How we look after you

Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a centre of clinical excellence in chiropractic and physiotherapy. We specialise in non-surgical treatments of spine, sports, muscle and joint injuries using evidence-based treatments that are gentle and safe. Fixing pain and getting people moving again is what we are passionate about. Below is a list of things we aspire to meet and exceed with every patient, everyday. Come and visit one of our chiropractors or physiotherapists in Balmain and Dee Why today.

1. Convenience

Located around Sydney: Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) has two treatment clinics. One in Balmain in the Inner West of Sydney and one in Dee Why on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Both locations are easily accessible and conveniently located to treat people spread across the Sydney area.

Easy parking: In Balmain, we have a large amount of street parking in front of the clinic so looking for a park is never a problem. In Dee Why, we are located across the road from Dee Why Hotel and Coles car park that allows for free undercover parking for 3 hour.

Hicaps and Medicare on the spot claiming: In both the Balmain and Dee Why chiropractic and physiotherapy clinics, we have on the spot health fund and Medicare claiming. This means no annoying trips to claim your money back!

2. Friendly

We treat you the same as we would our own family: At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), our Balmain and Dee Why chiropractors treat you like we would our own family. You get the golden glove treatment each and every time. Our focus is you and doing everything we can to get you better.

3. Caring

The relationship: One of the greatest things that defines if successful chiropractic or physiotherapy treatment will have a positive outcome is the patient-practitioner relationship. Our Balmain and Dee why chiropractors and physiotherapists are there to care for you. We want to empower you so that you can confidently treat yourself, and never feel like you rely on us to remain pain free and active. We do this through a passion for the following:

  • To get you better, quickly
  • Teach you how to treat yourself
  • Educate you and give you the strategies to never have to see us again

4. Evidence-based

We practice the gold standard: Our chiropractors and physiotherapists practice evidence-based medicine. Evidence-based medicine relies on three things.

  1. Clinical judgment
  2. Patient preferences and values
  3. Scientific evidence

These evidence-based fundamentals are the gold standard of physiotherapy and chiropractic approach. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists have years of qualified practicing experience and stay on top the latest research.

5. Same day appointments

Never a problem: There is nothing worse than having to wait for an appointment when you’re in pain. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists do everything we can at both our Balmain and Dee Why practices to put you in for an appointment on the same day as you call.

6. No waiting time

No wait: At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), there is no wait for your appointment. We run on time each and every time. If on the off chance we do run late, we will send you an SMS to let you know. This applies to both our Balmain and Dee Why chiropractic and physiotherapy clinics.

7. Education excellence

The practitioners at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) Balmain and Dee Why hold the following degrees and postgraduate specialisations.

Bachelor of Science: A Bachelor of Science is a degree that focuses on and examines the different medical sciences of the structure, function and physiology of the human body. It looks at both health and disease, and allows for critical thinking with a specific focus on research and clinical reasoning. It educates our chiropractors and physiotherapists on how the body works, in health and disease.

Master of Chiropractic: A Master of Chiropractic is a clinical degree that offers formal education and training in the skills needed to practice as a safe, ethical and judicious chiropractor. It has a large focus on diagnosis of musculoskeletal problems (muscles and joints), with a particular interest in the spine. Formal treatment and rehabilitation strategies and techniques are examined throughout, with a large focus on evidence-based practice and research.

Certified Sports Chiropractor (CCSP): Based in the US, this is one of the best sports medicine degrees offered to chiropractors in the world. This formal education covers sports specific diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation strategies for elite athletes.

Nutrition: The chiropractors and physiotherapists at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) are registered practicing clinical nutritionists with a particular interest in nutritional strategies for musculoskeletal injuries.

Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS): The chiropractors and physiotherapists at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) Balmain and Dee Why are certified strength and conditioning specialists. This is specialised postgraduate education and training in the area of strength and conditioning in both elite athletes and the general sporting population.

Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT): At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) our sports chiropractor, chris knee, is also completing their Doctor of Physiotherapy.

8. Experience

William Olser may have said it best when he said, “he who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all”.

Experience in all settings: The chiropractors and physiotherapists at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) Balmain and Dee Why have a huge range of experience. They have worked with a range of patients with across various settings. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists have worked in regional areas (Blayney Hospital), city based hospitals, private practices across Sydney and with elite sports teams. Our experience is what drives us to learn more and give the best spine and sports injury treatments to all our patients.

9. One stop shop

Multiple treatments to get you better: Offering a range of services, at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), we are chiropractors, physiotherapists, nutritionists and strength and conditioning specialists. We use different components of all of these injury specialties to get you pain free and back to full function.

10. You are our priority

Long appointments: We have long appointments that range from 20-45 minutes, depending on what you need.

Unrushed: We do not rush through appointments. To get you better, we take our time, focusing on what you require to deliver the most successful treatment.

One-on-one: We don’t treat multiple people at once, our chiropractic and physiotherapy appointments are one-on-one and you are our only focus.

The place you go to get better

Dedicated to achieving results: If you’ve been reading from the start you may have realised that this is the 11th reason to come and see us at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C). We approach all treatments with dedication and a focus on getting you better by going over what is required and exceeding your expectations.

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