Welcome to Peak Health Centre, wellness under one roof.

 

Meet our team of professionals dedicated to help you with your health goals. Our services are unique to the area as we have multiple therapists in one location, providing specialised care specifically tailored to meet your needs.

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Chiropractor

Dr Vicky Salakas
B.Sc (UNSW Anat & Phys), M.Chiro (Macq)

Dr. Vicky Salakas (Chiropractor) graduated from the University of NSW with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy and Physiology, and then went on to graduate from Macquarie University with a Masters of Chiropractic. She spent six intensive years training to become a doctor of chiropractic. In pursuit of more knowledge, Dr Salakas furthered her education by studying muskuloskeletal acupuncture as well to add to her treatment modalities. She has post graduate studies in pediatric care, an area she has great interest in.

Dr Salakas (Chiropractor) has been delivering quality care to the South West of Sydney since 2001.

She has generated an interest in the function of the human body and its involvement with the nervous system. Through diligent studies she is able to apply her knowledge, helping people of all ages and in all facets of life. Specialising in injuries and their rehabilitation, she focuses on not only restoring function and maximizing performance but also educating people about spinal health so the changes we make today continue to benefit you in your future.

One of her interests is in pediatrics and she is dedicated to improving the health of children through the benefits of a healthy spine and nervous system. Her other areas of interest are caring for women in pre and post natal care, and caring for people with sporting injuries.

Dr. Salakas (Chiropractor) believes that prevention and a healthy lifestyle are the keys to long-term health and happiness. Her goal is to educate and heal as many families as possible using natural health care. She has wholistic approach to her own health and wellbeing by participating in sports and attending the gym on a regular basis.

 
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Chiropractor

Dr Jenny Le
Bachelor and Master of Chiropractic

Dr Jenny Le (Chiropractor) graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor and Master of Chiropractic. She is a qualified healthcare practitioner who deals with disorders of the musculoskeletal system through manual treatment techniques including; spinal and joint manipulation and soft tissue techniques.

She has postgraduate training in musculoskeletal acupuncture and pediatric care and has a strong interest in pregnancy, pre and post-natal care. She strives to enhance her knowledge and skills by keeping up to date with research and continuing her studies in pediatrics. 

She believes that broadening her knowledge gives her the tools to provide her patients with the very best care she can. Her goal is to motivate and educate patients on the importance of improving a better health.

 
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Chiropractor

Dr Steven Tran
BHlthSc. (Sp&ExSc). GDip ChiroSc. MChiro

Dr Steven Tran (Chiropractor) graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science), and then went on to graduate from Macquarie University with a Graduate Diploma of Chiropractic Science and Masters of Chiropractic.

Steven has been in the health field for more than 5 years and his interest in chiropractic stemmed from postural concerns, which limited his ability to enjoy a range of sports and outdoor activities due. After recently suffering from a severe lower back injury whilst training at the gym he has experienced first hand how debilitating an injury can be to both your physical and mental health. His passion for health and well-being will drive him to get you back on top of your goals!

 
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Exercise Physiologist and Pilates instructor

Alicea Dwyer
Bachelor of Applied Science, Exercise and Sport Science from University of Sydney

She has worked as an Exercise Physiologist managing post-operative patients following hip and knee replacements, clients with chronic diseases and managing clients involved in work related injuries. This involved designing and implementing treatments to improve the functional capacity and general health of each individual client. In this role, she completed initial assessments, functional capacity tests, liaised with doctors, employers and other allied health professionals and successfully returned injured workers back to their pre-injury duties.

With a thorough understanding of the Workers Compensation scheme and having been a WorkCover approved treatment provider for the many years, she has also been able to bring her clinical expertise, pain management strategies and enthusiasm to manage the return to work of injured employees. 

She has furthered her skills to include Pilates after completing a comprehensive course in The Pilates Method. She continues to work in Pilates and use this knowledge to enhance clients understanding of core and posture in assisting their injury management and general wellbeing.

Her vast experience in the industry sees her treating patients with chronic diseases such as Diabetes, and heart conditions, to pre and post injury rehab. She also works closely with patients to restore core stability and pelvic floor strength following surgery and/or pregnancy. 

She runs:

  • Diabetes classes
  • Pilates classes 
  • and works with
  • DVA (NO GAP) clients
  • NDIS (NO GAP) clients
 
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Exercise Physiologist

Bill Patselis
B.Health Sc. D ed. P.D.H.P.E MAAESS

As a health professional, Bill Patselis has an extensive history in the health and fitness industry. He finished a 4 yr university degree in 2000. Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Human movement. He is an accredited exercise physiologist and a member of the Australian Association for Exercise & Sports Science.

Bill has worked in conjunction with many health professionals including treating doctors, chiropractors and physiotherapists, focusing on musculoskeletal injuries.

He has a real passion in treating patients with various injuries and conditions, educating them, helping them to understand what has occurred and what they need to do about getting better.

Seeing patients with severe pain which may be affecting not only their lives but also their loved ones, and then after a period of time seeing them without any symptoms, makes it all so rewarding and worthwhile.

He has also completed a Hospitality Management Diploma, focusing on food & nutrition to gain a better understanding of the role nutrition plays in our bodies.

Bill also has vast range of knowledge and experience in the fitness industry, and has managed various corporate fitness centres around Sydney.

He has also been a Personal training coordinator at both Broadway gym and KX fitness.

He has presented several segments on 2GB Radio discussing the steps and benefits of leading an active healthy lifestyle.

Bill has also worked as a PD/H/PE teacher and Sports Coordinator at many prestigious secondary schools in the Eastern Suburbs such as, Moriah College, Marcellin College, Sydney Boys High, and Matraville Sports High, running the strength conditioning and rehabilitation programs for the representative players and teams attending the school.

 
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Physiotherapist

Dr Fadi Najjar
Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science | Doctor of Physiotherapy

Dr Fadi Najjar (physiotherapist) completed his Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at Macquarie University. As well as managing common musculoskeletal injuries & conditions, Dr Najjar (physiotherapist) has a strong passion & specialises in sports injuries.

He has extensive experience in the worlds greatest game (Football) working with well known clubs including Sydney FC Academy, Football NSW Institute & Sydney United FC. Dr Najjar (physiotherapist) combines his manual therapy skills along with strength conditioning exercises improving your performance and fast tracking your recovery.

He looks forward to helping you with your goals whether it's returning to work or back on the field.