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Dr Mark Pickford

Mt Warren Park Chiropractor Dr Mark PickfordDr Pickford graduated from RMIT in Melbourne in 1981 after a five year degree course in Chiropractic. After graduating, Mark set up his chiropractic practice in Beenleigh. He served the profession on the executive of the Chiropractic Association of Australia from 1982 and later became president of the Queensland branch for two years. He continued this service when he was appointed to the Queensland Registration Board in 1997 and became its chairperson for three years until he retired from the position in 2002.

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The Family Life of a Chiropractor

“I’m married to Annette and we have four children and four grandchildren. Our youngest daughter Hannah has graduated as a Chiropractor to carry on the family tradition. Our oldest daughter Shelley is married to Jeff and they have three sons – Will, Tom and Jack. Our second daughter Carly is married to Sean with one daughter – Maddison. Our son Luke is the manager of a FORD car dealership in Brisbane.”

When This Chiropractor Isn’t Seeing Patients

“I love the sea! Living at Runaway Bay gives me access to the water so I can go boating, fishing and jet skiing. I also enjoy travelling, not only around Australia, but overseas. However, there’s nothing quite like the Australian bush for camping and touring. Perhaps you’ll resonate with my favourite quote, “Consistency is the key to success in any endeavour.” I hope I get the opportunity to meet you and become your family’s chiropractor. Ring our Mt Warren Park chiropractic office today and let’s get started!

Dr Christine Thatcher

Dr Christine Thatcher

Dr Christine Thatcher comes from Ontario, Canada. Her husband David is from Brighton, England. Christine did her Chiropractic degree at RMIT University in Melbourne and then they decided to make Queensland their home. Christine worked as a gym instructor for many years, so don’t hesitate to ask her for advice. Christine and Dave welcomed their first child Sophie into the world in September 2006. Then in July 2009 came the birth of their son Isaac.

Dr Craig Matthews

Dr Craig Matthews Chiropractor Mt Warren Park

Dr Craig graduated from Macquarie University, Sydney, in 2000 and since then has been in private practice. During this time, he has worked in a variety of clinical settings from a practice owner, locum and associate positions in NSW and Queensland.  He enjoys working with all age groups and backgrounds with primarily manual adjusting techniques adapted to the individual.  Dr Craig was a board member of the Queensland Branch of the Chiropractors Association of Australia (CAAQLD) from 2008 to 2016 in various roles. He currently is a member of the Northern Region committee of the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) and is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified), a service he happily provides to the community.

Dr Yanika Chiangthong

Dr YanikaDr. Yanika moved to Australia in 2003 with a passion for helping others through chiropractic care. She graduated from RMIT in Master of Chiropractic since 2017 and had been busy serving in the Gonstead Clinic in Melbourne and in Far North Queensland for the past 3 years. Dr. Yanika, specialty is in TMJ problems and had taken a specific training for that. She is also a member of Gonstead Society of Australia (GSA) and Australian Chiropractic Association (ACA).

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Chiropractic resonates with Dr. Yanika’s values in life which are health, growth and contribution to the society. Chiropractic allowed her to help serve and heal people via natural, drug-free methods. She is very passionate and finds the greatest joy in helping each individual achieve their health goals and unleashing their maximum health potentials! Dr. Yanika’s belief is that your greatest asset in life is great health. She is looking forward to meeting you all and letting her help you reach your maximum health.

Outside of the office, apart from keeping fit, Dr. Yanika enjoys a good game of tennis, and experimenting with her coffee beans and cupping.


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