About Dr Michael Crane

Dr Michael CraneDr Michael Crane studied Chiropractic at RMIT in Melbourne. The course is a five-year, full time double degree course and upon graduation in 1996 began practicing full-time as a Chiropractor in the inner eastern suburb of Hawthorn.

It was during these university years that Michael explored all of the various practice styles within the chiropractic profession. It was clearly evident that diversity existed within the profession with some styles being orthodox and many others unorthodox. Michael prides himself on offering a time and cost effective service. His attitude to his patients and practice experience, allows this too happen. He feels its important to be kind and respectful to every patient. The consultations he provides are longer, individualised and specific to the needs and wishes of his patients.

Fundamentally the types of patients that Michael treats are very broad; ranging from school age children to those in their senior years, pregnant women and athletes. In 1999, he furthered his education, completing postgraduate studies in Sports Chiropractic. This has enabled him to deal with a broader range of injuries. Many athletes from a very wide variety of disciplines and levels have become patients of Michael and regularly see him to help with their sporting health. Michael has built a successful practice providing quality care for his patients and continues to enjoy working life as a chiropractor.

As a community Chiropractor wanting to assist the volumes of individuals suffering from injuries associated with the usage of poor furniture, Michael pursued further studies involving Ergonomics. His studies specifically focused on how furniture can be better designed to suit the human body. This specialist area of knowledge has been much sought after by the community at large. For many years now, Michael has been providing individuals and the broader corporate world with services in the form of onsite education & training regarding ergonomics and spinal health.

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About Furniture for Backs

In 2006, Michael formally founded the company Furniture for Backs.

Michael decided to use his expert knowledge in association with some leading Australian furniture manufacturers to design, manufacture and retail a range of ergonomic computer chairs and mattresses.

Michael also made the very unique and crucial decision to collaborate with practitioners from the various other major musculoskeletal health care professions. Expert knowledge and opinion has been keenly communicated from members of the Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Myotherapy and Rehab Consultant professions. The products available from Furniture for Backs and their prescription have been significantly considered.

The company is now an online operation throughout all states of Australia.

Furniture for Backs

Personal Life

On a personal level, Michael is a health and fitness fanatic himself, and has participated in a wide range of sports and recreational pursuits over the years. Part of the success in these sports has been attributed to being a chiropractic patient himself. Michael loves his Aussie Rules football and is a passionate Richmond fan. Michael was born in Melbourne and grew up in the eastern suburbs. He is married to Michelle whom is also a chiropractor in Lower plenty. They have four children.

Michael Crane and Luke Hodge