Chiropractic

Dr. Damien Nagalingum

CHIROPRACTOR - B.App.Sc.(Clin) B.Chiro.Sc. B.Sc. / DIRECTOR

Dr Damien holds a Bachelor of Science and a double degree in Chiropractic and Applied Clinical Science. With his diverse knowledge of the human body, Dr Damien is dedicated to delivering safe, specific and effective chiropractic treatment to his patients. He practises the Gonstead System of Chiropractic, Gonstead Extremity Technique and paediatric chiropractic and continues to enhance his skills and knowledge at both national and international chiropractic seminars.

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Dr. Michael Carbone

CHIROPRACTOR - B.Chiro.Sc. B.App.Sc.(Clin) / DIRECTOR

Dr Michael is a member of the Gonstead Chiropractic Society of Australia and regularly attends seminars to develop his skills and understanding as a chiropractor both locally and nationally. He successfully manages sporting teams at all levels, in particular soccer, in which he has a very keen interest. Dr Michael is a also a father of 3 healthy children who regularly receive chiropractic care.

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Dr. Sharni Malady

CHIROPRACTOR

Sharni was first introduced to Chiropractic when she was 2 weeks old and grew up in a family that received regular chiropractic treatment.

During her life, she experienced health issues and sporting injuries and understood the amazing benefits of Chiropractic care that developed her passion to want to be able to help others achieve the same.
She practices the Gonstead System of Chiropractic and continues to develop her skills by attending Gonstead seminars annually. She is a member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA) and the Australian Gonstead Society. In her spare time, she loves attending concerts, visiting family in Warrnambool and exercising.

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Podiatry

Bronwyn Winnell

PODIATRIST

Bronwyn is a qualified Podiatrist, with a Bachelor of Podiatry from LaTrobe University and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) from RMIT University.  She is a member of the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic).  She has undertaken extra studies and is qualified in dry needling of the lower limb.  Bronwyn is interested in all aspects of podiatry, including general footcare for skin and nail complaints, nail surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, biomechanics and orthotic management.   Bronwyn is keen to help all patients have comfortable and functional feet.

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Camilla Asla

PODIATRIST

Dr Camilla studied Biomedicine at Monash University before completing her Podiatry degree in NSW. Camilla has experience working in various clinical settings including public and private health

Camilla has a strong passion for sports medicine, and biomechanics; lower limb complications, injuries, foot and ankle pathologies in adults and children. She also possesses extensive knowledge and skills with management of chronic diseases including diabetes. 

Her aim is to provide the best evidence based holistic treatment to her patients and thus in her free time loves to keep on top of the advances in medical research. She is also a very keen cook who loves to experiment with different cuisines around the world. 

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Naturopathy

Angela Cali

NATUROPATH

Angela is qualified Naturopath, with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Naturopathy. She has worked in clinical practice for over 10 years and strives to resolve the underlying causes of illness.
Angela regularly attends seminars to keep up to date with the latest in herbal and nutritional medicine. She formulates treatment plans that are achievable for each individual. Angela guides and motivates her clients on the path to optimal health.
She is a mother of three children, whose passion is to educate and lead by example.

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Psychology

Lara Vella

PSYCHOLOGIST

Lara is a qualified psychologist, with an Honours degree in Applied Science (Psychology) and a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology. She is an active member of the Australian Psychology Society. Lara has a humanistic and holistic approach to therapy, with a deep understanding and appreciation that each individual, and the way they experience the world, is unique. Lara draws upon her natural empathic and compassionate nature, as well as her skills in counselling and coaching, to help guide her clients through the empowering and healing process of psychological therapy.

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Massage & Myotherapy

Charmaigne Stroert

Remedial Massage Therapist

Charmaigne studied at the Australian institute of natural therapies where she completed a diploma in remedial massage. She has been working in the massage industry for over 15 years and has treated many different muscular complaints from low back pain and planter fasciitis, to frozen shoulders and neck pains.  She has incorporated many techniques in to her treatments such as cupping, myofascial release, cryotherapy,  pregnancy massage and pre and post sports massage. Charmaigne is open to discus and educate clients about self-help exercise and stretches, joint mobilization and stretching.
In her spare time, Charmaigne enjoys playing drums, travelling, pilates and riding her motorcycle. She is also very family oriented with 4 of her own children and 3 grandchildren.

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Panya Ward

Myotherapist

Panya is very excited to be here at Essential Chiropractic and Health care clinic and looks forward to meeting you.
Panya completed her Myotherapy Diploma in 2018 at MIMMT and originates as a Yoga and Pilates instructor. She loves to combine manual treatments with exercises you can do at home. Panya specialises in specific Myotherapy techniques such Cupping, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release and Dry Needling.

She is very interested in postural alignment and likes to begin treatments with a postural assessment to see how she can best support your journey into comfort and ease.

In her spare time, Panya loves spending time in the garden and with her 2 young children.

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Morgan

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Anna

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Katherine

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