Our Team

Dr James Staciwa

Newcastle Chiropractor, husband and father, James Staciwa (Sta-chee-va) has been practising Chiropractic in Newcastle for 16 years. 2013 saw the birth of Transitions Chiropractic to help this amazing community “Live Life Without Limits.”

A student of life, always up for a challenge. We are capable of more than we know. Releasing innate potential and possibility is our way of helping remove the limits and obstacles along the road to what is possible. Listen to James’ story here.


Office Manager and Chiropractic Assistant, Merissa helped open Transitions Chiropractic in 2013 with Dr James. A mum of 2 young children, she’s seen what Chiropractic can provide for the entire family. Find out more about Merissa here.


A part of the Transitions Chiropractic family since 2018, our Chiropractic Assistant Tracy gives that great Aussie feel to the office. She is down to earth and a true welcomer. Tracy is here to help you live life without limits.


Transitions Chiropractic massage therapist, Michelle from Embracing Natural Therapies, brings over a decade of experience providing Newcastle quality massage therapy. Styles include deep tissue, pregnancy, remedial, Swedish relaxation massage and Trigger Point Therapy.


A part of Transitions Chiropractic since 2022, Irene has experience in remedial, pregnancy, therapeutic and deep tissue massage. In addition to attending The School of Integrated Body Therapy, she completed luxury resort training and has experience in hot stone massage, lomi lomi, aromatherapy and chakra crystal healing & meditation.

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