Our Team

James Staciwa
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.

The Tribe

The lifeblood of Transitions Chiropractic Newcastle is family and this is absolutely the case here. Merissa is Dr James’ wife and when not helping out in the office she has her hands full taking care of their two beautiful children Cain & Peyton. Find out more about Merissa here.

Tracy, chiropractic assistant at Transitions Chiropractic Newcastle
A part of the Transitions Chiropractic family since 2018, our Chiropractic Assistant Tracy. She gives that great Aussie feel to the office with her down to earth and welcoming personality. Tracy is here to help you live life without limits.


Our newest addition to the Transitions Chiropractic family, Jade has been with us since 2020. Jade is the perfect addition to our team. She’s a true believer in helping others, listening to your stories and giving you the best care possible.


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.