Our Team

Dr Jeb McAviney

Scoliosis Clinician, Chiropractor

Dr McAviney  is the clinical director of Melbourne Scoliosis Clinic, and one of Australia’s leading authorities on non-surgical scoliosis treatment.

He holds  Masters degrees in Pain Medicine and Chiropractic, and brings a wealth of experience in scoliosis treatment, education, and research.

Dr McAviney oversees all cases and gives guidance to the clinical team. He drives research development initiatives to ensure patients get access to the latest and most evidence based procedures.


Scoliosis Accreditations:

  • World Masters Course in Scoliosis Management
  • Sforzesco TLSO Brace Provider
  • Cheneau TLSO Brace Provider
  • Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS) Therapist – Level 3, Advanced, Basic
  • SCHROTH trained
  • Gomez Orthotic Systems (GOS) TLSO Brace Provider
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Bracing Clinician & Instructor
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Physiotherapy Instructor
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Instructor
  • Neuromechanical Instrument Adjusting Instructor
  • Advanced Fellow of Chiropractic Biophysics

Dr Azharuddin Fazalbhoy

Scoliosis Clinician, Osteopath

Dr Fazalbhoy is a trained and registered Osteopath with a special interest in non-surgical management of scoliosis. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathic Medicine), a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine and a PhD.

Dr Fazalbhoy has been treating adult and paediatric scoliosis, among other musculoskeletal conditions, using hands on techniques for over 7 years. He is trained and certified in SEAS, SCHROTH trained and is a certified ScoliBrace provider.


Scoliosis Accreditations:

  • Accredited Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS) Therapist  – Basic
  • SCHROTH trained
  • Certified ScoliBrace provider

Dr Juan Du Plessis

Scoliosis Clinician, Chiropractor

Originally from South Africa, with a Masters in Technology of Chiropractic, Dr Du Plessis has been a clinic director in prestigious healthcare centres in Asia, providing scoliosis rehabilitation and bracing.

He has received advanced training and certification in SpineCor and ScoliBrace bracing protocols, has completed SEAS (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) training and accreditation and is SCHROTH trained.


Scoliosis Accreditations:

  • World Masters Course in Scoliosis Management
  • Accredited Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS) Therapist
  • SCHROTH trained
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Bracing Clinician
  • Certified ScoliBrace provider

Johanna Mee

Exercise Physiologist

Johanna is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with advanced certification in the conservative management of scoliosis.

She has undergone extensive training in assessing and implementing SEAS and SCHROTH programs, and has worked extensively one on one with scoliosis patients.

Johanna holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology.


Accreditations:

  • ESSA Accredited
  • SEAS trained & accredited
  • SCHROTH trained

Donna Munro

Receptionist

Donna is a dedicated receptionist and clinic administrator with many years of experience.

She enjoys patient interaction, supporting clinicians and keeping busy!

She is passionate about providing our patients with information and support and is always happy to answer any questions.

Dr Nick Gentile

Scoliosis Clinician

Dr Nick Gentile is a trained and registered Chiropractor with a passion for supporting the developing spine through the adolescent years. With a history in sports Chiropractic and a love for improving Biomechanics through rehab, it was a natural fit for him to start to focus fully exclusively on the development and non-surgical treatment of Scoliosis and Hyperkyphosis.

He holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Ergonomics), a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic) and a Masters in Clinical Chiropractic.  Foremost, he aims to help patients gain an in-depth understanding of their condition, so that they can achieve their best possible outcomes together.  Nick has received advanced training and certification in ScoliBrace bracing protocols and has extensive experience in supporting families and individuals through their treatment.

Scoliosis Accreditations:
  • B.Hlth.Sci (Ergo)
  • B.Hlth.Sci (Chiro)
  • M.Clin.Chiro