Atlas Chiropractic Melbourne

What does an “Atlas” Chiropractor do?

These are qualified Chiropractors who have undertaken further training in theory, radiography, assessment and technique relating to the upper neck. An Atlas chiropractor will assess the top vertebrae in the neck (C1)

Need Atlas Orthogonal help?

Our team of chiropractors are available from over many locations around Melbourne: from Hawthorn, Werribee, South Morang Pakenham, Melton and others

Are All Chiropractors Trained in Atlas Orthogonal?

Not all Chiropractors are trained in Atlas Orthogonal technique. To be able to adjust in the same style as Mr Sweat (founder of the Atlas Orthogonal principles and styloid-instrument technique) additional training and study is required. At Wellbeing we have a team of chiropractors who are trained and certified Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractors in Melbourne.

What does an initial Atlas Chiropractic appointment involve at one of our practices?

  • Private one-on-one consultation
  • A detailed review of your current and past health & medical history.
  • Computerised postural analysis.
  • Orthopaedic & Neuro-muscular testing
  • Atlas Orthogonal X-rays are taken onsite (if clinically indicated)
  • Thorough analysis of your results to determine your need for treatment and the capacity of Atlas treatment to assist in your situation.

Quick FAQs about Atlas Orthogonal

  1. What is AO? AO is short for Atlas Orthogonal, a Chiropractic technique which focuses on the upper cervical spine, C1 the atlas and C2 the axis.
  2. Who does AO? Registered Doctors of Chiropractic who have undertaken extra training and completed the Atlas Orthogonal certified training program.
  3. Do I need X-rays? Only if clinically indicated. Atlas Orthogonal is a technique which usually uses measurements of different upper neck landmarks in order to deliver the most beneficial adjustment possible.
  4. Who created AO? Chiropractor Dr Roy W. Sweat (chiropractor) is the founder of Atlas Orthogonal principles and styloid adjusting instrument in 1981. Dr Sweat created the AO program after years of teaching another upper cervical technique called occipital-atlanto-axial complex, this was under the guidance of Chiropractor John F. Grostic.  Sweat developed the Chiropractic adjustment instrument, x-ray positioning and x-ray analysis computer program.

For Atlas Treatment & Assessments Phone: 1300 123 365

Our Atlas Orthogonal Doctors

Dr. Robbie Hunt

Dr Robbie Hunt is the founder principal chiropractor and founder of Wellbeing Chiropractic. 

Dr Hunt uses Atlas Orthogonal treatment protocols to manage a range of  conditions including neck pain, headaches, dizziness, tinnitus and other neurological neurological signs and symptoms.

Dr Hunt is passionate about assessing and optimising the function of his patient’s upper neck position and nervous system through Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic techniques, rehabilitation and lifestyle advice. 

Dr Hunt is available for consultations in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.

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Dr. Andrew Jackson

Dr. Andrew Jackson is a dedicated and knowledgeable Chiropractor who graduated from RMIT with degrees in both Health Science and Applied Sciences in Chiropractic.

Dr. Andrew use Atlas or C1 techniques with many patients. Andrew is of the belief that structure ultimately governs function, and closely assesses the position of the C1/2 vertebrae complex to determine if it is related to the patient’s underlying signs and symptoms.

Andrew is available for consults in Pakenham on Monday,  Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and in Craigieburn on, Thursday and Saturday

Call 1300 123 365 to make an appointment with Andrew.

Dr. Andrew J - Chiropractor

Dr Rami Tawil

Dr Rami Tawil graduated from with a Bachelor’s degree in complementary medicine and a Masters degree in clinical Chiropractic from RMIT University in Melbourne. Rami also speaks Arabic in addition to English and is available for appointments with Arabic patients.

Rami uses Atlas techniques in the management of a range of conditions; treating the cause and not the symptom.

Rami is available for consultations in South Morang on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; and in Melton Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 

Dr. Nick Ujdur

Nick visited his first Chiropractor at the age of 12 and then again at 19 after motorsport accidents. These visits inspired him to pursue a career in Chiropractic; and to learn all the knowledge he needed to help people.

Nick has a whole body approach to assessing the biomechanics of your body and gets down to the root cause of your problem. He use’s a mixture of techniques each day in practice.

He has been the recipient of the Mackay scholarship award in 2014 and volunteered at Heal Christchurch after the earth quakes in 2011. He also attend a mission trip to Rarotonga Islands to help care for the local population.

Nick is available for consults in Tarneit on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and in Melton on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

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