Want to know who you are connecting with? Here is the list of your Physical, Mental and Financial wellness experts available via STACK HEALTH!
Bryce FincK - The Tech Health Guy
The "Tech Health Guy" - Bryce is an online health & wellness expert, specialising in physical dysfunction and personal transformation. Co-Founder of Stack Health, his mission is to allow experts to communicate with their clients digitally from any location, forging lifelong professional relationships that improve people’s lives.
An avid traveller, musical lyricist and smile enthusiast you can hear Bryce spreading the word of the power of health technology online.
Read Bryce's latest blog post here!
Co-Founder at Stack Health, Michael is passionate about forging a global health revolution by disrupting the traditionally reactive healthcare system. Michael has been an accredited Exercise Physiologist since 2008 working within private practice. Michael or as he is affectionately known by his colleagues as "The Knee Guy" has a keen interest in helping patients with any knee complaint reduce pain or return to function. He also enjoys working in the corporate health space helping those he treats reduce the occurrence of neck pain and headaches.
Michael has a love of sport and in his spare time enjoys basketball, golf, mountain biking and spending time with his young family.
Read Michael's latest blog post here!
Pat is the Chief Executive Officer at Six Park, the Australian based Robo-investment firm advancing your finances through a combination of new technology and personal advice. He co-founded Six Park in 2014 after a 25-year career in the financial services industry. From 1990 to 2005, Pat worked at JP Morgan in New York, San Francisco, and Melbourne (Australia). Since 2005, Pat has worked at Georgica Associates, a private investment management firm based in Melbourne. At both JP Morgan and Georgica Associates, Pat was involved with managing the global private equity investment portfolio and had specific responsibilities for investment strategy and portfolio management and reporting.
Read Pat's latest blog post here!
After graduating as a Medical Herbalist top of her class and with a scholarship in 2011, Melissa Gearing started her successful clinical practice seeing clients one on one. She has since completed further qualifications in Nutritional Medicine and Naturopathy, as well as completed a Bachelor Degree of Health Science.
Mel is passionate about prescribing herbal medicine as a tool in fighting illness and imbalance within the body. Mel aims to fuse traditional herbal medicine with current research and evidence. She believes in an integration of herbal and pharmaceutical interventions. Mel runs a private practice in the beautiful space at Verve For Life in Newcastle, seeing clients one on one throughout the week.
Dr Jess Naughton
Jess, an expert Chiropractor and Yoga instructor from Vida Lifestyles, is passionate about educating people how to live their best possible life. Her wish is to make living a healthy and happy lifestyle easy and sustainable for everyone. Providing a natural, safe approach to your care, Jess cannot wait to support you and your family in your health journey.
Read Jess's latest blog post here and keep an eye (and ear) out for her frequent podcasts and videos.
Jack is a Rheumatology Clinical Lead and a specialist Physiotherapist in Orthopaedics. Jack deals in the management and treatment of musculoskeletal pain and injury with a special interest in working with patients who suffer from inflammatory disorders.
Rheumatological physiotherapy is a specific form of physiotherapy aimed at treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. Rheumatological conditions are autoimmune diseases which cause inflammation to joints, muscles, tendons or ligaments.
Read Jack's latest blog post here!
Graeme is the Managing Director of Thrive Central, a movement which was created to help employees cope better with volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Graeme was motivated to create these programs because of his own mental breakdown during the Tech Crash in 2000. Through research done for his four books and helping to start R U OK?, he has discovered simple rituals that can increase wellbeing and effectiveness.
Mick Hughes is a Physiotherapist & Exercise Physiologist with a very keen interest in ACL injury management and ACL injury prevention. He has previously worked within elite sporting teams such as the Collingwood Magpies Netball, Newcastle Jets U20s and NQ Cowboys U20s.
Read Michael's latest blog post here!
Cameron has been involved in elite level sport for from a young age which lead him to being attracted to a profession in the health and sport industry. Cameron’s main focus while working is to help improve athletic ability with athletes and sporting teams, spending time with collegiate and professional teams in Australia & the USA.
Cameron’s believes that athletic ability comes from a strong base, this strong base allows for greater strength gain and the possibility of less injuries. Watching athletes pushing themselves, achieving goals and striving to be their best is what brings satisfaction for Cameron when doing his job.
Read Cam's latest blog post here!
Dr Damian Kristof
A leader in the health industry for more than 20 years, Damian has enjoyed helping thousands of people regain health and vitality through natural approaches. He loves the ability to interact on a one on one basis daily with his practice members and at the same time the ability to educate and inspire people to change through multi media.
Having combined the philosophies of both Naturopathic and Chiropractic approaches to healing and well-being he believes that people learn and achieve the most when there is no interference and there is appropriate supply of goodness to allow the body to thrive.
Pat has over 8 years’ experience as a Financial Adviser offering holistic advice to individual and family clients as well as small and medium size business clients. He has been a Financial Adviser with various large and small financial organisations. Prior to starting work as a Financial Adviser, he had 15yrs + as a Chartered Accountant, working as a senior finance manager for several multi-national companies, in commercial finance and accounting roles with listed companies/groups, and initially trained, qualified and worked as a chartered accountant for 6 years for a mid-tier firm in Brisbane.
Read Pat's latest blog post here!
Mat has been working as an AEP since completing his Post Graduate Diploma of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2010, but has been heavily involved with sport and exercise from a very young age. This experience with regular exercise has provided Mat with the insight and passion to be able to provide exercise prescription to a wide range of individuals. The profound effect exercise can have on so many pathologies and conditions is something Mat finds incredibly rewarding about working as an AEP.
Mat has a lot of experience working with both musculoskeletal cases and in chronic disease management, but enjoys the challenge of variety in the clients he treats.
When not working as an AEP, Mat is an avid fisherman and competes in a number of tournaments around Australia each year. He also enjoys kayaking, camping, soccer, oztag, touch football, training in the gym and adventuring with his wife and kids.
Read Mat's latest blog post here!
Jacob is a running coach and movement specialist, known for his ability to break down movement and prescribe specific exercises appropriate to one's level of competence. He says the physical literacy is the same as written, read, heard and spoken literacy. You wouldn't expect a student to read a novel without first learning the alphabet.
Dr Ian Northeast
Dr Ian Northeast, is passionate about aiding his clients towards moving and living well. “Movement is life” so goes the saying and is a significant focus of Ian when working with his clients. This can refer to both the quantity and quality of the movement. Dr Ian enjoys putting “Movement Is Life” into play with children; recreational and professional athletes/sports people through assisting with movement quality and efficiency; those in their mature years wishing to maintain or improve where they currently are.
Emma is a High-energy, confident professional with an infectious enthusiasm for learning. She has independently sourced courses, attended special interest groups and sought out workshops to up skill within the profession of Occupational Therapy pursuing an interest within Hand Therapy. She is an associate member of AHTA and participate within weekly Hand Therapy mentoring services.
Read Emma's latest blog post here!
Dr Joshua Nelson
Dr. Josh Nelson is an internationally certified Sports Chiropractor who has a particular interest in the treatment and prevention of back pain, neck pain, headaches, and sports related injuries. He is the owner and principal of Thrive Health Co. and when he is not treating patients he enjoys spending time with his wife Jemima.
When he has a spare minute he also enjoys playing Golf, watching almost any sport, and spending time mentoring the next generation of Chiropractors throughout their Masters degree. Read Josh's latest blog post here and connect with him in person at Thrive Health Co. in QLD.
Dr tammy Nelson
Tammy Nelson, PhD is a sex and relationship expert, an international speaker, an author and a licensed psychotherapist with almost thirty years of experience working with individuals and couples. In private practice she focuses on helping people of all ages, orientations and genders find love, healing and passion. She is the author of The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity and Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together.
Read Tammy's latest blog post here.
As the founder of Online Physio, Karen is best known for her contributions to the burgeoning telehealth industry. Through authoring, presenting and expert commentary, she has become the Australian leader in online physiotherapy theory, practice, and education.
al is an Australian based Speech Pathologist with 15 years experience in Paediatric Feeding. She has opened a private practice called ‘Let’s Eat! Paediatric Speech Pathology’ in 2013 for Newcastle based babies and children with feeding difficulties. Valerie is passionate about working in the area of paediatric feeding and special needs and has been involved in the teaching and training of Australian Speech Pathology University students and allied health professionals. Prior to starting her private practice, she worked in acute paediatric hospitals in neonatal intensive care units, feeding clinics and clinics for children with special needs for 10 years.
Read Val’s latest blog post here.
Dr Steven Lin
Steven is a dentist trained at the University Of Sydney with a background in human biology, exercise and nutrition. A philosophy of lifestyle centered health and broader perspective of fixing teeth led to his concern that as a society we have developed a dangerously neglectful approach to dental health. Alarming levels of dental disease, spiraling costs and the impact on our overall health are problems that he has focused on finding solutions for.