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Katherine Chiropractic Centre

Location: Shop 6, Pandanus Plaza, 25 First Street, Katherine, NT
Phone: 08 8971 1711
Fax: 08 8971 1710

Katherine's only permanent and full time chiropractor. The Chiropractic Health Center of Katherine was established in 1996 and has since been a safe, effective and trusted health care provider to Katherine and the Greater Katherine Region. Dr David Knight is Katherine’s full time and permanent chiropractor. The practice manages a diverse case mix which include: sporting and work related injuries, trauma, rehabilitation, pregnancy and paediatrics. David is a country boy and is skilled in a number of chiropractic techniques which including gentle lower force techniques as well as cranial work. Please feel free to contact our friendly team. We are located in the ground floor of Pandanus Plaza (25 first St) on the corner of First and Warburton Streets, Katherine NT. •No referral required •DVA welcome •Workers compensation and transport accident patients welcome

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Hours: Open 6 days a week, call for hours

Description

Safe, effective and trusted health care provided to Katherine since 1996. Dr David Knight Chiropractor Dr. David Knight is Katherine's full time and permanent resident chiropractor. This Practice has provided Katherine with quality chiropractic care since it was established in1996. The Practice strives to maintain safe, effective and trusted health care that residents of Katherine are accustomed too. David was born in Wee Waa, a small rural town in North-Western NSW, on a sheep and cotton farm. After Graduating from Macquarie University in Sydney, with a Masters of Chiropractic, David worked in his own Clinic in Inverell and has now taken over the position in Katherine from his good friend and colleague Dr Jeremy Pont. David has a keen interest in sporting care and rehabilitation with a long history in rugby, tennis and equestrian sports. His scope of practice goes well beyond that of sporting injuries with a keen interest in family care, pediatrics and pregnancy. His focus is on developing community wide Preventative Health care, providing patients with treatment and health care advice before the development of disease and pain. This incorporates a wide variety of treatments, focusing on developing treatment and management plans specific to the needs of each individual. What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. Doctors of Chiropractic – often referred to as chiropractors– practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling. The most common therapeutic procedure performed by doctors of chiropractic is known as “spinal manipulation,” also called “chiropractic adjustment.” The purpose of manipulation is to restore joint mobility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become restricted in their movement – as a result of a tissue injury. Tissue injury can be caused by a single traumatic event, such as improper lifting of a heavy object, or through repetitive stresses, such as sitting in an awkward position with poor spinal posture for an extended period of time. In either case, injured tissues undergo physical and chemical changes that can cause inflammation, pain, and diminished function for the sufferer. Manipulation, or adjustment of the affected joint and tissues, restores mobility, thereby alleviating pain and muscle tightness, and allowing tissues to heal. Conditions Treated By Chiropractors •Low-back and Neck Pain •Whiplash and Torticollis •Sciatica and Disc Injuries •TMJ (Jaw) Pain and Dysfunction •Headaches- Migraine, Tension Type, Cervicogenic •Hip /Sacro-Iliac Pain •Knee and Ankle •Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist Injuries •Muscle, Tendon, Ligament Injuries •Rehabilitation Programs •Carpal Tunnel Syndrome •Chronic sinus issues •Scoliosis •Headaches/Migraines •Herniated/Degenerative Disc •Stress Management •Vertigo, Dizziness and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) •Nutritional advice