MEET THE TEAM
Luke Nelson - Chiropractor, Director of Health & High Performance, Fellow Sports & Exercise Chiropractor (AICE 2019), Running Coach
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
Marcus Wehr - Chiropractor, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Dietician, Exercise Physiologist
Marcus has always been captivated by the intricacies of human movement and has continually sought to comprehend why our bodies behave, react, and adjust as they do. His pursuit of understanding functional movement and adaptation has led him to earn degrees in Chiropractic, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Management, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, and Medical Science.
In his chiropractic practice, Marcus addresses a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, including back and neck discomfort, joint issues, and headaches. He adopts a movement-focused methodology, striving to uncover and tackle the underlying causes of a client’s problems rather than merely providing temporary symptom relief.
Known for his approachable and compassionate nature, Marcus places utmost importance on hearing out his clients. He aims to equip them with the knowledge and resources needed, ensuring they can play an active part in their own health journey, to the extent they wish.
With a deep-rooted enthusiasm for chiropractic care, bolstered by his comprehensive education and heartfelt concern for his clients, Marcus stands as a reliable healthcare professional. He eagerly anticipates embarking on the next phase of his career with the Health & High Performance team.