OUR TEAM

Our Team

MEET OUR DEDICATED TEAM 

At The Murray Valley Chiropractic Centre, we have a dedicated team of staff members who are committed to offering all patients professional and compassionate care. Our valued staff have many years of combined service and look forward to meeting you in the clinic.

BRENTON KLEMM – CHIROPRACTOR

Personal
Grew up at Appila in the state’s northern agricultural area on a wheat, sheep and dairy farm, and I have never lost my interest in the land. I am firmly entrenched in Murray Bridge with a young family who are enjoying their schooling in the town.
Experience
Private practice at this centre since 1984.

Qualifications
  • 1985 Bachelor of Applied Science in Chiropractic, Phillip Institute, Melbourne (now RMIT).
  • 1994 Post graduate certificate in Clinical Chiropractic Paediatrics, RMIT.
  • 1994 Post graduate certificate in Impairment Rating, RMIT.
  • 1995 Post graduate certificate in Physiological Therapeutics, RMIT. 
Interests
  • Family

  • Gardening

  • Wine 

Membership of Professional Associations
  • Chiropractors Association of Australia (CAA)
WENDY DENMEADE – CHIROPRACTOR
Personal
Born and raised in sunny Mildura, Victoria and had several ‘other lives’ before deciding on returning to University to become a Chiropractor.

Qualifications
I completed my Science Degree (anatomy and physiological) at Adelaide University before moving to Sydney’s Macquarie University to finish my final 3 years – Masters Chiropractic.
Experience
After University I travelled doing locum work, which I loved, and a few associateships before opening my own clinic in Mildura. I have been back in Adelaide now for 2 years (to get my daughter through school) and have been working in Murray Bridge since March 2012 and loving it!
Interests
  • Family
  • Travel
  • Diving
  • If possible combining all the above!
WESLEY TROWSE – CHIROPRACTOR
Personal
Born and raised in Adelaide, I grew up in the Adelaide Hills exploring the bush around Morialta National Park. Weekends and school holidays were spent at our shack in Nildottie, and that love of the Riverland has brought me to working in Murray Bridge. I enjoy keeping physically fit, hiking and avidly support organised sport. I have a passion for travel and enjoy experiencing a breadth of culture.
Qualifications
Bachelor in Chiropractic Science
Master of Chiropractic
Bachelor in Wine Marketing

 
Experience 
  • 2011-13 Glasgow, Scotland
  • 2013-16 Plymouth, England
  • 2014-16 Teignmouth, England
Further Study 
  • Functional Neurology (Carrick)
  • Sports Chiropractic (FICS)
  • Paediatrics (Toddlers to Teens)
Outside Interests
  • Travel
  • Wine
  • Keeping Fit
VICTOR JOPPICH – CHIROPRACTOR
Personal
Born in Papua New Guinea but raised as an Aussie in country SA (Wilmington). I had to go to the 'Big Smoke' to complete the last few years of secondary schooling (Immanuel College). From there I migrated over to Melbourne to commence my 5 year stint at Chiropractic University.
Qualifications
Bachelor of Applied Science in Chiropractic completed at Phillip Institute of Technology, Melbourne (now known as RMIT).

Experience
  • I've had over 25 years of experience in the field of Chiropractic. For some 16 of those years I had my own clinic in Mile End. In addition, I have done locum work in various locations around Australia as well as having worked overseas in South America in Lima, Peru for a period of two years.
  • I have varied interests in Spinal Rehabilitation, Chiropractic Paediatrics, Sports Chiropractic and Nutrition.
Interests
I enjoy travelling, running, swimming, kayaking and eating.
BRENDAN GRAVES – PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Personal
Married to Liz with 3 children: Rebecca, a teacher; Alida, a financial planner; and Adrian, computer specialist. I grew up between the Cheltenham racecourse and the Alberton Oval, which predictably makes me a Port Adelaide supporter. Now I live on a few acres at Hope Forest with Liz, 2 horses and 2 dogs.
Experience
  • Started employment in physiotherapy for rehabilitation provider, supplying support and treatment for injured workers.
  • Worked for Noarlunga Community Health Services and later was involved in the implementation of physiotherapy services at the newly built Noarlunga Hospital.
  • Came to Murray Bridge as the Senior Physiotherapist at Murray Mallee Community Health Services/Murray Bridge Hospital and stayed for 14 years.
  • Commenced private practice at these premises in 2002.
Qualifications
Bachelor Applied Science (Physiotherapy), University of South Australia.
 
Interests
  • Family
  • Keeping up with latest developments in physiotherapy in particular and medicine in general
  • Photography
  • Gardening
  • Cycling and walking
KATIE BEHLAU – NATUROPATH
Please contact the clinic on (08) 8532 3366 to make an appointment.
RACHEL EISEN – REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
Please contact the clinic on (08) 8532 3366 to make an appointment.
REBECCA PORKER – REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
Rebecca commenced with the team in 2014.
MEREDITH BUHAGIAR – OFFICE MANAGER 
Meredith Buhagiar started with the clinic as a Chiropractic Assistant in January 2012 and took over the Office Manager role in January 2015. With her husband John, Meredith and her family are very involved in the Murray Bridge community. Meredith’s commitment to her role at the practice has earned her the respect of staff, practitioners and clients. If you have any thing you wish to discuss in regards the services you receive at the centre, please share your thoughts with Meredith.
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