Myofascial Medicine
Natural Hormone Replacement

Dr John Whiteside MBBS BSc FACNEM
Diplomate American Academy of Pain Management
Fellow Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine

Dr John Whiteside graduated MBBS at Monash University in 1976. After working in general practice in Melbourne and Perth, he has specialised since 1988 in the field of myofascial medicine. In 1988 he was trained by two pioneers of this work in the USA, Dr Janet Travell and Professor David Simons. In 1989 he attended the first international symposium of myofascial pain and fibromyalgia in Minneapolis USA. He returned in 1990 as an invited lecturer to a national conference on myofascial pain in Washington DC, then underwent further training in Seattle and Vancouver. In May 1993 he completed the postgraduate course with the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and in December 1996 was awarded a Fellowship of that college. He has continued to lecture in myofascial medicine alongside Professor David Simons at national and international conferences. In 1999 he worked as a consultant to the Brisbane Lions Football Club, travelling regularly to treat the players and teach medical staff this technique. He continues to train other medical practitioners in myofascial medicine. He also has an interest in treating a range of conditions with natural, plant-based hormone regimes prescribed and compounded for the individual patient.