Access to a range of other allied health professionals
Onsite X-rays & HICAPS
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ABOUT EMERGENCY CHIROPRACTIC MERNDA
If you’re looking for an after-hours chiropractor, Mernda Emergency Chiropractic clinic is contactable 7am-9pm seven days a week for phone advice, 7 days a week for phone advice. When you speak to our knowledgeable team, they will advise you as to whether chiropractic care may benefit your condition and offer you a same day appointment guaranteed.
Located at 10/1435 Plenty Road, Mernda, our chiropractors are experienced seeing back pain, neck pain, muscle and joint stiffness. Under special circumstances we can also offer a mobile chiropractor in Mernda. If you need an emergency home visit Chiropractor in Mernda, please contact us as we may be able to attend your home, work or accommodation.
Our chiropractors are all registered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), qualified from RMIT University and continue to develop their skills through continued professional education and training. When you come in for your appointment, our chiropractors are dedicated to providing you with clear advice and research-based treatments.
For further information, advice or to make an appointment, please contact us today. We look forward to seeing you in our Mernda practice soon. Alternatively, we have practices in nearby suburbs, including Pakenham, Cranbourne and Narre Warren.
What To Expect On Your First Mernda Chiropractor Visit
Please allow approximately 30 minutes for your initial consultation at Emergency Chiropractic Mernda. When you arrive at your appointment, your Mernda Chiropractor will begin by discussing your previous and current medical health history.
Each initial chiropractic examination usually involves digital postural analysis, palpatory assessment, muscle testing and x-rays if clinically indicated. During your consultation, your chiropractor will perform a comprehensive physical examination to assess your spine and the presenting problem.
Following this, your chiropractor will be able to offer you guidance and treatments designed to help you relieve your discomfort.
MERNDA CHIROPRACTORS EDUCATION
At Emergency Chiropractic Mernda, all of our chiropractors have undertaken extensive studies of the human body for a minimum of 5-years full-time at university. Most of our team have studies locally, at RMIT University, whilst others have graduated from other reputable chiropractic courses at Murdoch, Macquarie and CQU.
During their clinical science studies, the main subjects a chiropractor will complete are clinical anatomy, micro-biology, pathology, physiology, bio-chemistry, radiology, pathology, differential diagnosis, neurology, neuro-anatomy, practical examinations, and clinical examinations
In addition to their degree, our chiropractors are dedicated to ongoing professional development and the latest research-based chiropractic treatments. Several of our chiropractors have completed additional university courses and all of our chiropractors hold a Level 2 First Aid Certificate.
At Emergency Chiropractic, all of our practitioners are insured to practice chiropractic modalities in Australia.
When Can I Schedule A Mernda Chiropractor Appointment?
Your Mernda Chiropractors are available 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday with early morning and late evening appointments available.
Wellbeing Chiropractic Mernda
10/1435 Plenty Road
Call 03 8103 6001 Book Online HERE
Facts about Mernda
Mernda is 27km north-east of Melbourne’s central district
The postcode is 3754
The local government is the City of Whittlesea
The state electorate is Yan Yean
The Federal division is McEwen and Scullin
Mernda used to be known as Morang and Yan Yean
The name Mernda comes from a Wurundjeri word which means earth
In 1913, Mernda only contained two churches, a school, a bakery, a railway station and Bridge Inn Hotel
From 2000, the area started to grow with more estates being developed
Now, there are many estates such as Mernda Villages, Everton Gardens, Berry Lane, Merna Ridge to name a few
Mernda is a 15 minute drive to RMIT University Bundoora Campus
Mernda contains two primary schools and two secondary schools
Sports in Mernda include Mernda Football Club, Diamond Valley Football League, Mernda Cricket Club etc
The population as of 2016 states that 49.3% were male and 50.7% were females who lived in Mernda
The most common countries of birth are England, India and Italy
Shopping centres are Mernda Villages Shopping Centre. Westfield Plenty Valley and Pacific Epping are nearby
Mernda also has a post office on Mernda Village Drive
There is a Medical and Dental clinic along Mernda Village Drive as well as Maternal Health Services
There are childcare, early learning centres and community activity centres available
Surrounding suburbs include Doreen, Yarrambat, South Morang, Epping and Wollert
As of March 2019 there are currently 5,528 chiropractors in Australia compared to about 70,000 in the USA)
First chiropractic adjustment was done by Daniel David Palmer in 1895 for partial deaf janitor Harvey Lillard.
Chiro means ‘Hands’ in Greek. Chiropractor are using hands to examine the patient and fine ‘spinal dysfunction’ and to treat musculoskeletal conditions.
You don’t need a referral from GP to see a chiropractor as they are primary contact practitioner.
To become a chiropractor you need to complete a 5 years university course e focusing on body and nerve functioning.
Spinal manipulation is the major skill the chiropractor use for acute and chronic low back pain.
There is some scientific research surrounding chiropractic, however the concrete evidence on its effectiveness is not available.
Chiropractors often use Exercise as part of their management of patient complaints
Chiropractors are most well known for conditions involving the low back and neck
Chiropractors can work alongside other practitioners such as physiotherapist, yoga, pilates, remedial massage
Initial chiropractic consultation will include any relevant medical history, physical examination such as orthopedic tests, range of motion and palpation accordingly and chiropractor may perform the spinal manipulation if there is no medical contraindication and if this form of treatment is indicated.
Most private insurance will cover chiropractic treatment in Australia such as Bupa, Medibank etc.
What do people commonly visit the chiropractor for: