Dr Helen - Revitalise Chiropractic

Enjoy freedom of movement again. Get back to your best.

With over 30 years of experience, Dr Helen is a cornerstone of the chiropractic community in Perth, Western Australia. Her unique expertise lies in Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.) and Applied Kinesiology (A.K.), which she employs to achieve effective, yet gentle adjustments for her patients. Dr Helen concentrates on subtle movement and relaxed care.

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Applecross Chiropractic Centre,
871 Canning Hwy, Applecross WA 6153


Meet Dr Helen

With over 30 years of expertise, Dr Helen at Revitalise Chiropractic offers gentle chiropractic care using Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.) and Applied Kinesiology (A.K.). Her focus on preventative and ongoing maintenance care has led to long-lasting relationships with patients, helping them achieve holistic well-being.

Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.):

Sacro-Occipital Technique is a comprehensive, gentle, and innovative technique of chiropractic. It focuses on the relationship between the sacrum (base of the spine) and the occiput (base of the skull). The goal is to optimise the flow of cerebrospinal fluid through the spine and around the skull, supporting the body's natural healing capabilities.

Applied Kinesiology (A.K.):

Applied Kinesiology involves the study and application of the body's natural movement patterns. By examining muscle strength and weaknesses, Dr Helen can identify imbalances and use tailored techniques to treat them. A.K. goes beyond simple adjustments and aims to understand the root causes of discomfort, thereby providing a holistic treatment plan.


Dr Helen’s Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)
  • Diploma of Teaching
  • Member of S.O.T. Australasia
  • Member of Chiropractic + Osteopathic College of Australia (COCA)
  • Member of Australian Chiropractors Association
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How Dr Helen Can Assist

Dr Helen takes pleasure in assisting patients who have exhausted other treatment avenues, especially those grappling with chronic conditions. Dr Helen also has an affinity with working with women's health issues, especially in the area of hormone dysregulation and metabolic syndrome. Her methodology not only targets problem resolution but also emphasises long-term stability to minimise the risk of recurring issues.


“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”

Thomas Edison

Chiropractic Care Services

Dr Helen can assist with most concerns including:

I am often asked

Here are some commonly asked questions about my chiropractic care services.

What do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors treat a wide range of musculoskeletal issues, primarily focusing on the spine and its alignment. Common conditions include back pain, neck pain, headaches, and joint discomfort in the arms and legs. However, the scope of chiropractic care extends beyond these issues.

Techniques such as Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.) and Applied Kinesiology (A.K.), as employed by Dr Helen, offer holistic treatment plans that can also address systemic problems, stress management, and overall well-being. Importantly, chiropractic care is often sought both for immediate relief from specific ailments and for preventative and ongoing maintenance, contributing to long-term health and stability.

Are chiropractors in Perth regulated and licensed?

Yes, chiropractors in Perth, as well as in the rest of Australia, are regulated and licensed. They are required to be registered with the Chiropractic Board of Australia, which operates under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

The board sets the standards, policies, and guidelines for chiropractic practice, ensuring that all chiropractors meet the necessary qualifications, undergo continuous professional development, and adhere to ethical standards. This regulatory framework aims to safeguard the well-being of patients and ensure they receive a high standard of care.

Therefore, when you visit a chiropractor like Dr Helen, you can be confident that you are receiving care from a qualified and regulated healthcare professional.

Is chiropractic care safe?

Chiropractic care is generally considered safe for most individuals when performed by a qualified and registered chiropractor. The techniques employed, such as spinal adjustments, are non-invasive and aim to improve spinal function, reduce pain, and enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself.

It's crucial to have a thorough consultation, including a medical history and possibly diagnostic tests, before undergoing chiropractic treatment. Dr Helen, for instance, specialises in gentle techniques like Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.) and Applied Kinesiology (A.K.) to minimise risks and adapt the treatment to the individual needs of the patient.

As always, it is advisable to consult with healthcare professionals for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment options for your condition.

Do Chiropractors accept health insurance?

In Australia, many chiropractors, including those in Perth, offer services that can be covered by private health insurance, depending on the level of your extras cover. Health insurance policies with 'extras' or 'ancillary' coverage often include benefits for chiropractic services.

After a chiropractic session, you can typically claim a portion of the consultation fee from your private health insurer, either on the spot through systems like HICAPS or by submitting a claim form to your insurance provider.

It's worth noting that the extent of coverage can vary widely between insurance providers and individual policies. Therefore, it's advisable to consult with your insurance provider to confirm what is covered and what out-of-pocket expenses you might incur.