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ABOUT ME

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A Bit About HD Chiropractic

From a very young age, I have owned and ridden horses, loving every aspect about the sport. 

My main focus is predominantly eventing, however I also campaigned and rode young dressage horses as well. As an owner and rider, I wanted to make sure that my horses and I were in peak physical condition to be able to perform at the best of our abilities.

 

I initially started going to a Chiropractor as riding many horses a day took a toll on my lower back. However, I noticed that after I was adjusted I was able to move more freely and also felt more balanced in the saddle. I then asked whether Chiropractic would benefit the performances of my horses and also noticed similar changes in their movement. 

 

Whilst I was completing my Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Adelaide, I was also working as a Chiropractic Assistant which sparked and grew my love and passion for Chiropractic as I was able to see first hand, the impact we can have on peoples lives. 

 

After moving to New Zealand and studying at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic I knew I had made the right decision in terms of career, as getting to be a part of their journey to recovery and helping people to achieve their goals was so rewarding. 

 

In addition to my BChiro, I have taken veterinary Chiropractic courses to further my knowledge and education in canine and equine anatomy, biomechanics and neurology. 

Through Chiropractic, I endeavour to help horses, dogs, and people achieve their goals and perform to the best of their ability.

OUR  VALUES

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TRUST

H&D Chiropractic is a safe space to allow people to be seen, heard and valued in confidence and for us to support them to the best of our ability.

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EDUCATION

We like to spark curiosity and excitement in what we do and enable people to learn more about themselves and their animals by educating in a way that resonates with each individual.

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INCLUSIVITY

Here at H&D Chiropractic, we strive to provide a safe space for everyone who has a spine, including our animals.

ACCREDITATIONS

Maree is a registered professional, holding her practicing certificate from the New Zealand Chiropractic Board to safely conduct care within New Zealand. Maree is ACC accredited and can help with ACC claims and treatment plans for injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. 

 

Maree has also completed an additional course by Backbone Academy in Australia for veterinary chiropractic which is recognised and certified by the IVCA (International Veterinary Chiropractic Association), AVCA and COAC.

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