Meet the Practice Team

Dr. Hooper And Dr. Ruby

Dr. Hooper and Dr. Ruby head up the Spinal Rehabilitation Practice Team. The focus of the clinic is to help you feel great again.

We provide Postural and Structural Correction programs tailored for your individual needs. Chiropractic BioPhysics not only includes traditional Chiropractic Care, but incorporates the latest in scientific research on structural correction.

Chiropractic BioPhysics actively embraces a multidisciplinary approach to include Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Exercises Physiology, Clinical Pilates and Physical Therapy.

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Dr. Warrick R. Hooper

Clinic Director and Principal Practitioner

Dr. Warrick R. Hooper is the founder and director of The Spinal Centre practice. He is also the principal practitioner and editor of The Spinal Centre website and eClinic.

Dr. Hooper began as a medical scientist with a background in Advanced Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics. With an extensive knowledge of neuroanatomy and physiology, he then progressed to Chiropractic and Sports Nutrition.

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Dr. Ruby Pritchard

Dr. Ruby is an Osteopath who completed her Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters of Osteopathy at Victoria University, graduating in 2017.

You may have noticed Dr. Ruby busily working with the Rehabilitation Team over recent months.

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Avon Vlahov

Avon: Exercise Physiologist Specialising in Spinal Rehabilitation

CDM – Chronic Disease Management and  Clinical Pilates Programs

Avon is a passionate and focused Exercise Physiologist who leads up rehab and traction in The Spinl Centre Rehabilitation Team.

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Nadia Manalova

Nadia Manalova

Naturopath and Physical Therapist

Nadia is our highly qualified, passionate Naturopath and an internationally trained physical therapist.

Her experience is very diversified, having had the opportunity to work in many roles throughout her career. Her extensive clinical experience in both Medical and Complementary Medicine disciplines in hospitals and clinics around Europe, Africa, United States and Australia has built solid foundations and comprehensive knowledge to better help her patients.

Nadia’s approach to treatment involves educating you about your health and challenges while guiding you to maintain and nurture your own health. Through the use of herbal medicine, nutrition, diet/lifestyle advice and clinical testing, Nadia will help you to reach your goals and achieve optimum long term health.

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Jared Doyle

Chiropractic Intern and Spinal Rehabilitation Assistant

Jared is a Chiropractic intern completing his final year of study at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University) in the field of Health Science and Applied Science (Chiropractic).

Jared has completed his Bachelor of health science and is currently undertaking his final year of the Masters.  Jared has been actively involved in the University Teaching Clinic and providing the latest in Chiropractic care and clinical interventions.

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Harrison Hooper

Harrison Hooper

Harrison started on at the Spinal Centre with the opening of the Hawthorn Centre. Having known Dr. Hooper for a long time, chiropractic and acupuncture has been a part of his life for some time which greatly helped in his training and competing when he rowed during his VCE and first year of uni. Since completing his undergraduate degree, Harrison has recently started his Masters and taken up golf, where continual chiropractic work has helped in keeping him out on the course and hitting further OB than anyone else thought possible.

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