Chiropractic

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.

Chiropractors at Adelaide Sports use the latest evidence to guide clinical decisions. They use a variety of techniques to treat musculoskeletal condtions.

They are passionate about working with other health professionals to achieve the best outcomes for their patients.

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

 

About our clinic

Adelaide Sports was founded by a thirst for knowledge; three progressive and passionate healthcare practitioners coming together to better understand our patient’s and their unique human body. A strong collaborative approach allows us to better understand the complexities of movement and pain and allows us to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients. Care is deeply ingrained in our culture at Adelaide Sports, with each practitioner demonstrating a deep understanding of the physical, emotional and social impacts of your pain. We are committed to integrating this level of patient care with the most up to date techniques in our fields to ensure that our patients are meeting their health and wellness goals.

Meet Our Chiropractors

We have a wide range of skill sets between our Chiropractors. All of them can help you. However if youre booking in someone under 7 please do so with Sophie as she has done alot of extra training in this area.

Sam Millard

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.

Our Mission Is to Provide a Professional & Honest Approach to Health Care

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Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments are the main tool used to help improve your joints range of motion, decrease pain and improve control. We use a variety of adjustments and tailor them to each condition.
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Dry Needling

Dry needling can be an effective way to reduce muscular pain. Sam uses this often to great effect.
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Injury Triage

If your condition cannot be fixed by Chiropractic you will be appropriately triaged. You will be referred for the best modality of imaging (xray, ultrasound, CT, MRI etc) if appropriate.

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Soft Tissue Techniques

Massage, fast and slow stretching muscles can be an effective way to get your body moving and reduce pain. Depending on your condition our clinicians utilize a variety of soft tissue techniques..

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Sports Chiropractic

Rehabiliation guidlines, specific sports advice and injury management along with a range of treatment techniques are used at Adelaide Sports

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Activator Adjustments

Sophie uses the activator tool along with many other techniques. If you like the “clicker” or want to trial this style of treatment book in with her.

Better Health Care is Our Mission

EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT, EVIDENCE GUIDED

(08) 8333-0111

394 Magill Road, Kensington Park