Chiropractors

Spectrum Healthcare Chiropractors are trained to diagnose, treat and manage injuries using a range of diagnostic methods including observational and tactile assessments, orthopedic and neurological testing to ensure accurate diagnosis and therefore, the effective treatment of injury.

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    Damien Benson

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    Damien Benson

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    Disha Bhuta

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    Disha Bhuta

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    Joshua Goodman

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    Joshua Goodman

At Spectrum Healthcare we focus on providing hands on chiropractic treatment. This involves the use of soft-tissue or massage therapy, exercise prescription and if necessary, the selective use of adjustments. Our Chiropractors have further accreditation in a number of treatment modalities including Active Release Techniques, Dry Needling, and Clinical Pilates.

Spectrum Healthcare chiropractors are trained to diagnose, treat and manage injuries. Your chiropractor will use a range of diagnostic methods including skeletal imaging, observational and tactile assessments, orthopedic, and neurological evaluation to ensure an accurate diagnosis and therefore an effective treatment.

Conditions that respond to Chiropractic Care:
  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Disc issues
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Lower limb injuries
  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Postural correction
  • Core-strengthening
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Headache and migraine management
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
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    We value quality treatment

    Many Chiropractors are quick to rely on manipulations or adjustments rather than manual hands-on therapy. At Spectrum Healthcare listening to our patients and providing them with quality treatment is our priority. We dedicate our time to provide you with specialised care.

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    We believe in higher learning

    Our Chiropractors continually educate and train themselves in the latest techniques and specialties. This enables us to provide you with the best possible treatment options.

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    We will provide you with a cause, not a band-aid solution

    Our practitioners aim to provide our patients with an accurate diagnosis of their injury. Diagnosis will enable us to deal directly with the cause of the problem and not a temporary solution. We will work with you to have you back to activity or work as soon as possible.

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    We are registered and accredited

    All of our Chiropractors are registered with the National Registration board and are certified members of the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA) or the Chiropractor’s Association of Australia (CAA). Our practitioners are affiliated with the majority of private health insurance funds, allowing you to claim a rebate on your treatments.

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Damien Benson

Damien, our principal practitioner is one of only a handful of fully credentialed Active Release Technique (ART) providers in Australia, certified in full body (upper, lower and spine), nerve entrapment and masters level.

Damien’s area of interest include: spinal diagnosis, lower limb sporting injuries and corrective exercise therapy. His experience stems from working with various elite level athletes from various sporting fields including Olympic Level Track & Field (Beijing Olympics 2008), National Rugby League (First and Second Grade), A-League Soccer (Sydney FC) and Ironman Triathletes. Damien has also traveled the WTA Tennis Circuit, working exclusively with Shaui Peng (seeded 23rd) from China.

Alongside his sporting interests, Damien’s experience has lead him to focus on workplace injuries and occupational health and safety. Currently, Damien is the injury management consultant for Linfox Australia and Coles National Distribution Centres across New South Wales.

Services
  • Active Release Techniques
  • Dry needling (masterclass level)
  • Spinal diagnosis
  • Headache and migraine management
  • Strength and conditioning training
  • Core, shoulder and sport specific rehabilitation
  • Kinesio Taping (instructor level)
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • EXOS Sports Performance
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation
  • WorkCover accreditation
Qualifications
  • Science Degree majoring in Anatomy and Physiology
  • Masters Degree in Chiropractic Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)
  • Masters Degree in Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)
  • PRI-Postural Restoration Pelvis
  • PRI-Cervical Revolution
Memberships
  • Chiropractic and Osteopathic Association of Australia
  • Sports Chiropractic Australia

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Disha Bhuta

Disha has completed a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a postgraduate Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. Disha has a keen interest in the biomechanics of the human body and applies a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of a wide range of spinal and sporting injuries. She utilises a number of modalities including soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisation, dry needling, cupping and exercise rehabilitation.

In August 2019 Disha was fortunate to travel to the USA with Saisai Zheng (no.37 ranked WTA ranked tennis player) and treated at the US Open in New York and lead up tournaments throughout the East Coast. She also had the pleasure of working with the Sydney Ice dogs (NIHL) as the head sports chiropractor.

In addition to her bachelor and postgraduate studies, Disha is currently completing her accreditation as a Diplomate of the International Academy of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine.

She has pursued further studies and accreditation in:
  • Dry needling (Masterclass level)
  • Spinal Diagnosis Headache and migraine management
  • Vestibular diagnosis and management
  • Sports Map - High-performance rehabilitation
  • Sports Map - Groin management and rehabilitation
  • Concussion management and rehabilitation
  • PRI-Postural Restoration Pelvis
  • PRI-Cervical Revolution
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation
  • Clinical Pilates APPI
  • WorkCover Accreditation
  • SMA Sports Trainer Level 1
  • Advanced Sports Taping

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Joshua Goodman

Josh is a Chiropractor and Strength and Conditioning coach having graduated with a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University 2021. Prior to this Josh completed a Bachelor of Exercises and Sport Science from the University of Technology Sydney.

During and after his Bachelor, Josh worked as a strength and conditioning coach in a number of different settings such as Redlands School, Newington College, Gordon Rugby, Women National Ruby Championship (NRC). Josh also had the opportunity to work as an associate with the NSW Waratahs during his chiropractic studies, where he further developed his skills in strength and conditioning and injury rehabilitation in a high- performance setting.

Currently when not working in the clinic Josh is the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Warringah Rats where he works with the first-grade squad. Josh is responsible for both gym and field-based sessions as well as game day operations.

Josh’s previous experience in strengthen and conditioning has given the skills and knowledge to bridge the gap between early stage rehabilitation and return to play. His approach to treating patients is heavily influenced by strength and conditioning principles as it is key in providing patients the ability to get back to their pre-injury level of function. Josh also uses a combination of manual therapy and dry needling to help with the process of rehabilitation.

Further Accreditation/Registration
  • ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Advanced Dry Needling
  • Australian Chiropractic Association
  • Sports Chiropractic Australia