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A Full Range of Back Care Services

We are proud to offer a wide range of comprehensive therapies to meet the needs of adults, seniors, and paediatric patients. Our team of professional caregivers specialise in providing personalised Chiropractic Care, Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapy & Dry Needling in Lake Macquarie and the Newcastle/Hunter region.

About Us

At Hunter Back Care, our experienced team of Chiropractors, Remedial Massage Therapists & Bowen Therapists are dedicated to getting you back to doing the things you love.

We use a range of techniques to ensure you feel well cared for and learn how to keep your body moving well.

We offer longer appointments inclusive of a range of techniques like chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue massage, trigger-point release, stretches, active mobilisations and dry needling.

We love looking after people from Lake Macquarie, the Hunter and Newcastle regions, and can help with Low Back Pain, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sciatica, Hip and Shoulder Pain, Headaches and more.


You will also find a range of back care support products such as:

  • Therapeutic Pillows
  • Archie’s flip flop thongs
  • Fisiocrem liniment cream
  • Therabands
  • Ice packs & Heat Packs
  • and more!

These have been hand selected by out team to help you feel better as quickly as possible.

Showing a patient some back care products

Meet the Team

Dr Jack McDonald Chiropractor at Hunter Back Care
Dr Jack McDonald
Principal Chiropractor

Jack is an excellent chiropractor with a strong evidence based approach to patient care. He graduated with the Macquarie University Award for Academic Excellence and Gary Stavrou Award for Chiropractic Technique which is no surprise to his happy patients. When not adjusting, Jack enjoys music concerts and spending time with friends and family.

Dr Chris Stathis Chiropractor Lake Macquarie Newcastle Hunter
Dr Chris Stathis

As a former Registered Nurse, Chris is a caring and highly sought after Chiropractor in Newcastle & Lake Macquarie, with almost 15 years experience looking after people's backs. When not mentoring the team, Chris enjoys time with his young family at the beach, lake, hiking in National Parks or keeping score on the kid's soccer or cricket side lines.

Remedial Massage Therapist at Lake Macquarie NSW
Lisa McLaren
Remedial Massage & Bowen

Lisa has been providing Remedial Massage and Bowen Therapy in the Lake Macquarie area for the past 14 years. She is also skilled in Trigger Point Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Hot Stone & Pregnancy Massage.

Hunter Back Care Team
Christine Jones
Office Manager

With more than 20 years helping the public in the healthcare setting, Christine keeps the practice in ship shape! She's the friendly voice on the phone and the person who welcomes you at the desk.

"A Man is as Young as his Spinal Column"
Joseph Pilates

On the Blog...

Find out the latest news and research  about all your back pain and health related needs.

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Health Fund Rebates Available for On The Spot Claiming

Medicare EPC Referrals from your GP are also Accepted