Dr Stella Parissis

Dr Stella Parissis: Your Trusted Chiropractor in Clifton Hill, Victoria for 29 Years.

With a solid educational foundation, Dr Stella Parissis graduated from RMIT University in 1994, following a comprehensive five-year Bachelor of Applied Science in Chiropractic. She is not only a member of the Australian Chiropractors’ Association (ACA) but also actively contributes to the field as a member of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation.

As the Founder and Director of Clifton Hill Chiropractic, Dr Stella Parissis is committed to providing wellness-based chiropractic care to the broader community. Her passion and commitment to this extends beyond her practice, as she actively mentors chiropractic students during their university placements, to further enhance their chiropractic knowledge and experience.

Dr Stella’s dedication to the community is evident through her support of both young people and the elderly in her community. She is always looking at ways to improve access to chiropractic health care for all. Part of this approach is supporting some important local communities such as, Clifton Hill Primary school, Spensley Street Primary school and many of the residents at Rushall Park Village (Old Colonists Home).

With a holistic approach to health, Dr parissis has a special interest in sports chiropractic, family chiropractic and treating pregnant women through all stages of pregnancy. She has specialised in a number of chiropractic techniques, including but not limited to Gonstead Technique, Drop Piece, Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT), and Activator Methods. Her passion for running (keeping fit and active) and her participation in marathons and half marathons drive her to seek chiropractic care as an integral part of conditioning her body, her mind, the demands of training and importantly the recovery of the body.

Keeping the body and mind active and aligned are essential towards peak performance, for all people no matter their occupation, their interests or stage of life. Stella uses this experience, along side sound exercise guidelines, to deliver chiropractic care, enabling people to achieve their health goals.

Experience the benefits of Dr Stella Parissis’s 29 years of chiropractic expertise and her unwavering dedication to improving your health.

Dr Emma Rutkis

Dr Emma Rutkis graduated with distinction from RMIT in 2018, after completing a 5-year double degree in Chiropractic & Health Science. Emma’s studies and practice of Chiropractic started after receiving chiropractic treatment as a child, where she understood first hand the benefits of chiropractic care as a patient. This has given her the opportunity to educate her patients and offer them the best health outcomes in their chiropractic care.

Dr Emma is a member of the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) and uses a wide range of chiropractic modalities, such as manual adjustments, drop piece methods, Sacro Occipital Techniques (S.O.T), Activator techniques and McKenzie Method (MDT).

Having experienced the benefits of Chiropractic care herself, Emma takes a holistic and well-rounded approach in the management of lower back pain, neck pain and headaches for all her patients. This approach is based on each patients individual needs for Chiropractic care and she encourages and educates everybody to help them in their recovery. Dr Emma assists each individual to work towards reaching their optimum health goals and achieving a state of wellbeing.

Dr Emma’s interest in sports chiropractic has evolved over the many years of playing, coaching and umpiring high level netball across Melbourne. She has also volunteered as a Chiropractor and Accredited Sports Trainer with local football clubs, such as the Fitzroy Stars, the Tullamarine FC and the Maribyrnong Park FC.

Ms Robyn Webster

Robyn plays the important role of Practice Manager at Clifton Hill Chiropractic. This is a position she values and respects highly.

Robyn has had a longstanding connection to Chiropractic. Starting off her professional life as a  Nurse, hence her immense knowledge about health and wellbeing. She then became a chiropractic patient before taking on the role of Practice Manager at Clifton Hill Chiropractic. She has had the privilege to work alongside many fabulous Chiropractors and has been able to support both chiropractors and Chiropractic Assistants over the decades, enhancing their role and understanding of health in the chiropractic industry.

Robyn has worked alongside Dr Stella for several decades and has been integral in always providing support and exceptional service to all patients, from the moment they enter our clinic.  This includes, but is not limited to, matters relating to their appointments, treatment care plans, referrals, TAC / Worksafe / Health Care Plans, and Health Fund inquiries.

Robyn is always happy to resolve any inquires that patients have and is often the first contact person for accommodating patient appointments. She is also able to assist you for all after hours inquiries on 0421 068 543.

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his/her patients in the care of the human frame and in the cause and prevention of dis – ease.

Thomas Edison, American Inventor