Dr Laurendeau has been practising in Australia for 22 years. She took over Hay St Chiropractic in 2000 after being an Associate for three years at Burswood Health Professionals. She established Hay St Chiropractic with a strong reputation in Sports Chiropractic and Family Health Care. Many babies and children with conditions such as reflux, colic, constipation and headaches are treated every day with excellent results.
Dr Laurendeau was born in Montreal, Canada where she achieved a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry at the University of Quebec in 1991. She then moved to the USA to obtain her Doctor degree in Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in Feb 1996.
Dr Laurendeau has always been involved in sports. She has competed in four Triathlon World Championships as part of the Australian team. She is also part of the Ironman family with nine finishes, two of those in Hawaii for the World Championship.
She was also part of an Australian trade cycling team that competed in many Asian cycling tours as well as the Geelong and New Zealand World Cup on the professional Women’s Circuit.
Dr Laurendeau furthered her studies by gaining a Sports Chiropractic Science Diploma in 2001. She looked after many cycling teams while on tour in Asia and at the National Championships.
Being a competitive cyclist/triathlete, she understands the pain and injuries that are common among athletes and the demands athletes put on their bodies.
Dr Laurendeau is a member of the Chiropractic Association of Australia, Sports Chiropractic Australia and Federation International of Sports Chiropractors.
Lauren first moved to Perth in 2017 after working in an accounting firm in Bunbury for her gap year. She is now at Murdoch University studying Forensics, Biology & Toxicology. Lauren is an athletic person who loves the beach and outdoors. She has a strong background in many sports including basketball, netball and volleyball. Lauren misses her siblings living down south but is enjoying building her future through her studies in Perth!
Kate moved up to Perth at the start of 2019 after completing her ATAR studies in Bunbury. Kate loves team sports, especially netball, basketball and footy and misses her local clubs from down south. She also loves the outdoors especially when it’s summer when she can take her gorgeous Flat coat retriever to the beach! Next year Kate will be commencing her Physiotherapy studies at Curtin University.
Matildah is from a small country town in the wheatbelt. She attended boarding school for her high school years and always knew she wanted to be a chiropractor. She is currently studying chiropractic at Murdoch University and is in her 4th year of study. She has a keen interest in health and loves working alongside Dr Nathalie and interacting with our lovely patients. She has a miniature dachshund who rules her life, so naturally you will find her at the park, beach, coffee shops, netball games etc… with her pooch.
Ellise originally worked in human resources before heading back to university to pursue Nutrition and Dietetics at Curtin University. She also teaches Les Mills Body Balance, Body Pump and CXWORX, and loves anything health and fitness including dancing and lifting weights. She loves chocolate, animals and the beach, and aspires to do her PhD in Dietetics, work clinically and have a private practice just like Dr Nathalie.
Nico has his Australian Remedial-massage Diploma. In Italy Nico was fortunate enough to learn many innovative techniques from the professionals that inspired his career. He graduated from the University of Pisa after completing his Sports Science studies and worked as a therapist for 5 years, whilst playing soccer at a professional level.
As well as treating many soccer players, Nico has also had the pleasure to work with the Lampre Pro Cycling Team, triathletes, runners and a whole assortment of people from athletes to the everyday person. His treatments include remedial massage, deep tissue sports massage and relaxation massage.
A note From Nico,
“I love working with patients to improve their body functioning by releasing muscle tension to achieve better overall health.“