Dr Melissa Russian B. Science, M. Chiro, Grad Dip (Chiro Paediatrics)

Dr Melissa Russian graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Adelaide University in 1994 and then graduated with a Master of Chiropractic degree from Macquarie University in 1996. Melissa went on to gain full certification in Applied Kinesiology and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Chiropractic Paediatrics at RMIT University Melbourne in 2001.

Melissa began her career under mentorship as a Chiropractic Associate. She travelled overseas for two years through Asia, United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, and Africa with partner Jay. After returning from their travels, the two set up a private practice in Port Lincoln, South Australia, where they worked for eight years. In 2007, Melissa returned to Adelaide and established a private practice in Salisbury. Melissa developed an interest in Chiropractic care as teenagers after experiencing the benefits first-hand. When not practicing at the clinic, Melissa’s hobbies include yoga, walking, meditation and travelling. She is a Mum to three children and enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Melissa’s family values are reflected throughout the practice and she loves taking care of the children and parents that come through the clinic. She has an empathetic nature, which contributes to the welcoming experience. Melissa is truly passionate about health and wellbeing which is a holistic and ongoing journey.