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Embodying Health is a science-based practice, utilising an effective combination of chiropractic techniques with remedial massage.

Our treatments are safe, gentle and based on current best practice for a variety of complaints from neck and back pain, to sporting injuries and postural problems. Our chiropractic treatments are tailored to the unique needs of every person and we work with our clients to achieve their goals, whether they be relief from pain, improved fitness and flexibility or ongoing maintenance of health.

Located in the Southlands Shopping Centre in Mawson, the rooms at Embodying Health are cosy and modern, designed to create a comfortable, relaxing environment for your treatment.

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At times the bones of the spine which are designed to protect the spinal nerves and cord are affected by daily stressors, repetitive strain and trauma. This may cause interference of the nerves' ability to function effectively. Your body relies on good nerve function to heal and protect itself. Chiropractic care aims to restore and maintain the proper relationship between the spine and the nervous system.

We take a detailed history of your problem including your orthopaedic and neurological status. Where required, x-ray referral may be necessary to gain a thorough understanding of your physical health to complete the diagnosis and so aid correction of your ailment. Chiropractic adjustments and muscle release/activation, combined with comprehensive postural advice and excercises restore function and balance to the spine and nervous system.

Contact Embodying Health to book a chiropractic appointment and improve your wellbeing.

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Remedial Massage

When muscles and tendons become fatigued, knotted, damaged, tight or immobile, remedial massage offers a healing treatment. Remedial massage utilises several techniques to support and speed up the body's healing processes. It can be deep or shallow, soft or strong, relaxing or intense.

The massage is generally applied directly to the skin using lubricating oils. The massage helps to increase blood flow, shift toxins and relieve tension and stress.

Contact us to to find out more about how you can benefit from remedial massage at Embodying Health.

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Pregnancy & Paediatric

Embodying Health offers chiropractic and remedial massage services to both expectant mothers as well as those who have recently given birth. In both cases techniques used are gentle and assist with preparation for and recovery from birth. It is also useful to ease the aches and pains associated with pregnancy. We also cater for babies by checking their hips, upper and lower limbs and spine. Gentle massage assists common issues such as wind and irritability.

Please contact us to discuss paediatric massage so that we can determine if it would be suitable for your baby.

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Chiropractic and remedial massage can be very beneficial in assisting with recovery from incidental injuries, trauma, sporting injuries as well as chronic musculoskeletal problems. Your medical history is taken into account when developing a personal recovery programme to ensure speedy and beneficial treatment.

Contact us to discuss your suitability for chiropractic and remedial massage services so that we can tailor a recovery programme to fit your needs.

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Dr. Michele Martin Chiropractor

Michele was born and raised in Canberra and was introduced to the exceptional benefits of chiropractic care while completing her Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) degree at the University of Canberra (UC). This led her to Melbourne where she completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Complementary Medicine and Masters of Chiropractic Science at Royal Melbourne Institure of Technology University (RMIT).

Michelle performs a thorough neurological, orthpaedic and postural evaluation tailored to a patient's individual needs. She is experienced in manual adjusting techniques, activator, deep tissue massage, trigger point release, post isometric relaxation, bio-mechanical blocking, cranials, active release technique (ART), total body modification technique (TBM) and rehabilitation strengthening.

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Embodying Health is a modern, professional practice situated in Mawson, ACT. View the map to locate our premises for your next appointment.

Address: 2/93 Mawson Place, Mawson, ACT, 2607
Phone: (02) 6286 3885

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 12pm & 2pm – 6pm
Saturday (alternate weeks): 9am – 12pm

Payment is due at the time of treatment. We have credit card facilities, however we do not accept American Express or cheques. Those with private health insurance are able to claim on the spot with our HICAPS facilities. Please make sure you bring your health care card to each appointment.

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