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Tim Young is a registered health provider on the sunshine coast. with over 20-years experience, tim continues to see patients, lecture in sports massage at a local college and help students globally learn spinal manipulation in a safe and effective way.

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Sunshine Coast Chiropractor offers treatment, rehabilitation and adjustment options. We work to find the best therapeutic intervention and personalise a plan to suit your needs.


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Tim Young

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Tim Young

Learn about Tim Young and what is important to him.


About Tim Young & Our Work

  • Clinical Work: home based clinic, see services for technique
  • Lecturer: Anatomy and Physiology, Basic & Sports Massage (including differential diagnosis, history, structural analysis, stretching and exercises, trigger point)
  • Manufacturing Fleximan Manikin, my simulation device for Cervical Spinal Manipulation (from time to time). See video on Facebook.

Philosophy and Rationale of Treatment

Your health depends on three main interdependent factors. By changing any of all of these you can achieve what is possible for you.

1. THOUGHT AND EMOTION

Thoughts lead to feelings lead to actions. Choose your thoughts wisely. I help you identify limiting thought patterns that may be holding you back from achieving your health goals. Replace limiting thoughts and beliefs with attainable goals and behaviors as a catalyst for positive change.

2. NUTRITION

Too much, too little of good things, or bad, can profoundly affect the way our body and mind work. A few simple changes to what you put in your mouth each day make a big difference. Most of us need to loose weight and by trying different strategies that suit your lifestyle it can be easier than you think.

3. MOVEMENT AND TRAINING

If you don’t use it you lose it. With patience and the right training it’s never too late to improve. To do this one has to overcome dysfunction and injury. Various techniques can be used to help to do this so that you have a chance to reach your fitness goals.

Views on….

VACCINATION

From a public health perspective I support the Immunise Australia Program. The benefits outweigh the risks and I remember as a child in the 60's seeing the effects of Polio and other serious childhood diseases. Some would not agree with this view and so I understand that everyone has a personal choice for their own family.

THE VERTEBRAL SUBLUXATION COMPLEX (SUBLUXATION)

Sorry, but due to lack of evidence, both personal and in the literature I do not support the traditional Chiropractic paradigm. A summary can be found here.

The traditional Chiropractic paradigm is that subluxations block the body's organising innate intelligence and cause disease. By performing specific spinal manipulative therapy called 'adjustments' the organising power of innate intelligence can therefore cure various disease.

I prefer to focus on proven health promoters like right thinking, eating, activities and exercise. I use the vast array of therapeutic interventions available in physical therapy and support the judicious use medicines and working with Medical Practitioners, Surgeons, Physiotherapists and other health providers to bring about the best patient outcomes.

Background education

I started out as a Hospital trained Nurse from 1979– 85. In 1981 I began learning Natural Therapies including Swedish, Remedial & Chinese Massage at the Naturecare College in Sydney. Since then I have always been evolved in providing physical therapy in various settings.

To train as a chiropractor I completed a bachelor of Science in anatomy (UNSW) and a Master of Chiropractic (Macquarie University) between 1990-1995.

During my training I recognised a need and created the Fleximan Manipulation Manikin for use by students of spinal manipulation. Review the Published research work on the device.

After graduating in 1995 moved to the Sunshine Coast where I worked in a number of Chiropractic Clinics.

I taught Anatomy and Physiology from 2000 to Massage students here on the Sunshine Coast at the Unity School of Healing until the School closed in 2014

In 2005 I attended a course in Medical Acupuncture from visiting Chinese Professor Shouzhong Ren. I was lucky to spend some additional clinical time with a Japanese Trained Acupuncturist Helen Hays who showed me how effective gentle needling could be. I use dry needling and fire cupping regularly in the clinic.

In 2006 I opened my home based clinic that allows me to more fully explore the many and diverse techniques I have studied and applied over the past 30 years.

In 2009 I updated my Massage Qualification to A Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice. Then in 2010 I upgraded to a Diploma of Remedial Massage and began teaching various subjects including Sports Massage at Aminya Natural Therapies Academy.