Dr Matthew Davidson (Chiropractor) is the Director and founder of the Hope Island Chiropractic Centre. Dr. Davidson has completed a Bachelor of Science from Griffith University as well as anatomy and physiology major from Queensland University. Graduating from Macquarie University in 2000 with a Master in Chiropractic, he has 20 years experience in the field of Chiropractic and soft tissue injuries.
Dr. Davidson also has 16 years experience in Active Release Techniques® and is Queensland's only full body certified Active Release Technique® Ironman provider. He was also made an Instructor in ART in 2014. With Active Release Techniques® Dr. Davidson has treated some of Australia's elite athletes in the fields of Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Tennis, Bodybuilding, Body Shaping, Power Lifting, and Ironman Triathlon.
In 2010 he became Spidertech™ trained and has previously completed basic and advanced Kinesiotaping with Dr. Kenzo Kase DC, founder of the Kinesiotaping method.
He is a member of the Chiropractic Association of Australia (CAA) and Sports Chiropractic Australia (SCA). He is currently completing his International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma (ICSSD).
Dr. Zachary (Zach) Curtis (Chiropractor) is the newest member of the Hope Island Chiropractic Centre. Zach has completed a Bachelors of Science (Chiropractic) and a Masters of Clinical Chiropractic at Central Queensland University. Zach also has qualifications in Myofascial Dry Needling, Cert III & IV in Fitness and is currently completing a Diploma of Cupping Therapy.
Zach has played multiple sports at a highly competitive level from juniors into his twenties and as a result, sustained multiple injuries. Consequently, this led Zach to undertake Chiropractic care. It was through Chiropractic treatments that kept his body performing at an optimal level and sparked his passion for Chiropractic. It is these personal results which has allowed him to gain knowledge and the ability to improve the quality of life of patients. This is what drives him to keep each person performing at their personal peak in both sport and daily life.
Graduating in 2003 with a Diploma in Health Science- Remedial Therapies, Briana has been working as a Remedial Massage Therapist for over 18 years. Her experience in areas of remedial, sports, lymphatic drainage, deep tissue, fascia release, aromatherapy and reflexology are the foundations of her treatments. Briana continues to expand her knowledge to compliment her remedial therapy skills allowing each and every treatment to be tailored to your individual needs.
Briana has experience working with a variety of people including athletes, corporate professionals, seniors, pre and post-natal women and children. She is here to help each and every member of the community.
Her professional and friendly approach combined with her interests in fitness, health and well-being ensures your treatments are of the highest standards. Whether you wish to balance your posture, increase flexibility, decrease pain and provide strengthening advice for future prevention, Briana is here to manage your symptoms and also provide maintenance treatments.
Following her interests in sport, Briana has a positive attitude and is fantastic at reaching her goals and is keen to help you reach yours! She has great empathy for athletes and weekend warriors experiencing pain and discomfort and is passionate about helping you recover, re-strengthen and return to your activity.