structural and functional treatment of the human body with extensive experience and post graduate qualifications in spinal pain and dysfunction, childhood pain and rehabilitation.

An appointment with Luke will generally start with a comprehensive history of your presenting condition and lifestyle factors (injury, diet, previous medical history, training regime, goals, medications etc), followed by clinical orthopaedic and neurological testing. Once your condition is identified, a treatment plan will be established to have you reaching your health goals in the shortest time possible.

Luke’s treatment techniques include soft tissue release, spinal and joint manipulation, dry needling, flexibility and strength training. You can book in with Luke directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Dr Bill Tsanidis – Principal Chiropractor | Director

Dr Bill Tsanidis's life revolves around health and fitness. From a young age he was involved in a very competitive level of soccer, which he still continues today as a semi-professional athlete. His interest in the way the human body moves, functions and reaching peak performance naturally gravitated him towards a role in primary health care, and graduating from Macquarie University with a Bachelors and Masters degree as a Chiropractor.

As a chiropractor, diagnosing and correcting your injuries, dysfunction, aches and pains is just one facet of his treatment plan. Bill also works with patients in goal setting to optimise health, improve diet, reduce stress, improve sleeping habits and recommend supplements where appropriate to get you moving, functioning and feeling the best you can.

Bill has become well known in the Shire region for treating athletes of all levels, however he has also spent year’s treating various other types of patients- from infants (4+) to geriatrics in nursing homes- from office workers to tradesmen- and everyone in between. So rest assured, from whatever walk of life you’re from you’ll be well looked after with a tailor made treatment plan to reach your goals.

Bill’s treatment techniques include soft tissue release, spinal and joint manipulation, dry needling, flexibility and strength training. You can book in with Bill directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Dr Travis Cuscuna – Principal Chiropractor | Director

Dr Travis Cuscuna  graduating from Macquarie University with a Bachelors and Masters degree as a Chiropractor.

As a chiropractor,

Travis’s treatment techniques include soft tissue release, spinal and joint manipulation, dry needling, flexibility and strength training. You can book in with Travis directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Dr Eric Poon – Chiropractor

Dr Eric Poon - Has been working as a chiropractor for 7 years now.

– Utilises soft tissue techniques

– rehabilitative exercises

– qualified in dry needling

– spinal manipulations

He treats a vast range of acute injuries and  chronic repetitive strain injuries as well as, working in a nursing home providing pain management, rehabilitative exercise to maintain quality of life for more elderly patients.

Having experienced lower back pain and rotator cuff injury himself from sporting injuries, he has a good understanding of the emotional and physical pain people go through, and will provide the most up to date and evidence treatment to getting you back on your feet and returning to your daily duties.

An appointment with Eric will generally start with a comprehensive history of your presenting condition and lifestyle factors (injury, diet, previous medical history, training regime, goals, medications etc), followed by clinical orthopaedic and neurological testing. Once your condition is identified, a treatment plan will be established to have you reaching your health goals in the shortest time possible.

You can book in with Eric directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

 

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Dr Melinda Madden – Osteopath

Dr Melinda Madden graduated with a Bachelor and Masters degree from the University of Western Sydney and started Miranda Health Centre with Dr Luke Madden.  Melinda appreciates that every person is completely unique in their body and hence tailors her treatment to suit the individual. Known for her empathetic and kind-hearted nature, she believes in getting to know her patients well, and thereby identifying causes of tension and weaknesses with the aim to rebalance the body & restore function.

Hands-on techniques include anything from HVLA (spinal and peripheral manipulations) to functional technique, trigger point dry needling, and a wide range of soft-tissue and myofascial techniques to ensure pain reduction and to improve the body’s function.  She also has a special interest in caring for women through pregnancy and to help post-natal recovery. This passion started prior to, during and post her own pregnancies and has the inside knowledge of how to return your body back to its pre-baby state.

Melinda endeavours to help anybody who walks through the door; a thorough assessment and Melinda’s attention to detail will ensure satisfying results and appropriate referrals to other healthcare professionals where required.

 

You can book in with Melinda directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

 

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Dr Katelyn Begley – Chiropractor

 

Dr Katelyn Begley graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Clinical Chiropractic. Having been introduced to Chiropractic as a teenager playing a lot of sport, a netball coach convinced Katelyn to go to a chiropractic clinic during school placement. From that moment, Katelyn was hooked and fell in love with the hands on, practical, health focused approach of Chiropractic. Chiropractic helped Katelyn personally through multiple injuries, also witnessing the positive effects it has on many people of all ages. With a real passion for helping others, this led Katelyn to study Chiropractic. With her love of sport, Katelyn’s always had a special interest in the human body and optimizing health, wellbeing and function, especially for improving performance, specialising in sports chiropractic, rehabilitation and female health.   

Outside of work, Katelyn is a semi-professional netball player. Playing in the midcourt she has to keep fit. When not training, Katelyn loves running or taking the dog for a walk. A Victorian by birth (please don’t hold that against her), Katelyn’s into her AFL but she’s quickly getting the hang of Rugby. Katelyn enjoys travelling the world experiencing new cultures and destinations and is a self-confessed chocoholic.

You can book in with Katelyn directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Jim Anthopoulos – Remedial Massage Therapist

Jim Anthopoulos completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2010 and has been treating ever since in many diverse environments.

Jim uses a range of techniques such as Deep tissue, myofacial release and trigger point to name a few to comprehensively care for his clients needs.

With a background in Soccer and cricket and working as an experienced personal trainer, Jim believes that combining targeted remedial massage, functional strength exercises and positive nutrition produces the greatest health benefit.

Jim is also a qualified Personal Trainer. His desire to grow as a health professional has pushed Jim to further his study and is  currently studying Chiropractic at university.

You can book in with Jim directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Alex Bailon – Pilates Instructor

Alex originates from Manchester United Kingdom, she started her career in the fitness industry in 1994 teaching group fitness and working at the health club of the prestigious Northern Lawn Tennis Club in Manchester. She studied Leisure Management at Salford University and graduated in 1996. She has worked extensively in the Fitness Industry in the UK and Australia over the past 23 years, in 2012 Alex started to transition into Pilates after a serious neck injury.  Initially starting as a Pilates Mat Instructor; from there her interest grew into Corrective Exercise which she studied with The Biomechanics Method, she saw the two disciplines working so well together. In 2015 Alex attended a Pelvic Floor course and learned the value of promoting safe pelvic floor exercises. She then gained more education in all the Pilates studio equipment. Alex is currently studying her diploma of Polestar Pilates studio and Rehabilitation Method.
She has a strong focus and passion for rehabilitation from injuries and poor posture and working with Alex is the ideal transition from working with your Osteo/Chiro/Remedial Massage Therapist.
Alex has a self-confessed addiction to studying; her qualifications relevant to Pilates are:
Pilates International Matwork Certificate
Polestar Pilates Cert 4 Matwork Certificate
Tensegrity Wunda Chair Certificate
Tensegrity Cadillac Certificate
APMA Springboard Certificate
The Biomechanics Method – Corrective Exercise Specialist
Studio Pilates International Reformer Instructor

When not working you may see Alex with her family walking their gorgeous Maltese Shitzu called Levi around the Shire.

You can book in with Alex directly by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE link.

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Lisa Young – Holistic Healthcare Practitioner For Body & Mind

Lisa comes with an extensive background of experiential knowledge & credentials within the arena of health for body & Mind.

Her well rounded approach with the focus of rebalancing the body & mind back to its natural state of optimal health & wellbeing as was initially intended is empowering & revolutionary in nature.

Passionately delivering an array of healing & transformative modalities from Meridian therapy massage, Psychosomatic trauma release, Personalised yoga programs, Rehabilitation, Addiction & Abuse personalised programs, Nutrition & detoxification programs, Personal transformation mentoring to Conscious relationship counselling.

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Michelle Smith – Practice Manager

Michelle has been involved in a numerous receptionist appointments throughout her career. Her experience ranges from head receptionist in charge of a team within a worldwide hotel chain, purser on Royal Caribbean cruise liners, personal assistant for a social worker team for British forces in Germany, front of house in a range of industry organisations and currently within the healthcare profession. Michelle is our resident receptionist who has been with the organisation for six years. She has been instrumental in streamlining our front of house to an efficient; customer focused and key operational area of the business.

Michelle was born in the UK to Italian parents. She is well travelled throughout Europe and America and has lived in Germany and Brunei prior to coming to Australia with her family ten years ago. Her husband and their ‘adult ‘children’ still keep her busy at home. Michelle is a dedicated fitness junkie and a regular attendee at the gymnasium. She enjoys relaxing by the pool weather permitting, home baking (makes a mean carrot cake), bush walking and hopes to increase overseas travel opportunities with her husband now their children have ‘grown up’.    

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Alex Mitropoulos – Receptionist

Alex started with us to at the beginning of 2017. With a background in teaching and her own successful art business, Alex helps to bring a fun and exciting vibe to our practice.