Fourways & Boksburg Chiropractors
We are a team of chiropractors based in Fourways and Boksburg and between us we have special interests in pregnancy, paediatrics and sports injuries. We use a variety of different techniques that can help alleviate immediate pain and address long term conditions. You can contact us on WhatsApp or book an appointment online.
The nervous system holds the key to the body’s incredible potential to heal itself.
– Sir Jay Holder
Meet The Team
Dr Emma is the founder of Dr Emma-Your Family Chiro which is based in Fourways and Boksburg. Dr Emma Cope Morgan received a Master’s Degree in Chiropractic from the University of Johannesburg. Along with manipulation and mobilization, Emma uses techniques such as dry needling, massage and taping, helping patients of all ages and conditions live a happier, pain free lifestyle. Dr Emma is a member of Paediatric Chiropractic South Africa and has a keen interest in paediatric care and the treatment of expectant mothers. Dr Emma has experience in the Webster technique which helps alleviate any pregnancy and post-partum pain. She has experience in treating colicky and reflux babies as well as helping kids grow and reach their milestones effectively. She has done numerous courses in paediatric neuroscience, child development and paediatric craniosacral fascial therapy. Dr Emma is passionate about health and healing and enjoys working with her patients to improve their quality of life.
Dr Shannon-Lee Henderson is based in our Boksburg practice. She qualified from the University of Johannesburg with a Master's degree in Chiropractic. During her studies at UJ she gained invaluable clinical experience treating patients in the clinic, as well as at various sporting events. Dr Shannon-Lee enjoys treating patients of all ages and uses a variety of techniques in her treatments including adjustments, dry needling, massage and taping. Dr Shannon-Lee is a dedicated and passionate chiropractor who aims to work with and educate her patients to improve their quality of life. She has a special interest in treating pregnant moms and babies. Dr Shannon-Lee is registered with The Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). She is also a member of the Chiropractic Association of South Africa (CASA), as well as the Paediatric Chiropractic Association of South Africa (PCSA).
Dr Nicole is based at our Fourways practice. She graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a Masters of Health Science in Chiropractic. During her time at university, she worked at multiple sports events including the 947-cycle race. Dr Nicole is a family chiropractor who enjoys treating patients of all ages and has a special interest in paediatric and prenatal chiropractic care. She uses a wide variety of different treatment techniques including chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, dry needling, and taping. Dr Nicole believes that prevention is always better than cure and strives to educate patients to assist them in leading a pain-free life. Dr Nicole is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa and is a member of the Chiropractic Association of South Africa.
Dr Debralea Mortlock is based at our Fourways practice. She has a Master's Degree in Chiropractic
from the University of Johannesburg. Her journey through university included working at numerous
sports events and treating babies and toddlers at an orphanage near the university. Dr. Debralea
loves treating patients of all age groups with a special interest in paediatric, pre, and postnatal
chiropractic care. Her toolkit of treatment methods and modalities is as diverse as her patients,
ensuring each individual receives the tailored care they deserve, whether it's healing from an
ailment or unlocking their full potential. Dr. Debralea is duly registered with the Allied Health
Professions Council of South Africa, aligning with the Chiropractic Association of South Africa, and is
a member of Paediatric Chiropractic South Africa.
Caroline, our receptionist, works for both our Fourways and Boksburg offices. She assists with administrative tasks and makes our patients feel at ease with her warm, welcoming energy. She is currently pursuing a degree in psychology and is always willing to help with a smile. She responds to messages and patient’s needs, handles all medical aid queries, and ensures a smooth process for everyone involved.
What is chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders related the nervous system, muscles, spine, and joints. Chiropractic treatment is effective in treating numerous neuromusculoskeletal conditions. These include:
- Lower back pain
- Neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Joint pain
- Herniated discs
- Joint or ligament sprains
- Muscle strains
- Chronic pain problems
- Post-partum and pregnancy pain
- Sports related injuries
- Temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction
How we treat
Along with manipulation and mobilisation we use other techniques such as massage, dry needling, IFC and Ultrasound. We use fascial release therapy for our babies and have experience in the Webster technique for our pregnant moms. All our treatments are adjusted according to the age, size, and condition of the patient.
Kids are active, continuously moving, growing, and testing their body’s boundaries. It is important to make sure their busy bodies are growing in the correct alignment and that their nervous system is functioning optimally.
Pregnancy causes a wide variety of changes in your body. As your pregnancy progresses you may start to feel aches and pains in your lower back, pelvis, neck and shoulders. Chiropractic treatment will help relieve the discomforts during pregnancy and help maintain good alignment to assist in better space for your baby and an easier delivery.