About Us

Ansell Chiropractic has been proudly serving the Townsville community for over 35 years and is the oldest established practice in Townsville.

Our team of dedicated Chiropractors and support staff aim to provide each patient with the best possible care so that can help them remove or reduce their symptoms and to be as healthy as possible into the future.

Each of our Chiropractors in our Townsville Clinic have studied for a minimum of 5 years at university and they continue to undertake their education every year to stay up to date with the latest developments in health care. This enables them to provide the best evidence based chiropractic care to you and your family.

 

Our Chiropractors

Daryl Ansell

Daryl Ansell

Principal Chiropractor

Daryl is founder, owner and principle chiropractor at ansell chiropractic. He completed his Bachelor of Science at Monash University in 1978 and graduated from RMIT in 1982 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic). Daryl is experienced in many manual and low force chiropractic techniques including diversified, gonstead, SOT, activator and Thompson (drop piece) techniques.

Daryl was a member of the Chiropractors and Osteopaths Board of Queensland, and then the Chiropractors Board of Queensland for over 10 years. He was the first North Queensland chiropractor to ever be appointed to the registration board. He has also been the North Queensland Regional Coordinator and the local Media Liaison Officer for the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA).

Daryl was born and raised in Victoria before moving to Townsville in 1982 to establish Ansell chiropractic. He has been married to Eileen for 24 years and they have raised their family here with both daughters now grown. Caitlin is an Occupational Therapist at Townsville Hospitial and Lauren is currently studying a double degree in Business and Law at JCU. He has been very involved in the Townsville community through multiple sporting teams and was a member of the Townsville Apex Club where he went on to become president and was eventually granted life membership of Apex.  He is now currently heavily involved in Rotary and is at the same time currently the president of the Townsville Pony Club.

James Rudko

James Rudko

Chiropractor

James has been an associate Chiropractor at Ansell Chiropractic since January 2015. He is experienced in manual and drop piece adjusting as well as activator and low-force techniques. James completed his Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in Sydney before working at a busy Sydney practice. In 2014 he decided to move to sunny North Queensland with his fiancé Maja and son, Aleksander.

In 2008, whilst living in Sydney, James joined the army as a reservist in the 4th/3rd battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment where he enjoyed the following seven years as an active member.

Hayley Blain

Hayley Blain

Chiropractor

Hayley is the newest member of the Ansell Chiropractic team having started as an associate chiropractor in January 2016. She has experience with manual and low force chiropractic techniques and soft tissue therapies and aims to combine all three to give an individualised treatment to each patient.

Hayley studied at RMIT university in Melbourne for 5 years before graduating with her Master’s of Clinical Chiropractic with Distinction.

Hayley was born and raised in Brisbane and is happy to be back living in warm, sunny Queensland. Being new to Townsville Hayley is excited to get involved in the community and experience all North Queensland has to offer.

Our Staff

Vicki Movliatti

Vicki Movliatti

Chiropractic Assistant

Vicki grew up south of Townsville on a cattle property at Giru and came to Townsville for a career when she was 15. She has worked  at Ansell Chiropractic for the past four years and has been a patient of the practice for over 30 years. Vicki has worked in customer service throughout her entire career and enjoys exceeding clients’ expectations and delivering an exceptional service. She is as happily married as it is possible to be after 41 years and has two adult aged children and three beautiful grandchildren. When not at work, her interests are her family, gardening, camping, getting out and seeing Australia, and listening to music (especially country).

Colleen Eiteneuer

Colleen Eiteneuer

Chiropractic Assistant

Colleen was born in Townsville and has spent most of her life here.  She has worked in administration, predominantly in the health industry, since leaving school.

Colleen and her husband Peter have two lovely daughters who both live in Canberra which means lots of trips to Canberra.

Colleen’s family also foster military working dogs.  They come to her as puppies and stay for approximately 6 months, when they leave they go to puppy school where they become a very important part of the military.

Mardi Waters

Mardi Waters

Chiropractic Assistant

Mardi grew up in North West Tasmania before relocating to Townsville in 2008.

Mardi previously worked in retail pharmacy for 20 years before changing career paths to work in a Townsville medical practice reception before coming to join this awesome team.

Mardi enjoys the warmer climate living with her husband and teenage son and daughter.

She loves spending time as a family riding bikes and camping with her dog.

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