About  Us

Long story short

Established in 2003 . Adelaide Sports Chiropractic (formerly Chiropractic at Magill) has grown to become one of Adelaide’s leading chiropractic practices focused on the accurate diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the spine and nervous system. clinicians within the practice are committed to giving you an individual diagnosis, explanation and treatment based on your clinical findings.

What sets Adelaide Sports Chiropractic apart from other practices around Australia is their well established group of allied health professionals they work closely with ensuring patients are provided with the most appropriate care for their individual circumstance.

Once a thorough history and physical exam is taken a plan of treatment is set out by each clinician. This treatment plan is especially tailored for each condition and may involve some or no chiropractic. However as a general rule we find most conditions improve faster and stay better for longer with a multimodal approach. The clinicians at Adelaide Sports Chiropractic are skilled in this area due to their commitment to building and developing relationships with Australia’s leading health professionals.

In addition to a refined set of skills in spinal diagnosis and functional neurology, Adelaide Sports Chiropractic offers paediatric services via a skilled practitioners in Dr Sophie Dean who have an additional skill set in looking after children from birth onwards.

Chiropractic, founded by DD Palmer in 1895 is a Primary health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.

Like most health professions, Chiropractic is a very diverse profession made up of many different techniques and philosophies and personalities. There are however some constants between all Chiropractors. Chiropractic students in Australia study along side Medical colleagues and develop protocols for treatment from common pool of resources. Chiropractors in Australia study for a minimum of five years at three of Australia’s leading universities

Clinicians at Adelaide Sports Chiropractic used the latest evidence to guide clinical decisions

Chiropractics diversity can be seen as a weakness as there can be large differences in care. There are some chiropractors who are orthopaedically focused with strong skills in diagnosis. There are others who prefer to treat the spine with a more vitalistic approach and there is grey area in between those two. There are different techniques and styles and also specialist areas such as sports and paediatrics. We like to think of this as a strength of Chiropractic as there is a style of Chiropractic care for everyone.

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Our Team

Sam Millard
Director and Chiropractor

Sam has worked with some of the leading Chiropractors in Australia both in Sydney and his home town of Adelaide. He has a strong interest in neurology, having studied with Chiropractic Development International. He has a keen interest in sports both as a player of Australian Rules football and cricket and as a team Chiropractor for a Sydney AFL Team . He enjoys working with athletes and has a passion for working in a team of health professionals.

Sophie Dean

Dr Sophie has spent the better part of the last ten years working in family based chiropractic clinics in Adelaide, South Australia. As a part of her further education, Dr Sophie has completed the Inspiral Paediatrics training, focusing on the care of children- from babies to adolescents. This has been part of developing an integrated, whole family approach to chiropractic care. Dr Sophie uses a range of techniques including both manual and low force adjusting as required for each individual patient.

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615 Magill Road

Magill , South Australia 5072


(08) 8333 0111