Staff and Culture
The staff at Healthy Innovations always try to promote an environment of fun, healing and well-being. Fun is the indispensable ingredient to enjoying your time at HI and our staff are encouraged (with little effort) to participate in our regular activities, outings and events.
All our staff are locals and have a genuine desire to serve the community. Interaction with the community can be witnessed from church, charity events, social outings, support meetings and fundraisers.
Below our profiles you will see some of the outings and events we have taken part in.
Shelley graduated with a degree in physiotherapy at the University of Western Ontario in Canada in 2002. Since graduating she has held positions in both private practice and public hospitals. After moving to Australia in 2004 she has developed a keen interest in exercise rehabilitation and retraining the brain to execute proper movement patterns. As a result Shelley has added a Certificate IV in Pilates to her qualifications.
Natasha Allmark has practised as a Chiropractor for over 20 years with a special interest in migraine and headaches having suffered from them herself as a teenager and finding relief in the hands of a skilled and experienced Chiropractor. Graduating from Macquarie University in 1999, Natasha has worked extensively in the UK and NSW North Coast region and Westleigh.
Natasha is also studying Functional Neurology and has been a tutor at Macquarie university since 2008 assisting the next generation of Chiropractors with their studies.
A graduate of Macquarie University, Alex completed his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology before finishing his Master’s degree in chiropractic. Now, a registered chiropractor, Alex is particularly interested in the psychological influences on biomechanical functioning and musculoskeletal conditions. Alex has had extensive involvement in representing the chiropractic profession on an international level and has been a student member on the NSW board of the Australian Chiropractic Association.
Alex is interested in further research surrounding the biopsychosocial aspect of healthcare and takes an evidence-based approach while treating his patients. Outside of work, he enjoys painting and spending time with his family.
Collin has been working as a massage therapist for around 7 years after completing his Diploma of Remedial Massage at TAFE, he has strong interest in musculoskeletal disorder. Colin integrates other manual techniques in his practise such as trigger point, taping, stretching therapy, cupping therapy over the years.
Collin is also studying his bachelor of physiotherapy degree, which offers him great ability to treat different cases.