Your Mount Martha Chiropractor

dr aleks rayward
Dr. Aleks Rayward
Chiropractor
dr laura priestley
Dr. Laura Priestley
Chiropractor
  • Experienced chiropractors 

  • Available 5 days per week

  • Online bookings available

  • Same day appointment offered

  • Open early & late 
  • Chiropractic care can be claimed on Australian health funds with extras

Ripple Chiropractic has been the chosen clinic for Mount Martha and surrounding residents. Your Mount Martha Chiropractors, Dr. Aleks Rayward (Chiropractor) and Dr. Laura Priestley (Chiropractor) see patients in their clinic in Frankston South, just a short 18 minute drive from the heart of Mount Martha.

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About Ripple Chiropractic

Ripple Chiropractic is a state of the art, progressive chiropractic clinic that serves the Mount Martha, Mornington Peninsula and Frankston region. Here at Ripple, we utilise the latest evidence based practise and have our roots in chiropractic philosophy. Our team of staff are friendly and we welcome new patients.

Our New Patient Visits Include

Our Mount Martha chiropractors welcome new patients. Our experienced chiropractors are here to find out what’s causing any symptoms or health concern that you may have. Your first visit will include a thorough medical history, health goal setting, neurological examination, orthopaedic examination, chiropractic examination, digital posture analysis. Our Mount Martha chiropractors may send you to get spinal x-rays taken if deemed clinically necessary.

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Chiropractic was developed by D.D Palmer in Iowa, USA back in 1895 and is now the largest natural health profession in the world! Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your nervous system controls every cell, tissue, organ and muscle in your body! Your nervous system is protected by your skull and your spinal bones (vertebrae). Chiropractors perform gentle adjustments to the spinal bones (vertebrae) to restore normal spinal function which may minimise pain and improve health.

What is an adjustment?

Chiropractic treatment will often involve spinal adjustments which may minimise pain and improve function. Many people think that chiropractic adjustments ‘move the spine back into place’, however, that is not true.

The aim of spinal adjustments is to improve movement. Reduced spinal movement may be the result of trauma, postural stress, sedentary lifestyle or work related stresses. Your chiropractor will assess the spine which will usually involve; posture assessment, orthopaedic tests, neurological tests, range of motion examination, muscle palpation, spinal palpation. After the chiropractor assesses you and determines where the spine needs to be adjusted, a high velocity, low amplitude thrust is applied to the dysfunctional segment which will help to restore movement. Sometimes a ‘pop’ or ‘clicking’ sound will occur which is called a cavitation.

Mount Martha Chiropractor, what can we help with?

Your Mount Martha Chiropractors may help with many different musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Headaches
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Hip Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Posture
  • Tech Neck
  • Stress Management

Facts about Mount Martha

 

  1. Mount Martha has a population of 18,528 
  2. Mount Martha is 64km from Melbourne CBD
  3. Mount Martha’s local government is the Mornington Peninsula Shire
  4. Mount Martha is between Mornington and Safety Beach
  5. Mount Martha has many beaches lined by coastal cliffs.
  6. Postcode is 3934
  7. The suburbs highest point is 160m above sea level
  8. Mount Martha is 18km from Frankston 
  9. The Briars homestead in the suburbs east was constructed in 1848. 
  10. Music star Tones and I is from Mount Martha. 

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