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673 Great North Rd, 

Unit 60D

Grey Lynn.

WELCOME TO BACK IN BALANCE CHIRO, PHYSIO, ACUPUNCTURE & MASSAGE.

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Welcome to Back In Balance

Chiro, Physio, Acupuncture and Massage in Grey Lynn, Auckland.
Call us today at 099735999

We spend hours using our back like a crane, sitting on office chairs, slumped in front of the telly, running around at the gym and generally making our back work its back off.

Don't let your back get away with aching, cramping and slacking off!

If you're suffering from neck pain, back pain, headaches, sciatica, poor posture, numbness/tingling hands/feet, scoliosis or headaches, or just want your back to be working at its optimal back capacity then a consult will help you to find out what's really causing the problem.

Call now for the Back In Balance solution:

- Specific exercises and stretches.

- Personalised & practical tips on maintaining your spine for life.

- X-rays are FREE of charge for ACC patients.

- No referral needed.

We promise to provide Chiropractic, Physiotherapy , Acupuncture and qualified Massage care of the highest standard at all times. 

You will receive the best care through the use of modern techniques and technology. Back In Balance Team and staff at Back In Balance Chiro, Physio and Acupuncture have a genuine concern for your well-being and health! Call today and we can develop a plan specific for you.

Back In Balance Team

      Grey Lynn | Back In Balance Chiro, Physio, Acupuncture, Massage| 09 973 5999


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Meet the Practitioners

  • Dr.
    Ali Abbas
    Chiropractor


    Dr Ali Abbas is a registered Chiropractor serving the Auckland community.

    Dr Ali Abbas is originally from Cape Town, South Africa and moved to Auckland in 2003. He then studied health science majoring in Anatomy at Otago University, Dunedin 2004-05 before moving back to Auckland to study Chiropractic at the prestigious New Zealand College of Chiropractic. He graduated with an award of Clinical Merit for high achievement in clinical practice, initially skeptical about chiropractic Dr Abbas has experienced remarkable improvement in lower back pain and coincidentally his own health after being plagued by constant allergies, sinus problems, frequent colds/flu’s and weight trouble which are all much improved since being adjusted. He has seen many patients’ health improve as a result of making improved lifestyle choices and being adjusted. Dr Abbas has a specialist interest in Scoliosis, Leg Length Inequality and Prescription Orthotics in relation to Pelvic and Spinal Alignment.

    Dr Ali Abbas uses a 'whole person approach'. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any misalignments (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr Ali Abbas is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

  • Michael Botes
    Acupuncturist


    Michael holds a BSc in Health Science with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. He is a registered provider with ACC and a member of AcuNZ.
    After studying Western Medicine, Michael did compulsory service in the navy as an officer as well as 15 years in the navy reserves. He is also a qualified
    Clinical Hypnotherapist and a certified NLP instructor.
    He brings to his practice all of his considerable life experience as well as a wealth of knowledge and a firm belief in treating the whole person, body, mind and spirit. This holistic approach serves his patients well.
    Outside of work, Michael enjoys being a grandfather and is a keen sailor.

  • Tom Lee
    Acupunturist


    Tom Lee is a member of NZRA (New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Inc) and a registered ACC Treatment Provider. He has been living in NZ for the last 10 years and has both gained his education in acupuncture South Korea, then completed an acupuncture degree in NZ. He is an experienced practitioner and able to combine a wide range of skills such as needling, moxibustion, cupping, electric stimulation and Tuina massage. He believes in the body's  natural ability to heal and that Acupuncture treatment can help to promote and support this self healing system. His treatment is aimed at not only treating the physical problems but also to relax the mind. His techniques minimizes pain/discomfort and is able to adapt his treatment based on patient comfort.  He practices safe and painless needling following strict the strict guidelines laid out in the code of ethics. Tom has extensive life experience as he has been military trained in South Korea. Most of all he loves seeing patients get better and doing the best that he can. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and recent twin daughters.

  • Steve Suddens
    Physiotherapist

    Steve has been a practicing physiotherapist for over 13 years since graduating AUT with a Bachelor
    of Health Science/Physiotherapy from AUT in 2007, working exclusively in private practice since
    then.
    Steve has extensive experience in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions during all
    stages recovery from acute injury management to post-surgical rehabilitation.
    Steve has particular interest in exercise based rehabilitation for spinal and peripheral joint injuries
    and has postgraduate qualifications in sports medicine and strength and conditioning through AUT
    and the University of Otago.
    Outside of the clinic Steve also works a personal trainer working with rehab clients, competitive
    athletes and general fitness enthusiasts in the gym and has a close involvement with a number of
    sporting codes particularly combat sports including BJJ, Wrestling and MMA.

  • Shauna Hayden
    Physiotherapist


    Shauna holds a BSc. Physiotherapy from University College Dublin Ireland and is registered with the New Zealand Board of Physiotherapy. 

    Having been awarded the Mater Misericordiae Award for Clinical Excellence during her undergraduate placements, she went on to work in hospital and community settings, concentrating on elective orthopaedics and emergency spinal surgery rehab, alongside medical and respiratory physiotherapy. 

    Shauna is a STOTT trained pilates instructor , and as well as teaching in her spare time, incorporates many aspects of pilates training into her treatment sessions when appropriate. Having worked with the University rugby team during her degree, she developed a keen interest in the management of acute sporting injuries and return to play rehab. 

    As a physiotherapist, Shauna strongly believes in a holistic, patient centred approach to care and ensures that patient’s play an active role in their own journey to recovery.

    Outside of work Shauna is a keen hiker and a terrible but enthusiastic surfer who is taking advantage of New Zealand’s beautiful scenery whenever possible. 

  • Dr.
    Chiara Di Giovanni
    Chiropractor


    Chiara Di Giovanni studied chiropractic in Spain (at BCC) and in New Zealand, graduating as a chiropractor in Auckland from the New Zealand College of Chiropractic (NZCC). She has completed a post-graduate certification in sports chiropractic (ICSC, FICS). 

    She is particularly interested in sports chiropractic and previously worked on field with a rugby team in Auckland, while getting experience in several multidisciplinary chiropractic practices and has experience working as a missionary chiropractor in poverty stricken countries.

    Her main goal as a general and sports chiropractor is to provide care for everybody at any age and stage of life, and to help people achieving and maintaining wellness through their daily life.

    Chiara speaks fluent English, Spanish, Italian and basic French. 

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