MEET THE TEAM

Our experienced and professional Chiropractors at Optimal Health Chiropractic Family & Sports Clinic dedicate their time to understanding your health conditions and implement the best course of treatment tailored to each individual. They continue their professional development by staying updated on the latest research and techniques to ensure that they can always provide you with the best possible care. We strive to continually improve our service, care and attention that we provide our patients.

 

Whether you require crisis care, wellness care or simply want maintenance care, at Optimal Health Chiropractic, you are in safe hands!

 

Our team is committed to helping you and your family achieve improved health and wellbeing. Our whole team are dedicated members of the local community, we provide caring service that helps restore health to those who need it most. Our clinic staff are professionally trained and passionate about the benefits of Chiropractic care, they are always available to answer any questions you may have. We ensure that each visit to our clinic is enjoyable for the whole family.

OUR TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS

DR. MICHAEL MALJANEK

CHIROPRACTOR/DIRECTOR

Dr. Michael Maljanek is the director of Optimal Health Chiropractic Family and Sports Clinic. Dr. Maljanek’s enthusiasm for Chiropractic care began while playing Premier League soccer. He gained an understanding of how the body works and the benefits of Chiropractic care enabling him to reach a professional level of playing.

 

Dr. Maljanek graduated with distinctions in both Bachelors and Masters from RMIT’s Chiropractic program along with Certificate 4 and Diploma in Remedial Massage from the Melbourne College of Natural Therapies.

 

Michael’s passion for general health and wellbeing is complimented by educating people in nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes to compliment chiropractic care. He has a keen interest in Crossfit, nutrition and practices what he preaches on a daily basis.

 

Michael has volunteered in community clinics in St Kilda and has previously been the head chiropractic physician at Green Gully Soccer Club in Victoria’s premier league. Michael is a member of the Chiropractic Association of Austrlia (CAA) and Sports Chiropractic Australia (SCA).

Dr. Creina Hogg

CHIROPRACTOR/ASSOCIATE

Creina has been a practicing Chiropractor since graduating from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa, U.S.A. in 1994. Creina values the concept of treating patient as a whole and not just treating the symptom.

Creina loves her profession which gives her the skill and opportunity to make a positive contribution and influence people’s health in a natural and positive manner throughout the various stages of life.

Dr. Hogg sees all patients, with any issue, throughout any stage of life! She has a special interest in Pregnancy, women’s health, children and babies.

With over 25 years experience in adjusting families, she has a great passion for helping patients achieve better health, naturally.

TECHNIQUES

Our Chiropractors use a combination of manual, soft tissue, low force techniques, rehabilitation protocols and all treatment is specifically tailored to each patient.

NATALIE GERMAINE-GRAY

PRACTICE MANAGER/C.A.

Natalie has been working in chiropractic since 1999 and has numerous qualifications and experience as a Chiropractic Assistant (CA) and Business Manager. Natalie has worked with many athletes throughout her career and understands the importance of chiropractic care to ensure everyone, especially athletes,  reach their optimal health potential. Her special interest is in the care of children and babies.

Her passion and understanding of the chiropractic principles and natural healthcare in general, make it her mission and pleasure to ensure positive doctor/patient communication.

JAIME GERMAINE-GRAY

CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT (C.A.)

Jaime has been having regular chiropractic care since she was a baby. As Jaime grew, she used chiropractic to help her with athletic injury prevention, management and recovery as well as keeping her nervous system and immune systems working efficiently.

Jaime’s belief that chiropractic care supports her reaching her optimal health potential, has encouraged her to become an enthusiastic member of our team.