Dr Melinda Ricci
PRINCIPAL CHIROPRACTOR AND OWNER•BSc. Chiro B. Chiro
Dr Melinda Ricci established Success Chiropractic Clinic in 2011, seeking to fulfill her goal of providing patient-centered, effective chiropractic care to the Cockburn community. Melinda obtained her qualifications in Chiropractic at Murdoch University and was awarded both the Chiropractor's Association Student Choice Award and the Murdoch University Riptide Award at graduation. She has additional training as a massage therapist, Sports trainer and has completed advanced modules in Dry Needling (acupuncture), rehabilitative Ultrasound and Chiropractic pediatrics. She also works as a Supervising Clinician at the Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic and as an assistant academic for the Chiropractic program, as well as a guest lecturer for South Metropolitan Tafe.
Melinda utilises a multi-modal approach in her Chiropractic treatment sessions; incorporating massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, dry needling and rehabilitation which, combined with Chiropractic adjustments and mobilisations address both muscular and joint pain/dysfunction. Success Chiropractic clinic also has a flexion-distraction table which can help in the treatment of disc injuries and sciatic pain.
Melinda is experienced in treating patients of all ages including infants and children and has a special interest in paediatrics and sporting injuries. Melinda can also provide services for injury claims from Motor Vehicle Accidents, Worker's Compensation and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Dr Ricci is available from 8am to 7pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr Christine Allegretta
ASSOCIATE CHIROPRACTOR •Bsc. Chiro B. Chiro
Dr Christine Allegretta (nee Parkin) has been practicing at Success Chiropractic since graduating from Murdoch University in 2013. During her final year, she was selected to participate in a competitive outreach program which provided chiropractic care to remote communities in the Pilbara and also volunteered at many events including the Tom Hoad Waterpolo championships and the Blues and Roots Festival. Since graduating, Christine has completed further training in dry needling and has also worked as an anatomy demonstrator at Murdoch University.
Christine combines chiropractic adjustments with various soft tissue techniques such as massage and trigger point therapy. She also incorporates other low force techniques such as drop piece and activator adjusting, biomechanical blocking, flexion-distraction and kinesiotaping into her treatments.
Christine can also provide services for injury claims from Motor Vehicle Accidents, Worker's Compensation and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Dr Allegretta is available until late on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and available in the morning on Tuesday and Saturday.
REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST•
Leah is a passionate remedial massage therapist who is eager to work with you in order to help you achieve your physical and psychological goals. Her qualifications include a Diploma in Remedial massage and registration with the Association of Massage Therapists as well as a Bachelor in Nursing. Leah has a keen interest in chronic pain and stress related illness. She uses a combination of massage techniques such as Swedish, deep tissue, trigger points, myofascial release and mobilisations to assist the body in healing and restoring it to its optimal function.
Remedial massage sessions with Leah are eligible for private health fund rebates.
Leah is available on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.