Our Team

Dr. Matthew Platz – Chiropractor

Dr. Matthew Platz

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.

MON 1:30-6:00
TUE 11:00-2:00 11:00-2:00
WED 7:00-11:30 1:30-6:00
THU 1:30-6:00
FRI 7:30-11:30 1:30-6:00
SAT 8:00-11:00


MJ (Maiko) Nakagawa – Myotherapist

Bianca McMahon

MJ completed her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy in 2017 and a Diploma of Remedial massage in 2014, Thai Traditional massage certificate in 2012.

For the past 7 years MJ has gained valuable experience working in Brisbane as a massage therapist at Day Spa’s, an Osteopathy Clinic and a Physio Clinic to name a few.

Before studying massage, MJ led a busy life in Japan working for various companies as well as training as a classical ballet dancer for 15 years.

Following an injury, MJ was forced to slow down and focus on healing her body. This journey to wellness sparked a passion to help others, eventually leading MJ on a path to study massage therapy.

MJ believes in an holistic approach to achieve the best results for her clients and each treatment is tailored specifically to the individual. Following an assessment of musculoskeletal conditions and concerns, her treatments incorporate a combination of Relaxation, Remedial and Myotherapy.

Treatment techniques may include some or all of the following:

  • Relaxation / Swedish massage
  • Remedial massage and trigger point therapy
  • Myofascial and soft tissue release
  • Joint mobilization
  • Muscle energy/ Active release techniques
  • Cupping
  • Dry needling
  • Corrective exercise / Mobility and Strength

In her spare time MJ enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures and languages. MJ’s dream is to one day travel the world, whilst helping people achieve body wellness.

MON 1:30-6:00
WED 7:30-11:30 1:30-6:00
THU 1:00-5:30
FRI 7:30-11:30 1:30-6:00
SAT 8:00-2:00 8:00-2:00


Rose Holt – Remedial massage/Myotherapist

Rose Holt

Rose has returned to Alderley Chiropractic after a 3 year break working in another industry, she has returned as both a therapist and part of the reception team.

Rose completed her Bachelor of Myotherapy, including a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2010 and has over 10 years’ experience treating in a clinic setting. Rose has also had teaching experience in both Myotherapy and Remedial modalities.

Rose believes in the consistent application of soft tissue therapy in both maintaining a good state of health and also in the prevention and treatment of injury. Rose strongly believes in the utilization of multiple modalities as the best way forward in a health management plan. Rose works closely with Matt to ensure our clients are getting the most out of their adjustment and or continue to function at their best.

Treatment techniques can include soft tissue therapy, cupping and or joint mobilization.
In her spare time Rose enjoys keeping active and spending time with her family.

TUE 11:00-2:00 11:00-2:00
THU 9:00-12:00
SAT (every second) 8:00-12:00


Patient Services Team

Our practitioners are supported by a wonderful administration team. Jes has worked with Matt for over 3 years now and is in her final years of uni studying Clinical Exercise Physiology, she is also in training to be a pilates instructor! Rose is our multi-talented superstar doing massage therapy in the clinic as well as front desk shifts! If you have any enquiries, they will happily assist you!