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Meet the Balanced Spine Team

The fabulous team of Balanced Spine Chiropractors Albany consists of owner Dr. Sara Sumich (Chiropractor), and experienced Chiropractors, Dr. Tamsyn Capper, Dr. Angela Steventon, Dr, Brandon & Dr. Robin and our Chiropractic assistants Ginny Gore and Megan Davenport.

All of our Balanced Spine Chiropractors are graduates of the New Zealand Chiropractic College and they offer a variety of safe and natural chiropractic solutions. In addition, Dr. Sara was involved with the research department at the chiropractic college. This fuelled her interest and passion for providing the most effective and state-of-the-art chiropractic techniques available.

Our chiropractors have helped many patients who suffered from neck pain, back pain, sciatica, headaches, and much more.

Our chiropractors in Albany say their greatest joy is helping people create changes in their lifestyle, through chiropractic treatment, that aids their health and wellness.

People seek out our help at Balanced Spine Chiropractic for a variety of reasons that span both physical and emotional afflictions. Our natural, non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical treatments appeal to patients seeking results. A number of studies show that chiropractic care is effective at improving the overall function of the spine and nervous system.


Dr. Sara Sumich

Chiropractor Auckland

Dr. Sara Sumich has helped patients relieve neck pain, back pain, headaches and more.

Her greatest joy as a chiropractor is helping people create a lifestyle change and incorporating chiropractic as part of an overall health and wellness shift.

Dr. Sara has a keen interest in learning and keeping up to date with the latest in health so her patients will always get the best in what chiropractic has to offer.

Dr. Sara provides a fresh, modern approach to healthy living.

Dr. Sara Sumich - Chiropractor Albany

She is driven, caring, and passionate about chiropractic and this shows through the way she nurtures every patient to be the best they can be.

Dr. Angela Steventon

Chiropractor North Shore Auckland

Dr. Angela Steventon's passion involves helping people to achieve their health and wellness goals through quality chiropractic care. Her integrative approach looks at problems from a physical, mental and emotional view point  and provides a holistic solution.

Dr. Angela graduated in March 2002 and has a wealth of experience under her belt.

Having a teenage son means she is great at relating to young people and has seen how chiropractic care can help the whole family.

Dr. Angela Steventon - Chiropractor Auckland

Dr. Angela believes that everyone can benefit from having “health check-ups” and that being proactive in life and health, can reward us with many benefits in years to come.

She balances her time in practice with seminars in health and wellness and keeps up to date with current research. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding, the gym and spending time outdoors as well as time with family.

Dr. Tamsyn Capper

Chiropractor auckland

Dr. Tamsyn Capper studied Chiropractic at the New Zealand College before moving to Melbourne in 2012 to commence her career as a Chiropractor.

She has always practised with a holistic philosophy aimed towards educating and inspiring patients to live healthier, happier lives.

Dr. Tamsyn loves working with people to assist in the process of living a life with less pain, better functioning and overall well-being by removing stress on the body and spine.

Dr. Tamsyn Capper - Chiropractor Auckland

She is always interested in learning new things about the body and has a particular interest in women’s health, pregnancy, family care, and educating people who are interested in learning how to take better care of their body and overall health.

Dr. Tamsyn’s approach is caring and positive, and she loves to understand all aspects of someone’s health to help them make positive health changes in their lives. She uses a range of techniques to help look after each individual in the way best suits their needs, and can’t wait to share these with you.

Dr. Brandon

Chiropractor auckland

Dr. Brandon is originally from Littlerock, Washington USA, and moved to New Zealand to start his chiropractic journey. He studied at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic after studying for four years in the states.

Brandon originally became interested in chiropractic from a close family friend who taught him the ins and outs of chiropractic and the effect it can have on the body.

That chiropractic not only aids healing and repair but can also help people achieve the best version of themselves.

Dr. Brandon Lerch - Chiropractor Auckland

He is always interested in how the body moves and works together, knowing that feeling good doesn't always mean you are functioning well. He enjoys working with athletes from high-end professional teams all the way to the weekend warriors.

Brandon is humorous, friendly, and always has a smile on his face. His main goal is to help you in whatever way possible along your health journey, while also having some laughs and educating you on how to be the best you can be.

Dr. Robin Taylor

Chiropractor North Shore Auckland

Dr. Robin Taylor graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1974 and has many years of experience working in New Zealand and over in the States.

On top of being a highly skilled and experienced Chiropractor, Dr. Robin has also been the president of both the New Zealand Chiropractic Association and the New Zealand College of Chiropractic for a long period of time.

Dr. Robin has always had a love for all things chiropractic, especially helping families and enhancing the human potential of individuals. Outside of this, he loves most sports and particularly enjoys playing golf.

Dr. Robin Taylor - Chiropractor Auckland

Ginny Gore

Office Manager

Ginny Gore joined the team in 2017 and worked as our chiropractic assistant while also working as a personal trainer for Les Mills.

Falling in love with Chiropractic and how it works Ginny quickly became full time and is now Office Manager, she has also first hand experienced the effects of chiropractic care as a headache suffer for 14 years now thanks to looking after her spine she now no longer suffers with the daily affliction of headaches.

Ginny has worked in the health industry since 2009 and is very passionate about helping our patients wherever she can.

Ginny Gore - Chiropractor Auckland

Ginny is happy to answer any questions regarding chiropractic care, appropriate exercises to aid in your recovery, or just to book your appointments. Outside of work Ginny loves going to the gym, taking her dog for walks, and spending time with her husband.

Megan Davenport

Chiropractic Assistant Albany

Megan is our newest Chiropractic Assistant and has been with us for a few months now.

She is studying psychology and is very interested in health and wellbeing, so has made a great addition to the team.

Megan works Tuesday through to Friday, and will always be there to greet you with a big smile on her face. If you have any questions about chiropractic or your appointments she is a great person to ask.

Megan Davenport - Chiropractor Albany

Everyone has a different reason for seeing one of our amazing chiropractors.

We look forward to seeing how we can help you change your life today.

"Dr. Sara, Dr. Tamsyn and Dr. Angela make a great team! Compassionate, innovative and dedicated to their clients, they each bring a fresh approach to chiropractic healthcare."

"Dr. Sara, Dr. Tamsyn and Dr. Angela make a great team! Compassionate, innovative and dedicated to their clients, they each bring a fresh approach to chiropractic healthcare."



Balanced Spine: North Shore Chiropractor Clinic
All visits by appointment only.


Monday: 9am-4pm
Tuesday: 2pm-7pm
Wednesday: 7am-7pm
Thursday: 12pm-7pm
Friday: 2:30pm-6:30pm
Weekends: Closed

Please note: we close for half an hour each day for lunch and cleaning (times may vary).