Meet The Team

Chiropractors
Dr. Justine McDermott

Dr. Justine McDermott

Chiropractor

Originally from Forster, NSW Justine is our principal Chiropractor and mother of three. A dedicated family woman and sports enthusiast, Justine takes special interest in treating children of all ages. Her work with children using methods such as Retained Neonatal Reflexes, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy sets her apart as a health champion for kids. She is also a certified Applied Kinesiologist, NET and TBM practitioner. Justine works out of our Casula clinic.

Dr. Sheila Macy

Dr. Sheila Macy

B.Sc (Chiro) M Chiro, Musculoskeletal Acupuncture

With over 12 years of experience, Sheila brings a wealth of knowledge and professional expertise to Back to Balance. Sheila incorporates musculoskeletal acupuncture into her treatments to further enhance patient outcomes with care and making her a popular and clever choice for sufferers of arthritis, chronic pain, sciatica and other conditions her methods are proven to assist with.

Dr. May Delfino

Dr. May Delfino

B.Sc (Chiro) M Chiro, Musculoskeletal Acupuncture, AK, Webster’s Technique

May joins Back to Balance bringing with her over 18 years of clinical chiropractic experience. As mother of four, she is passionate about helping families achieve optimal health and wellbeing. Her wide range of skills include combining traditional adjusting techniques with components of Applied Kinesiology, Sacro Occipital Technic (SOT), Musculoskeletal Acupuncture and Webster’s Technique for expectant mum’s.

Dr. Cherie McAllister

Dr. Cherie McAllister

B.Sc (Anatomy & Physiology) M Chiro

Cherie is an enthusiastic Chiropractor with a passion for treating children. She has previously been involved in the Science Academy Holiday Camp, enlightening young kids of Sydney with her extensive knowledge of the human body. Her unique ability to connect to patients of all ages with her bright personality and passionate attitude is her strength. Her aim is to help all of her varied patients reach their health lifestyle goals so they can live every day with pain free movement and the energy they need to accomplish everything their heart desires.

Dr David Perdomo

Dr David Perdomo

Chiropractor

David is excited to join the Back to Balance team in Gregory Hills as a chiropractor. David is always keen to meet new people and help everyone maintain an active and pain free life. As David played sports growing up, and being a regular gym goer, David has experienced many sporting injuries which has made him passionate about treating sports related injuries. David’s goal is to educate and encourage an active lifestyle while maintaining a pain free one. Techniques David uses are diversified, dry needling and rehab prescriptions.

Dr. Tarek Sari

Dr. Tarek Sari

Chiropractor

More information coming soon.

Dr. Jay Harthun

Dr. Jay Harthun

BS ExIP, MChiro

Certified in Exercise Physiology and Chiropractic, Jay is a holistic family Chiropractor whose emphasis is on helping everyone reach their full potential. Jay utilises manual adjusting techniques along with Applied Kinesiology, NET, and SOT.

Nutrition, emotionality, and structure all play a role in her

treatments and she believes that an adjustment is more than just a structural change. Jay typically treats families, pregnancy, and the every day person trying to better themselves. Her goal is to constantly empower her clients to live the best they can through being regularly adjusted, taking up an active lifestyle, and be supported with nutrition.

Dr. Scott Lee

Dr. Scott Lee

B Chi Sci, M Chiro

Scott completed his Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and Master of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. During his study, he was awarded numerous academic awards including Macquarie University Academic Excellence Award and Chiropractic Student of the Year (Dux).

Scott has extensive experience in managing various conditions including lower back pain, neck pain, headache and sports injuries. He thoroughly enjoys caring for patients of all ages and provides optimal care to maintain a healthy life. Scott utilises a mixture of manual adjusting, ART, dry needling, soft tissue therapy and rehabilitative exercise program that is tailored for each patient.

In his spare time, Scott enjoys going to the gym, watching Netflix and cooking. Scott is fluent in English and Korean. 

Dr Billy Khan

Dr Billy Khan

Chiropractor

Billy completed his undergraduate as a combined degree of Chiropractic and Science at Macquarie University and also completed a Masters degree at the same institute in Chiropractic. In the past Billy has worked with a number of premier league soccer teams and currently conducts Occupational Health and Safety training programs for organisations and companies throughout NSW. Amongst health and Chiropractic his passions are family, travel, food and fitness.

Physio & Massage
Joseph Violi

Joseph Violi

Physiotherapist, B.Health Science, M Physio

Joseph is an enthusiastic and dedicated practitioner who embodies a wealth of knowledge and passion stemming from his professional experience in both private practice and working closely with a number of local, state league and premier league sporting teams throughout his years of practice. Joseph is skilled in his manual therapy techniques, formulating and executing exercise programs, strapping/taping techniques and is qualified to perform dry needling if appropriate. He is confident in rehabilitating his clients, whether it be post-operatively, sporting injury-related, or just life’s everyday aches and pains. Joseph enjoys treating patients of all ages.

Ashneel Chand

Ashneel Chand

Remedial Massage Therapist, Cert IV in Fitness

Ash brings 5 years of experience from working within the fitness industry. Ash was initially a personal trainer and later transitioned into manual therapy. He is confident in providing sessions which incorporate manual therapy with holistic fitness advice. His extensive knowledge in anatomy enables him to provide specialised management and treatment for anything from sports-related injuries to chronic conditions. Outside of work, Ash has a keen interest in mixed martial arts and outdoor activities.

Anthony Violi

Anthony Violi

Physiotherapy

Anthony is an enthusiastic Physiotherapist dedicated to bringing out the best in all his clients. With an expansive sporting background, Anthony is passionate in providing an exercise-based approach to rehabilitation, combining active recovery with manual therapies to achieve the best outcomes. With an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and rehabilitation principles, Anthony is confident working with a range of clients of all ages. Anthony believes you are more than just your injury and aims to work holistically with every client to achieve their recovery goals.

Gabriella Sarpa

Gabriella Sarpa

Physiotherapy

Gabriella is an enthusiastic and fun – loving health practitioner. She has a passion for treating musculoskeletal injuries, especially sporting injuries. Gabby has experience in working with premiere league sporting teams and enjoys treating both acute and chronic injuries. Gabriella is skilled in manual therapy and enjoys using exercise to assist with meeting patient’s goals. Outside of work, Gabriella has a keen interest in soccer and cooking.

Miss Kiah Trindall

Miss Kiah Trindall

Remedial Massage Therapist

In 2012, Kiah completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage, and within her 8 years of experience she has treated a variety of people ranging from elite athletes to pregnant women. Kiah is passionate about helping people achieve an overall mind, body, and spiritual awareness. Kiah’s skills and intuitive touch help relax tension held within areas of the body, while also helping the mind and soul deeply relax into the reset you need. Her bodywork style includes Relaxation, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Remedial, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports and Pregnancy Massage, aiming to create a balancing and holistic approach to remedial massage.

Mind & Body Wellness
Diana Jovanovic

Diana Jovanovic

Nutritionist, Adv Dip Nut Med, BHSci (Nut Med)

Diana is a dedicated nutritionist who is passionate about using ‘Food as Medicine’. Nutritional medicine uses a very holistic approach, the aim is not only to treat the symptoms but search for the causative factors in order to prevent illness. There is no one-size-fits-all nutritional solution, Diana individualises options to maximise health and restore healing to the body. She believes vitality and beauty come from within and good nutrition is the basis of everything.

Miroslav Ivanovic

Miroslav Ivanovic

Naturopath

Miroslav is a qualified Naturopath that brings over 16 years of experience. With passion and a desire to serve from the heart, Miroslav knows what it takes to get results for his patients. He combines the scientific approach to functional testing with traditional methods of diagnosis such as Iridology. Miroslav specialises in the treatment of digestive disorders, stress/anxiety, fatigue, hormonal imbalance, weight loss and general well being.

Ashleigh Hillyer

Ashleigh Hillyer

Speech Pathologist

Working out of our Woolooware and Casula clinics, Ashleigh is a certified practising speech pathologist with over 4 years experience. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) with Sydney University and had been working in private practice ever since. Ashleigh has a passion for working with paediatric speech sound disorders, language and literacy delays, social skills/pragmatic disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She likes to plan fun and engaging sessions that are suited to the child’s personality and strengths.

Kelly Salzmann

Kelly Salzmann

Functional Health Coach

Kelly comes to Back to Balance as our Functional Health Coach.

Through ‘Habit Change’ and ‘Transformational Coaching’ methodologies, Kelly focuses on more than weight loss, diet and exercise. Lifestyle choices, environment, the mind-body stress response PLUS having your body in an ideal state to digest and assimilate nutrients all play an essential role in reaching optimal well-being.

Kelly’s focus is on deep diving into the root cause issue, educating clients through simple yet powerful strategies on how to build a strong digestive foundation “first” [so they flourish from the inside] and guiding clients on how to listen and be in tune with their own body’s wisdom and awareness [to ensure they are following eating and lifestyle habits aligned to their ‘unique’ body type].

Kelly is a Certified Health and Life Coach, having also completed studies in the foundation of Functional Nutrition.

Kelly is available in our Woolooware clinic or via Zoom from our Casula or Gregory Hills clinics, providing consultations which meet you where you are at and Programs aimed to transform you for life.

Casula

Casula

02 9606 9688
casula@backtobalance.net.au
12B, 633-639 Hume Highway, Casula

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 12pm, 2pm - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm, 2pm - 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 12pm
Sunday: Closed

Wooloware

Woolooware

02 9527 7504
woolooware@backtobalance.net.au
182 Kingsway, Woolooware

 Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8am - 12pm, 2pm - 6:30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Friday: 8am - 11am
Saturday: 8am - 11am
Sunday: Closed

Gregory Hills

Gregory Hills

02 8999 8864
gregoryhills@backtobalance.net.au
Unit 2/6 Holborn Circuit, Gledswood Hills

 Mon, Wed & Fri: 8am - 7pm
Tues, Thurs: 7.30am - 12pm, 2pm - 7pm
Saturday: 8am - 11am
Sunday: Closed

 
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