Dr David Hendrey: Chiropractor

Dr David Hendrey ChiropractorFor Dr David Hendrey of Hendrey Chiropractic on Lake Kawana his work reflects his commitment to his profession, the local community and his keen interest in sport. Since graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic) Dr David has helped established Australia’s busiest Chiropractic Centre for children, practiced in Ireland, Scotland and England; served as a member of the Chiropractors Association of Australia and is a popular spokesperson in his field.

In 2006 he was flown to Melbourne to provide chiropractic care for McLarens Formula 1 Driver Juan Pablo Montoya. In the past Dr David has been a team Chiropractor in national and international triathlon events. He has also represented Australia at the International Triathlon Championships in Mexico in 2002 and in again in 2009 on the Goldcoast (World Championships) in one of his favourite sports.

Dr David is also highly active in the community competing in the Island Charity Swim for the last 5 years – every August to help raise funds for the Nambour and Currimundi Special Schools. He battles the choppy waters  from Mudjimba around Old Woman Island and back to  Mooloolaba in the 11 km ocean swim. Each year Dr Hendrey raises $1500 towards this cause.  In addition, Dr Hendrey is in his 3rd year of raising money for the Kawana Surf Life Saving Club by running the “Lap of the Lake’ event at Lake Kawana every March and August.  This is a great event attracting swimmers from Noosa to Brisbane.

Dr Hendrey has also just finished writing his first book “Vision for Vitality” www.vibranthealthyliving.info which was launched in December 2009.

This is not a simple book you read and enjoy. It is a catalyst for long term health and wellbeing. Dr David Hendrey takes a radical new approach combining the experience of a massive pool of health practitioners, who dedicate their lives to helping you achieve Vibrant Healthy Living.

  • Get moving and create momentum
  • Awaken the seeds of true health and healing
  • Live the life you have always dreamed of

Dr David Hendrey has developed a 13 week process, which will guide you step-by-step along the journey to Vibrant Healthy Living. Supported by www.vibranthealthyliving.info ; which has additional tips, videos and resources.

Devote one hour each week to learn and discover a smorgasbord of options you can implement immediately for massive positive  change. The intention is to support encourage and inspire you, as you develop the life long habits of Vibrant Healthy Living.

Vision for Vitality was launched in the UK in September 2010.

Dr Carmen Atkinson

Dr Carmen graduated from RMIT University in 2001 with Honors. Since graduating Dr Carmen has worked in Melbourne.
Dr Carmen is committed to helping people achieve optimal health, happiness and to experience their fullest potential through pro-active, performance focused chiropractic care.
Having received chiropractic care since early childhood, Dr Carmen has a special interest in helping families experience optimal health and wellbeing naturally through regular chiropractic care.
In 2010 Dr Carmen was elected to the Australian Spinal Research Board and was appointed Convener of the largest Chiropractic Conference in Australasia – The Dynamic Growth Congress.
She is also a passionate Ironman Triathlete, Ultra-distance Runner and loves Yoga.  She has traveled the world competing in some of the largest Ultra-endurance events.  In 2015 Dr Carmen reached the pinnacle of her sport of triathlon, competing in the Hawaiian Ironman World Championships.
Dr Carmen regularly speaks at sports clubs, women’s groups and corporate organisations, drawing on her experience as a Chiropractor, Athlete and wellness expert, inspiring people to live healthier and happier lives.  She advocates living an organic life, recognising the innate wisdom of the human body and teaches strategies to eat, think, move and perform better.


Joel Coughlan: Naturopath

Joel Coughlan NaturopathOur Naturopath, Joel Coughlan offers a professional health service which focuses on the clients cellular health through a series of scientific testing procedures. These procedures can identify the potential causes of the clients current state of health. Once this is established we tailor a natural regime to correct the underlying causes, to bring about optimum health & vitality! With over 10 years experience as a Naturopath, Joel Coughlan has a special interest in incorporating Live Blood Analysis for accurate assessment of individual requirements to bring about better health. Joel has a keen interest in surfing, rock climbing and travelling and finds that following the principles of Naturopathy and natural health allows him to enjoy a Vibrant Healthy lifestyle.

Qualifications – Bachelor Degree of Health Science Naturopathy, Cert IV Massage Therapy, Hemaview Trained, VLA trained.

Penne: Massage Therapist

Massage TherapistOur Massage therapist Penne has a love for being outdoors ~ enjoying running, wakeboarding, and going to the beach. She inspires others daily with raw healthy food creations, is a super mum to 4 energetic kids, and will compete in her first 1/2 marathon on the Gold Coast this year. She has a solid customer base who come to her for both relaxation and remedial massages.