Dr Adam Stewart
Dr. Adam (Chiropractor) is a chiropractor with 17 years experience in practice. He is passionate about preventative healthcare, with chiropractic, nutrition, exercise and meditation forming the basis of his health philosophy.
In 2014, Adam opened OptiStart Chiropractic with the aim of providing families with a healthier start to life.
In 2009 Adam completed the 3 year postgraduate Chiropractic paediatric fellowship program and has researched Chiropractic solutions for children, publishing articles on syncope, breastfeeding, and craniosynostosis.
In his spare time, Adam is involved in the education of chiropractors through Vital Child Chiropractic Education, which holds informational seminars across Australia.
Adam is a chiropractor with a passion for empowering you to be able to live a “life without fear” by facilitating you to feel confident and in control of your health, and the health of your children.
Dr Adam’s (Chiropractor) interests:
- learning, mood, behaviour, concentration
- retained primitive reflexes and cerebellar function
- infant (baby) care
- posture, balance, co-ordination
- sports performance
- difficult problems
- men’s health
Dr Esther Finn
Dr Esther (Chiropractor) started her journey with Gonstead chiropractic as a young child and hasn’t looked back since.
Esther is originally from Adelaide and moved to Sydney to study at Macquarie University where she obtained a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic.
Esther regularly attends chiropractic and paediatric seminars to further her learning and ensure she is able to help you reach your potential! Esther also has a special interest in the care of pregnant women.
Esther has always been very active and has participated in a numerous sports. She has represented South Australia over ten times at National Beach and Indoor Volleyball Championships so she understands the stress sport can place on your body.
Esther always found Gonstead Chiropractic was able to help her perform at her best!
Esther is passionate about living a healthy life and enjoys seeing her patient’s health improve with regular chiropractic care.
Dr Esther’s (Chiropractor) special interests:
- pregnancy care
- women’s health
- musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck pain, headaches, migraines)
- tradespeople – helping you function better in your trade.
Dr Jeff Leow
Dr Jeff (Chiropractor) is originally from Malaysia and moved to Australia to study a double Bachelor in Chiropractic Science and Health Science. Jeff is fluent in 4 languages: English Mandarin, Bahasa (Malay) and Cantonese and is from a culturally diverse background.
Jeff Lives in BoxHill and enjoys playing basketball, volleyball, badminton and table tennis in his time out, he also plays piano and the ukulele.
Jeff likes to regularly attend Chiropractic seminars and workshops and is always increasing his knowledge. Jeff is passionate about health and chiropractic and would love the opportunity to share that passion with people from all walks of life.
Dr Jeff’s (Chiropractor) special interests:
- The care of older people
- Sports performance and injury
- Stress related problems incl anxiety and sleep problems
- Musculoskeletal problems of any type
- Nutritional and lifestyle advice
Kirstin is an experienced massage therapist, with a passion for helping resolve your pain and problems.
Her massage visits promote relaxation, promote mental health, assist sleep, injuries, tension, back, and neck pain. In addition, Kirstin can assist with ergonomics, and lifestyle advice when required.
Kirsten graduated from the Australian College of Fitness and Bodywork (ACFB), with experience in remedial massage, and interests in Lomi Lomi massage (Hawaiian approach). She is a member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia (MMA).
Kirstin is very community driven with a background in amateur theatre with Gemco Players in Emerald for over a decade and currently volunteering in the Belgrave Fire Brigade with an additional role as Community Education Facilitator. Kirstin has recently celebrated 21 years of service with many awards over the years. Kirstin also has a passion for art and sketching.
Kirstin enjoys solving your current problems and help maintain a high level of wellbeing. She derives great satisfaction is seeing you live a life free of pain. Her massages may be effective with clients who are displaying stress, trauma, overworked bodies and the side effects of injury. Incorporating relax techniques like modified Hawaiian Lomi Lomi – the muscles may relax allowing deeper healing work to commence.
Sarah joined us in March 2022.
Sarah is an experienced remedial massage therapist.
Sarah is available 3-7 Mondays, and 3-7 Thursdays.
Chiropractic Assistant (C.A.)
Elisa is local to the area with her husband, 4yr old son and 2yr old daughter.
She loves having a natural holistic approach to life and health. She is a low-tox educator, loves her essential oils and empowering others to live a more low-tox lifestyle.
Elisa is currently studying Holistic Nutrition, specialising in pregnancy, postpartum and babies. She is very passionate in wanting to support women and mothers to be at their best when they start to prepare for pregnancy, nourishing them and their babies with the right foods along the journey.
Elisa is outgoing, has a passion for natural health and therapies, loves to grow her own organic vegetables/fruits, loves food from all cultures, travelling, and hot summer days.
Supporting herself and family’s health and well-being is a top priority for her, and her family is a lover of ongoing chiropractic care.