Dr. Matthew Panetta is the principal Chiropractor of Pinewood Chiropractic. Prior to studying to be a Chiropractor, Dr. Matt had obtained an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy from RMIT. After graduating from the Chiropractic program at RMIT in 2004, Dr. Matt worked as a partner in two practices before taking over Pinewood Chiropractic in 2008.
Committed to the Gonstead methodology, Dr. Matt became an Ambassador with the GCS (Gonstead Chiropractic Society) in 2011. In 2017, he became a certified Gonstead Diplomate, enabling him to teach other Chiropractors and students the art of Gonstead Adjusting Technique at seminars and accredited teaching institutions.
Outside of practice, Dr. Matt enjoys spending time with his family and watching his two girls play sport. He also has an interest in downhill mountain biking and other outdoor activities.
Dr. Matt’s purpose is to help as many people of all ages and walks of life, to better health through the delivery of optimal hands on quality Chiropractic care.
Dr. Jefferies Vecranges - Gonstead Chiropractor
Dr. Jefferies Vecranges grew up in the Glen Waverley region and graduated from RMIT Chiropractic with a double degree. He also obtained qualifications prior to Chiropractic, being a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement and Exercise Science) and an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy.
Dr Jeff is also an active volunteer in providing health services to the Victoria Police and the Emergency Service Staff. His interests are in exercise weight training, soccer and Judo. Dr Jeff is passionate about Chiropractic and looks after patients of all ages and from all walks of life.
Dr Jeff firmly believes, optimal results are achieved when utilizing a precision technique such as the Gonstead system.
Dr. Kieran Tuke - Gonstead Chiropractor
Dr Kieran Tuke joined the team at Pinewood Chiropractic in February 2019. During his study years, Dr Kieran was considered one of the leading practical students within the Gonstead system. This reputation led to him receiving multiple job offers in Gonstead Chiropractic clinics throughout Australia. He is an asset to Pinewood Chiropractic, bringing fresh knowledge, passion for the Gonstead System and an extremely impressive technical skillset.
After suffering crippling low back pain following a high impact injury as a teenager, Dr Kieran experienced a life changing result through the hands of a Gonstead Chiropractor. This was the inspiration behind him entering the five year double degree program at RMIT university; to qualify as a Chiropractor and help ease suffering through properly applied hands on Chiropractic.
Cristine Castricum -Practice Manager
Cristine joined Pinewood Chiropractic in 2015 as our office manager. Having lived in the Glen Waverley region for most of her life, she has experienced life changing results through a Gonstead Chiropractor. With a keen interest in health, Cristine is passionate about the Chiropractic message and people receiving a Chiropractic solution for Chiropractic problems.