Dr Peter Richard Pedersen

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Dr Peter Richard Pedersen DC DO NTMD

Graduate - Sydney College of Osteopathy - Sydney College of Chiropractic
International College of Applied Kinesiology

Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling Neuromuscular Procedures

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  • Doctor of Osteopathy DO/ Doctor of Chiropractic DC (double major) - Sydney College of C & O (1977)
    Now called "School of Chiropractic Medicine @ Maquarie University" (such a pity!)

  • Musculoskeletal Acupuncture Post-Grad Dip. with Dr Tennyson Yiu through the NSW Academy of Natural Therapeutics (1978)

  • Applied Kinesiology P-G Cert. with Dr Mario Sabella DC Diplomate ICAK (1979)

  • Herbal Medicine Diploma with Dorothy Hall (1979)

  • Therapeutic & Cosmetic He-Ne Laser P-G Cert . (1980)

  • Systemic Acupuncture P-G Dip. with Dr Shun Wah Lee through Hong Kong College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (1981)

  • Diploma of Orthomolecular Nutrition D.O.N. with Prof William Vayda through the Australian College of Applied Nutrition (1982)

  • Fellow of the International College of Applied Nutrition FICAN (1983)

  • Scientific Herbalism with Denis Stewart through the Qld Academy of Natural Therapies (1984)

  • Anti-Ageing Nutritional Medicine with Prof William Vayda through the Qld Academy of Natural Therapies (1985)

  • Nutrition and Traditional Medicine Diploma NTMD with Ross Mack et al, through the Queensland Academy of Natural Therapies (1986)

  • Myotherapy Diploma through the Australian Institute of Myotherapy (1987)

  • Lower Limb Biomechanics and Orthotics through Ausmedic (1990)

  • Buteyko Breathing Reconditioning with Prof Buteyko's protege Sascha Alexsandrovich "Qualified Practitioner and Trainer" (1992)

  • Frequency Specific Microcurrent - FSM - with Dr Carolyn McMachin via Metagenics (2006)

  • Advanced FSM with Dr McMachin (2008)
  • Integrative Medicine Certificate - School of Medicine @ University of Queensland (2008)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling (Advanced)- with Dr Barrat Losco through C.O.C.A (2009)
  • Currently enrolled in FIFA Football Sports Medicine Course

Additional post-graduate training in:

Osteopathic Pediatrics, Osteopathic Sports Medicine, Craniopathy, Orthomolecular Nutrition, SOT, Activator, Impulse Computer Instrument Adjusting, TBM, Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Techniques, NET, cosmetic acupuncture, TMJ correction, exercise physiology.

Special interests:

Pre-conception, pediatric and infant care, management of chronic spinal conditions, lifestyle & behavioural modification, elite athletic biomechanics, optimal health,

integrative medicine, longevity and natural anti-ageing...

43 years in full time practice

Two and a half years in Sydney (Engadine) and the rest on the Gold Coast

Past President of the Chiropactors Association Of Australia (Qld)


I have attempted to study most everything that is relevent in natural health care so that I could understand which treatment would most benefit his patients.

I do not pretend to practice in all of the fields that I have studied, my expertise is strictly musculoskeletal.

I keep myself quite busy with my nerve/muscle/joint practice, so I have gathered a team of experts in most of the other modalities, to ensure that our patients receive the best of care from practitioners who are highly and specifically qualified.


My first Gold Coast practice was established in 1980,

"Surfers Paradise Natural Therapies Group Practice"

and moved to Nerang in '84 to be known as "Nerang OsteoPractic Clinic"

Then, in the early '90s, with more on health and wellbeing we became...

Your Health Matters

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Your Health Matters

Group Practice since 1980

63 Warrener Street
Corner of Nerang-Broadbeach Rd
Nerang - Gold Coast
Exit 71- East side of the M1

Monday to Friday:
8am - 5:00pm
8am to 2pm...ish

55273001 or 55273002


Clinic Modalities:

Osteopathy, Chiropractic
Acupuncture and TCM
Trigger Point Dry Needling






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Your Health Matters Group Practice - since 1980 - 63 Warrener Street Nerang / corner of Broadbeach-Nerang Road. Exit 71 on the Eastern side of the M1

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