Hi I’m Dr. Zara Elkington. I am a Chiropractor, holding a double bachelor in Chiropractic Science and Clinical Chiropractic from Murdoch University. I have been involved in the health and fitness industry for close to 10 years having worked as a sports trainer and massage therapist for various sporting teams in Melbourne and WA before obtaining my Chiropractic degree. During this time, I have gained valuable skills and knowledge to assist me in providing the most evidence-based biomechanical and functional approach to my patient care.
I have particular interests in strength sports such as weightlifting, as well as athletics, AFL and basketball. Having had experience with sports personnel, this has given me unique insight into the fact that human body is a remarkable piece of engineering that has the amazing ability to heal itself if provided with the correct tools and support to do so.
I found Chiropractic early in my life after being involved in a severe car accident as a baby. As I grew, I would constantly complain to mother about pain in my back and ongoing headaches. She decided to take me to her Chiropractor, a man that soon after changed my life. He worked through more than my pain, looking at my body as a whole and how the trauma had affected my biomechanics and overall function. I was mesmerized by his skill set and knowledge, and that was all I needed to cement my love for Chiropractic and pursue my own career in this profession.
I have a very down-to-earth and empathetic personality, allowing me to view always view my patients as a whole to ensure I’m giving them the best possible care. In my spare time you will likely find me in the gym, spending time with my partner and sausage dog, or soaking up the morning sun on the beach.