Our Team

Dr Jeb McAviney

Scoliosis Clinician, Chiropractor

Dr McAviney  is the clinical director of Sydney Scoliosis Clinic, and one of Australia’s leading authorities on non-surgical scoliosis treatment.

He holds  Masters degrees in Pain Medicine and Chiropractic, and brings a wealth of experience in scoliosis treatment, education, and research.

Dr McAviney oversees all cases and gives guidance to the clinical team. He drives research development initiatives to ensure patients get access to the latest and most evidence based procedures.


Scoliosis Accreditations:

  • World Masters Course in Scoliosis Management
  • Sforzesco TLSO Brace Provider
  • Cheneau TLSO Brace Provider
  • Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS) Therapist – Level 3, Advanced, Basic
  • SCHROTH trained
  • Gomez Orthotic Systems (GOS) TLSO Brace Provider
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Bracing Clinician & Instructor
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Physiotherapy Instructor
  • Chiropractic Biophysics Instructor
  • Neuromechanical Instrument Adjusting Instructor
  • Advanced Fellow of Chiropractic Biophysics

Dr Juan Du Plessis

Scoliosis Clinician, Chiropractor

Originally from South Africa, with a Masters in Technology of Chiropractic, Dr Du Plessis has been a clinic director in prestigious healthcare centres in Asia, providing scoliosis rehabilitation and bracing.

He has received advanced training and certification in SpineCor and ScoliBrace bracing protocols and has completed SEAS (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) training and accreditation.


Scoliosis Accreditations:

  • World Masters Course in Scoliosis Management
  • SpineCor Scoliosis Bracing Clinician
  • Accredited Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS) Therapist – Advanced, Basic
  • Certified ScoliBrace provider
  • SCHROTH trained

Heidi Tonc

Exercise Physiologist

Heidi is an accredited Exercise Physiologist with a keen interest in the conservative management of scoliosis.

She has extensive experience in developing customised exercise programs for a range of patients including those with musculoskeletal conditions, and enjoys working one on one with patients to develop their scoliosis exercise program.

Heidi holds a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical) and she has been specially trained in scoliosis specific exercise rehabilitation by ScoliCare.


Accreditations:

  • ESSA Accredited
  • SEAS trained

Carol Fishburn

Patient Liaison & Clinic Reception

Our Patient Liaison and Clinic Receptionist Carol has over forty years of experience in administrative and customer service roles. Carol has a genuine personal interest in Scoliosis as she was diagnosed with the condition in her younger years. She underwent quite extensive scoliosis surgery and can relate first hand to patients’ experiences growing up with scoliosis and their queries about treatment.

Carol is happy to answer any questions from parents and makes all feel welcome and well looked after.