Tessa graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science in 1991 and completed a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University in 1994.
A registered member of The Australian Chiropractic Association (ACA), with over 2 decades experience in seeing pregnant, neonatal and paediatric patients. Patients are often referred to her from other professionals including GP’s, Obstetrician Dentists, natural Therapists and other Chiropractors. She is constantly updating her knowledge and skills and has received a Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Neurology Board.
Tessa believes providing professional care in a positive environment, focusing on open and honest communication ensures the patient fully understands their problem. It is vital for the patient to make an informed decision when making a choice regarding their health goals. Tessa understands a well-educated support team is vital to helping fulfil patients’ needs.
Maxwell Knight - Chiropractor
Max is one of the Doctors of Chiropractic at Wellness on Wellington. Growing up on a cotton and sheep farm in Wee Waa, New South Wales, Max has since moved around the country and now resides in Brisbane. Max has a Masters of Chiropractic and a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science from Macquarie University in Sydney.
He has a strong interest in functional care and using the body’s ability to heal itself and achieve amazing results. Max believes that manual therapy is important for not only overcoming pain and dysfunction, but also improving quality of life.
Max incorporates a wide range of techniques to individually tailor his approach and effectively assess and treat every case uniquely. His goal is to help his patients support their own health through an active care program that they can achieve during their daily routines.
Max is a passionate and caring Chiropractor who has experience managing people of all ages from infancy to elderly. When not in the clinic Max enjoys playing football (soccer), golf and training for some future running and triathlon events, as well as travel, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Bradley Wingard - Tech Chiropractor Assistant
Bradley was born and raised in the small town of Hahndorf, South Australia until moving to Queensland in 2004. By the end of primary school, Bradley already knew he wanted to get into healthcare with an interest in anatomy and helping people, having been a regular chiropractic patient from toddlerhood, it was only natural to find his way into chiropractic.
He completed his Bachelors of Chiropractic Science in 2023, and started his Masters of Clinical Chiropractic in 2024 at Central Queensland University in Brisbane with an estimated graduation in early 2027.
Bradley is driven by his passion in both paediatrics and eSports and is wanting to pursue study through the Esports Health and Performance Institute, to be one of the first esports practitioners in Australia, as well as some research into paediatrics and primary school students. In his spare time, Bradley loves watching motorsport (anything from Supercars, to F1 and endurance racing), AFL, spending time with his wife and son, playing on his racing simulator and running.
Karen Silva - Tech Chiropractor Assistant
Karen is in her final year of her Masters of Chiropractic degree and looking forward to treating patients once she graduates.
Karen is passionate about treating families and has considerable experience with pain, injury and rehab having spent time as a remedial massage therapist and kinesiologist. Karen likes to work with postural issues, imbalances and trauma within the body that often lead to painful symptoms, inflexibility and a range of issues.
When not she is not working or studying, Karen enjoys spending time with her three kids, travelling, bushwalking, camping, and chasing waterfalls.
Cheryl Meldrum - Chiropractor Assistant
Cheryl is a current chiropractic patient, having regular care for over 25 years. After working in Customer Service in the medical health system for over 20 years, Cheryl was seeking a change. Knowing the benefits of what chiropractic can do, Cheryl took on the role of Chiropractic Assistant with us in 2022. As a CA, Cheryl enjoys being part of a positive team / work environment. Along with running the front desk, Cheryl works hard to support you through your chiropractic journey. Whether it’s booking appointments, answering questions about your care, Cheryl is here to help you.
When she’s not at the practice, Cheryl loves spending time with her family, including grandchildren and friends. She also enjoys exploring on “out and about days” around Brisbane, gardening, reading, listening to music and having some fun creative time.
Tamekah Waller - Chiropractor Assistant
Tamekah recently joined Wellness on Wellington, working at the front desk and taking care of all things social media. With seven years of customer service experience behind her, Tamekah enjoys helping others and working in a positive environment with a team who prioritise health and wellbeing.
Tamekah is in her second year of her Bachelor of Nursing degree at QUT, with aspirations to pursue a career in dermatology nursing. When not studying or at the clinic she enjoys exercising, hiking, reading, gardening and traveling.