107 Shannon Ave
Geelong West VIC 3218
West Geelong Chiropractic
Dr. James Sidebottom is an experienced Geelong Chiropractor with a commitment to providing safe and effective chiropractic therapy using evidence based treatment protocols.
West Geelong Chiropractic
Dr. James' hope is to provide the Geelong community with quality Chiropractic care.
By employing a very thorough examination process, focusing not only on sites of pain, but more holistically; Dr James can explain why, how and what needs to change, to provide you better long term health and wellbeing benefits.
In Practice, Dr. James uses a variety of chiropractic techniques, including Applied Kinesiology, Diversified manual adjusting, and incorporates some lower force treatment options such as Sacro-Occipital Technique, Activator and Soft Tissue Therapy.
It has been James' experience over the years, that by utilising multiple techniques, he can provide a personalised and comfortable Chiropractic adjustment experience.
He takes particular enjoyment from watching families achieve optimal health together, with the help of Chiropractic adjustments.
On a personal note, James loves playing and writing music, going to see the Cats play at Kardinia park, cooking, travelling and spending time with his wife Anne, and dog Buckley.
WEST GEELONG CHIROPRACTIC IS OPEN:
Mon - Friday ------- 9am - 5pm
REPORT OF FINDINGS:
(3 or more from one family)
$40 per person.
What exactly is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a natural, non-invasive health care practice based on the premise that an active and healthy body depends upon a healthy nervous system. Your spine houses and protects key parts of the nervous system. Everyday activities can lead to misalignments in the spine, stressing vital nerve pathways, jamming the super freeway of information that travels from your brain to your body. There are many different ways of correcting these imbalances in the spine which are safe, gentle and effective for people of all ages. These corrections are called "Adjustments".
Is it just for bad backs?
Chiropractors help people with a wide range of conditions that are known to be improved by chiropractic treatment. Some of the problems that chiropractors may help include:
General health maintenance - Neck pain - Numbness / Tingling - Leg pain /Numbness - Sciatica and Disc problems - Repetitive strain Shoulder / wrist / elbow problems - Hip/Knee/Ankle/Foot Problems - Carpal tunnel - Stiffness - Insomnia - Lethargy / Fatigue - Digestive problems - Headaches/Migraines - Lethargy / Fatigue - Poor concentration - Women's health problems - Stress - Poor Posture - Accidents / Whiplash - Tennis elbow - Sports injuries.
Is it safe?
Chiropractic is the largest non surgical, non drug prescribing health care profession in the world. Its popularity is largely due to its success helping millions of people worldwide.
The risk of a complication with neck adjusting (manipulation) is 6.39 per 10 million adjustments and 1 in 100 million for low back adjustments. So statistically, you are 24 thousand times worse off with neck surgery and 5 thousand times worse using off using anti-inflammatory drugs compared to seeing a Chiropractor and receiving a neck adjustment. (Source: "Efficacy and risks of Chiropractic manipulation: What does the evidence suggest?" by Ian Coulter, Ph D Journal of Medicine, Vol 1, number 2, pp. 61-66)
Are you Qualified?
Dr James SIdebottom is a fully licensed health professional, governed by the Chiropractic Registration Board of Australia.
He completed 5 years of study and practical training at RMIT, graduating with a double degree -
BAppSc (Clinical) BSc (Chiropractic).
Since graduating he has continued to consolidate and update his knowledge base by completing further professional development study.
Government bodies such as Workcover, Transport Accident, and more recently Medicare all recognise the benefits of Chiropractic by paying costs of treatment for people who are eligible under theses schemes.