Our Team

Meet Our Chiropractic Team

Safe and natural chiropractic care in the Hunter Region and Newcastle
total balance chiropractic team
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Dr James Cobb

Chiropractor in Newcastle

James was introduced to chiropractic in his teens when chiropractic care helped him overcome some of his own health issues. He graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne in 1997 and has since practice in Australia and overseas, including a 7 year stint in Glasgow, Scotland. He returned to Australia in 2008 and established his Newcastle Chiropractic clinic, Total Balance Chiropractic, in 2009.

He has Level 2 certification in ABC™, and is a founding member of Advanced Biostructural Correction Australiasia (ABCA), the body responsible for ABC™ training in Australia and NZ.

He and his wife Amanda have 2 growing boys, Ethan and Caleb. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, CrossFit, running and hanging out with his boys at the beach or park!

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Dr Tom Terrell

Chiropractor in Newcastle

Tom graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Sciences and Masters of Chiropractic. He was exposed to chiropractic at a young age and from the age of 14 set his sights on becoming a chiropractor himself, after learning firsthand the positive benefits that chiropractic can have.

After graduating Tom worked in Sydney before deciding a sea change was in order and making the move North to Newcastle.

Prior to becoming a Chiropractor Tom worked as a community Care worker for young children with special needs, and found this work whilst a challenge extremely rewarding.

Tom discovered Postural therapy and found it suited him down to the ground with its amazing results, and wide range of benefits. He is passionate about patient education, improving the health of your spine and maximising the amount you can get out of life.

Tom is a avid sports fan and grew up playing Football (soccer) and Cricket for both local and school teams, finding a true passion and love for a large range of sports. Still To this day he is an active participant in a number of sports.

caroline dallinger chiropractic assistant

Caroline Dallinger

Chiropractic Assistant

Caroline has been a part of our team for just over a year after moving to Newcastle from out west. She brings the country hospitality to every one of our patients & enjoys seeing their smiling faces at every visit.

She is heavily involved along with her children in the Newcastle sporting community whether it be Netball, Basketball or Roller Derby so they all understand the importance of Chiropractic Care in their busy lifestyles.
Caroline loves to have a laugh & a chat with our patients and ensures she makes it more of a family feeling for them at every visit.

You can guarantee a friendly voice, a smile & a colourful piece of artwork when you call or visit the practice with Caroline around.

leah james chiropractic assistant

Leah James

Chiropractic Assistant

Leah is a friendly person who has a background in the fields of Social Work and Building Design.

Her early working years were spent working with young people in the criminal justice system.

She then went on to work in mental health and disability services.

She later retrained and became a Building Designer. Leah enjoys working with people of all ages and
gardening in her spare time.

sherynne smith corporate services coordinator

Sherynne Smith

Corporate Services Coordinator

Sherynne is well known in the Newcastle and Hunter Business Communities after spending five years working across the Chamber movement. Sherynne has qualifications in Frontline Management, Business Administration, General Education, Small Business Management, Tourism and Hospitality and more.

Being an active member of the community, Sherynne has volunteered since she was just five years old. Sherynne currently works part-time for a non-profit organisation and in her own small business, Serenity Sounds where she teaches clients the benefits of self-care, earthing and relaxation techniques.

Sherynne discovered chiropractic care seven years ago while promoting Chamber membership to our practice. Today, Sherynne is a strong advocate for the benefits of chiropractic care and various alternative methods of health care including remedial massage therapy which is also available at Total Balance Chiropractic.

As Corporate Services Coordinator, Sherynne promotes our ‘Lunchbreak Postural Presentation’ program to businesses and our new WorkCover injury program to GP’s and providers of workers compensation services and insurance.

You can contact the practice or Sherynne to find out more about both of these programs. You will find Sherynne will make you feel very welcome and do all she can to assist you with your enquiry.

Why Choose Us?

Chiropractor in Newcastle Offers a Unique Approach

Newcastle chiropractic patients have discovered that Total Balance Chiropractic is not like most other Newcastle chiropractic practices. Providing a focus on postural and structural correction through the Advanced Biostructural Correction (ABC™) technique, we aim to help patients make a lasting change in their spine and health.

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