Dr. Matthew Platz – Chiropractor
Matthew graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Imaging, before completing his Masters of Chiropractic degree in 2008. He brought home an array of awards from Sydney in 2008 which include:
• Chiropractic Dux
• Vice Chancellors Award for Academic Excellence
• Radiology Excellence award
Matt uses mostly manual style adjustments, active muscle release techniques and rehabilitation in his management plans.
Matt has a particular interest in neck pain and upper back pain. This is one of the reasons he completed his thesis on the connection between stress and neck pain in his final year of University. Being an avid sportsman growing up, Matt also has a passion for sports related dysfunction and injuries.
Rose – Massage Therapist
Rose graduated from the Endeavour College of Natural Medicine in 2010 and has been working at Red Hill Musculoskeletal Clinic for 6 years.
Rose holds qualifications in:
- Diploma of Remedial Massage (2009)
- BHSc. Musculoskeletal therapy (2010)
Treatment may include some or all of the following:
- Remedial massage
- Dry Needling and Electro dry needling
- Stretching and muscle energy techniques
- Trigger point therapy
Rose has been treating clients for 6 years now and has an extensive knowledge in several areas; including sporting injuries, biomechanical dysfunction, neural entrapment, headaches, lower back pain, shoulder and neck pain.
Rose has lectured in the field of Musculoskeletal therapy and Remedial Therapy for 2 ½ years at the Endeavour College of Natural Medicine and also has been a massage therapist for the QLD Reds prior to returning to full time treating. Also, Rose is currently Stafford running groups preferred therapist.
Outside of working hours Rose enjoys running, squash, boot camp and travel.
Bianca graduated from Endeavour College of Natural Health in 2015, mentored by a variety of knowledgeable and skilled practitioners/lecturers including Rose. After working and travelling in the UK & Europe for 2 years, she then returned to Australia and gained a position in Townsville as a Myotherapist, before moving back to Brisbane to start work at Alderley Chiropractic.
Myotherapy, formally known as Musculoskeletal Therapy is the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions. Bianca holds qualifications in:
- BHSc. Musculoskeletal Therapy (2015)
- Diploma of Remedial Massage (2015)
Treatment techniques may include some or all of the following:
- Myofascial and soft tissue release
- Remedial massage and trigger point therapy
- Joint mobilisation
- Muscle energy/active release techniques and stretching
- Dry needling
- Electro needling
Bianca’s areas of specialisation include biomechanical dysfunction, neural entrapment, mid-back stiffness, lower back and hip pain, headaches, postural issues, shoulder and neck pain. Having a background in elite level sport herself, Bianca also has a keen interest in sporting injuries and post-event recovery. Over the next few years, she hopes to gain further knowledge on patients who suffer from Scoliosis (curvature of the spine), as this was the condition that introduced her to Myotherapy.
Outside of working hours Bianca enjoys Pilates/yoga, travel, reading a good book, sharing a wine and cheese platter with friends and soaking up the sunshine at the beach.