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Dr. Leanne Cross

Dr Leanne Cross started her career in Chiropractic in Blackwater in 2012 after graduating with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University in Sydney. Growing up in Queensland's South Burnett region, Leanne loves rural life. Long passionate about health, fitness and well-being, before becoming a chiropractor she studied many health related courses including Certificate III in Fitness and Certificate IV in Personal Training, Certificate II in Dental Assisting and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Physical Education.
In 2019, Dr Leanne completed 2 years of post-graduate study through the Australian College of Chiropractic Paediatrics (ACCP), of which she is a current member and now specialises solely in caring for children. She has co-authored a policy document for the ACCP on Growth Monitoring of children. With almost 10 years in the dental industry before graduating as a chiropractor both  in general and specialist dental practices, Dr Leanne also felt naturally led to work with tongue and lip ties in her practice today.

Dr Leanne works holistically to assess your child and is qualified in many varied chiropractic techniques including Diversified, Gonstead, ABC™ (Advanced Biostructural Correction), NET™ (Neuro Emotional Technique), Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT), Dry Needling Therapy (DNT) and is currently studying the AK (Applied Kinesiology) Seminar Series to become a Certified AK practitioner. She is a member of the Australian Chiropractors Association of Australia (ACA) and tutored chiropractic students at Central Queensland University (CQU) in Mackay when she was living in Sarina in 2014-2016. 
In her spare time, Dr Leanne loves to be on the water - particularly barefoot waterskiing and has cared for the Queensland and Australian Barefoot Waterski Teams. In 2016 she competed at the World Barefoot Waterski Championships in Wisconsin, USA as part of the Australian Barefoot Team, placing 5th in her division. Dr Leanne now lives and works mostly in Emerald at Alive Chiropractic and travels to Sarina every 6 weeks. She is focused on making sure parents understand what is happening with their children's bodies and their health, taking the time necessary to work with you to find your best healthcare plan. Call our friendly staff to book an appointment today on 07 4943 0100 or BOOK ONLINE now!



Dr. Ashley Thomas

Dr Ashley Thomas graduated from Central Queensland University, Mackay in 2017 with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a Master of Clinical Chiropractic.  At the completion of her master’s degree she was awarded ‘The Chiropractors Association of Australia (QLD) Masters Prize’, as well as Studentof the Year, Adjuster of the Year, Chiropractic Radiologist of the Year and Researcher of the Year.

She was drawn to the benefits of chiropractic from a young age where she experienced first-hand the dramatic improvements that chiropractic care can make to your overall health and well-being. It not only improved her posture, but helped to alleviate her migraines and keep her pain free through her ballet years.
Growing up in the Sarina region, Dr Ashley is passionate about bringing natural and effective healthcare solutions to her hometown. For Dr Ashley, being a chiropractor is more than just adjusting bones, it’s adjusting the way people think about their health, their wellness and their bodies.


Dr Ashley has experience in a number of manual and low-force techniques including Diversified Technique, ABC™ (Advanced Biostructural Correction), Activator Methods®, NET™ (Neuro Emotional Technique) and Dry Needling Therapy to ensure she can find an adjusting style that works for you!
She has a keen interest in family care and enjoys helping people of all ages work towards their optimal health goals.​ When not adjusting, Dr Ashley loves keeping active and getting outdoors often. She is a travel enthusiast, vegetarian foodie and avid dog lover. With a positive approach to healthcare, Dr Ashley aims to help you better understand how your body functions and show you how chiropractic care may help to improve your life. Call our office today on 07 4943 0100 to book an appointment with Dr Ashley or BOOK ONLINE now!



Dr. Deni Lindley

A little bit of background knowledge about me: I am married with three grown children and eight grandchildren, all of which I left behind for 5 years to study Chiropractic as a mature age student in New Zealand. I have lived in the local area of Sarina/Mackay on and off since 1995. I owned my own Chiropractic clinic for the last 5 years and am now wanting to move back to be around family who live and work here.
I have always been passionate about helping people and chiropractic has been part of my life since the age of 15.  I dove into a creek and hit my head on the bottom and was hardly able to move. Being adjusted by a chiropractor helped me get back to health and I have always wanted to make a difference in people’s lives since then.
Being dyslexic I thought chiropractic was something I would not be able to achieve. With help and support I was able to complete my degree and have realised that you can achieve any goal if you have the determination and commitment to do so. I now dedicate that determination and commitment to assisting others improve their wellbeing. 

My current interests and hobbies include spending time with family and friends, socialising on weekends, Pilates, keeping fit and being health conscious.  I love to read books to keep up health/wellbeing knowledge and of course a good romance novel never seems to let me down! 
Looking forward to getting to seeing you in the practice soon! 

Call our office today on 07 4943 0100 to book an appointment with Dr Deni or BOOK ONLINE now!