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Meet our dedicated team of professionals

 

Dr Michael Davis

B. SC M. CHIRO

Chiropractor and Principal

Michael has been a registered chiropractor in South Australia since 1996, having graduated with a Master of Chiropractic degree from Macquarie University, NSW in 1995. In 1993 he attained a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Human Anatomy and Physiology from the University of Adelaide.

Michael began practice in Adelaide in 1996. He completed and became certified in Applied Kinesiology (AK) in 1998. He is a registered health professional with AHPRA and Chiropractic Australia and adheres to the educational requirements and standards required of his profession.

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Dr David Schievenin

MHLTHSC (ACUP), B. CHIN MED (ACUP & HERBS)

Acupuncturist

David completed a double degree in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine from Victoria University, including a placement at Shandong University TCM Hospital, in 2006 and a Master in acupuncture from Western Sydney University in 2012. He has practiced Chinese medicine (Chinese Remedial Massage) since 2002 and has operated his own practice as an registered practitioner since graduation.

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Caspian Helm

DIPLOMA OF REMEDIAL MASSAGE

Remedial Massage Therapist

Caspian comes to Blackwood Village Health (BVH) with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, having graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health in 2014. In 2020, he will graduate with a Bachelor of Health Science degree majoring in Chinese Medicine.

In addition, Caspian has over 5 years of clinical experience, working in chiropractic, physiotherapy and hospital environments.

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Wendy Turner

DIPLOMA OF REMEDIAL MASSAGE
B. HUMAN MOVEMENT & SCIENCE PSYCHOLOGY
ADV. EFT PRACTITIONER
DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SYSTEMATIC KINESIOLOGY

Remedial Massage Therapist

Wendy is a fully qualified massage therapist with nearly 20 years clinical experience, since opening the doors to her first clinic in the UK in 2000.

Wendy also has a Sports Science degree from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Her sessions are tailor made for each patient’s individual needs.

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Kylie Davis

PRACTICE MANAGER

Kylie Davis is Blackwood Village Health’s Practice Manager, and has been part of the team since the clinic opened its doors in 1999. Kylie has a Bachelor of Arts, with a strong background in HR, finance and payroll.

Kylie learnt a great deal about chiropractic care from Michael when they first met, and upon having children soon discovered the importance of chiropractic care for the whole family...

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Rachel Ballestrin

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Rachel Ballestrin is the Administration Assistant at Blackwood Village Health, and has been with us since 2012. She is a wonderful asset to the clinic, has an infectious laugh and has a real knack of being able to connect easily with people.

Rachel grew up in Warradale in South Australia, and has also spent time in New Jersey in the USA. She has a Bachelor of Arts and is a keen writer, spending any spare time she may have, devoted to this pursuit.

Rachel has always been interested in natural health, nutrition, and supplements and with a busy family of four children, she is very much invested in making sure her whole family are also living their best healthy lives. Keeping active, you will often find Rachel out on the netball court.

Slim

SECURITY GUARD / EDUCATION ASSISTANT

You may have seen this shady character hanging around the clinic for a few years now. Slim, as we have affectionately named our resident skeleton, took up lodging at Blackwood Village Health (BVH) in 2015.

Slim mostly resides in the corner at reception, keeping a watchful eye on the daily comings and goings … that’s until there’s an occasion to celebrate, and then out comes some celebratory costume. Slim is a true exhibitionist at heart!

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All practitioners are recognised by most private health funds and you may be eligible for rebates, depending on your level of cover.


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