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 + Massage 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 + Massage 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 + Massage family since June 2022, our Chiropractic Assistant Brendon is a great asset to our team. Brendon makes it easy. Always greeting you with a smile and providing the best care possible, to help you live your best life.


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


Our newest member of the part of the Transitions Chiropractic + Massage family, Elly is a Student Massage Therapist. Eager to bring her skills to our team, she will be working closely with our head therapist Michelle and gets her diploma in June 2023.


Physiotherapist from Peak Mvmt, Beth, achieved her degree in the UK and has gained extensive experience working with a variety of conditions, from acute musculoskeletal injuries to chronic pain management. Beth has worked with post-fracture clinics, surgery clinics and sporting teams. Injury biomechanics, shoulder rehabilitation are areas of interest, however she is passionate about helping clients regain their confidence in their bodies abilities through rehabilitation and treatment. Physiotherapy involves the assessment of pain mechanisms through examination of the body’s movement and function. Physiotherapists aim to improve mobility, function and holistic well-being through exercise, hands-on treatment, lifestyle adaptation and eventually, self-management.

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