Born in Denmark, Inger Villadsen commenced tertiary education at the University of Southern Denmark, gaining her Chiropractic qualifications at the Anglo-European Chiropractic College in 1985. After 3 years of clinical experience in Denmark, Sweden and Wales she moved to Australia and in Newcastle NSW has maintained a private practice ever since. Inger has been a visiting Chiropractor at two regional public hospitals and a local community medical centre. She completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at Newcastle University in 2004 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation at Murdoch University in 2010.
A past chairperson of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia, National Education Committee Inger was instrumental in the establishment of the Undergraduate Chiropractic Programme at Murdoch University and has served on both Course Advisory Committees for RMIT and Macquarie Universities. She is a Councillor on the Board of Chiropractic Education Australia.
In the Hunter Chiropractic Community she has organized postgraduate lectures for 10 years involving local health professionals and facilitating intra-disciplinary discussion and collaboration.
As the World Federation of Chiropractic Pacific representative on the WHO Public Health Committee she has a particular interest in the Tobacco Free Initiative and the extension of Chiropractic Health Worker Education in under developed countries in the Asian Pacific region.
Dr Villadsen has been a certified DNS Instructor since 2007 lecturing and/or supporting Prague Instructors in DNS Courses and workshops in Australia, Japan, Europe and North America. The Nineways Chiropractic Clinic is the home of three DNS practitioners addressing functional rehabilitation in chronic pain patients, particularly focussing on elite sports performers and as Principal, Inger is dedicated to disseminating a greater understanding of DNS methods and contributing to the associated body of knowledge.