Our clinic has modern facilities, our reception staff are trained to provide excellent customer service and our experienced chiropractors are ready to help you today. We offer same day appointments with minimal wait times, and have a secure online booking system to make things as smooth as possible for our patients.
The Wellbeing Chiropractic group, has over 40+ clinics across Melbourne and more than 50+ practitioners, and prides itself as being available” for its patients 7 days a week. When you call the Melton phone number, we guarantee you will be able to find you an appointment, within the group. We have other practices nearby located in Melbourne, Footscray and Hawthorn
Our practice is located at 477 High St, Melton VIC 3337. Our modern facilities and chiropractic equipment include OMNI chiropractic tables, posture scanning technology, electric arthrostim adjusting instruments, as well as a range of the traditional chiropractic tools.
Our chiropractic team of University graduates have experience seeing patients with a range of musculoskeletal injuries having previously worked in a number of private practices throughout Victoria.
Chiropractors see people with back and neck pain; joint stiffness and muscle tension. They use spinal adjustment and massage techniques.
A Sports Chiropractor is a practitioner who has interests in seeing athletes for their musculo-skeletal injuries and health. Sports Chiropractors use a range of spinal adjustments, soft tissue, exercise prescription and taping techniques to manage their patients.
A family chiropractor sees various kinds of patients for a range of conditions including back and neck pain. Family Chiropractors see all ages and types of patient, from the youth to the elderly.
Yes. This means they can stay open like medical centers.
The Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) is a body representing a large portion of the Chiropractic profession.
In Australia, Chiropractors are primary healthcare practitioners, meaning you do not need a referral or to see your GP before visiting one. Chiropractors are most renowned for their work on the spinal column/vertebrae but also are trained and experienced with optimal function of the body. Most Chiropractors will have have new patient consultation including history of presenting issue, physical assessment, neurological, orthopedic and muscular testing, postural assessment and treatment. Depending on the presenting issue a Chiropractor may refer or do their own imaging to diagnose the source of the issue.
Chiropractic treatment will most likely involve Chiropractic adjustments/manipulations, soft tissue therapy, activator, arthrostim, advice of home exercises and stretches. Some chiropractors may use modalities such as therapeutic ultrasound, heat/cold therapy, topical agents taping and more.
Most people know Chiropractors often see patients with back or neck pain,but what most people don’t know is chiropractors are also trained in dietary or supplementation advice however do not prescribe drugs or perform surgery.
Educational requirements for Chiropractors in Australia are currently University trained with a strong emphasis of evidence based practice. Chiropractors are trained alongside Osteopaths and Chinese Medicine students at RMIT and this is currently a 5-year double degree course.
Low back pain
Typically Chiropractors bread and butter; lower back pain is what Chiropractors are most well known for. Whether it be a dull low back pain ache or an acute sacroiliac joint pain, this is what Chiropractors are known for helping with. Depending on the exact cause a Chiropractor may do manipulation, soft tissue therapy, offer a stabilisation belt, recommend icing, use a flexion distraction table, blocking and more.
Cervical neck adjustments may be useful in reducing neck pain, in conjunction with, or without, pain medication. Assessment of the neck is key in the applying the correct treatment as necks are often very sensitive and specific. Our Melton Chiropractic Centre uses a 8 point neck assessment when determining range of motion, orthopaedic and muscles testing to assess your neck. Dependent on the age of the patient, the chiropractor may also determine the required treatment needs to be a different approach such as activator or MET techniques may be used.