Alex Pucciarelli

Chiropractor and Exercise Scientist

Alex is a passionate and dedicated Chiropractor recently graduating with a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University. Previously, he completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the Australian Catholic University and is currently building upon his undergraduate knowledge by studying a Master’s in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Charles Sturt University. Alex’s dedication and competence was rewarded with an opportunity to present his final year Master of Chiropractic research group project on the world stage in Berlin at the Federation of International Sports Chiropractic symposium (A workforce study of Sports Chiropractic in Australia).

Alex is current member of the Australian Chiropractic Association and Sports Chiropractic Australia. He is currently on the NSW Sports Chiropractic Australia board. Alex participated in a multitude of sports with football (soccer) being his biggest adoration. Alex was fortunate to win the National State Championships with New South Wales (NSW) in futsal at the Australian institute of Sport in Canberra (2005) and NSW state titles with Metropolitan West up until the age of 17. Through previous injury experience Alex developed a new-found passion for health and exercise.

Previously, coaching football helped Alex develop the proficiency in teaching technical qualities for young footballers, now transitioning into teaching different forms of movement-based protocols for injury prevention. Alex has previous experience of working with adolescent netball and rugby union teams, New South Wales premier league Football league 3 and NSW under 15 State titles as a Sports trainer level 2. Alex’s passion for the field has extended beyond familiar sports, having experience working at lron man, surf life-saving championships, state league touch football and Australian Volleyball league tournaments.

Alex will provide a wide range of services to the Greater Western Sydney area in New South Wales, Australia. The services on offer are of these 4 types primary types:

1). Neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis – Alex ensures that patients will be thoroughly examined and triaged accordingly. Alex will refer patients to alternative management where it is deemed the case is not suitable for management at Spinal and Sports Care.
2). Injury prevention – through assessment and corrective exercise
3). Injury care and rehabilitation – immediate injury care and on-field coverage, post-operative treatment, and return-to-play rehabilitation.
4). Performance enhancement – Focusing on athletic development for all sports and ages, as well as improving the capacity to perform activities of daily living (ADLs). Alex will strive to educate individuals about their health and empower them to the right path of decisions so that individuals can lead healthy, injury-free lives beyond their time at Spinal and Sports Care.