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In keeping our Chiropractic community up-to-date and informed, we are committed to curating and delivering timely, relevant and important information to all members.

Latest News

In keeping our Chiropractic community up-to-date and informed, we are committed to curating and delivering timely, relevant and important information to all members.

Happy New Year to the Chiropractic Australia community! With our offices open once again following the holiday break, our staff team are re-energised, optimistic and excited to be back to doing what we do best – supporting and serving our valued members across the country. Building upon the resilience and adaptability of our profession throughout 2021, we look forward to seizing the opportunities that 2022 has to offer and continuing our work in expanding the value and advocacy we exist to provide as your peak body for evidence-based chiropractic and osteopathy.
Stephen has been in clinical practice for five years whilst undertaking his Masters of Research at Macquarie University. Running a practice with a colleague in Dee Why, Stephen juggles teaching a few afternoons a week with his chiropractic patients. With a clinical interest in low back pain, neck pain and lower limb injuries, Stephen also helps people with pain in the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle. Stephen is focused on ongoing education and is actively involved as a tutor/lecturer of Chiropractic students at Macquarie University for both 2nd- and final year students.
Driven by a focus on digitalisation and adaptability, the 2020-2021 period has been a time of transformation for Chiropractic Australia in working to modernise our internal processes, governance structure, representative position and service offering to better meet the growing needs of our members into 2022 and beyond. Whilst paying homage to the rich history of our organisation, our leadership and staff teams have collectively embraced the need for change in becoming a peak body that truly encompasses best-practice across all areas of operation.
Earlier this week, the CA CEO, President, & Clinical Lead & Policy Advisor met with the Chief Allied Health Officer Dr Anne-Marie Boxall & senior departmental staff to discuss key strategic priorities, the role of allied health in the broader healthcare landscape and solutions offered by primary care for improving patient outcomes across Australia. Encouraged by Dr Boxall’s commitment to bringing together allied health professions and practitioners, CA looks forward to continuing this positive dialogue.
A key focus for WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) is improving outcomes for injured workers. WorkSafe is conducting a research project to improve the quality of care and treatment pathways for injured workers. The research project is an opportunity for treating healthcare providers (THPs) to provide valuable insights and feedback regarding treatment and recovery pathways for patients recovering from workplace injuries. Open from mid-January, the survey will be conducted by an independent research agency and all responses will remain confidential.
On Jan 30, 2020, COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the WHO. As of Dec 10, 2021 there have been over 267.9 million confirmed cases globally. There are currently over 5.28 million confirmed deaths. On Nov 26, 2021, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE), WHO designated the variant B1.1.529, referred to by the Greek letter ‘Omicron’, a variant of concern. The decision was based on evidence that Omicron has several mutations that may impact on how it behaves.
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