The benefits of visiting a chiropractor are well known. The best chiropractors can help relieve back and neck pain as well as aid in the injury recovery process. And while there is no shortage of chiropractors in Canberra, finding a good one can be tricky. At the end of the day, you only want the very best when dealing with your health and wellbeing.
After consulting our readers’ feedback, we’ve come up with a list of the top five chiropractors in the region. These practitioners may help you overcome pain and discomfort. Ready? Let’s get started right away.
What makes a reliable chiropractor?
To help you discover a top-quality chiropractor in Canberra, here is a list of some of the most important traits to keep an eye out for:
- Expert knowledge. The top practitioners are able to explain ailments and find long-term solutions for their clients. In other words, they know the ins and outs of the practice.
- Experience. Practice makes perfect, right? Look for a chiropractor with years of experience and a proven track record for real results.
- Effective. If you’re dealing with pain or an injury, it is vital that the treatments performed or prescribed by your chiropractor are effective.
- Understanding. The best chiropractors always ask their patients questions and take the time to get to know them. On the other hand, it is best to avoid chiropractors that simply come in, work their magic, and schedule the next session as they are not necessarily invested in resolving the issue.
The Top Canberra Chiropractors According to You
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.
With branches in both Woden and Belconnen, Doctors Jeremy Ackland and Shona Hutchinson specialise in providing pain relief, rehabilitation, correction of long-term spinal problems and holistic approaches to overall better health. They’ve received great online reviews, with comments like “After seeing many other specialists without success, I had given up. Shona & Jeremy were recommended to me for treatment. They are professional, knowledgable and resolved my complaints. I feel amazing and back to my normal self doing what I enjoy.” (Mark Ferdinands, Google).
Specialising in management of lower back pain (including disc injuries), sciatica, neck and arm pain, headaches and dizziness and sports injuries, they’ve stood the test of time. Operating since 1958, they’ve built a base of loyal customers like Robyn East who provided this Google review: “I have been going to Dr. Ben for 18 years and have received nothing but first class care in all that time. The people at the clinic are kind and caring and have become friends…”
This Macquarie-based family chiropractic centre regularly work with pregnant mums, babies and children, as well as patients suffering from disc injury and degeneration. They also have an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner who specialises in fertility, pregnancy and women’s health. Khan G reviewed them on Google saying “Suzzie Craig at synergy is amazing with soft and kind nature, would recommend it to all out there.”
Based in Lyneham, Chiropractors Dr Jason Barritt and Bilal Adhami use Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) which involves gentle, precise adjustments suitable for everyone from infants to senior patients. In addition to Chiropractic, they also have other specialists who provide a range of Homeopathic and Massage services to provide holistic end-to-end treatment.
This Chifley-based clinic led by Chiropractor Dr Kathy Knight was established in 2005 and adopts a holistic approach to health. In addition to practicing SOT, Thompson, Activator and NET adjustment techniques for adults, they also provide gentle, low-force techniques for infants and young children. Jarrod Robinson gave them a great review on Google commenting “I experience reasonably severe pain in my back and neck from time to time. Universal chiropractic successfully relieve these symptoms…I highly recommended them.”
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commentators who have provided insightful feedback on the best and worst Canberra Chiropractors.
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Please comment below detailing your experience with Canberra based Chiropractors. Who would you recommend? Who would you use again? Who would you steer clear of?