Providing excellence in healthcare
on the Gold Coast since 1980....naturally

Established by Dr Peter Pedersen
Certified Practicing Member C.O.C.A.
Nationally Registered Chiropractor and Osteopath

Sports Injuries Rehabilitation

Sports Injuries

We provide assessment and a wide range of treatment for sporting injuries.

Our practitioners have experience with athletes from most disciplines. We have treated at all levels and virtually all conditions.

Whatever your game... we are on your team, we have treated players from the following; AFL, League, Union, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Athletics, Runners and marathoners, Cyclists, Tri-athletes, Ten-pin Bowling, Cricket, Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Karate, Aikido, Surfing, Baseball, Gridiron, Crocquet, Lawn Bowls, Boce, Hang-gliders and para-sailers...hey, if it's a game...and you get an injury...give us a call.

From massage and advice on strapping, to the most efficient modalities such as FSM (Frequency Specific Microcurrent.)

We have acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, laser, ultrasound, cryo, electrostim, magnetic field...

When quick recovery is important, contact us

Back Pain

When back pain disrupts your activity, we offer a comprehensive analysis to properly determine the cause and best treatment. We provide many different treatment options and we have huge experience (30 + 30 + 31+ 31 + 29 years in practice). We don't sell amway.
For info on Massage Modalities, see Massage – what is it? - We use massage in conjunction with Chiropractic and Osteopathy .


A Common Sports Injury:

Shin Splints

Here is the summary on shin splints, also known as tibial tendonitis.

Pain located below the knee involving anterior or posterior leg typically reported several minutes after exercise begins or soon after completion.
Pain reported as deep, aching or throbbing; onset gradual although intensifies as exercise continues.

Overloading phenomenon;
typically secondary to running, jumping on hard surfaces or overuse. Due to periosteal inflammation associated with overuse injury. Leg muscles being torn away from bony insertions. Inflammation from muscle pulling at myotendinous origin.


Anterior Compartment
Occurs with over-training when running hills, pain increases mostly when running downhill. Lateral Compartment
Affects athletes with over pronation or excessive activity with peroneal muscle groups.
Posterior tibial shin splints most common.
Seen often in runners and aerobic dancers.

Treatment Goals
Promote soft tissue healing, relieve pain and prevent recurrence, increase pain free ranges of motion, quickly change to rehabilitation and restoring function.
Rest affected area; stop aggravating activities; reduce running time, alter running style.

In addition to clinical treatment: Acute - Ice, ice massage, ultrasound for acute phase; for sub-acute, apply various massage techniques; stretch affected muscles, including quads and hamstrings.


63 Warrener St Nerang

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Your Health Matters

Group Practice since 1980

63 Warrener Street
Corner of Nerang-Broadbeach Rd
Nerang - Gold Coast

Monday to Friday:
8am - 5:30pm
8am to 4pm...ish

(07) 55 273 001

If you are looking for an established and respected
holistic health centre, we
invite you to visit our practice.

Our experienced support team and qualified therapists will work with you to achieve the best possible health outcomes.

Our Practitioners:

Dr Peter Pedersen DO DC NTMD (Osteopath - Chiro - Integrative Medicine)

Dr Clive Carter DC DO (Chiropractor)

Sarie Kessler (Physiotherapist)

Tamara McPhan (Remedial Massage)

Sarah Williams (Remedial Massage)

Mai Muto (Remedial Massage, Dry Needling)

Chrissie Gray (Massage)

Phimphanit Lojaroenkit "Nong" (Myotherapy - Remedial Massage)

Robin Tim So (TCM, Acupuncture)

Kathy Pedersen (Qi beauty Practitioner and Training)

Kirby Pedersen (Yoga Teacher, Reiki, Crystal and Energetic Healing)

Taara Pedersen (Qi beauty practitioner)

And when it all gets too much,
we have coffee, tea and bikkies ..

Qibeauty face

Regenerate and Rehydrate

while you sleep with:

Qi Beauty

Anti ageing without the chemical consequences!



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Your Health Matters Group Practice - Lifestyle and Wellness since 1977 - 63 Warrener Street Nerang / corner of Broadbeach-Nerang Road. Exit 71 on the Eastern side of the M1

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