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About The Team

John Cappola DC(USA) 

Doctor of Chiropractic graduated cum laude

Diplomate in Pierce Still-Wagon Techniques
Diploma in visceral technique

Retired Powerlifting Competitor

Powerlifting and postural coach

John Cappola received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, with high honours, from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartanburg South Carolina, in December of 1983.

He commenced practice in Brisbane in May of 1984. Amongst some if his achievements he was elected on the Dean’s list for academic excellence in 1983, he has served on the Executive of the Queensland Branch of the Chiropractic Association for five years from 1984 – 1989.

He is a diplomate of the Pierce – Still-Wagon Chiropractic Technique as well as being proficient in many other techniques. John keeps developing his knowledge in chiropractic current by attending various technique and workshop seminars, online courses and by reading the latest research available.

John has a great deal of experience in the treatment of various complaints and a special interest in the treatment of Sports Injuries. His other areas of particular interest are body biomechanics and movement, posture correction and exercise physiology and correct lifting procedures as he is a qualified powerlifting coach.

John practised chiropractic in Italy for a period in 2005 and 2006. He is a member of the Italian Chiropractic Association as well as a member of The Chiropractic Association of Australia.

 John speaks fluent Italian and can communicate in basic French.

His sporting achievements include Bronze medallist at the world powerlifting championships held in Munich in 1983, He has held and rebroke 88 Australian records over 3 weight categories. Masters 3 Australian and Oceana Powerlifting Champion 2016, he presently holds Australian, Oceana and Commonwealth records. 

John is a passionate chiropractor and will never take a short cut, his philosophy is to treat his patients as he would treat his own family.

Outside of clinic John’s hobbies include powerlifting and physical fitness, wood work, gardening and picking his guitar albeit not very well.

John and Long time friend Michael McLeod also created Capable Software which is a management software package for Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Massage therapists and other like professions.  Dr John did all of the design work and the brilliant Michael is responsible for the coding.  Michael now owns Capable software and is continuing to develop the software.

Cheryl Ann Cappola 

Chiropractic Assistant/ Office Manager

Cheryl Cappola has been a chiropractic assistant since March 1984.  Together with husband John, the ran a very successful high volume chiropractic clinic in Upper Mt Gravatt Queensland.  Both Cheryl and John made the move to the Clarence Valley in March 2019.

Cheryl is an enthusiastic fitness fanatic training in cross fit 3 - 4 times per week.  

She is an avid gardener and does more than her fair share to look after 14 acres of property in Tullymorgan.  

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