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Meet Our Practitioners

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Dr Bridget Houlden
Chiropractor & Director

Dr Bridget Houlden grew up in a family of chiropractors in Bendigo and this shaped her philosophy on health and life in general.  After finishing her chiropractic studies at RMIT in Melbourne, Bridget ventured to the UK to sit her board exams and practice in London, before spending time in a busy paediatric and pregnancy-focused chiropractic centre in Newcastle, NSW.  Bridget loves adjusting people from all walks of life, though she has a soft spot for kids, babies and pregnant mums. Bridget's further qualifications include:

  • Postgraduate Diplomate of Chiropractic Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics

  • Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT) certified Advanced Practitioner

Chiro Torquay Chiropractor

Dr Michael Sexton
Chiropractor & Director

Dr Michael Sexton has more than 25 years experience as a chiropractor and practises in both Surrey Hills and Torquay. Michael has recently relocated to the Surf Coast from Melbourne, and enjoys trying his hand at surfing and windsurfing. Michael's key clinical interest is in educating people about the important roles the spine and nervous system play in determining our wellbeing. Over his career, Michael has considerable experience working with elite athletes at the highest level in various sports, particularly AFL.


Jonathan Barge
Myotherapist & Massage Therapist   

Jonathan cares for clients of all backgrounds to assist with pain, function and mobility. He has experience with elite athletes, junior athletes and members of the broader Surf Coast community. His offerings include:

  • Remedial and Sports Massage

  • Deep Tissue and Acupressure

  • Dry Needling and cupping

  • Exercise Prescription

Jonathan also has after-hours appointments available via the booking portal below. 

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