Meet Our Team

Our experienced Frankston Chiropractors are here to help you improve your health and wellbeing.

Dr. Janine Ritchie

Dr. Janine Ritchie

Principal Chiropractor

Bachelor of Applied Science (Biochemistry) (Honours), Master of Chiropractic Science, Board eligible with the American Chiropractic Neurology Board

 After completing a science degree in the ‘90s, Janine worked in the food industry as a microbiologist and at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute as a research assistant in the auto-immunity and transplantation department. Eventually, she decided it was time to get back to nature as a way of healing, having received chiropractic care as a child. She believes her experience gives her an informed view on the various approaches to health.

Janine loves the diversity that comes from working in a family practice – one minute it’s a cross-fitter, followed by an infant and their grandparents.

She loves the sun and the ocean, sci-fi movies (don’t tell anyone), posting on her dog’s Instagram and picking up recycled ‘bargains’ from people’s nature strips (don’t tell anyone that either!).

Please call to check for Janine’s current availability.

 

Dr. Amy Bednarek

Dr. Amy Bednarek

Chiropractor

Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)

Dr Amy grew up in Frankston & completed her Chiropractic studies at RMIT.
She is passionate about how chiropractic care fits into the natural health paradigm.
She has a special interest in the role of rehabilitative exercises diminishing back and neck pain, as well as how spinal health can have effects on different aspects of life
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In her free time, Amy enjoys exploring nearby walking tracks & attempting to paint the scenery she saw.
 
 
Availability:
 
Monday to Friday AM & PM,
Saturday per month AM.

 

David Thompson

David Thompson

Practice Manager

Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemistry and Biochemistry) (Honours)

David was an analytical chemist in a previous life, working in the food and wine industries around Australia for 17 years. David originally met his partner Janine (Principal Chiropractor at Frankston Family Chiropractic) in a biochemistry prac class at university, way back when following Carlton was fun. Like Janine, David believes his exposure to the scientific and chiropractic worlds gives him an informed view on the various approaches to health.

Corinne Norman

Corinne Norman

Chiropractic Assistant

Corinne has been a chiropractic assistant for 25 years and has worked at the clinic for 17 years. She loves everything about chiropractic and has been a patient for the last 30 years. Both her children had their first adjustments in hospital after their births and continue to be adjusted 28 years later.

In her spare time she loves going to the gym, push bike riding, walking her miniature schnauzer and playing with her new grandchild Hunter.

Stephanie McKenzie

Stephanie McKenzie

Chiropractic Assistant

Steph is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Naturopathy and has been passionate about health and nutrition for many years. Although Steph is new to the Allied Health industry, she has a 6 year history of case management where she has worked closely with people to assist them in working toward and achieving their goals for a healthier and happier lifestyle. Steph understands the value and importance of Chiropractic care and is very passionate about a holistic focus of health. 

When she isn’t studying, Steph enjoys bushwalking, yoga, swimming at the beach in summer, and hanging out with her cat, Lolly. 

108 Beach Street, Frankston, Vic, 3199

Our practice hours are Monday 8am-7pm, Wednesday 8am-7pm, Friday 9am–6pm and Saturday 9am – 12pm every 4 weeks.

Parking is available on James Street or Beach Street.

Reception is in the Beach Street entrance of the building.

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