MEET THE TEAM
Luke Nelson - Chiropractor, Director of Health & High Performance, Fellow Sports & Exercise Chiropractor (AICE 2019)
After graduating from RMIT in 2003, Luke went into private practice, founding Chiropractic Solutions in Bentleigh East. After 15 years, it was time to move on to the next challenge, which saw him found Health & High Performance in Mont Albert North.
His vision is to provide high-quality healthcare to help keep active individuals and athletes doing what they love!
Luke's special interest in treating sporting injuries (soft tissue injuries, ankle sprains, ACL injuries, shoulder pain) and in particular running injuries (knee pain, ITB, Achilles pain, plantar heel pain). His unique approach takes a variety of different assessments and treatment techniques to get to the source of your problems and get you back on track.
Luke has presented widely around the world on various sports injury related topics, but most commonly on his favourite topic: running!
In 2016, Luke was awarded the Australian Chiropractic Association's "Sports Chiropractor of the year" for his contributions to the field of Sports Chiropractic.
Luke has worked with a number of sporting teams and elite athletes from a variety of different sports including athletics, AFL, triathlon, golf, cricket, MMA, and CrossFit.
A keen fitness enthusiast himself, Luke has competed in a variety of different sports throughout his life, but his current number 1 love is running! Luke has completed 5 marathons, an ultra-marathon, and 2 Iron Man triathlons.
Luke loves to learn, and his extensive post-graduate qualifications include:
International Sports Chiropractic Practitioner
Postgraduate Diploma Sports Chiropractic
Masters of Sports Science
Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1
Luke also serves on a number of boards including:
President of Sports Chiro Australia
Sports Medicine Australia Victorian Committee
Trang Nguyen - Physiotherapist, Strength & Conditioning & Running Coach
Trang Nguyen is a Physiotherapist and Strength & Conditioning Coach who is passionate about helping people achieve their greatest physical potential. She has a special interest in working with active populations in multiple realms of high-performance: From injury management to high-level training.
After graduating from La Trobe University, Trang gained experience in treating many types of pains and injuries from working in a general practice. From there, Trang developed an interest in treating sporting injuries of all types. Over the years, Trang has gained experience working in various sport settings, including soccer, powerlifting, running, triathlon and more. Treating all different types of people from weekend warriors to high-level athletes, Trang is determined to help each individual overcome their injury to get back to doing what they love ASAP.
In addition to her Physiotherapy practice, Trang is the founder of ‘The Motion Mechanic’, where she offers running and strength coaching for runners and triathletes. She is also the host of the ‘The Athlete’s Garage‘ Podcast, which covers all the different pillars of high performance for endurance athletes, from training to recovery, injury management, nutrition, mindset and more.
Trang is also currently completing her Masters Of Human Nutrition, as she is passionate about helping people in a comprehensive way to maximise their health and performance.
Personally, Trang was initially a strength-based athlete. But after signing up for a 10k run at the Melbourne Marathon as a one-off challenge, she loved it so much that she decided to transition into running and triathlon as her main sport. Now, she enjoys swimming, riding, running and strength training while also hitting the ski slopes during winter.