Why choose this Chiropractor
Dr Patrick J Shwaluk
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Patrick J. Shwaluk is a Doctor of Chiropractic.
He graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic
College in Toronto, Canada
in 1987 after completing 10 years of University and College education.
Since graduating he practiced in Canada
for 3 years, Rockhampton for 2 years, Charters
Towers for 10 years, and Cleveland for 4 years. He
established the practice in Capalaba in 2007. He has been a member in good
standing of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia since 1990. In 1993 he
qualified as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. Patrick has always
exceeded the continuing education requirements of the Chiropractors
Registration Board, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the Chiropractors
Association of Australia. He is all about providing safe, educated and effective
spine and extremity care.
His clinical decisions are
guided by the evidence / researched information. In his patient-centred
practise he is well know for listening to
his patients and giving them a thorough examination. He finds out exactly what
they need and designs a program of safe, gentle and effective care that suits
their individual needs. Because patients have many different personal factors
underlying their problems, best management requires informing / educating
patients and respecting their preferences. We care for the person not just
Chiropractic care has been
commonly associated with the treatment of low back pain, neck pain and
headaches. Patrick, however, takes a whole body approach, considering the
interactions between different parts of the body and provides care for all
joints, ligaments, tendons, fascia and muscles including the jaw, shoulders,
elbows, wrists, hands, chest wall, hips, knees, feet and ankles.
Over the years Patrick has
been involved in competitive ice hockey, soccer and beach volleyball as a
player, trainer and coach. Currently Patrick’s preferred form of exercise is
the Argentinean Tango. He has a first hand understanding and a special interest
in the mechanics and psychology of high level sport and dance and of the
mechanisms of sports injuries. He understands that most people need more than
an adjustment or a manipulation. They often need and are provided with some
soft tissue therapy, education, and rehabilitation exercises.
His practise focus is on
restoring function and reducing pain. Subsequently, in addition to chiropractic
manipulations the practice offers a range of treatments including Western
Acupuncture, kinesiology taping, ultrasound and exercise prescription. The practise supplies different sizes of
contoured latex pillows to facilitate restful sleep, lumbar supports to ease
pain while sitting and the use of a state of the art high tech computerised
scanner for the prescription of custom made Foot Leveler, Spinal Pelvic
Stabilizer orthotics support for your feet and spine while standing. All lumbar
supports and custom made orthotics come with a money back guarantee. We want to
help you have maximum levels of health and to be able to function fully in your
desired activities of daily living.
Suite 8 / 39 Old Cleveland Rd, Capalaba Ph 3823 2282
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