Keilor East Clinic
Phone: (03) 9331 5555
Phone: (03) 8390 2233
People use Chiropractors in different ways. Some choose to use us like a Band-Aid, to patch up the pain. Others choose to try get to the root of the problem. Whatever you choose, how long you decide to benefit from Chiropractic is up to you.
Absolutely. Chiropractic can be very effective. We take a careful history and thorough physical examination to allow for appropriate, safe, rational, effective care. The Doctors of Chiropractic in this clinic communicate often with medical specialists to help support you.
No, except if you wish to claim EPC, WorkCover, TAC and DVA
Spinal arthritis is not so much an ageing disease as it is a wear and tear problem. The older we get the more we tend to see but it is rarely seen throughout the whole spine, which is obviously the same age. When the spine is out of alignment in a true sense it tends to wear faster.
Whilst Chiropractic cannot reverse the damage, a properly maintained spine that works efficiently tends to wear better and suffer less pain.
Absolutely. During pregnancy your body undergoes many physical and mechanical changes, not least of which is carrying all that extra weight. Sometimes, the baby's positioned may affect mum's ability to move. Gentle postural changes can have an immediate and lasting affect.
Chiropractic is not covered under Medicare in Australia at this time. The exception is the Enhanced Primary Care program (see your GP for details).
Yes, though you will need a referral from your GP first for EPC.
Your posture is not only important to how others perceive you, but also to increase your health and well being. When you walk down the street, you perceive others according to their posture. Your posture is important because of the importance it has on your nervous system and health.
In order for you to maintain your posture, it requires the coordination of over 200 muscles. Distortions in posture can show if muscle weaknesses are present we have specific training to quickly detect these weaknesses.
We have helped many over the years and we may be able to help you. We use no drugs, pills, injections and no operations. Just proven, safe, natural, evidence-based world class, cost-effective Chiropractic care.
Your GP can refer you for Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) for chronic complaints
We welcome collaboration or co-care with your other caregivers and specialists, including your GP, neurologist, orthopaedic or neurosurgeon or physiotherapist.
Chiropractic can be startlingly effective for headache, neck pain, back pain, shoulder and arm pain, leg, knee and ankle pain just to name a few. Your nervous system controls your body. Chiropractors work to remove disturbance to this system to better allow your body to help itself.
By restoring joint movement and alignment, muscle function and nerve function, your body works more efficiently, hurts less and feels better. Many report a feeling of better well being, better sleep, more energy and better emotional and psychology well being (pain messes with your moods as well as your body).
Chiropractic treatment is usually painless. Many people find getting their spine adjusted makes them feel great. A Chiropractic adjustment may involve applying quick, precise pressure to the joint which may create a popping noise. The noise doesn't come from your bones, rather it is gas being released when the joint is separated (just like popping a knuckle).
Chiropractic is safe even for the very elderly and osteoporotic, for which we use special techniques
Registered Chiropractors in Australia must undergo five years of full time university training. These courses are of similar length and as in-depth as medical courses, but, focus on health promotion via better body and nerve function.
Chiropractic education involves a special emphasis on anatomy, physiology, pathology, neurology, X-ray biomechanics, adjusting techniques and related subjects.