Chiropractic Services
Bonfire Chiropractor Dr Stuart is here to ensure your spinal health. He does this with a combination of caring for your mind, body and chiropractic needs.
Is Chiropractic all its cracked up to be?

For more than 100 years, Chiropractors have provided a gentle, caring and holistic approach to health care.

Chiropractic is based on the principle that the human body is intelligent and has an incredible ability to heal and repair itself when it's whole and healthy. Chiropractors recognise the importance of a healthy nervous system in regulating your body’s functions, including muscles and joints, but also every other system in your body. Many people have reported unexpected health improvements as a result of seeing a Chiropractor because of Chiropractic’s whole health approach.

After an intense 5 year university program, Chiropractors graduate with the knowledge and skills to identify problems and help you improve your health and wellbeing. Please take the time to explore our website to learn more about the services that Innate Ward Chiropractic offer and the caring approach that we take. You will also find some FAQs here, and we are always happy and willing to answer your queries on the phone or face to face.

We look forward to being of service to you.


  • Individual Detailed History
  • Digital X-ray Analysis - Structural Assessment
  • Comprehensive Spinal Examination Including Range-of-Motion and Mobility testing
  • Nerve Function Assessment Including Muscle Activation and Nerve Reflex Testing
  • Digital Postural Analysis - Analyzing Postural Distortions
  • Complete with Report of Findings and X-ray Results Explained to you
  • 100% NO OBLIGATION recommendations for care.
  • Detailed and thorough: We assess for abnormalities in the position and motion of your spine and pelvis and other joints, typically the hips and shoulders.
  • Evidence-based: We compare the results of your functional and structural exam to research-based and medically accepted normal ranges/ limits to look for abnormalities that cause symptoms!
  • Measurable and Objective: We use modern analysis and testing procedures that produce quantifiable results. These can then be specifically repeated and compared to monitor and track improvements during scheduled Progress Evaluations.
  • Do they hurt?: In short, No. Most of our patients really love their adjustments and look forward to them. Some experience some discomfort similar to a gym workout while their body is changing positively. We also tailor our treatments for each patient as every body is different. 
  • Are Adjustments Expensive?: Our adjustment fee's typically range from $50 to $75 a visit depending on age, severity and what is required.
  • Exercises & Home-Care: We provide our patients with a range of individually-tailored exercises as well as evidence-based spinal traction equipment  for home & in-studio use when required by their specific clinical needs. We also provide lots of self-care techniques to help you on your journey.

Dr. Stuart Answers The Most Commonly Asked Questions

  • What Can Chiropractic Help With?

    The most common symptoms we deal with are pain and stiffness in the neck and in the spine. These issues can frequently be accompanied by migraines, headaches, sciatica, burning sensations, numbness and tingling in the limbs, hands or feet. As underlying shifts in alignment and structure improve a whole range of symptoms can also improve.

    • Asymmetry (eg. Low Shoulder)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Decreased Range-of-Motion
    • Spinal Arthritis
    • Disc Herniation
    • Dizziness or Vertigo
    • Dowagers Hump (Granny Hump)
    • Headaches and Migraines
    • Low Back Pain
    • Muscle Tension
    • Muscular Imbalance
    • Numbness and/or Tingling
    • Pinched Nerves
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Strength Related Issues
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Rotator Cuff Issues
    • Posture related Issues (Poor Appearance)
    • Neck Pain
  • What Is A Chiropractic Adjustment?

    An “adjustment” describes the chiropractic treatment of your spine. It can be delivered by hand or specialised instruments to restore normal motion and alignment to your spine.

    Chiropractors are trained at university for 5 years to ensure that your adjustments are safe, effective and gentle.

  • Will It Hurt?

    Your initial consultation will include a comprehensive assessment performed by Dr Stuart, he will analyse your findings and go through the results with you and advise whether Chiropractic care is suitable in your case. If chiropractic care is recommended please be assured that most people find the adjustment completely painless, in fact a lot of people find it to be relieving and enjoyable. In some instances you may be tender after your adjustments as we are creating important change, however most people describe this tenderness similar to muscle soreness from a workout.

  • Isn't Chiropractic Really Expensive?

    Our price per adjustment typically ranges from $50 to $75 depending on your severity, condition and what rehabilitation is required. All major private health funds cover Bonfire Chiro Chiropractic care.

  • Is Chiropractic Care Safe?

    YES! Numerous studies in Australia and overseas (including Royal Commissions) have demonstrated the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic over many years.

  • Am I Too Old For Chiropractic Care?

    There is no age limit on chiropractic care and it is suitable for everyone from great grandparents to great grandchildren. Your care is always tailored to your specific needs.

  • How Are Chiropractors Qualified And Regulated?

    Australian chiropractors are highly qualified healthcare professionals who graduate from university after 5 years of intensive study to become recognised by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). AHPRA is also responsible for controlling medical doctors, dentists, physios, optometrists and all other health professionals throughout Australia.

    Like other health professionals, chiropractors are responsible to maintain their skills and education through continuing study throughout their career.

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Chiropratic Opening Hours

  Morning Afternoon
M By Appointment Only By Appointment Only
T 7:00-11:00 2:30-7:00
W By Appointment Only By Appointment Only
TH By Appointment Only By Appointment Only
F 7:00-11:00 2:30-7:00

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