Chiropractic is the largest Natural Health Profession in Australia and we are a nationally registered and a regulated health care profession.
Chiropractic is a drug and surgery free modality of treatment concerned with the diagnosis, management and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system; this includes the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health.
It is based on the teachings of Galen and Hippocrates and the premise that the body can respond appropriately to its environment provided that the nervous system is free of interference. This was further developed by Palmer which lead to a focus on the spinal column and its functioning. In summary, chiropractors focus on the detection and correction of aberrant spinal function and its subsequent effect on how the nervous system controls and coordinates the body in response to its environment.
Your nervous system controls everything from the way you move to the function of all your cells and organs to the thoughts you have and the feelings you experience. Under the control of your nervous system your body is able to adapt to the majority of daily stresses - unless it is interfered with. Without a normal nerve supply, the vital communication between brain and body is interfered with.
When the spine is functioning correctly, the nerve messages flowing between the brain and the body are enhanced, allowing the body to better express itself.
Dr Melissa Kovacevic (Chiropractor) completed her Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of clinical Chiropractic at RMIT University. She moved from the city 6 years ago and loves and embraces the relaxing country lifestyle. Melissa believes the greatest change happens when people understand their bodies better and can achieve better health and wellness through small changes. This can be through physical chemical or emotional awareness. She loves working with people of all ages and at difference life stages in particular working with babies, children and pregnant mothers. Melissa is a SD and SOT practitioner and utilises many different techniques. Melissa believes that everyone deserves to be the best version of themselves and it’s never too late to begin the adventure.