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Melton Chiropractor



Our Chiropractic Services

Wellbeing Chiropractic offers professional, personalised chiropractic care in a warm and friendly setting. Our practice facilities are some of the best in Melbourne. We have modern and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment making it easier for our team of Chiropractors to more efficiently and accurately diagnose issues and commence effective treatment.

Melton Chiropractors

Open 7 Days

Melton Chiropractor

316 High St, Melton (inside St. George Surgery)

Need Chiropractor in Melton?

Our team at Wellbeing have over 30 years of combined clinical experience dealing with a wide variety of neuro-musculo-skeletal disorders. People often look for primary healthcare practitioners in the Melton are to build trust and relationships with practitioners they can rely on. Our team of 6 Chiropractors offer appointments Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:30pm, Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm and 24 Hour Emergency Chiropractic services upon request. If you are looking for a Chiropractic Team in Melton and across Melbourne you can rely on the team at Wellbeing Chiropractic who have 6 practices across Melbourne Metropolitan Area.  

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 316 High St, Melton (inside St. George Surgery)

Meet our Chiropractic Team

Dr Alex Harvey

Dr Alex is the Principal Chiropractor at Wellbeing Melton. He originally grew up in Torquay and became interested in Chiropractic after a lower back injury which his Chiropractor helped him to recover from. Alex has since committed himself to living a healthy lifestyle and Chiropractic education as it is one of his passions. Dr. Alex has a special interest in managing people with lower back injuries, sciatica, headaches and other chronic and acute injuries. Whilst not practicing he enjoys golfing with his golfing buddy(his Dad) and spending time with his partner Lucy. Dr Alex i available for consultation on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings.

Dr Adam Curwood

Adam has been practicing as a Melton Chiropractor for the past 3 years, he also sees patients in Pakenham and Hawthorn. Adam is a graduate of the world renowned 5-year RMIT University Chiropractic program, where is graduated among the top of his class with distinction average. He enjoys seeing people of a range of ages and presenting conditions, he works with sports people, families and a variety of people from the local community.  From a young age Adam had a passion for the how the human body functioned, this lead him to volunteer his time helping emerging athletes at local sporting clubs, via remedial massage and sports taping techniques.  In addition, Adam is a high-level sportsman having represented Victoria in Soccer and playing water polo at a high level.

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Call 03 8001 4014

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About Melton – did you know?

  1. Melton is only 35 km west from Melbourne CBD
  2. The population of Melton is 59,500 as at 2015
  3. Originally named after the United Kingdom “Melton Mowbray”
  4. In 1974 was declared a satellite city of Melbourne
  5. Consists of 6 suburbs, Melton South, Melton West, Brookfield, Kurunjang, Toolern Vale and Melton
  6. Western Freeway is the main arteriole to the City via the Ring Road and West Gate Bridge
  7. The Melton Highway links Melton to Hillside, Taylors Lakes an Keilor
  8. V-Line train transport is available at the Melton Train Station
  9.  Melton is located in the City Melton Shire
  10. Melton is one Melbourne and Australia’s fastest growing areas per capita

316 High St, Melton (inside St. George Surgery)

Melton chiropractic clinic

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What is a Chiropractor?

In Australia Chiropractors are primary healthcare practitioners, meaning you do not need a referral or to see your G.P before visiting one. Chiropractors main focus and perhaps most reknowned for their work on the spinal column/vertebrae but also are trained and experiencing 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 may be able to help headaches, dizziness, vertigo, sciatica, discogenic pain and more. 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 is currently a 5 year double degree course.

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What can Chiropractor Help With?

Low back pain
Typically Chiropractors bread and butter; lower back pain is what Chiropractors are most well know 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, stabilisation belt, recommend ice, flexion distraction, blocking and more.

Neck pain
Cervical neck adjustments can be used to reduced pain in conjunction of 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 Chiropractors used a 8 point neck assessment when determining range of motion orthopaedic and muscles testing to assess your neck. Dependant on the age of the patient may also determine the type of treatment as a more gentle approach such as activator or MET techniques may be used to reduce pain increase range of motion.

Sciatica
Sharp shooting pain down the leg is a symptom we see often at our Melton Chiropractic practice. Sciatica can come from a variety of causes, sometimes disc irritation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, piriformis syndrome or more or a combination. Sciatica can sometime come out of the blue and other times build up over a long period of time with unexplained reasons. Chiropractic manipulation may help in decreasing pain and improving function in the sacroiliac joint or lumbar spinal region. Chiropractors may also perform different types of tissue therapy to the piriformis to help relieve symptoms.

Headaches
How can Chiropractors help with Headaches? Good question! Chiropractors may be able to help with cervicogenic, tension and/or frontal headaches. Nerves supplying area’s of the head or skull may be placed under tension or pressure causing pain in these areas which may often be brought of by segments of the neck having reduced range of motion or via increased tension in suboccipital muscles. If you are having headaches but painkillers just aren’t doing the trick, chiropractic could be for you.

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Where else Is Chiropractic Help Near Melton?

The residents of Melton and nearby have plenty of choices when it come to Chiropractors! Below is a list of some the practitioners nearby.

Melton Chiropractic Centre, Melton

(03) 9743 7932

Health by Chiropractic, Melton

(03) 9743 5510

Dr Graham Goldby, Melton

(03) 9743 4138

Ackers Chiropractic, Taylors Lakes

(03) 9390 9785

Bacchus Marsh Chiropractic Centre

(03) 5367 1318

Lerderderg Chiropractic Centre, Bacchus Marsh

(03) 5367 5690

Bacchus Natural Health, Bacchus Marsh

(03) 4302 9600

Main Chiropractic Centre, Bacchus Marsh

127 Main St

(03) 4367 7111

 

Meet Our Healthcare Professionals

Dr Robbie Hunt

Founder & Principal Chiropractor @ Wellbeing. Over a decade of clinical experience with musculo-skeletal and health conditions.

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Dr Peter Vrakatselis

Senior Chiropractor at Wellbeing. Previously a Myotherapist, Dr. Peter brings extensive clinical experience to the Wellbeing team.

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Dr Adam Curwood

Senior Chiropractor at Wellbeing Chiropractic. Special interests in chronic conditions and is also currently studying a post graduate in Sports Chiropractic.

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Dr Alex Harvey

Leading Chiropractor at Wellbeing Chiropractic. Tremendous experience in health and wellness with a passion for treating musculo-skeletal injuries.

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