Ben has over 30 years of clinical experience, having practiced in both rural and urban settings in Australia and overseas. After initially studying science at the ANU, Ben undertook his chiropractic training at the Phillip Institute of Technology (now RMIT University).
With a focus on providing quality care to people of all ages, Ben has post graduate certification in Applied Kinesiology (AK), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), Torque Release Technique (TRT) and Postural Neurology. The delivery of the adjustment varies from the traditional manual hands on adjustment, the use of a Thompson drop piece table or via adjusting instruments of either the Activator or the Intergrator.
Ben has a long service within the chiropractic profession, most recently as vice-president of the ACT branch of the Australian Chiropractors’ Association.
Outside the clinic, Ben stays active with Tai Chi, swimming, mountain biking, and - when he can get to the beach – surfing. He really enjoys riding motorcycles. Previous bikes were a Suzuki 250 GT, Moto Guzzi Lemans IV, Triumph RS955 , Triumph Tiger 1050 and the current bike is a BMW R1200ST.
At a spiritual level he is a committed christian and attends St Peters Anglican church in Weston.
Ben's wife Robin is the practice manager at the clinic. Ben and Robin's younger son Martin is a qualified chiropractor who went on to study medicine at at ANU. The elder son Joseph works in the public service and is married with 2 daughters.
B Chiro Sc (Macquarie) Master of Chiropractic (Macquarie)
Derrick has been interested in science and passionate about heath and fitness from an early age. He has been involved in many sports, and represented his school in squash, swimming, athletics and tennis. Derrick’s family dentist suggested he study chiropractic, and he went on to graduate from the five-year Macquarie University program with Bachelor and Master of Chiropractic Science degrees. Derrick lives with his family in Queanbeyan.
Derrick has a keen interest in technology and how it can integrate into Chiropractic treatment. He mainly uses diversified chiropractic technique, with a focus on rehabilitation exercises along with adjunctive therapies such as dry needling and soft tissue release. He also brings his passion for sports injury management to our clinic.