Welcome to Essential Chiropractic & Healthcare Clinic

Essential Chiropractic and Healthcare Clinic first opened its doors in 2005.  Founded by Reservoir chiropractors Dr. Michael Carbone and Dr. Damien Nagalingum, who saw a lack of high-quality natural health care in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Essential Chiropractic and Health Care are here to look after a wide variety of your health needs.  Initially practising from a small house in Reservoir, in 2010 Essential Chiropractic & Health Care upgraded to a purpose-built modern facility in Reservoir and expanded to include a team of reception staff and practitioners from multiple disciplines.  With a high level of patient satisfaction and excellent health results, Essential Chiropractic & Health Care offer a practical philosophy that promotes a natural healthy lifestyle.

Our new chiropractic clinic in Ivanhoe, was established over 30 years ago under the name of Ivanhoe Chiropractic Centre and is the longest standing chiropractic clinic in the area. We will to continue the work of the previous chiropractors and are committed to assisting the community achieve their health goals.

Our Vision

Essential Chiropractic and Healthcare Clinic will be recognised and respected as the leader in natural health care within the local community and beyond.

Our Mission

We are inspired to work with integrity and professionalism, providing an exceptionally high level of natural health care that strives to improve and optimise each patient’s quality of life. We will strive for this by:

  • Providing ethical and efficient care to all members of the community, ranging from the young to the elderly.
  • Applying the Gonstead system of Chiropractic
  • Offering a variety of natural health services that encompasses all health conditions.
  • Utilising modern techniques, state of the art equipment and current research to strive to achieve highly effective and lasting results.
  • Consistently updating our knowledge with continual education and seminars.
  • Creating a professional and friendly office to make each consultation an exceptional health experience
  • Committing to the health of every patient with the utmost dedication by using a personalised approach; and
  • Informing our patients on the true principles of Chiropractic in order to educate themselves, their family and friends about the important relationship between the spine and nervous system for optimal health and well-being.

Essential Chiropractic and Healthcare Clinic is here to help you and your family with all your natural health and well-being needs.


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